Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Artspace announces Within Reach 2019. The gallery’s fourth annual fundraising art auction opens Feb. 22 and ends with a gala event on Mar. 9
Richmond, Va., February 1, 2019 - Approximately 60 works of art from leading regional artists will be on the auction block to raise funds for Richmond’s artspace as the non-profit gallery launches its 31st year serving the artists and art-loving communities of Central Virginia. The auction will fill the gallery with works from the region’s top painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, mixed-media artists and others. Silent auction bidding begins at the opening reception on Friday, February 22nd, 6:00-9:00 p.m. The opening is free and open to the public. Free parking in the lot at E 4th St and Hull St.
The auctions culminate on Saturday, March 9th, with a gala event featuring Live Auction and Room 45, where small works will be sold directly off the walls for a set price of $45. Marc Cheatham will be the evening’s DJ and MC. Advance sale tickets for the event are $25, tickets purchased at the door will be $50. Ticket price includes hors d’oeuvres, beverages, and a bidder number required for purchases in both the Silent and Live Auctions. Doors open on Saturday, March 9th at 6:00 p.m. Free parking will be available. Tickets can be purchased at the gallery, beginning the evening of the opening reception Friday, February 22nd, or online at https://charityauction.bid/wr2019
This year’s artists have been selected with the assistance of a panel of guest curators. They are: —Rob Carter, Professor emeritus of Communication Arts + Design, Virginia Commonwealth University; —Ashley Hawkins, Executive Director, Studio Two Three; —Jenni Kirby, Owner, Crossroads Art Center, Tile One On Mosaics; —Deborah McLeod, professional curator and Owner/Director, Chroma Projects Art Laboratory, Charlottesville; —Chuck Scalin, Professor emeritus of Communication Arts + Design, Virginia Commonwealth University; —Mim Golub Scalin, maker, creativity guru, and international mail-artist extraordinaire.
Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 12-4 p.m. Please contact the gallery administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone the gallery at 804-232-6464 for additional information. The gallery is located at Zero East 4th Street in Richmond, Virginia 23224, with a second door at 31 E. 3rd St., and online at www.artspacegallery.org.
0 East 4th Street, Richmond, VA, 23224