The Backroom @SSG: Aimee McDavitt

Aimee McDavitt

September 1, 2017 – September 26, 2017

On Friday, September 1, Second Street Gallery debuts The Backroom @SSG with the art of Aimee McDavitt.

Beginning with Season 44, Second Street Gallery will launch a new program to give local artists additional opportunities to showcase their work in the gallery.

Each month, Second Street Gallery will spotlight a different artist in The Backroom @SSG. Executive Director and Chief Curator Kristen Chiacchia brings the New York City art world practice of exhibiting art in a carefully curated back room to Charlottesville.


Aimee McDavitt is a self-taught artist local to Charlottesville. She enjoys a range of mediums including acrylics, water color, and mixed media, creating works of abstract, realism, and portraiture. Aimee has shown her art at Studio IX, Gallery IX, The Local, and has an ongoing installation at The Southern Café and Music Hall. In December of 2017, Aimee's work will be included in a group show at Second Street Gallery. Additionally, she and her husband, Matthew are the founders of the Charlottesville Creator’s Circle, which is a salon for artists, musicians, dancers, writers, and photographers to discuss their work and collaborate. Aimee’s artistic pursuits are centered on connection and making the creation and appreciation of art accessible to all.