Art
Local artist’s wares on display at Petersburg art gallery
Steve Harris gets his art inspiration from dreams and current events, with almost all of his drawings and sculpture telling a story. Those stories will be on display at his show “19 Sculptures and Nine Drawings” at the Petersburg Area Art League Gallery this month. “Each piece I do... Read more
Paint Out Pollution event decorates storm sewers
They weren’t exactly painting the town red, but it was a colorful endeavor nonetheless. Chesterfield County joined with Art on Wheels and the James River Association for a “Paint Out Pollution” event last week, which involved painting storm drain covers. Kevin Orlosky, founder and program director of Art on... Read more
JTCC announces art award winners
Tabitha Buchanan’s “Stream at Mid-Lothian Mines” recently won the 2019 John Tyler Community College Foundation’s art award. While working on a freelance photography job, Buchanan visited Mid-Lothian Mines Park, and as she scouted the area and took photographs, she decided to place a crystal ball in a stream, a... Read more
Miller named executive director of arts center
The Chesterfield Cultural Arts Foundation recently announced that it has hired Bruce Miller as its new executive director. Miller will begin later this spring following the groundbreaking of the new Baxter Perkinson Center for the Arts. The new venue, the first nonprofit performing arts center in Chesterfield, is a... Read more
Feathery friends: Ampthill resident loves painting on feathers
ABOVE: Ron Navroski is pictured in his art studio. A love for art is blooming later in life for Ron Navroski. Although the northwest Massachusetts native painted when he was in high school, Navroski didn’t begin painting in earnest until seven years ago. The 58-year-old Ampthill resident said he... Read more
Mark Miranda: editorial cartoon
New children’s musical to be  performed at Hickory Hill
The Heritage Ensemble Theatre Company is excited to announce its premiere of “The Dream Seller and the Forest Dwellers.” The production is scheduled to run Nov. 29 – Dec. 9 at Hickory Hill Community Center, located at 3000 E. Belt Boulevard. General admission is $15 for adults and $12... Read more
Kathy Rivera featured artist at Swift Creek Mill
  Swift Creek Mill Theatre is pleased to present Kathy Rivera as its featured artist during the production of “The Andrews Brothers” running Nov. 11 through Dec. 31. Kathy Quesnel Rivera graduated Madison College with a BS in art education in 1971. She taught one year and left teaching... Read more
  Representatives from the Thomas Dale High School Class of 1967 presented a $1,000 check to Hugh Cline, chairman of the Chesterfield Cultural Arts Foundation for the purchase of a theater seat plaque. Funds were raised during their recent 50th class reunion. Do you have your seat yet? With... Read more
Over a hundred works of art from children and adult artists were on display in Enon recently when Art Adventures, a local studio for kids and adult art lessons in Chester, held its annual art show at the Goddard School in River’s Bend. Best in show art will go... Read more