artoberVA Celebrity Picks

October 23-31, 2017

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Dr. Lisa Freiman

Dr. Lisa Freiman is the inaugural Director of Virginia Commonwealth University’s new Institute for Contemporary Art, which when completed in April, 2018, will feature exhibitions, music, experimental performances, and films by nationally and internationally recognized artists.  She is an internationally recognized curator and leader in the contemporary art field.

Mayor Stoney's artoberVA picks are

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Hugh Joyce

Hugh Joyce is the owner of James River Air Conditioning Co., serving Central Virginia for over 50 years.  An avid patron of the arts, Hugh also owns Gallery Flux which showcases an ever-changing, always surprising body of art in the historic town of Ashland - art always in flux!

Hugh's artoberVA picks are