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Inka Essenhigh: A Fine Line

March 17 - August 19, 2018
Save the Date: Opening Reception, Friday, March 16, 6:30pm.  Through her painting, Inka Essenhigh provides an authentic voice. Since her emergence into the art world during the late 1990’s, she has created a path for herself that consistently questions and redefines her relationship with her media. She has moved from using enamel paint to traditional oils and back; creating hybrids of the two. Her substrates have included paper, canvas, and panels. Throughout each phase of experimentation, she created dialogues with her work, navigating how the media and brush interact, sometimes with genuine surprise at the result. It is through this approach that Essenhigh’s dazzling works are borne. …

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Inka Essenhigh: A Fine Line
Inka Essenhigh. Fairy Procession, 2016. 78x80 inches Oil and enamel on panel. Courtesy of the Artist

New Waves 2018

March 17 - August 19, 2018
Virginia MOCA proudly celebrates its 23nd juried exhibition, New Waves 2018.  We invite Virginia artists to submit works for the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art’s (MOCA) annual juried exhibition.  Prizes:                        Best in Show:                        $2,000 Second Place:                        $1,000 Third Place:                              $500 Honorable Mentions:                $250 (two awarded) People’s Choice Award:           $750 Juror:  Cay-Sophie Rabinowitz (born in Norfolk, Virginia) is Director of OSMOS, a network of independent editorial …

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New Waves 2018
Cay-Sophie Rabinowitz, New Waves 2018 Juror