Fine Arts

Panels from a comic by local artist Francesca Rowan. Image courtesy of the artist.

Discovering a local comic artist at The Telegraph Gallery

The Telegraph is unique in Charlottesville for its wide selection of zines, indie comics, and small press books. Among these are several works by local artists, including a short comic by the young artist Francesca Rowan titled Alencia. This zine-style stapled booklet contains a short sword-and-sorcery story about a young heroine who uses her skills […]

A shot from Slumber Party Massacre by Rich Tarbell and Brian Wimer. Image courtesy of the artists.

Slumber Party Massacre: A Screaming Good Time

For the LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph, Rich Tarbell and Brian Wimer have created a series of charming and nostalgic narrative photographs. The series, “Slumber Party Massacre,” is essentially a remake of the 1982 film of the same name. Tarbell and Wimer have obviously altered the story and how we view it by shooting photographs rather than film. This […]