Studio Selfie Saturdays: Elizabeth Floyd

Today’s #StudioSelfieSaturdays features local artist Elizabeth Floyd! Located right here in Alexandria, VA, Elizabeth specializes in lovely still life compositions, full of color and life. (Check them out here!) In this selfie, though, you can see some portraits in the background–that’s because she’s practicing for the upcoming Face Off, where she will be painting a…

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Studio Selfie Saturdays: Bethanne Kinsella Cople

It’s time for #StudioSelfieSaturday! Today’s selfie come to us from the amazing local landscape painter Bethanne Kinsella Cople. (She is pictured here with her lovely studio assistant, Winnie.) Bethanne is well loved for her gorgeous landscapes and lush painting technique. To check out all of her currently available work on our website, just click here! It’s…

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“Life” by Scott Christensen

Sometimes a painting will come to the gallery and will elicit the same response from nearly every visitor when they first view it. In the case of “Life,” by Scott Christensen, that reaction is, “WOW.” Below is the work, in all its beautiful framed glory, with Asher the gallery dog helping out as a reference…

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“Traveler” : GC Myers Exhibition Opens TONIGHT!

A talented painter (and a long-time cherished friend of Principle Gallery) with a unique style and a thoughtful and philosophical soul, GC Myers is back in Alexandria this weekend to join us for the opening of “Traveler,” his 15th solo exhibition at the gallery. “Traveler” is a gorgeous collection of works in a wide array…

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Spotlight: Local Artists

At the gallery, we’re always being asked by curious folks whether or not all of work comes from artists who live locally. No, indeed, Principle Gallery searches far and wide to bring you phenomenal Contemporary Realism from all corners of the States, and even abroad! Luckily, though, we have found that some of these brilliant…

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Principle Gallery’s Beginnings

As a few of you may remember, King Street was actually not the first location of Principle Gallery!  We originally opened our doors in 1994 at 315 Cameron Street, just around the corner from our current location.  315 Cameron Street was a striking, historic townhouse that made the perfect setting for an art gallery.  Upon…

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