October 6, 2020

How To Collect Digital Art

How can something be collected that has no materiality? Digital art is a rapidly expanding medium, and the market is currently becoming increasingly attractive for private […]
October 3, 2020
Peor Es Nada

Worth a look? Investing in art, an exciting and enjoyable journey

Investing in art is a great idea though, like any other form of investment, this too has its advantages and risks. Amit Patni    A good […]
September 10, 2020

What makes buying a bit of paint on canvas so intimidating?

Daniel Lee-Jacobs   Bradley Theodore at Maddox Gallery   “You have 40 pots in your house” my girlfriend said after a recent visit to my parents […]
August 20, 2020
Neuroplasticity No. 15

What Is Art Therapy? Benefits & How It’s Used to Help Heal

By Jillian Levy, CHHC August 5, 2020 For thousands of years, cultures and religions around the world have turned to various forms of creative “therapies” to relieve […]
May 29, 2020
Melissa Schappell

Melissa Schappell Art: My Best Moments

Melissa Schappell Art: My Best Moments Just because I have been staying home does not mean that big things aren’t happening!  There is so much to […]
April 7, 2020

Living in rooms that you really want to be in

The Light of Day 1, 24 x 24 x1.5 in., Acrylic on Wood If you have to live in a confined space, and it seems we […]
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 […]
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, […]
November 22, 2016

Amanda Outcalt

We are very excited to introduce one of our new artists, Amanda Outcalt.  Amanda currently teaches art at Larchmont Elementary in Norfolk. She is a graduate […]
November 15, 2016

The Value of Art

One of the greatest difficulties in looking at art is trying to determine how “good” or valuable a work of art is.  Asking the question, “Good for […]