a non-profit gallery for the visual and performing arts

Zero East 4th St.
Richmond, VA 23224
2nd Entrance at: 31 East 3rd St.
Tues.-Sun., 12-4PM and By Appointment
artspaceorg@gmail.com | (804) 232-6464

Donate to artspace with PayPal Giving Fund. Artist Members, please use a link on the "Join" page for your Dues Payments

CSS Only Buttons Css3Menu.com


New Exhibition Season Begins 4th Friday January

Richmond, VA – Artspace Gallery in Manchester begins our 2020 exhibition season with an opening reception on Friday, January 24, 2020 from 6pm-9pm featuring four Virginia artists: painters, Duane Cregger (Marion, VA) and Sean McClain (Richmond, VA), ceramicist, Anna Freeman (Virginia Beach, VA), and installation artist, Lou Haney (Charlottesville, VA). Also on view is a group exhibition of work by Artspace Artist Members. Work will be on display until February 23, 2020. An Opening Reception for the Artists will take place on Friday, January 24, 2020, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. This event will be Free and Open to the Public. A closing talk by the artists will take place on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. This event will also be Free and Open to the Public.

All four featured artists, though exploring different topics, respond to a particular challenge emanating from within or infiltrating from outside themselves. Duane Cregger (Work2020) searches for tranquility represented by his heavily layered painting process. Anna Freeman’s (Drought and Deluge), presents environmental crisis in the structure and imagery of her ceramic vases and satellite like views of drought on parched tiles. Sean McClain (Peggy Sue Ate Mushrooms) steps up to the plate in defiance of deferred ambition, and Lou Haney’s installation (Little Wonders) attends to the manipulation of perception. In each gallery the viewer is provided with much to consider and perhaps much to ponder on our own attempts at resolution of life’s challenges.

More information

Duane Cregger - Work2020, Main Gallery

Features 14 paintings, large and small, in oil and mixed media. Cregger describes these works as a "moody search for tranquility" where hints can be found of gestural marks and busy compositions layered beneath atmospheric, color subdued surfaces.

Anna Freeman - Drought and Deluge, Helena Davis Gallery

Presenting sculptural vessels and tiles in porcelain and stoneware, Freeman's work, based on micro and macro imagery, "explores ecological concepts in cycles of drought and excess" and the significance of their impact.

Sean McClain - Peggy Sue Ate Mushrooms, Frable Gallery

Portraying the antithesis of "scenic" Richmond, McClain's acrylic paintings are close observations of color and the effects of light on humble subjects and their environs. These snippets: an overgrown alley, rusting VW, a dumpster, unmanicured lots, vintage signage and time stamped houses, have acquired the stylistic description of "realist Americana but kind of trippy".

Lou Haney - Little Wonder, smallspace Gallery

Showing a site specific, mixed media installation inspired by nostalgia for vintage fabric and a 1970's color palette. Haney uses traditional painting techniques and a variety of other found and fabricated elements to transform the texture, form and surface of this small interior space.

Artspace Artist Members - 2020 Vision -- the eyes have it, Suzanne Foley Gallery

A group exhibition of work by Artspace Artist Members featuring various media.

Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 12-4 p.m. Please contact the gallery administrator at artspaceorg@gmail.com, or phone the gallery at 804-232-6464 for additional information. The gallery is located at Zero East 4th Street in Richmond, Virginia 23224, with a second door at 31 E. 3rd St., and online at www.artspacegallery.org.

-- News Release by Mary Anne Hensley, Artspace Exhibition Committee

Printable new release: jan_feb2020_news_release.pdf

Keep up with gallery events!

Provide your email address here to receive notifications and reminders from artspace about gallery exhibitions, events, fundraisers and other news, typically on a once or twice weekly basis. Unsubscribe at anytime.

Subscribe to our general information mailing list

Keep up-to-date with Artist Opportunities and Calls for Entry

Artists, sign up here to receive periodic email announcements about opportunities to exhibit or to receive invitations to participate in special events and fundraisers at artspace.

Subscribe to our Artists' Information List

* indicates required

January 24 - February 23, 2020

'Merkaba 2,' painting by Duane Cregger

Duane Cregger

Main Gallery

'Good Lil Soldier', by Sean McClain

Sean McClain
Peggy Sue Ate Mushrooms

Frable Gallery

Ceramic vessel by Anna Freeman

Anna Freeman
Drought and Deluge

Helena Davis Gallery

Painting installation by Lou Haney

Lou Haney
Little Wonders

smallspace Gallery

2020 Vision—the eyes have it

Suzanne Foley Gallery

Watch a preview of exhibitions scheduled for 2020 at artspace

Happy New Year!

artspace is closed for the Holidays until Fourth Friday, January 24, 2020.

For information about picking up artwork from ThinkSmall10 please contact the gallery by email at: artspaceorg@gmail.com

2020 Exhibition Calendar (through August)

January 24 - February 23, 2020

Duane Cregger— Work2020 - Main Gallery
Sean McClain— Peggy Sue Ate Mushrooms - Frable Gallery
Anna Freeman— Drought and Deluge - Helena Davis Gallery
Lou Haney— Little Wonders - smallspace Gallery
2020 Vision—the eyes have it - Suzanne Foley Gallery

February 28 - March 14, 2020

Streaming—2020 Art Exhibition and Auction - All Galleries

March 27 - April 19, 2020

2020 NCECA Juried Student Exhibition - All Galleries

April 24 - May 27, 2020

Phil Robinson— Main Gallery
Tom Moore— Frable Gallery
Scott McCarney— Helena Davis Gallery
Leslie Banta— smallspace Gallery
Members' Group Exhibition— Suzanne Foley Gallery

May 22 - June 21, 2020

Vu Nguyen— Main Gallery
Karen Commings & R. Andrew Hoff— (Joint) - Frable Gallery
Eric Katzman— Helena Davis Gallery
Barbara Iobst— smallspace Gallery
Members' Group Exhibition— Suzanne Foley Gallery

June 26 - July 19, 2020

"Embracing Impermanence" —(Group Ceramic Exhibition) - Main Gallery
Laurie Hoen— Frable Gallery
Inge Strack— Helena Davis Gallery
Linda Laino— smallspace Gallery
Members' Group Exhibition— Suzanne Foley Gallery

July 24 - August 23, 2020

Kim Llerena & Nancy Daly— (Joint) - Main Gallery
Katherine Akey— Frable Gallery
KonKons— (Joint) - Helena Davis Gallery
Marc Dessauvage— smallspace Gallery
Members' Group Exhibition— Suzanne Foley Gallery

Past Exhibits

Proposal Submission

Exhibition Guidelines

Floor Plan

email artspace square market cafe press facebook tumblr twitter instagram youtube linked in

facebook Donate      Sponsors      Copyright      Webmaster
Home       About       Artists       Exhibitions       Performances       Outreach       Events       Connect

Page Updated 1/20/2020 6:24:23 PM