Current Exhibitions

2021 All Media Show (AMS) Dates 

 2021 Opening Receptions

Friday, May 21, 2021 | 6-9pm
Friday, July 16, 2021 – Annual Members Show | 6-9pm
Friday, September 17, 2021 | 6-9pm
Friday, November 19, 2021 | 6-9pm

For More Information about the 2021 Call For Entries for the All Media Shows please click Here!

March 2021 All Media Show and Featured Exhibitions

 

Tuckahoe Artists Association Exhibition Titled: 12x12

 
Reception Date: FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2021 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
 
Join Crossroads Art Center for our VIRTUAL March Open House on Friday, March 19, 2021 from 6-9 p.m. Tune in on Facebook and Explore our new exhibitions and discover your next favorite artist.
 
Crossroads Art Center has the privilege of hosting the opening reception for the following featured exhibitions:
 
James River Art League Exhibition Title: Annual Judged Exhibition
James River Art League (JRAL) is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization of more than 120 juried member artists from throughout Central Virginia. JRAL’s mission is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the visual arts. JRAL provides member artists with motivation, association, and continuing education through programs that feature qualified artists and art professionals, and provides opportunities for members to exhibit artwork in venues throughout the Greater Richmond area. JRAL artists work in a wide range of art media, including oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, graphite, pen & ink, collage, silk screen, scratchboard, photography, sculpture, and more. Learn More
 
Tuckahoe Artists Association Exhibition Title: 12 x12
The Tuckahoe Artists Association was founded and held its first meeting on Tuesday, April 20, 1971. Originally, membership was drawn from the Tuckahoe Woman’s Club located in the west end of Richmond, Virginia. Currently the organization has about 55 members including active, associate and honorary members. Membership is drawn from diverse sources in the metropolitan area and consists of established professional artists as well as aspiring new artists.
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March 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 showcasing local artists and their mastery of form, color, and medium.

March Juror - Emily Smith

Emily Smith is the Executive Director of 1708 Gallery, a non-profit contemporary art space in Richmond, Virginia. At 1708, Smith has curated projects with Molly Lowe, Adam Shecter, Tameka Norris, Jessica Segall, and Bethany Collins, among others. She has served on the Virginia Commission for the Arts and National Endowment for the Arts grants review panels and is a statewide speaker for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Prior to 1708 she was the Curatorial Fellow in Modern and Contemporary Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, from March 2007 through September 2010. Projects at VMFA include the exhibitions, The Ludwig and Rosy Fischer Collection of German Expressionist Art; Matisse, Picasso, and Modern Art in Paris; and Labor and Leisure: Works by African American Artists in the VMFA Permanent Collections. Prior to VMFA, she was Director of Exhibitions at Piedmont Arts in Martinsville, Virginia (2004-2007) and the Assistant Director at Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia (2003-2004). Smith was an adjunct faculty member in art history at Patrick Henry Community College, Martinsville, VA and was a critic for a Charlottesville, Virginia weekly paper. Smith received a MA in Art History from the University of Virginia in 2002.

 

Prize Winners

1st Place 2D   Laurie Hoen Title: How Do We Start This Discussion?
2nd Place 2D   L'Oiseau Title: June Day
3rd Place 2D   Missy Goode Title: Still Life with Green Cloth
1st Place Photography   Marie Degtiarenko Title: Venice / Fertility
2nd Place Photography   Kevin O'Farrell Title: Riding in Cars. 25
3rd Place Photography   Edward Tepper Title: Re-Entry

 

1st Place 3D   Frank Shephard Title: Scarlet
2nd Place 3D   Charles Sthreshley Title: Flashback
3rd Place 3D   Kay Franz Title: Black & White Textured Vessel
Featured Exhibition Dates:
Friday, March 19, 2020 - Sunday, May 9, 2021
Featured Exhibition Hours:
Mondays – Saturdays, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sundays, Noon – 4:00 p.m.
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Reception Date: FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2021 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
 
