July 28, 2016

“Faster. Higher. Stronger.”

June 30, 2016

“Art From the Left Side of My Brain”

We have an amazing new artist out of Richmond, VA who has such a flair for color & design!  Not only is she an amazing serious […]
June 18, 2016

“Eve” by Richard Stravitz

May 24, 2016

Richard Stravitz – Creating “Big Blue” for Old Dominion University

In January 2011, the Big Blue Mascot of Old Dominion University won the best in competition with 15 other mascots from various other schools such as […]
May 11, 2016

Art & How it Speaks to Us

I attended an art opening this past Friday night in the VIBE District of Virginia Beach.  This is an area of the city, just blocks from […]
April 28, 2016

“Salacia at Rest”

I don’t know about you all, but I must have been elsewhere when we studied Roman mythology in high school.   Before working at  Stravitz Art Gallery, on […]
April 19, 2016

Art Pornography or Nude Art?

Should Nude Art be considered Art Pornography or art depicting humanity in its most vulnerable, purest form? Nude art is a subject that has been baffling […]
April 13, 2016

“After the Rain” by Vladimir Piven

Another one of my favorite paintings in the gallery is titled, “After the Rain” by Vladimir Piven.  It is a painting of sunlight, shining down on […]
March 29, 2016

How Long Did That Take You, Mr. Stravitz?

Every occupation must get its share of standard (sometimes annoying) questions. I know in the sign business, any time someone would stand behind me while I […]
March 7, 2016

Chrysler Museum Experience

I recently visited the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia to see the Saints and Dragons exhibit of Icons from Byzantium to Russia. This exhibition […]
February 12, 2016

Where Can a Piece of Art Transport You?

October 12, 2015

Lost Wax Bronze Process

Have you ever wondered about the Lost Wax Casting Process? The “lost wax” method of casting bronze is an ancient craft at least 5,000 years old! It […]