Virginia artists to be featured in 'Hearts in the Valley' exhibit at Virginia Tech's Perspective Gallery
October 6, 2011
“Hearts in the Valley: A 10 Year Retrospective,” an exhibit featuring the works of Virginia artists Agnes Carbrey and Ryan Russell, will be on display in the Perspective Gallery at Squires Student Center on Virginia Tech's main campus in Blacksburg through Oct. 29.
A reception will be held for the artists Friday, Oct. 28, from 5-7 p.m. at the gallery.
Both the exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public.
Carbrey and Russell’s works include paintings, drawings, and installations using the human form and landscapes as starting points, respectively. Carbrey holds a master of fine arts in painting from the Parsons School of Design in New York City. She is currently an adjunct faculty member at James Madison University. Russell holds a master of fine arts from James Madison University. Both artists’ works are featured in private and public collections across the country.
The Perspective Gallery is located on the second floor of Squires Student Center. “Hearts in the Valley: A 10 Year Retrospective” will be on display Tuesday-Thursday from noon-5 p.m., Friday from noon-7 p.m., and Saturday from noon-5 p.m. The gallery is closed Sunday and Monday. For more information, call 540-231-4053, or visit the gallery’s website.
With a visitor’s pass, parking is available for Squires Student Center from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Squires Lot, located at the corner of College Avenue and Otey Street or the Architecture Annex Lot also on Otey Street. Parking meters within the Squires Lot will need to be paid. A visitor’s pass may be obtained Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Visitor Information Center, located at 965 Prices Fork Road, near the intersection of Prices Fork and University City Boulevard next to the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center. A visitor’s pass may also be obtained from the Virginia Tech Police Station, located on Sterrett Drive, outside of the Visitor Information Center hours.
After 5 p.m., free parking is available in the Squires Lot, located at the corner of College Avenue and Otey Street or the Architecture Annex Lot also on Otey Street. Find more parking information online or call 540-231-3200.
Written by Jennifer Gibson.