Browsing All posts tagged under »charlottesville art scene«

Local Artist Check-in: Dylan Korelich

November 15, 2015 by

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The sun’s warm milky rays filtered through the vines of the geodesic dome as the afternoon waned into an evening chill. An artist, who had been making giant bubbles only moments before, pokes in his head and points in to the IX building, telling me about a Jesus with red hair. I follow his direction […]

Checking in with the Locals: Lauren Stonestreet

December 16, 2014 by

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Charlottesville is a city filled with local-loving people, and a spirit of community and collaboration unlike anywhere else. Every week, Cville Niche will celebrate that spirit by featuring a local’s top picks. Check out previous local check-ins! Lauren Stonestreet This local lady is a photographer and creative director, dancer, and musician. Her presence is invigorating, and […]

Local Artist Check-in: Emily Hancock

November 26, 2014 by

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Beyond the city, off 250 West just before Three Notched Road leads you into Crozet, a large sign in the shape of a hand points you to The Barn Swallow during open hours. It was here on a recent dark winter’s night that I turned in toward the barn that has stood since the 1800s, […]

Local Artist Check-In: Virginia Rieley and Eliza Evans

August 6, 2014 by

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Local people, local places, local wine. Mixed media artist Virginia Rieley and acrylic portrait painter Eliza Evans are collaborating for a show at Blenheim Vineyards, opening this Friday. One of their many collaborative projects, the exhibit will highlight a few of Charlottesville’s familiar “faces and places.” Eliza’s portraits of Blenheim staff along with Virginia’s mixed-media Charlottesville […]

Local Artist Check-in: Brian Wimer and the IX Art Park

June 25, 2014 by

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Local artists of all mediums are reaching to Kickstarter as a means to gain momentum for expanding their creative ideas and work. In Cville’s art scene, locals like film maker and IX Art Park purveyor Brian Wimer have a “why wait?” and “dream big” mentality when it comes to art. In just six months, Wimer has managed […]

Checking in with the Locals: Elizabeth Casey

June 17, 2014 by

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It’s been one year since we started checking in with the local-loving people of Charlottesville, featuring the faces of Cville and their top picks every week. For this special occasion, we’re checking in with the Cville Niche Team! This group of locals is passionate about what they do in this great city. So far we’ve checked […]

Local Artist Check-in: Jessica Lee

May 28, 2014 by

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As May comes to a close and the beautiful Spring weather fades into the steaming heat of Summer, be sure to update your wardrobe and accessories with the help of our May Artist Check-ins, jeweler Elaine Butcher and textile artist Jessica Lee. You may have seen Jessica’s pieces featured in stores including Charlottesville’s Sustain and Richmond’s Need Supply under […]

Spring Arts Round-up

April 4, 2014 by

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Spring is gearing up to be packed with great local art events happening all over town. We asked art galleries, shops, and locals one question: “What should we look forward to at your upcoming arts events this Spring?” Catch a glimpse of what the galleries, shops, and locals are saying cannot be missed! The Bridge […]

Local Artist Check-in: Anna Bryant

January 29, 2014 by

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There is nothing Cville loves more than food, and that is why local artist Anna Bryant, through her impressionist-like still life paintings of food and drink, has already captured our hearts. Inspired by the simplicity of nature and the everyday, Bryant breaths life and light into ordinary objects through her alla prima technique. With a rich creative […]

Music Venue Check-in: The Garage

March 20, 2013 by

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Sam Bush is the founder and operator at one of the recent – and most unique – music venues to pop up in town, The Garage. Located in the parking lot of Hill and Wood Funeral Home on N. 1st street, on show (or gallery) night, the door to The Garage opens up and transforms […]