Sunday, December 12, 2010
Friday, December 10, 2010
First Annual 'Silent Night'
Art Auction & Benefit
Friday, December 10, 2010, 6-10pm
Please join XYZ Gallery tonight for our first annual Silent Night Event. Support the magnificent work of artists and generous merchants of the Blacksburg community—by bidding on, and taking home to enjoy, or give as gifts—beautiful works of art, hand-crafted items, and gifts/gift cards from local restaurants, salons, and shops. The Silent Auction will be held at XYZ Art Gallery located at 223 North Main Street in Downtown Blacksburg tonight from 6:00 to 10:00pm. Tickets will be available at the door at $3 per person.
6:00—Doors Open, Hors d'Oevres & Refreshments served
6:30—Silent Auction & Live Music Begins
9:30—Silent Auction Closes
9:45-10:00—Pick-up of art or gifts
Featured Artists—Eric Standley• Deb Sim • Simone Patterson • Christine Munchak • Casey Nye •
Alexandra Militano • Sydney Beall • Candice Chu • Shea Gegan • Anthony Irwin • Andrew Wallace •
Karly Pope • Susan Willis-Walton • Rebecca Smeenk • Monica Wang •
Merchants—Buffalo Wild Wings • Gillies • Tan Co. • Ben & Jerry's • Kent Jeweler's • The Matrix Gallery •
Boudreauxs • Salad Creations • Bonomos • Bookholders • Sharkeys • Fringe Benefit • Lia's Hair Salon •
Log Cabin • Easy Chair • Roma Pizza • Runabout Sports • Amanda's Salon • New Image •
Kroger • Atlantic Dominion Distributors • School of Visual Art (Virginia Tech) •
All Proceeds go to XYZ Gallery
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Ben and Jerry's
The Matrix Gallery
Lia's Hair Salon
Buffalo Wild Wings
Atlantic Dominion Distributors
School of Visual Art (Virginia Tech)
We would like to extend a special thank you to 16 Blocks Magazine for advertising our event and The Collegiate Times for giving us publicity with an article about the event. Make sure to check out the most recent issues of these publications to see XYZ in the news!!
Also, Thanks to everyone who has purchased tickets so far and is planning on coming out on Friday to support us. See you there!!
Thursday, December 2, 2010
The Portfolio Review exhibit will also be going on at this time so come buy your ticket and view art by Virginia Tech students!
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
XYZ Gallery would like to extend our submission deadline for Silent Night.
We would like to invite you to participate in our silent auction by
contributing your artwork to sell in our gallery. For only $10 you can sell as
much artwork as you wish during the event! You can choose to keep all of
the profits, or donate a portion of your profits to XYZ. This is a wonderful
opportunity to showcase your talents, contribute to the community, and of
course, make some money for yourself before the holidays! It is also a
great chance for you to buy gifts for others.
Please extend this offer to all your friends, professors, and family, as we
hope to make this event an annual success!
New deadline for submission: December 6, 2010 to email@example.com
Directions to e-mail submissions:
We are accepting artwork of all media--painting, drawing, photography, screent printing, jewelry, clothing, graphic design, metal work, ceramics, sculpture, and other forms--and from all artists!
Selected artworks must be delivered READY TO HANG OR DISPLAYED!!!
Sunday, November 14, 2010
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As the new historian, I'm going to photograph show openings. I've set up a Picasa album full of photographs from the opening of In The Nude. Click below to check it out!
Have a great weekend, everybody!
Sunday, October 3, 2010
Monday, September 27, 2010
Sunday, September 19, 2010
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Blacksburg’s student run art venue, XYZ Gallery is currently seeking 2D and 3D submissions for “In the Nude,” a show dedicated to showcasing the human figure in the “artistic nude” on September 30. All works displayed in this exhibition must be original pieces by students in the Virginia Tech and Blacksburg community. ENTRY FEE FOR THIS SHOW IS $1 PER SELECTED ENTRY.
For the first stage of the submission process please e-mail digital copies of your work in either JPEG or PDF format at 72 dpi to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please title the e-mail with ‘In the Nude Submission’. Each student may submit up to 5 original pieces.
With your images, please include:
· Your full name, major and year
· Dimensions of piece
· Title of piece and date completed
· Brief description of the piece
· Brief artist statement (This is a great opportunity to get your name out in the community)
Deadline for Stage 1 submission is Thursday, September 23!
If your work is selected, you will be contacted, and drop-off will be located in the Art Armory on Draper Road. Please include a dollar in cash in an envelope with your name on it when you drop off your work.
ALL SELECTED WORK MUST BE MOUNTED OR MATTED (or if 3D or on canvas it MUST be of professional presentation quality).
XYZ will host the opening of the show on Thursday, September 30 from 7-9pm.
Ali Militano, email@example.com
Glynis Condon, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, September 9, 2010
XYZ is looking for anyone and everyone to volunteer with the following:
Exhibition Production Team
Graphic Design Team
Public Relations Team
If you think you can help out with one of these categories or if you feel you have something else to offer, do not hesitate! We need all the help we can get to make XYZ Gallery more prevalent in the Virginia Tech and Blacksburg Community. This is our major goal of the year!
Our first show will be 'In the Nude' which will exhibit the Artistic Nude of the Human Figure. (If you have work you are willing to contribute please e-mail Ali at email@example.com or Glynis at firstname.lastname@example.org) We will be doing a call for submission as soon as we set a date, but it can never hurt to get some work early! NOTE: All drawings must be matted or mounted! All work shown in the gallery must look professional!
Some other possible shows for the year:
-Art Battle (One Day Event)
This year we would also like to conduct some student run workshops. Some ideas we have include:
-Anything you want to learn/teach? Let us know!
As stated before, we want to get as involved in the community as possible! So PLEASE share your voice!
More information to be coming soon :-)