Join Crossroads Art Center for our LIVE and VIRTUAL March Open House on Friday, May 21, 2021.
Virtual 6pm - 9pm: Tune in on Facebook and Explore our new exhibitions and discover your next favorite artist.
Live 4pm - 9pm: Entry to the center will be by reservation. A link will be placed here 2 weeks before the show to reserve an entry time.
Time slots:
4pm - 4:45pm
5pm - 5:45pm
6pm - 6:45pm
7pm - 7:45pm
8pm - 8:45pm
While you are waiting to enter we will have our nonprofit sponsor Virginia Pride serving up drinks on our front porch and the DRIVEWAY DRAG QUEENS will preform 2 shows on our driveway between 6pm to 7pm. 
Nonprofit Sponsor: Virginia Pride 

“Virginia Pride works to make the Richmond Region a better place for LGBTQ people to live, work and visit through community advocacy and dozens of events including an annual Pridefest that is attended by more than 40,000 people.   In April of 2021, Virginia Pride merged with Diversity Richmond in a historic move intended to increase the capacity of both organizations to better serve the LGBTQ community.   Its work is guided by an all-volunteer committee of LGBTQ and allied community members and is supported by some of the region’s most recognizable companies including Capitol One, CarMax, Altria and Wells Fargo and national sponsors Nissan North America, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Jack Daniel’s.”

 

Food Sponsor: Lulabelle's Cafe'

 

 

May 2021 Featured Exhibitions

Crossroads Art Center has the privilege of hosting the opening reception for the following featured exhibitions:

 
Exhibition: Love Happens Here! Featuring our LGBTQ artists and their partners and spouses. More information to follow.
 

May 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 showcasing local artists and their mastery of form, color, and medium

Juror: Dr. Craig A. Reynolds is an art historian.  He is an educator, curator, writer, lecturer, collector−and a proud cancer survivor.  Currently, Dr. Reynolds serves as Chief Administrative Officer of the Capitol Square Preservation Council and Curator of the Virginia State Capitol.  Additionally, he teaches art history courses at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, where he offers a variety of topics on American art, and as adjunct professor in the Virginia Community College System, where Dr. Reynolds has taught art history for the past 15 years.  He has received numerous awards in support of his research and teaching, led multiple study abroad programs in Europe, given hundreds of public programs and lectures, and curated or co-curated dozens of exhibitions in the United States and Italy.  His students have received scholarships from top-tier graduate programs, including Notre Dame, Northwestern, UCLA, and the University of Virginia.  Before arriving at the Virginia State Capitol, Dr. Reynolds worked in the curatorial department in the Office of the Architect of the United States Capitol.  His current research efforts are focused on bringing to light the artistic legacies of enslaved peoples in Central Virginia, particularly those who labored in and around Virginia’s historic Capitol Square.

All Media Show Award Winners

Photography Award Winners

First Place: Kevin O’Farrell “First Morning”

Second Place: Darron Franta “Eredor’s Door”

Third Place: Tom Hennessy ”Lily of the Valley”

 

2D Award Winners

First Place: Beverley Ulrich “Sempiternity”

Second Place: Lee H. Rettig “ Cityscape”

Third Place: Kristy Severin “Spring Violet, Moss + Columg”

 

3D Award Winners

First Place: Wendy Van Boxtel “Patiently Waiting”

Second Place: David Bushman “Helgafell”

Third Place: Charles Sthreshley “Rushdie”

Sam LaFever

Title: Digital Serigraph? Of Course! Why Not?

A Painter-print maker’s Creative Foray Into the Digital Medium.
Create digitally in layers of color-reminiscent of the serigraph. Apply all of the artist’s tool to render form, describe volume, light, color, distance in a landscape, the reflections in water. 
Think in terms of intaglio printmaking, lithograph, serigraph. Your composition might be referred to as a digital serigraph. 
Digital Serigraph-the term Sam LaFever uses to describe his limited edition prints and murals of sailboats, water scenes, urban waterfronts, beaches, traditional watercraft and waterfowl.