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The Blue & Gray Press | October 17, 2018

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Art exhibits

Faculty members show talent at studio art exhibition

September 26, 2017 |


At the UMW Studio Art Facility Exhibition, recently in DuPont Gallery, there were pieces shown featuring art by Deb Balestreri, Carole Garmon, Larry Hinkle, Rosemary Jesionowski, and many others​. Their pieces didn’t follow a theme but I was able to pick up patterns that displayed similar techniques to the extent that I could tell it was by the same artist.Read More

Senior Exhibition offers a glimpse into the student art world

March 24, 2016 |


Each spring, the University of Mary Washington gives senior art majors an opportunity to present the culmination of their talent and growth in the annual Senior Exhibition hosted in the duPont Hall art gallery.
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Martin-Ridderhof gallery displays new student works

February 4, 2016 |


UMW Galleries is currently hosting the 10th Mid-Atlantic New Painting biennial exhibition at the University of Mary Washington’s Ridderhof Martin Gallery. Walking into the exhibit, a bowl lies in the middle of the floor and a woman lies staring from inside her framed home. Colors explode off canvases and textures overwhelm the walls of the small gallery.
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New duPont art exhibit, “Awe + Wonder” honors late professor, JeanAnn Dabbs

January 28, 2016 |


“Awe + Wonder” is the first exhibition of the semester, opening to the public in duPont Gallery on Jan. 14. The exhibition showcases a variety of artists and mediums, ranging from paintings, mosaics, ceramics and photographs, all in honor of JeanAnn Dabb, who passed away last year from cancer. UMW Galleries hosted an official reception in conjunction with Dabb’s memorial, commemorating her life as an artist, professor and individual.Read More

Joseph DiBella’s farewell exhibit breathes new life into familiar meduim

October 1, 2015 |


“Breath That Fades Away,” serves as Professor DiBella’s farewell exhibit as a retiring faculty member of the University of Mary Washington.Read More

Student Art Show At duPont Gallary

March 10, 2010 |

by Isaac Whalen

For Mary Washington art majors, senior thesis papers are made up of many different objects, sometimes even animal bones.

A compilation of 37 art pieces from nine different artists made up “Yes Loitering,” this years senior art … Read More

UMW Galleries Hosts Dual Art Shows

November 4, 2009 |

The UMW Galleries are currently hosting two professional art exhibits through Dec. 4. “The Object: Found, Multiplied, Manipulated” is currently on display in the Ridderhoff Gallery.  The exhibit features a variety of a mediums from painting to ceramics to assemblage … Read More