ROYGBIV Artists Announced
POSTED ON 11.24.2020
In June of 2021, seven artists will exhibit a unique work created in shades of only one color on the visual light spectrum for the exhibition ROYGBIV. We've now sent out all the secret color reveals - check out everyone's reactions on Instagram and follow each artist to see their progress!
RED: Madeleine Rhondeau-Rhodes is a surrealist painter and collage artist based in Charlottesville, exploring memory and unconscious behaviors.
ORANGE: MK Bailey is a painter based in Washington, D.C., creating unexpectedly colorful works about femininity, kinship, and death.
YELLOW: Aaron Eichorst, based in Charlottesville, creates intricate kaleidoscopic paintings in the tradition of the Grotesque, inspired by people, animals, plants, and architectural history.
GREEN: Heather Owens is an artist and illustrator based in Charlottesville whose imaginative works reflect her inner landscape, lush childhood fantasies, and inventive stories.
BLUE: Sarah Kahle is a watercolor painter based in Washington, D.C., creating work through the lesbian gaze to expand how we understand femininity, represent a diversity of womxn, and highlight the fluidity of LGBTQ+ sexuality.
INDIGO: Katie Aki Holloway is a gouache and mixed-media painter based in Virginia, inventing fantastical worlds rooted in real desires and challenging mainstream queer narratives in the media.
VIOLET: Sam Gray is an artist, illustrator, and graphic designer based in Richmond, examining themes of feminism, human relationships with nature, and the subconscious through a style she's dubbed as anthro-botanical surrealism.
Gallery Rally Postponed
POSTED ON 11.23.2020
Due to the current global COVID-19 pandemic, Second Street Gallery has decided to postpone this year’s Gallery Rally live drawing party until Spring 2021. Stay tuned for more updates and information in early 2021!
“Bearing Witness” on the cover of C-Ville Weekly
POSTED ON 11.5.2020
Thank you to C-Ville Weekly and arts writer Sarah Sargent for featuring the work of "Bearing Witness" artists Eze Amos, Ty Hilton, Marley Nichelle, Derrick J. Waller, and Sandy Williams IV in this week's cover story.
Read the full article HERE.