Art League Exhibits

The Art League Gallery opens a new juried group exhibit every month, and solo artist exhibits nine times a year. (Members also exhibit framed and unframed work in our Bin Gallery.) We post photos, videos, and behind-the-scenes news from our exhibits here.

For gallery hours and info on current exhibits, visit the Gallery home page.

Take it to the street: Lee Hassig’s photographs capture Colonial Williamsburg’s Duke of Glocester Street

Lee Hassig enters this conversation by focusing on a pinpoint in our postmodern lives. Anonymously photographing inhabitants of Duke of Gloucester (“DoG”) Street in Historic Colonial Williamsburg. On “DoG” street history meets modernity with a bang! Read more →

Secret Sauce: Glaze, Practice, and Re-Thinking Clay with Ryan Rakhshan

What if pottery could float on glaze? What if glaze could be more than just function? Tomorrow we are hosting ceramics artist Ryan Rakhshan as he discusses his innovative glazing and firing techniques, focusing on the ways he pushes the boundaries of his medium. Below, we talked with Ryan Rakhshan about his process. Read more →

Wild Clay: Q&A with Potters Hitomi & Takuro Shibata

Hitomi and Takuro Shibata learned pottery making as professional studio potters in Shigaraki, one of the oldest and largest pottery villages in Japan. Now based in Seagrove, North Carolina, the Shibata's join The Art League gallery the evening of Friday, June 14 to speak about their experiences in Shigaraki and Seagrove, inspirations and influences, Read more →

Eye Opening: Berit Jerama Estabrook’s “Eyes of the Wild”

Berit Estabrook's peaceful woodland creatures, at first, seem saccharin and whimsical , but with a deeper look show the cracks in the relationship between humans and nature. Given almost human-like emotions, the creatures in Estabrook's acrylics seem to call out to the viewer...in many cases, that call is "HELP!" Read more →

Bugs’ Life: Megan Partridge’s “Bugs. Or Kafka on Prozac.” Brings Humanity to the Insect World

Megan Partridge’s bugs not only bring their own life to the canvas...but also a similarity to our own every day lives. The very human feelings of imbibing too much, or inspiration, or of smugness are portrayed in the style of work as well as the expression of the bugs. Read more →

The Student, The Mage, and The Exhibitor: Q&A with Begoña Lathbury

The piece,  The Mage, is the first piece featured in The Art League Gallery by Bev Ryan student, Begoña Lathbury, who won an honorable mention in the April Mixed Media show for her mixed media piece. Lathbury won her membership in the Student/Faculty show, and it was her first time entering! We chatted with Lathbury about her Read more →