Modern Exhibition Redefines Asian Art

Modern Exhibition Redefines Asian Art

  By Betsy DiJulio It all started—and ended—with a donut.   In the spring, my good friend and Hermitage Museum board member, Trish Pfeifer, excitedly shared with me the roster of artists for their summer show, which includes Jae Yong Kim of South Korea.  I was so...
Call for Artists: Hampton Arts Project

Call for Artists: Hampton Arts Project

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS:      The Hampton Arts Foundation, in partnership the Kroger Company, will commission a professional artist to create indoor artwork for the new Kroger grocery store located at 1090 West Mercury Boulevard in Hampton. The artwork will be...
Mural, Mural on the Wall

Mural, Mural on the Wall

(Artist Matt Brass’ “Neptune” at Vibrant Shore Brewing in the Virginia Beach ViBe District). Photo by Lori Golding Zontini By Betsy DiJulio When is a mural not a just a mural?  When it is a driver of economic development, tourism, place-making, branding,...
Virginia-centric New Waves for 2019

Virginia-centric New Waves for 2019

By Betsy DiJulio Juried art shows are peculiar animals.  They are one person’s vision of what the viewing public needs to see from what was submitted, usually during an open call for entries, often with a fee, sometimes that includes a museum membership.  In the case...