Final View: Jill Basham & Kim VanDerHoek

We are in the final week of From Above, Jill Basham & Kim VanDerHoek’s two-person exhibition! To close out this show, we’ve decided to share an interview with the artists. We provided Jill and Kim with a set of nine questions pertaining to their careers and creative processes. Please enjoy each interview below! Interview with…

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A Collaborative Painting

By Jill Basham & Kim VanDerHoek What happens when two artists realize that they have a similar interest and compatible styles of painting? Kim and Jill decided to see what would happen if they attempted to combine their two styles into one painting. Having met one another originally through Plein Air Easton years back, the…

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VanDerHoek and Basham

“From Above” Two-person exhibition opening Friday, September 18th | 6:30-9pm What happens when we look at the familiar from an unexpected point of view? This is the question posed by Principle Gallery’s upcoming two-person exhibition called From Above, and the answer comes to us in the form of 40 entirely new paintings by artists Jill…

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Perspective of a Model

Following Friday night’s demo with Teresa Oaxaca we asked our lovely intern Barbara to share her experience as a model for Teresa. Here is what she had to say. My favorite part about interning at Principle is the rare glance into an artist’s creative world. You can read up on their background or ask them…

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Time & a “Traveller”

GC Myers has a fantastic blog which is updated almost every day. His ability to come up with interesting content daily about (mostly) art and music is something most bloggers could only hope to achieve. Today’s post sharest his 15th annual solo exhibition that we will be holding this June. Click below to learn more!…

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G.C. Myers at Principle Gallery Tomorrow (9/8/12)

Excitement is in the air at Principle Gallery as we prepare for the G.C. Myers talk we are hosting tomorrow.  Our doors will be open during Old Town Alexandria’s Festival of the Arts Saturday September 8th through Sunday the 9th. At 1pm on Saturday, G.C. Myers will be here in person to discuss his artwork…

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Face Off: Q&A Session

Friday nights Face Off was a smashing success! We are so thankful to our wonderful artists, Mia, Rachel, Cindy, & Terry, our beautiful model Jen, and all the wonderful people who came out to support them! The artists worked in 20-minute sessions of painting, followed by 5-minutes of questions. We realize trying to fit all…

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Face Off Prep

We are starting to get excited for tonight’s Women Painting Women: Face Off Demo featuring Mia Bergeron, Rachel Constantine, Cindy Procious, and Terry Strickland from 6:30-9pm! The ladies arrived yesterday and already had ideas running through their head about the set-up! Here’s a look at what we’ve been up to around the gallery since the ladies arrived! We started…

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Out and About: Fenimore Art Museum – G.C. Myers

G.C. Myers will be featured in a solo exhibition at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, NY from August 18 – December 31, 2012! We are so excited for Gary to have this opportunity and encourage everyone to visit the museum during the exhibition! The show will even feature a few pieces from Principle Gallery clients including…

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Bubbles & Bluegrass

Ali and Meghan had a great time at the Bubbles and Bluegrass event hosted by Give Back Alexandria, an initiative of ACT for Alexandria. The music and food were excellent and everyone was dressed in their black tie, blue jean best! There were Scout Guides everywhere and bidding for the silent auction raised over $25,000!…

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