Monday, January 21, 2013
'US 17: The Scenic Highway' and 'Hopeful Calm & Beginnings' are on display at ArtSpace through Feb. 24.
ArtSpace Herndon's newest exhibits capture the landscape and character of highway US 17 from Virginia to Florida, as well as the discovery of nature. The two exhibits open Wednesday. U.S. 17: The Scenic Highway features the photography of Catherine Powers. Powers has traveled the highway from the Blue Ridge Mountains in Winchester to the Gulf of Mexico in Punta Gorda, FL. "My photography captures the character of the people, the culture and the beauty of the land along this 1,100 mile byway — the marsh-lined rivers, pristine white beaches, quaint fishing villages, small farms, proud military heritage, large cities, and historic communities," Powers said in an ArtSpace press release. Michael Austin Kane's exhibit, "Hopeful Calm & …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
ArtSpace's newest exhibit features the work of Fabricio Lara, whose paintings depict modern interpretations of ancient art painted on cave walls.
The walls of ArtSpace Herndon came to life as Fabricio Lara's newest exhibit, Mas Alla De Las Cavernas, or Beyond the Caves, opened today. Lara is recognized internationally for his paintings and murals, many of which include his contemporary interpretations of ancient Andean civilization. A leading abstract painter in South America, Lara has said he is inspired by the images that were painted by his ancient ancestors in caves in Bolivia, Peru and Argentina. The solo exhibit includes many new works that Lara painted in his studio in La Paz, Bolivia as well as some he painted as part of his artist’s residency at ArtSpace Herndon. Lara, who began painting when he was young, is the son of renowned artist and sculptor Gustavo Lara. His father…
Monday, February 20, 2012
ArtSpace brings edgy to Herndon through Alternate Realities.
Monday, February 20, 2012
ArtSpace’s newest exhibit, Alternate Realities: Four Views from the Edge, is on display at the gallery through March 11. Alternate Realities includes the work of Michael Auger, Jennifer Beinhacker, Todd Gardner and Emily Greene Liddle, and focuses on alternate views of reality. Some of the work is lighthearted, some is challenging, but all explore twists on normal perception of the world around us, such as robot clowns at a carnival, animals with large, bright smiles and more. According to ArtSpace, the exhibit brings a sense of edginess to the art scene in Herndon that hasn’t been here before. The works are meant to raise tension and bring smiles, at times simultaneously. “It’s one exhibit you should come to without expectations,” said …