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Neil Britton Gallery


The 1,200 square-foot Neil Britton Gallery opened in 2009 and is committed to engaging both the Hampton Roads and College communities in the visual arts. Changing exhibitions and programs include the work of both professional artists and students.

Phone: 757.455.3257
Admission: Free and open to the public.
Operating hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: noon - 5 p.m.

For more information, contact Curator of Art Exhibitions and Associate Professor of Art John Rudel at 757.455.3257.

2013-2014 Exhibits at the Neil Britton Gallery

VWC Faculty Show

VWC Faculty Show

August 24-October 9, 2013

Opening Reception:
Thursday, September 5
6:30-8 p.m.

Works in glass, ceramics, mixed media, photography, and digital manipulation will be featured by Associate Professor of Art Sharon Swift, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Glass Charlotte Potter, Batten Professor of Art Phil Guilfoyle, Associate Professor of Art John Rudel, Nancy Pritchard, Ryan Billy, and Robin and Julia Rogers.

"Remainders" by Manuela Mourão

"Remainders" by Manuela Mourão

October 21-December 9, 2013

Artist Lecture:
Thursday, October 24
6-6:50 p.m.

Opening Reception:
Thursday, October 24
7-8 p.m.

Works by mixed-media artist Mourão, a literature professor at Old Dominion University, are greatly influenced by her Portuguese heritage.

"Down South" by Travis Donovan

Catalyst of Intensity

February 10 - April 11, 2014

Closing Reception:
Friday, April 11
6:30-7:30 p.m.

Using common materials reimagined by smoke machines, pumps and motors, Donovan coaxes poetic connections from objects he’s encountered growing up in the South.

Senior Exhibitions:

April-May 2014

Senior Exhibit 2014

Graduating VWC art students display their senior thesis work.

Senior Exhibition #1
April 18-29

Seniors Ashley Hill, Jessie Sommer, Shawn Riley, Jayme Howard, Candance Strider, and Elizabeth Netts will exhibit their work.

Closing Reception:
Tuesday, April 29
6:30-7:30 p.m.

Senior Exhibition #2
May 5-13

Seniors Courtney Burruss, Candace Carey, Katelynn Duncan, Jill Reynolds, Ada VanTyne, Ava Meijer, and Ashley Hill will exhibit their work.

Opening Reception:
Monday, May 5
6:30-7:30 p.m.

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