Exhibit Archive

Upcoming Exhibits Winter 2022-2023

An archive of previous exhibits at the Suffolk Art Gallery.

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Photo Exhibit 2023

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Winter Exhibit 2022

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Fall Exhibit 2022

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Spring Exhibit 2022

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Photo Exhibit 2022

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Elizabeth River Artists Exhibit, Winter 2021

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Visual to Verbal: Capricious Whimsy 2021

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For our Fall Exhibit, the Suffolk Art Gallery and Suffolk Art League invited visual and literary artists to participate in our Visual to Verbal: Capricious Whimsy exhibit. Each visual work inspired an accompanying literary work, creating a unique exhibit experience. Image: "As Morning Comes to the Dunes" by Janice Gay-Maker

Photo Exhibit 2021

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Winter Exhibit 2020

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​For our Winter Exhibit, the Suffolk Art Gallery presented, Line v. Field from artists Christopher Revels, Julie Stanton, and Walt Taylor. This collaborative exhibit focused around the relationship between line-work and color fields with works combining areas of abstraction and representation, color block technique and realism. This exhibit was on display at the Suffolk Art Gallery from December 11th, 2020 through January 22nd, 2021. ​

Fall Exhibit 2020

Cumulative Contemplations
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September 25 - October 16, 2020
We were excited to host our Fall Exhibit, Cumulative Contemplations, by watercolor artist, Sharon Hardin. Hardin has been painting with watercolor for the past three decades and has exhibited from local to international galleries with her work. She has worked as an arts educator with both arts councils and universities including the North Carolina School of the Arts and Salem College in Winston-Salem, NC. This exhibit was on display at the Suffolk Art Gallery from September 25th through October 16th, 2020.

Spring Exhibit 2020

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The Suffolk Art Gallery and Suffolk Art League present a virtual exhibit highlighting local water industries and waterways. Artists include Barbara Anne Harris, James Warwick Jones, Glen McClure, and Suzanne Pruitt. All works will depict local water scenes in and around the Chesapeake Bay.

You can view the interactive version of the exhibit by clicking here. 

Photography Exhibit 2020

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36th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition

Opening Awards Reception: Saturday, March 7th | 4:00-6:00pm

Exhibit Dates: March 7th - April 17th, 2020

The Juror for our 36th Annual Photography Exhibit was award winning photographer and instructor, Will Willner.

Image: “Wrapped in Leaves of Common Color” by Steve Armstrong. 2019 Juried Photography Exhibit, Best in Show.

See a Video of our 36th Annual Juried Photography Exhibit below.

Award Winners:

Best in Show - May You Never Outgrow Bubbles by Marite Smith.

Second Place - Zabriskie Point, Death Valley by Paula Morse.

Third Place - Foal by Jessica Stallings.

Honorable Mentions - The Silent Siren by Sean Chagnon, Carabinieri by Dave Chance, Two Brothers by Dannis Doles, Oh...That’s Creepy by Angela White.

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Winter Exhibit 2019

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Opening Reception on Friday, December 13 | 5:30-7:30pm.

Exhibit Dates: December 13th, 2019 - January 24th, 2020.

An invitational exhibit showcasing different styles of printmaking and printmaking artists from the area and beyond. Works on display range from woodcuts to screenprints, and more in between. Artists include Mona Wu, Eddie Fitzgerald, Alan Skees, John Runner, and Clay McGlamory.

Fall Exhibit 2019

Art of the Functional

September 7th - October 18th, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, September 13th from 5:30-7:30pm

An invitational exhibit highlighting the art of functionality. Works on display range from handmade textile works to hanging ceramic birdfeeders, and turned wooden vessels. Artists include Tom Wessells, Sam Warren, Ed Francis, Phil Guilfoyle, Linda Bunch, Beth Netts, Bill Kuczmanski, and Angelia Armstrong. Functional Postcard Front

Read an article from the exhibit here.

Spring Exhibit 2019

Thoughtfully Awake: A Juried Exhibition of Artwork Examining Social Issues and Awareness


The Effects of Jim Crow on Advertising: Artifacts from the Collection of Therbia U. Parker, Sr.

May 3rd - June 7th, 2019

Opening Awards Reception - Friday, May 3rd from 6-8pm 

This exhibit was held in conjunction with American Evolution: Virginia to America 1619-2019.

Judge for Thoughtfully Awake: Troy Cooper

Judge’s Choice Award Winners:

Julie Stanton for her works Homeless, #MeToo, and Don’t Tell.

Mark Miltz for his works #MeToo, and Dichotomy.

Heather Nygaard for her works Boys Will Be Boys, Evelyn’s Dilemma, and Watch Your Waist.

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Photography Exhibit 2019

35th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition 2019

March 9th - April 19th, 2019

Opening Awards Reception - Saturday, March 9th from 4-6pm

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View a video from the exhibition here.

Award Winners:

Best in Show - Wrapped in Leaves of Common Color by Steve Armstrong.

Second Place - Shearer Sisters by De’Arius Franklin.

Third Place - Mont St Michel by Lyle Eesley.

Honorable Mentions - SyClone by Lee Bond, Snow Geese by Lawrence I’Anson, Carpe Diem by Sam Hughes, Leaf Whirlpool by Trotter Hardy.

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Winter Exhibit 2018

2018 Winter Exhibit - The Staszesky-Tobin Show

December 15th, 2018 - January 25th, 2019

Opening Reception - Saturday, December 15th from 4-6pm

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View a video from the exhibition here.