PRESS RELEASE: Three Cheers for Five Years - Riverviews Artspace’s Biennial Community Art Show

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For Immediate Press Release


Press Release
6/21/19


Contact:
Megan Weston
Exhibitions and Programs Manager
meg@riverviews.net

Riverviews Artspace
901 Jefferson Street Ste G3
Lynchburg VA, 24504
434-847-7277


Three Cheers for Five Years - Riverviews Artspace’s Biennial Community Art Show

Lynchburg, VA - Riverviews Artspace is dedicated to presenting contemporary art exhibitions, multi-disciplinary programs, and events as diverse as our community. So, why not celebrate the community of artists, creative local businesses, and inspired staff and residents under Riverviews’ roof?

The 5th Biennial Community Art Show will feature 29 artists who are co-op members, board members, studio artists, 2019 ArtThrive graduates, residents, employees of local businesses in the building, and the Riverviews Artspace staff. With a variety of media and styles, the exhibit shows the breadth of talent a thriving, local arts community can offer by living and working together. The 5th Biennial Community Art Show will open in the Craddock-Terry Gallery on July 5th from 5:30pm to 8pm during First Friday and run through Thursday, August 22nd. The Craddock-Terry is free and open to the public Wednesday through Sunday from 12pm to 5pm.

5th Biennial Community Art Show artists:

Larry Bassett

Bryant Beverly

Karen Bowden

Lawrence Bowden

Michael Creed

Erik Custer

Valerie Dowdy

David Eakin

Sonya Forte

Phyllis Hollenbeck

Veronica Jackson

Jill Jensen

Dave Keebler

Stephen Kissel

Rodney Laughon

Lori Leist

Brooke Marcy

Michael Mewborn

Suzanne Paddock

Laura Pharis

Baylis Quimby

Caroline Renard

Susan Saandholland

Amanda Sandos

K.S.

Victoria Towns

Gay Tucker

Meg Weston

Jurgen Ziesmann


About Riverviews Artspace:
Located Downtown Lynchburg, VA. Riverviews Artspace has converted an old manufacturing building into an innovative collaborative of art, entrepreneurial and living spaces. Riverviews is a non-profit organization dedicated to fuel creativity, ignite minds and provides inspiration. Our commitment is to ensure exciting, thought-provoking exhibitions and programs of unparalleled significance and to sustain an engaged community and creative laboratory that encourages an ever-deeper understanding and enjoyment of contemporary art and culture. For more information visit www.riverviews.net

Lynchburg-based artists work to help young people access digital media opportunities

Lynchburg-based artists work to help young people access digital media opportunities (WSET)

Lynchburg-based artists work to help young people access digital media opportunities (WSET)

Lynchburg-based artists work to help young people access digital media opportunities

Jiggy M and Friends performing at Speaketree on June 14th, 2019 with a portion of proceeds benefitting educational programs in our SPARKS Digital Media Lab.

Press Release: Riverviews Artspace Hosts Italian Artist in First U.S. Show

Press Release: Riverviews Artspace Hosts Italian Artist in First U.S. Show

Lynchburg VA -  A dream come true for Italian artist, Fiorenza Guanetti, whose handcrafted textile artwork will be shown for the first time in the United States at Riverviews Artspace.  Guanetti’s “Onirico" Collection (Italian for “dreamlike”) is inspired by the flora and fauna of Smith Mountain Lake. Pieces in the collection are vibrant, charismatic, and one of kind. Literally, as each textile is carefully embroidered by hand. Guanetti has tremendous imagination and skill, giving her work the ability to reach beyond language barriers, cultures and age with her simplified yet thoughtful characters and compositions. Riverviews Artspace will display her collection, as well as some works on paper, in the Rosel H. Schewel Gallery & Theater on the first floor from June 7th through June 21st, 2019.

Opening Reception will be during First Friday from 5:30pm to 8pm on June 7th. Gallery hours are 12pm to 5pm Wednesday through Sunday and all of Riverviews Artspace’s exhibitions are free and open to the public.