artspace News Release
Contact: Jennifer Bridges, Administrator
Phone: 804.232.6464/ Fax: 804.232.6465
Email: artspacegallery@att.net
Address: artspace @ Plant Zero
Zero East 4th Street, Richmond, VA 23224
 
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Images available online at www.artspacegallery.org
 
December 17, 2004
Upcoming Exhibits @ artspace
 
Richmond, VA— artspace, is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibitions. Artspace will feature artists Igor Filippov and Terrie Powers in its January through February exhibitions. The exhibits open Friday, January 28th.  The Fourth Friday Opening Reception is from 7-10:30 pm, January 28, 2004.  All exhibits will close Sunday, February 20, 2004. 
           
            Exhibiting in the Helena Davis and Foyer galleries, local artist Terrie Powers will present new paintings in her exhibit, ID-Visible. These colorful images illustrate the inner landscape of the artist’s personal character. Despite their simple design, each painting is a vibrant construction of metaphors and symbols signifying the artist’s mental and emotional journey toward self-understanding.  Powers, a member of 1708 gallery, has been featured in several exhibitions throughout Richmond, VA. She has severed as a panelist for the Virginia Commission for the Arts grant program and is currently presiding as resident scenic designer/artist at Theatre IV since 1981.
                       
            Featured in the Main gallery will be Dreams of King, an exhibition of recent oil paintings by Russian artist Igor Filippov.  Inspired by the mythological mosaics resulting from the ancient cultural influences existing within the Crimean Peninsula, Igor Filippov employs mythological semantics to create fascinating, mysterious images. His most recent paintings illustrate dream-like worlds, suspended between fantasy and reality.  Filippov earned his MFA in St. Petersburg, Russia and is presently a professor at Kharkov State Academy of Design and Arts in Ukraine.  His work has been exhibited throughout Russia, Ukraine, and Norway.  Additionally, his work is featured in collections including the Fine Art Museum of Archangelsk (Russia), Sevastopol Museum of Fine Arts (Ukraine), Boden Fine Arts Museum (Sweden), and Severodvinsk Municipal Museum of Fine Art (Russia).
 
            Artspace is a non-profit art gallery dedicated to the understanding and awareness of contemporary visual and performing arts. Founded in 1988, Artspace is a member-run organization. Artspace is open Wednesday through Sunday, from 12 to 4 pm and by appointment.  artspace is located at Zero East 4th Street within Plant Zero, in the recently designated Arts District in Manchester, Richmond VA. You can learn more about Artspace and its upcoming events at www.artspacegallery.org.
 
 
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