EVENTS

ADULTS¬

Jan 27

Jiha Moon, Fortune Cookie Split, 2018. Earthenware, underglaze, glaze. Courtesy of Mindy Solomon Gallery.

PROGRAMS
Artists and Curator Conversation: Shaping Memories: Expressions in Clay

Free Virtual Event

Join Alison Byrne, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Education for a conversation with Shaping Memories: Expressions in Clay artists Jiha Moon, Ehren Tool, and Pattie Chalmers. The artists will discuss their work on view at Virginia MOCA.

Thursday, January 27, 2022
6:30 PM

ZOOM

Feb 10

Artist Agnes Grochulska.

PROGRAMS
Coffee + Conversation with Agnes Grochulska

Join us for a casual conversation exploring current exhibitions, led by Virginia MOCA staff and guest lecturers. Meet artist Agnes Grochulska and learn about her work in Archetypes which features a series of portraits exploring the relationship between the artist's perceptions of archetypal traits and those of her viewers.

Thursday, February 10, 2022
11:00 AM

VIRGINIA MOCA

Feb 12

Image courtesy of Agnes Grochulska.

CLASSES
Master Class with Agnes Grochulska

ADULTS
Drawing
One-day Workhop

Join Community Gallery artist Agnes Grochulska for a master class in live figure drawing. Agnes Grochulska’s portraits of the human figure expose insightful psychological narratives about the subject through a rich language of expressive marks and lines.

Saturday, February 12, 2022
10:30 AM

VIRGINIA MOCA

Feb 13

Hollie Lyko, Gun Control, (No One's Listening), 2019. Dremel-erased vintage praying hands plates, circa 1976. Courtesy of the artist and Ferrin Contemporary.

CLASSES
Narrative Vessels: Telling Stories Through Layered Images

ADULTS
Ceramics
Multi-session Class

Memories and storytelling go hand in hand. Layer personally symbolic imagery using ceramic printmaking techniques to create a narrative vessel and examine how Shaping Memories: Expressions in Clay artists Ehren Tool and Hollie Lyko use layers to obscure and reveal their own recollections.

Sundays, February 13 - February 20, 2022
11:00 AM-3:00 PM

VIRGINIA MOCA

Feb 17

Jiha Moon, Reclining, 2017. Earthenware, underglaze, glaze. Courtesy of Mindy Solomon Gallery.

CLASSES
Constructing Identity

ADULTS
Ceramics
Multi-Session Class

Discover how Shaping Memories: Expressions in Clay artists Jiha Moon and Roberto Lugo use the language of form, color, and texture to illuminate facets of their personal and cultural identity. You’ll use sculptural and functional ceramics to creatively apply a variety of hand-building techniques and underglazing methods to create a personally symbolic work of art.

Thursdays, February 17 - March 3, 2022
6:30-9:30 PM

VIRGINIA MOCA

Feb 17

Marisa Stratton, Zoom Class, 2021. Oil on panel. Courtesy of the artist.

PROGRAMS
Instagram Live Chat with Marisa Stratton

Join Curator Heather Hakimzadeh for a conversation with current and past Virginia MOCA exhibiting artists and other inspiring creatives. Guests will give us a look inside their studios, share current projects, and discuss process and inspiration.
This month’s guest is Made in VA artist Marisa Stratton.

Thursday, February 17, 2022
11:00 AM

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Feb 24

Vivian Chiu, Blanket, 2019. Poplar, braided string. Courtesy of the artist.

PROGRAMS
Artful Insights: Made in VA

Discover the amazing talent of artists living and working in Virginia. Join Made in VA exhibiting artists Katie Prock, Vivian Chiu, Austin Miles, Ray Johnson, and Kadija Corinaldi as they discuss their work. This is a great opportunity to discover new artists and learn about their approaches to artmaking.

Thursday, February 24, 2022
6:30 PM

VIRGINIA MOCA

Mar 05

Megan Angolia, The President, the President of the United States of America, said what about injecting disinfectants?!?, 2020. Terracotta, underglaze, China paints, acrylic, mixed media. Courtesy of the artist.

CLASSES
Master Class with Megan Angolia

ADULTS
Ceramics
One-day Workshop

Join Made in VA exhibiting artist Megan Angolia for a master class inspired by her artistic viewpoint and process. By blending traditional ceramic methods with contemporary content, she creates sculpted portraits of women suspended in candid emotion. Angolia’s truthful portraits serve to showcase the richness of the human experience in all its moments.

Saturday, March 5, 2022
10:30 AM

VIRGINIA MOCA

Mar 06

Artist Rae Stern. Photograph by Saj Issa.

PROGRAMS
Gallery Talk with Rae Stern

Join us for a gallery talk with Shaping Memories: Expressions in Clay artist Rae Stern. Stern is a multimedia artist working in ceramics, photography, paper, and textiles. Her immersive installation on view at Virginia MOCA titled Outside Time was originally created during a residency in Kansas City.

Sunday, March 6, 2022
11:00 AM

VIRGINIA MOCA