Browsing All posts tagged under »charlottesville art«

Local Artist Check-in: Dylan Korelich

November 15, 2015 by


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


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


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, […]

Fashion Friday: Tom Tom Mixer for Cville Creatives

September 26, 2014 by


The Cville fashion community is inspiring and aspiring, from boutiques and designers, to stylists and jewelers. Tom Tom Fest hopes to bring together this thriving community at the Fall Block Party’s Creative Mixer. “Fashion, style, and self-expression are at the core of what makes Charlottesville special, and what Tom Tom strives to celebrate,” said Tom Tom Fest marketing representative Carolyn […]

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

June 25, 2014 by


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 […]

Local Artist Check-in: Jessica Lee

May 28, 2014 by


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


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 […]

The Buzz: 3.6 – 3.12

March 6, 2014 by


Check out this week’s buzz! THUR 3.6 $12 Community Class: Iron Cardio with Laura @ Clay Fitness {Registration required} | 12p | Details »   THUR 3.6 An evening with The Anatomy of Frank w/ Carl Anderson @ The Southern | 8:30p | Details »   FRI 3.7 Food & Fire First Fridays: Habitat City @ The Bridge | 5-8p | Details »   FRI 3.7 […]

Local Artist Check-in: Anna Bryant

January 29, 2014 by


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 […]

Buzz of the Week: 10.4 – 10.9

October 4, 2013 by


Check out this week’s buzz! Fri 10.4 | First Fridays @ Local Galleries Sat 10.5 | Grand Opening @ Fight Gone Mad Sun 10.6| 20th Annual Martha’s Market @ JPJ Arena Mon 10.7 | Steal the Glass @ Wild Wolf Brewery Tues 10.8 | Ladies Night @ Jean Theory Wed 10.9 | Cville Supper Concert w/ Tracy Howe & Kristen […]