Upcoming Exhibit: Rhythm and Light – Call for Entry

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Rhythm and Light

The Louisa Arts Center is pleased to announce that the next show in the Purcell Gallery will be an open call show entitled “Rhythm and Light”.    This is a call for entry show and will feature amateur and professional artists.  All 2-D and 3-D art is eligible for entry into this show.  Drop off for entry into this show is Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.


An opening night reception will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018.  The show will run through November 16, 2018.


About the Curator:

This show will be curated by Lee Nixon.  Mr. Nixon, recently retired after 38 years of teaching, continues to create and experiment with various art media.  His stunning palette, filled with vibrant complementary colors, establishes a mood, symbolizes feelings, conveys ideas and dazzles the viewer.  He works primarily in acrylics, often applying numerous colored glazes.  He has a B.S. in Arts Education from Virginia State University.  He has exhibited at numerous galleries including the Science Museum of Richmond, The Morin Gallery in Orange, the Walker Fine Arts Center at Woodberry Forest in Madison County, and the University of Virginia Medical Center.

Important Dates:

September 22 — Drop off art 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
September 24 — Artists notified as to selected art.
September 25 — Unselected art pick-up 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
September 28 — Show opening reception 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
November 16  — Show closes.
November 17  — Art pick-up 9 a.m. 11 a.m.
Early December — Student Show Opens.

Purcell Gallery Hours 12 noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday





About the Louisa Arts Center (LAC)      

The Louisa Arts Center is located in the former historic Louisa High School/Louisa Grade School, which educated children of Louisa County for 80 years, from 1907 to 1987.  Restoration was completed on the Town Hall section in 2005.  Restoration on the Louisa Arts Center section was completed in 2008. The Louisa Arts Center offers year round visual art exhibits in the Purcell Art Gallery, visual and performing arts classes, youth arts camps, movies, Youth Theatre, Little Theatre, a vibrant Performing Arts Series of live performances in the Cooke-Haley Theatre, and much more.