Saturday, October 16, 2010

Steve Hedberg on Virginia Currents

Last year Steve Hedberg made a trip down Route 1 to document life along this historic road.  He created over 20 paintings from photographs taken on his journey. 

Watch Steve Hedberg's interview about his trip and his work on Virginia Currents:

Friday, October 8, 2010

Will Turner's Million-Dollar Dream

Will Turner, a marketing-consultant and part-time artist, has a big dream:  "I want to assemble 1,000 artists willing to donate $1,000 each," for ComfortZone children's bereavement camp.  In addition to raising a million dollars for the cause, he hopes the project will market emerging artists' work.

We are hosting a benefit show here at glave kocen gallery on November 13, to help Turner reach his goal.  Come join us at the gallery for this great event!

For more information, click on the following link:

Announcing: Exciting, Upcoming Shows at the Gallery!

James Del Grosso will be showing new paintings at glave kocen gallery from November 5 - November 30.  Del Grosso's photo-realistic still life paintings capture the essence of the objects he observes.  Through the use of one light source, he illuminates the objects and elevates them to a monumental status. 

For more information on the artist, find his page on our website:


Maggie Siner will be showing new paintings at the gallery from December 3 - December 24.  Siner spends part of her time living and painting in Italy and France.  Her paintings have a classic undertone, but through the use of strong light, quick brush strokes, and an interesting perspective, she creates beautiful contemporary works.

For more information on the artist, visit her page on our website:

Dave Bruner, New Works on Paper

Come check out the current show at glave kocen gallery, Dave Bruner, new works on paper. Bruner is known for his unique wood engravings and drawings.  He shares his impressions of the visual world, using line, color, and texture as a poet uses words.  Through his works, the viewer encounters the beauty, mystery, and occasional irony of everyday life.  The show runs through October 30.

For more information on the artist, visit his page on our website:

Heidi Fowler Show at the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia

The Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, located in Virginia Beach, will be showing works by Heidi Fowler through January 16, 2011.  Fowler's paintings are inspired by photographs taken from the car window.  She uses recycled materials to explore the relationships between the natural environment and manmade features, such as transformer boxes, bridges, and cell towers.   

Click on the following link to read more about her show and the CACV:

Travis Fullerton Receives Theresa Pollak Award

Through determination and a love for the arts, Theresa Pollak was able to develop the Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts and the University of Richmond arts program.  Each year, artists around the Richmond area are recognized for excelling in various mediums through Pollak Awards. Congratulations to Travis Fullerton for receiving the 13th Annual Theresa Pollak Award for Photography. 

Fullerton creates a sense of place by weaving space, light and time together.  His large-format, acordian-like camera allows him to capture unique experiences.  He has taught at VCU, Art 180, and the Virginia Museum Studio School. 

Click on the following link to read more about Fullerton and the awards from this year:
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