Exhibitions

Every summer, Chautauqua Visual Arts (CVA) presents nine exhibitions in the galleries of Strohl and Fowler-Kellogg Art Centers, as well as the Melvin Johnson Sculpture Garden. These diverse spaces allow CVA to host a variety of contemporary shows from nationally-recognized artists. The focus in our galleries is on a wide range of contemporary highlighting all media and sensibilities. Please visit our new website often, as we will be updating our content daily with new ways to engage with our exhibitions and artists! If you are interested in participating in our annual CVA Open Members Exhibition, click HERE to learn more about becoming an exhibiting CVA Member.

 

Wallpaper Diaries

Now ONLINE through December 31, 2020

Wallpaper Diaries
Curated by Judy Barie, the Susan and John Turben Director of CVA Galleries, this exhibition focuses on eight artists whose work involves pattern. The result will be a colorful, dynamic show, marrying and merging intricate patterns created by each artist. Works on paper, oil paintings, collages, wood wall sculpture and ceramics will be featured.
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Wallpaper Diaries

Attention to Detail: Glass 2020

Now ONLINE through December 31, 2020

Attention to Detail: Glass 2020
New glass works by four contemporary glass blowers and sculptors will be shown together highlighting their personal styles and techniques. Megan Biddle produces experiment- and process-driven work with an emphasis on materials and their distinct characteristics. Ryann Cooley uses photographs to engage the viewer with an image both spatially and physically. Amber Cowan’s sculptural pieces are created through a process of flameworking, blowing, and finding second-life glass in flea markets. Leo Tecosky deconstructs iconography through an impressive range of glassmaking techniques.
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Attention to Detail: Glass 2020

Excerpts 2020: Selections from the CVA School of Art summer residency

ONLINE November 1 - December 31, 2020

Excerpts 2020: Selections from the CVA School of Art summer residency
This online exhibition features selected works created by  2020 CVA School of Art summer residents in two separate courses led by Core Faculty mentors Raheleh Filsoofi and Kalup Linzy. Through both ceramic and time-based media, these works collectively explore connection from afar, metamorphosis, and longing.
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Excerpts 2020: Selections from the CVA School of Art summer residency

Devil Is in the Details

Coming Soon!

ONLINE January 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021

Devil Is in the Details
This inaugural Alumni Exhibition will include a diverse group of Chautauqua School of Art Alumni from various years, personal backgrounds, and studio techniques. Each of the works in this exhibition focus on the details, using processes and compositions that are highly detailed or by highlighting the details of our everyday lives.
Devil Is in the Details

Past Exhibitions (2019)

Past Exhibitions (2019)
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Past Exhibitions (2019)

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