Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative Is offering a new show “Heritage Innocence” by JaVori Warren and Megan Richards throughout March.
Warren, an oil painter with a focus on portraits and expressions on black subjects, received a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art and Government from the University of Virginia in 2020. She is an artist who lives under the Freeman Artist Residency in Charlotte Bill.
Richards, a multimedia artist and filmmaker, is also an artist-in-residence for Freeman Artist Residency. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Studio Art and American Studies in 2019 and an Aunspaugh Fellowship between 2020 and 2021.
Alan Goffinsky, Executive Director of The Bridge leaves his post to pursue a new role at WNYC to create a derivative of the Radiolab program designed for children. When the program premiere this fall, a listening party will be scheduled at The Bridge.
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Candidates who want to consider the role of Executive Director of The Bridge can learn more at thebridgepai.org.
Louisa Arts Center Will be presenting a new show, “Different Strokes,” featuring works by Ruth Lefco and Ron Campbell at the Parcel Gallery until May 20th. There will be an opening reception on March 25th from 6pm to 8pm.
Lefco, who lives in Christiansburg, usually works with acrylic, watercolor, and soft pastel, and often uses spray bottle water and texture-making tools to create his work.
Campbell offers pen and ink drawings, colorful watercolors, acrylic and oil paintings, and wood and stained glass works. His studio is located on his farm, Dreamcatcher Meadows Farm in Floyd County. He and his wife own a Maggie Gallery in Floyd.
For more information, please visit louisaarts.org.
Close craftsman depot A Meet the Artist event will be held on Saturdays from 1 pm to 3 pm in connection with the two guest artist shows in March.
Look for “Adventures in Paper Art” by Palmyra paper artist Cyndi Mylynne and “Evolveing Vessels” by Floyd’s Wrenn Pottery ceramist Wendy Werstlein.
Mylynne exhibits unique paper art with free hanging wall art pieces and special paper shades for Ambrosia maple wooden lamps created by Tom Schimming.
Werstlein’s pot reflects her ongoing investigation of the flow and line patterns found in nature. She imbues her work with her movements and her comfort.
The venue is Crozet’s 5791 Three Notched Road. For more information, please visit crozetartisandepot.com.
Belvedere Center Will hold “Black and White Art Exhibition” until April 27th. This is the first exhibition for non-senior artists.
Curated by Lorraine Montpar and David Raynaud, the show features Bob Anderson, Ann Cheeks, Terry Coffey, Lindsey Haider Diamond, Lotta Heleverg, Ann Hopper, Melissa Malone, and Michael McGark. Also includes works by Susan Patrick, Charles Peel, Chris Rich, and Jane Scuffte, Tom Tartagrino and Susan Trimble.
See thecentercville.org or dial (434) 974-7756 for more information.