“Where the Pieces Fall” opens at VisArts


“Where the Pieces Fall” will be on display at the Visual Arts Center through Nov. 7. | Photo by RICtoday

What happens when something falls apart?

“Where the Pieces Fall,” a new exhibit at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, opened yesterday. The exhibit spotlights the work of 15 different resident artists.

The theme invites artists to explore the impact of dissolution — whether that entails putting elements back together or transforming them into something new. With the diversity of mediums and artistic backgrounds represented in the group, there’s many different responses to the central question.

The exhibit was also a chance for the artists to collaborate with other residents, experiment with new forms, and switch up their plans while creating individual pieces.

The interior of the exhibit.

15 resident artists are featured in the group exhibit. | Photo by RICtoday

Several of the featured artists are River City locals, including award-winning quilt artist + illustrator Unicia Buster, image-maker Aurele Gould, fabric artist Eileen Morley, and decorative artist Karyn Vice. For full bios of all the participating artists, check out the website.

“Where the Pieces Fall” will be on display at the True F. Luck Gallery at the Visual Arts Center on West Main Street through Sun., Nov. 7.

An opening reception is scheduled for Thurs., Nov. 4 from 6-8 p.m., or you can stop by on weekdays from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. or on weekends from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Curious about VisArts? The center offers a variety of onsite + online opportunities to explore new art forms. Registration is now open for their winter classes, from courses in figure drawing to an introduction to interior design and workshops in stained glass creation.

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