2020 Annual Juried Exhibition October 24 - December 4, 2020 Suffolk Art Gallery, 118 Bosley Ave., Suffolk, VA
The Suffolk Art League's Annual Juried Exhibition will be held at the Suffolk Art Gallery, 118 Bosley Ave., Suffolk October 24 - December 4, 2020. Artists may submit up to three entries for jurying. The Juror for 2020 will be Chris Gregson. Gregson studied and worked in stage design in New York City before beginning to create abstract paintings in 1995. He has been a guest critic and speaker at Colleges, Universities and Conferences. In 2005, he founded "Constructs", a group of primarily abstract painters. He has exhibited his work nationally and internationally and is included in corporate collections and prestigious permanent collections.
JURIED EXHIBITION CALENDAR Thursday, September 17, 5:00 p.m. Digital Submissions received. Thursday, October 1 Artists Notified of Acceptance Sun. Oct. 18, 1 - 4 p.m. and Mon., Oct. 19, 10a.m. - 2 p.m. Artwork delivered to Suffolk Art Gallery October 24 - December 4, 2020 Exhibition Dates Sat., Dec. 5, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Tues., Dec. 8, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Pick up Exhibited Artwork
“In Plein Site” October 15 – December 19, 2020 at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
The Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts and the Suffolk Art League invite your participation in “In Plein Site” a juried exhibit of Plein Air painting.
Paintings are primarily to be in the Plein Air Style.
Paintings will be offered for sale with a 40% commission. Please price your work accordingly.
Up to four (4) entries.
There are no entry fees.
Artists will be emailed regarding work that has been accepted. Pick up of unselected work is on October 13th from 11-3pm or October 15th from 5:30-7:30pm
Important Dates: Intent to participate by September 15, 2020. Email us your intent at: Jesters@suffolkcenter.org Artwork Drop off Dates: October 3rd and 6th from 11-3pm. Exhibition Dates: October 15 – December 19, 2020. Exhibition Opening Reception: October 15: 5:30-7:30 pm. Artwork Pick up Dates: December 22, January 8 & 9 2021 from 11-3pm.
Standards: Fine art must be framed or finished gallery-wrapped and ready to hang with wire and screw eyes. (No saw tooth).
Annual Open Members' Show New Dates: Exhibition Dates: July 18 - August 21, 2020
Return of Artwork: Saturday, August 21, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday, August 23, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. The Suffolk Art League’s Annual Open Members’ Show will be on display at the Suffolk Art Gallery, 118 Bosley Ave., through August 21, 2020. This year’s show features 117 artworks by 64 artists from Suffolk and throughout Hampton Roads as well as northeastern North Carolina. The artworks include many different styles including traditional still life and landscape paintings and non-representational/abstract works. The artists have explored many traditional painting mediums such as watercolor, acrylic and oil as well as photography. Some of the works were created using other mediums such as cold wax and mixed media. In addition to the two-dimensional works on display, there are glass, clay, and wood sculptures, mixed media sculptures and jewelry. “We were very pleased with the response by our members for this exhibition”, said Linda Bunch, SAL Executive Director. “Artists are very resilient and this show presents a variety of work that are being produced by artists from across Hampton Roads and beyond. We are delighted that the Gallery is open and we have a wonderful exhibit for folks to get out and see”. The Suffolk Art Gallery is free and open to the public. While visiting the Gallery, you are asked to wear a face covering and to social distance. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. For more information about the Open Members’ Show or other programs offered by Suffolk Art League, visit www.suffolkartleague.com or call 757-925-0448.
EXHIBIT OF EXCELLENCE: SUFFOLK STUDENT ART 2020 February 4 - February 28, 2020 Suffolk Art Gallery
d The Exhibit of Excellence: Suffolk Student Art 2020 features the best artwork by Suffolk's Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, recognizing their talent and encouraging and promoting these students and their work. This juried exhibit is open to students to either live in or attend school in Suffolk and are full time in grades 10, 11, & 12. They may be in public, private, or home schooled. They do not have to be in an art class. Each student must enter 2 works. They must be original, that is not copied from other artist's paintings, photographs, etc. Artworks must be ready for exhibition. Two-dimensional works may be framed or matted with a heavy cardboard backing and covered with acetate. All must have a wired, securely attached, for hanging. All artwork must have a label attached to the back giving title of work, medium, artists name and school attending. A limited amount of mat board and acetate are available at the Art League office, please call to set a time to get these. Examples of acceptable media are: drawing, graphic design, original prints, photography, paintings, sculpture, pottery, crafts (ex. jewelry, weaving, woodcarving). Work must be delivered to the Suffolk Art Gallery on Tuesday, January 28, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. All, some, or none of the works may be accepted for the exhibition. Unselected artwork must be picked up on Thursday, January 30, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. There will be an Opening Reception and Awards Presentation on Tuesday, February 4 from 11:30 - 12:30 at the Suffolk Art Gallery, 118 Bosley Ave. This is free and open to the public. The Juror for this year will be Sharon Swift, Professor of Art and Art Department Chair at Virginia Wesleyan University. The Exhibit of Excellence is presented in cooperation with the Suffolk Fine Arts Commission.
