September 6 – October 14, 2018: Museums as Viewing Machines: Work by Jeffrey Abt

Ridderhof Martin Gallery September 6 – October 14 Opening Reception: September 6, 5-7pm Artist Talk in the Gallery: September 7, noon Abt’s work reflects his interest in museums, the mechanics of presenting work in a museum, and the visual culture of museums. “Museums as Viewing Machines” will display two bodies of work, Abt’s Museum series, […]

October 25 – December 2, 2018: Ready-Made Dream

Ready-Made Dream Sue Johnson Ridderhof Martin Gallery October 25 – December 2 Opening Reception: October 25, 5-7pm Artist Talk: October 26, noon The exhibition features floor-to-ceiling vinyl panels and decals that the artist has designed—transforming the gallery into the interior of an ideal, modern home. As the exhibition title suggests, Johnson envisions a world in […]

October 25 – December 2, 2018: Crowns

duPont Gallery October 25 – December 2 Opening Reception: October 25, 5-7pm Crowns: an exhibition of ceramic works curated by Jessica Gardner While many artists have made works about relationships and their lives in general, this exhibition seeks to explore women’s specific experience in motherhood. Inviting women, who’s established body of work lends itself to […]

Origin, Celebrating UMW Studio Art Alumni Abernathy Bland and Anna Prezioso

duPont Gallery Opening Reception: Thursday, January 25th 2018, 5-7pm Exhibition on view: January 25- March 1st About Abernathy Bland: Abernathy Bland is an artist, educator, designer, and writer. She is a teacher and the Art Director for SPARC Theater’s Live Art, a collaborative theater arts program for students with and without disabilities. She works as […]

Mid Atlantic New Painting 2018

Ridderhof Martin Gallery Opening Reception: Thursday, January 25th 2018, 5-7pm Juror’s Talk: Friday, January 26th 2018, 12 pm Exhibition on view: January 25- March 18th, 2018 The UMW Galleries are proud to host the eleventh Mid-Atlantic New Painting biennial exhibition! The competition is open to artists 18 years of age and older, living in Delaware, […]

Annual Student Art Exhibition

duPont Gallery Opening Reception and Awards: Thursday, March 22nd 2018, 5-7 pm Exhibition on view: March 22nd – April 5th Juror: Carolyn Henne, Associate Dean, Florida State University’s College of Visual Arts The Annual Student Art Exhibition features a guest curated exhibition of UMW studio art students’ work. Each year student artwork is purchased from […]

Senior Art Show at the UMW University Center

UMW Department of Art & Art History presents Studio Art Senior Exhibition 2018 University of Mary Washington University Center First Floor Opening Reception: April 6th, 2018, 5-7 pm Exhibition on view: April 6th – 8th Featuring work by UMW Senior Studio Art students: Spencer Anderson Emily Bombere Sophie Brinkley Laura Bufano Jacqueline Crouch Abigail Deaconson […]

All But Ordinary

Featuring work by Travis Childers and Karen Fitzgerald DuPont Gallery October 26 – December 3, 2017 Opening reception October 26, 5-7pm Travis Childers was born in Nashville, TN and basically grew up out in the country, an experience that later had much influence on his work. He received his MFA from the Maryland Institute College […]