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Nick Docherty, Marketing and Communications Assistant at the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, approached Elyse Lovelace and I with the prospect of creating a “suspended” art gallery in the wings of Chrysler Hall for Rachmaninoff Shines on Opening Night.

JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Philippe Bianconi, piano

Featured in the 1996 film, Shine, relive the cascading luscious melodies and thundering chords that make the “Rach 3” one of the most technically challenging piano concertos of all time.

SCHMIDT: Intermezzo from Notre Dame
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3

We invited Hampton Roads artists: Jamie Armstrong, Erin Cross, William Edwards, Ty Forehand, Julianna Heck, Mallory Jarrell, Heidi Peelen, and Martha Vann to exhibit their artwork.

Above is an installation shot from the Freak of Nature exhibition at the Switchback Gallery in Victoria, Australia at the Gippsland Centre for Art and Design, Monash University, that opened on September 6th. My lithograph, Misfits, is displayed on the wall that introduces the exhibition.

Freak of Nature, an international print exchange curated by Rona Green, includes works by 47 artists from Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United State of America.

Click below to view the exhibition catalogue:

Freak of Nature catalogue

The following sketchbook entries were created using pencil and watercolor during the summer of 2011.

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