January 2021 All-Media Show

Crossroads Art Center hosts a bi-monthly call for entries for the Juried All-Media Show with cash prize awards. Come explore the selected artworks for the January All Media Show that showcases local artists and their mastery of form, color, and medium.  

Shop the Show online below!

Thank you to JC Gilmore-Bryan and John Bryan for being the jurors of our January 2021 All-Media Show!

Jurors Statement

We were delighted to see such a diverse smorgasboard of entries for Crossroads’ January 2021 Juried All-Media Show – and great variety of both method and medium in each of the three overall categories: 2D, 3D, and photography. There were many standout artworks, and we suspect that the ones that we selected as first-place winners – Tom Hennessy’s photograph “Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse Sunburst,” David Bushman’s 3D “Lidded Maple Burl Vessel No. 387,” and Bard Levy’s 2D “Backyard Creek” – as well as the second- and third-place winners, will be among the favorites of the show’s viewers. Each of those artworks – as well as several others that are not among the winners – presents a unique voice, a confident technique, and a special something that you feel rather than describe. – JC Gilmore-Bryan and John Bryan

JC Gilmore-Bryan is recognized internationally for her explorations and experimentations with non-traditional screenprint techniques and materials – especially regarding her artworks of Notre-Dame Cathedral that she created onsite during residencies in Paris in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. 

She earned art degrees from MTSU, Vanderbilt, and Columbia, JC’s professional career was launched into the epicenter of nonconventional contemporary art in 1975 when she was selected by artist Red Grooms for his “Ruckus Construction Company”: the team of artists that created a 3-D caricature of New York City, entitled “Ruckus Manhattan,” that included a 30-foot World Trade Center, a 37-foot subway car with passengers, a 31-foot Brooklyn Bridge, Wall Street, Woolworth Building, etc. etc. – all created and exhibited (prior to touring internationally) in the celebrated 88 Pine Street building that was designed by the world’s most renown architect of the time, I.M. Pei, and with the entire project assisted by the then-new organization, Creative Time, which has now commissioned and presented public art projects by thousands of artists worldwide. Noted critic Judd Tully wrote a book about Ruckus Manhattan in which he said this: “Ruckus curtsied to an avalanche of bravo reviews. Never before had the hoards of Gotham invaded the elitist gallery corridors . . . like Barnum & Bailey at Madison Square Garden.”  Learn More

John Bryans fish paintings have been featured in such publications as Fly Fisherman MagazineGray’s Sporting Journal, and the landmark book, America’s Favorite Flies. His writings about fish have been featured in hundreds of publications ranging from Sports Illustrated to Field & Stream to Writer’s Digest. He has authored several fishing books including Take Me Fishing (Skyhorse, 2009) which has a Foreword by President Jimmy Carter and an Introduction by former Executive Editor of The New York Times Howell Raines. His career has included 23 years at the internationally lauded Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts where he was Associate Dean, and 6 years as founder and President of CultureWorks, the organization that champions the arts in Richmond, Virginia. His honors include the national Selena Roberts Ottum Award presented by the National Endowment for the Arts and Americans for the Arts. His education includes degrees from Davidson, Vanderbilt, and The City College of New York. (All proceeds that the artist receives from sales are donated for autism research, education, and service.) Learn More

Enjoy the online collection of the juried artists and their work. Be sure to stop by Crossroads Art Center to view these beautiful pieces in person as well as the entire exhibition. Crossroads is located at 2016 Staples Mill Rd. Richmond, VA 23230.

Congratulations to all!

Prize Winners 

1st Place 2D     Bart Levy Title:Backyard Creek

2nd Place 2D   Michael Haubenstock  Title:The Old Mill

3rd Place 2D   Mary Lou Rickey Title:Kat


1st Place Photography     Tom Hennessy Title:Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse Sunburst

2nd Place Photography    Robert Pfeifer Title: Black Swan

3rd  Place  Photography     Maria Degtiarenko  Title:Dorothea | Mardi Gras

 1st Place 3D        David Bushman Title:Lidded Maple Burl Vessel No.387

2nd Place 3D      Kate Loomis Title: Frozen the Bracelet

3rd Place 3D      Mike Scribner Title:Paper Lantern #5

Exhibition Dates: Friday, January 15th - Sunday, March 7th

Exhibition Hours: Mondays - Saturdays 10:00am - 5:00pm, Sundays 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Please contact Crossroads Art Center by email at crossroadsartcenter@gmail.com, call 804.278.8950, or visit our website www.crossroadsartcenter.com for more information.

To Purchase Artwork by Phone

To purchase a piece of art over the phone please call Crossroads Art Center at (804) 278-8950 from 10am – 4pm Mondays – Saturdays and 12pm - 4pm on Sundays. You will need to provide the artist name and name of the painting you wish to purchase and you will need to give us your credit card information over the phone. Sold artwork must hang through the duration of the exhibition. If you are outside our open hours, please leave us a message and we will get back with you ASAP.

To Purchase Artwork Online

You can purchase the piece online on www.crossroadsartcenter.com and search for “September 2020 All-Media Show” under Artists or in the search bar. Then click on desired artwork and add it to your cart. You may also email us at crossroadsartcenter@gmail.com with purchase inquiries.