Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Member Show 2017 - Shenandoah Valley Art Center

Shenandoah Valley Art Center - SVAC - 122 S Wayne Ave, Waynesboro, VA

I was especially geared up for the annual SVAC member show because I had two collages from my new vintage-gothic palette that I wanted to feature.  These pieces also called for more interesting framing than the simple lines I like for the large prints of my amplified retro collages.  So I had a frame hunt and a bit of embellishment as well.

At the opening of the show, I was greeted with the lovely surprise that my new works had garnered an Honorable Mention.  So nice indeed.  A new image palette, a new image vocabulary and an award. Cool beans indeed.

If you're in the area, do stop by.  And coming June 16th is another show in our 416 Main Street Gallery, LOCAL - all images of Waynesboro and the area. 50 participants, including myself. More on that in a next blog.

RadioReactive collage

Sestra collage

Honorable Mention

It was a great turn out with heaps o'art.  Check out some friends' work

Behatted Miss Betty and Friend

This striking portrait by Deborah Rose Guterblock really caught my eye.  If it was for sale and I had more wall space, I would love to have this.

Untitled  by Deborah Rose Guterbock

Jessie McCoy and I often talk art and life at lunch at the wonderful Silk Road restaurant in town. These hammered torsos are so compelling.

Torsos - Jessie McCoy

Jen Jones photographs really speak to me.  And - woohoo she's given me permission to use 'The Out Back' in a collage.  Lucky me.

Please Don't Call Me A Terrorist
The Out Back
by Jen Jones