Suffolk Art League’s 2019 Annual Juried Exhibition October 26 – December 6, 2019 Suffolk Art Gallery Award Winners: First Place: Sandra Alderman, In Forest Deep, Encaustic Second Place: Eloise Shelton-Mayo, Haunted XX, Mixed Media Third Place: Mick Grochowski, In This Boat, Acrylic on Panel
Jane Butler Memorial Award: John Knapp, Deep in Thought, Pencil & Acrylic Miriam & Everett Birdsong Award: Nancy M. Stutts, Poet’s Way, Oil & Cold Wax Award in Honor of Dana Adams: Erlene Hendrix, Wish I Were a Bird and I Could Fly, Photographic Composite Judy Oswald Memorial Award: Devon Lawrence, Rick, Watercolor Rountree Award for 3-D: Akiko Tanaka, Wandering Flower No. 6, Ceramic, Wire, & Glass Betty Glasscock Memorial Award: Nancy Zittrain, Riverview, Oil Sharon Picot & Chip Picot Memorial Award: Cynthia Baker, Kitchen Still Life, Riddick’s Folly House Museum, Oil Momma Jo & Poppa Jo Memorial Award: Bernard Conda, Blood Moon, Oil on Canvas Suffolk News Herald Award: Arthur Wycoff, Interrupted Journey, Photography Richardson Award for Artwork with Words: Robert Boyette, Bygone, Digital Photography Embroidery Etc. Award: Debbie Hill, Blue Moon, Textile
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John Alan Stock: "Perspectives" July 27 - August 23, 2019 Suffolk Art Gallery, 118 Bosley Ave., Suffolk
Virginia Beach based artist John Alan Stock was the winner of the Suffolk Art League's 2018 Annual Juried Exhibition. For his one-man show, Mr. Stock will present "Perspectives" opening July 27 with a reception from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
In addition, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts traveling exhibition "Architecture in Virginia: The Old Dominion" will be on display. Both exhibits are free and open to the public. Suffolk Art Gallery hours are Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sundays 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Suffolk Art League's Annual Open Members' Show June 18 - July 19, 2019
Suffolk Art League members may show up to two artworks. Non-members may join at the time they deliver their artwork. To be eligible, artworks must be original and can be in any medium. They must have been completed in the past two years and not have been shown at the Suffolk Art Gallery. Two-dimensional works should be ready for hanging (that is, works on paper under glass, framed with wire for hanging - saw tooth hangers will not be accepted). Pedestals will be provided for three-dimensional works. Work will be displayed on a first-come basis until all space is filled.
Artwork and entry forms should be delivered to the Suffolk Art Gallery, 118 Bosley Ave. on Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. or Tuesday, June 11 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Attach entry labels from prospectus (link below) to the back of artwork.
There will be an Opening Reception on Tuesday, June 18 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. This if free and open to the public.
THOUGHTFULLY AWAKE May 3 - June 7, 2019 The Suffolk Art League and Suffolk Art Gallery invite you to attend the juried exhibition Thoughtfully Awake, artwork that examines social issues and awareness and The Effects of Jim Crow on Advertising, artifacts from the collection of Therbia U. Parker, Sr. at the Suffolk Art Gallery, 118 Bosley Ave., Suffolk. The media, in all forms, traditional, social, and electronic, is filled with stories of disparity. #MeToo, race relations, immigration, Equal Rights Amendment, the environment, and many more. Artists have always had unique ways to convey messages of injustice and consolation through their creative process. Artists were invited to submit artworks that examine social issues in ways that may help the viewer be more aware of the disparities in society - local, national or international. Helping them to be more Thoughtfully Awake. Congratulations to the three award winners: Mark Miltz, Heather Nygaard and Julie Stanton.
The Exhibit of Excellence: Suffolk Student Art 2019 February 5 - March 1, 2019 The Exhibit of Excellence: Suffolk Student Art 2019 features artwork by Suffolk's 10th, 11th & 12th grade students. This juried exhibition recognizes the talent of these Suffolk students in an effort to encourage and promote them. To enter, students must either live in or attend school in Suffolk either public, private or homeschool. They do not have to be in an art class. AWARDS: Best in Show Abigail Ford First Place Addy Greene Second Place Destiny Kirkpatrick Third Place Elijah Gent Five Honorable Mentions: Natalie Mahler Evie Nhi Triuh Martina Viola Lexie Yeates Juror's Choice Awards: Emily Argust Mollie Blasdell Sarah Christiansen Sydney Louzonis The juror for this year was be Barbara Hennig-Loomis. Barbara holds both art history and visual studio degrees as well as was a Fulbright Fellow in Germany. She currently teaches at Tidewater Community College.