June 3 – August 5, 2005
Both artists explore the nature of expansive abstract space through two and three dimensional works. Bickley, an art professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute since 1978, received a MFA from the Univ. of GA, has exhibited extensively on the east coast. Numerous solo exhibitions include The Phillips Collection in Wash., DC, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Arts in Winston-Salem, the Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, & Roanoke Fine Arts Center. His work is found in several corporate and private collections in the U.S. and abroad. Hughes’s work has been in the McGuffey Art Center in Charlottesville and Wake Forest University. A recipient of a MFA in painting, Hughes maintains a studio in Chatham, VA.