Gallery News

May 3, 2018
Melanie Chambers Hartman

Making Art As Meditation and Healing

Making Art As Meditation and Healing   Many of us have heard about the benefits of meditation, but sometimes find it hard to do.  Fewer of […]
April 25, 2018


*Art is a powerful form of expression not only for the artists who create it, but also for those who own it. Art allows people to […]
April 10, 2018
Chuck Larivey yellow sun beach wave

Art Ideas from Your Virginia Beach Vacation

Your walls, empty places and outdoor spaces come to life and bring back wonderful memories when graced with Stravitz Gallery’s endless art ideas of beautiful pieces […]
March 26, 2018
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Can you believe it has been 4 years since the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge went viral!? The campaign raised more than $100 million in a 30-day […]
March 26, 2018

Why Buy American Bronze from the Stravitz Sculpture & Fine Art Gallery?

    Why buy American bronze from the Stravitz Sculpture & Fine Art Gallery? One of the most common questions we receive here in the gallery […]
March 26, 2018
Art Gallery

The Art of Decorating

When it comes to style, distinctive character is what matters most. Art that resonates with you personally is what brings decorating your spaces to life. Every […]
March 26, 2018
Richard uses the Lost Wax Process

Lost Wax Process

Lost Wax Process: Richard Stravitz uses the ancient lost wax process to create his magnificent bronze sculpture. An original artwork is created in clay, from which […]
March 26, 2018

Treasure Amidst Chaos

The Monuments Men, a movie directed by George Clooney, recreates the “greatest treasure hunt in history”.  President Franklin D. Roosevelt approves the MFAA (Monuments, Fine Arts […]
March 26, 2018
Historical Sculpture - President John Tyler

Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

A song written by Pete Seeger and known the world over, is entitled “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?”  It has a verse that sings “Where […]
February 23, 2017

New Paintings by Holly Markhoff

The Stravitz Gallery is excited to announce the arrival of new paintings by Richmond artist, Holly Markhoff. We love Holly’s joyful, spontaneous work and eagerly await […]
December 19, 2016
Holly Markhoff Harmony painting

The Benefits of Art – blog 1

I’m a huge believer that art is not only an essential part of life, but feel it is extremely important for children to have art play […]
December 16, 2016
Painting by Brien Cole

Welcoming Artist, Brien Cole!

Brien Cole, wine artist par excellence, has come to Virginia Beach and he has come to conquer!! When the Stravitz Galleries first encountered Brien’s incredibly detailed, […]