Fine Arts

Lisa Beane pulls joy from chaos and crisis in her paintings on exhibition at The Jefferson School African American Cultural Heritage Center.

Artist Lisa Beane meditates on loss and honor in “Chapters”

“These paintings are so raw; they’re so far from anything I’ve ever done before,” said Lisa Beane about her show “Chapters,” now on view at The Jefferson School African American Cultural Heritage Center through March 30. Beane is a Los Angeles-based artist. But for many years she lived in Charlottesville, while raising her daughter Leslie […]

ARTS Pick: VSA Charlottesville/Albemarle 14th Annual Art Show

ARTS Pick: VSA Charlottesville/Albemarle 14th Annual Art Show

Get inspired by the work of over 100 artists promoting creative power in people with disabilities at the VSA Charlottesville/Albemarle 14th Annual Art Show. Artists including Chris Wharam, Romney Brand, Rosemary Ballister, John T. Trippel, Margaret Lee, Anne Denit, Justin Connor, and William Greenough will display and discuss the development of their artistic vision. Pieces […]

Patrick Costello’s sculpture (pictured) is composed of discarded plastic floral pieces from memorial flower arrangements. The accompanying print will be distributed, along with others, by Community Bikes from January 17-19.

The Bridge kicks off the year with a multi-faceted group show

Local artist Victoria Long has curated and participated in art shows all over the world since graduating from UVA in 2006. Long returned to Charlottesville in 2011, and while she’s actively made and shown work since then, this month’s “Surprise” marks the first gallery show she’s assembled here in many years. “Surprise” opened on January […]