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Neil Britton Gallery

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 John Rudel at 757.455.3257.

 

2014-2015 Neil Britton Gallery Exhibits

"Sum Accumulation: 15 Years of Painting" by John Rudel

Time by John Rudel

August 1–October 3, 2014

Opening Reception:
Thursday, September 4, 2014
7:30 p.m.

Rudel has created a dynamic personal language of image-making as a painter. This exhibition displays large scale multi-media paintings highlighting 15 years of award-winning work by the VWC Batten Associate Professor of Art.

Pictured: Time by John Rudel

"Dragging" by Tracy Spencer-Stonestreet

Dragging by Tracy Spencer-Stonestreet

October 16–December 11, 2014

Artist Lecture:
Thursday, October 16, 2014
6 p.m., Blocker Auditorium

Opening Reception:
Thursday, October 16, 2014
7 p.m., Neil Britton Gallery

Spencer-Stonestreet uses various materials to explore the layers of signals and desires extant in the American home, striving to expose the personal struggle to find an authentic and earnest self within the clutter of expectation.

Pictured: Dragging by Tracy Spencer-Stonestreet

"The James River from the Mountains to the Sea" by Mark Campbell

Mark Campbell

January 5–February 5, 2015

Opening Reception:
Thursday, January 8, 2015
9 p.m., Neil Britton Gallery

Paintings and drawings and the award-winning music of Appalachian fiddler and banjoist Mark Campbell will be on display January 5-February 5. An opening reception will be held in the Neil Britton Gallery on Thursday, January 8 following a performance by Campbell in Blocker Auditorium (8 p.m.). Hosted by VWC Professor of History Dan Margolies.

"Superbowls"

Triangulated by Ryan Billy

February 27–April 10, 2015

Closing Reception:
Friday, April 10
3-5 p.m., Neil Britton Gallery

This juried exhibition invites entries from a nationwide pool of artists, challenging the aesthetic and conceptual possibilities of what a bowl might be. Accompanies fundraising efforts of the Empty Bowls Charity Dinner, held on campus annually.

Pictured: Triangulated by Ryan Billy

Senior Art Exhibition

April 28–May 14, 2015

Opening Reception:
Tuesday, April 28
6-8 p.m., Neil Britton Gallery

Featuring artwork from eight seniors: Nate Avery (mixed media and glass); Marta Deptula (painting and drawing); Josh Begley (mixed media and light); Melanie Maglieri (mixed media and glass); Branner Johnston (mixed media and glass); Kyle Creameans (painting); Andrea Paphites (mixed media); Sarah Lovick (drawing).

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