Suffolk Art Gallery

Tobin, John. Wise One
Staszesky, Al. No Trespassing
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Tobin Demo Pic.
Exhibit of Excellence 2019 Opening

The Suffolk Art Gallery is an eclectic, exciting venue for thought-provoking artwork. It is home to the oldest and largest juried photography exhibition in Hampton Roads. The Gallery provides hands-on art experiences for all citizens, serves as an exhibition venue for local and regional artists and offers a rotating selection of art classes suitable for all interests, ages and skills levels.

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Thoughtfully Awake

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

On display from May 3rd through June 7th, 2019.

Join the Suffolk Art Gallery and Suffolk Art League at the opening on Friday, May 3rd from 6:00-8:00 pm for their Spring exhibition Thoughtfully Awake, a juried exhibition of artwork examining social issues and awareness, and The Effects of Jim Crow on Advertising, artifacts from the collection of Therbia U. Parker, Sr. These exhibits are held in conjunction with American Evolution: Virginia to America 1619-2019 a state-wide collaboration commemorating the 400th anniversary of several key influential historical events that occurred in Virginia in 1619. 

More information about American Evolution can be found at

Both Thoughtfully Awake and The Effects of Jim Crow on Advertising will be on display at the Suffolk Art Gallery, 118 Bosley Avenue, Suffolk, VA 23434 from May 3rd through June 7th, 2019. All exhibits and receptions at the gallery are free and open to the public.

Judge's Choice Winners for the Thoughtfully Awake Exhibit. 

Julie Stanton for Don't Tell, Homeless, and #MeToo.

Mark Miltz for #MeToo, and Dichotomy.

Heather Nygaard for Boys Will Be Boys, Evelyn's Dilemma, and Watch Your Waist.

Pictured Below, Left to Right: Julie Stanton, Mark Miltz, and Heather Nygaard.

Thoughtfully Awake Winner

Visit the Suffolk Art Gallery to see the complete exhibition!