Art Exhibit

Art Exhibit
12:00 am
Fri January 1, 2016

Art Shows at PublicRadioArtSpace

Selected peeks at some of a year of WMRA art. (Detail views; actual art may be larger.)

From 2006-2014, WMRA hosted art exhibits at the Harrisonburg facility.  WMRA plans to continue boosting the regional creative community in other ways.  Artists are also mentioned on-air occasionally during our news/interview shows (like The Spark).  Map to the sitePast exhibits.

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Art Exhibit
7:38 pm
Sat March 15, 2014

Master and Apprentice (CLOSED)

Art Show. Pat Jarrett's "Master and Apprentice" series of poster-sized color photos of workplace-trainees and their mentors. Pictures include blacksmiths, cobblers, tribal dancers, singers, instrument-makers, printers, cheese-makers, and others.

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Art Exhibit
2:56 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Canyonland Surprises (Closed)

Greg Versen (AKA "Professah Blues" on WMRA's Blues Valley) is also a longtime art photographer.  Art peekers welcome 9-to-5 weekdays. His scenes of Arizona and New Mexico have a few surprises. 

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Art Exhibit
1:45 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

Clearly Unusual (Closed)

Art by Aaron Shifflett. Mixed media on plastic plates. Photo: WMRA News (PublicRadioArtSpace/tw).

Extended!  Art-peekers welcome (M-F 9am-5pm) thru Mon 7 Oct.  Aaron Shifflett's art on layers of clear plastic seems somewhere between painting and sculpture. They're thick-as-a-brick and yet also airy.

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Art Exhibit
2:15 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Deadpan Alley (Closed)

If one passes by 5000 scenes in a typical commute, maybe one might be "funny" somehow --and photographer Jeff James will notice.  Humor and a sort of pop art irony and social critique appear. Now hanging and up until Thurs 30 May 2013, a collection of his art photos / visual jokes will hang at PublicRadioArtSpace in WMRA's Harrisonburg facility. Art peekers welcome weekdays 9-5. 

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Art Exhibit
10:14 am
Thu December 20, 2012

Phenomena (Closed)

Zurbrigg's image, Esther

Through Thr 31 Jan 2013, the art show at WMRA's Harrisonburg facility will include altered photos by  Corinne Diop and Susan Zurbrigg in an exhibit called Phenomena.  Art peekers welcome 9-5 weekdays. 

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Art Exhibit
2:33 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

DinoHenge Whacktasticness (Closed)

Mark Cline. Painted fiberglass theme park sculpture. Image: WMRA News TW.

DinoHenge Whacktasticness --closes  Thurs 1 Nov 2012. Oddest. Exhibit. Ever. (Wonderfully so!)  FoamHenge/DinosaurLand sculptor Mark Cline, DC pubs decorator Lee Wheeler, and zen-chainsaw sculptor Glenn Richardson amuse the weirder parts of your mind.  Art peekers welcome 9-5 weekdays. 

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Art Exhibit
1:11 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Beat, Ball, & Bloom Happening (9-13-2012)

Lee Ranaldo from Sonic Youth reads from Ginsberg's Howl at a Beat poetry event while Ginsberg takes a snapshot. Photo by Gordon Ball.

Event was 9-13-2012. Allen Ginsberg posse-member Gordon Ball will describe the how-and-why of his own historic photos of the epic Beat poet's most private world. Ball documented Ginsberg's personal life as no outsider could. WMRA's art exhibit of Ball's images has been extended and ends with  this informal gallery talk at the Harrisonburg studio.  Snacks, music from The Bloom Trio. The Beat, Ball, & Bloom Happening.  

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Art Exhibit
11:33 pm
Wed June 20, 2012

Allen Ginsberg in Private: Historic Photos by Gordon Ball (Closed)

Our most recent art exhibit featured private images of epic Beat writer Allen Ginsberg and friends as photographed by Ginsberg-insider Gordon Ball (now of Lexington, Va).

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Art Exhibit
11:43 am
Tue April 24, 2012

Pics: Gallery Talk / Artists' Coffee of 4/23/12

WMRA has exhibited artists at the Harrisonburg facility since 2006.  Artists Joan Ranzini and Fran Fevrier did a gallery talk on 4/23/12.  

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