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Coming to Crossroads Art Center

OPEN HOUSE + ARTIST RECEPTION: FRIDAY, MAY 18 • 6–9 pm

Crossroads Art Center exhibits the work of emerging and established local artists as well as,  promotes the awareness and understanding of art forms, from crafts to fine arts. With more than 225 artists represented, Crossroads Art Center is a cultural resource and an active participant in Richmond’s thriving art community.

 

FEATURED ARTIST: DAVID TANNER

At this month’s Open House, Crossroads Art Center is helping celebrate award-winning local artist, David Tanner.

 

 
 

 

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David Tanner is a representational oil painter in our very own Richmond, Virginia. With a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in illustration from VCU, David’s additional study of traditional painting technique includes workshops with modern master Nelson Shanks in Philadelphia and Robert Liberace in Washington, D.C.

 

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With national recognition, including ten of his paintings being honored in the Portrait Society of America’s Member’s Only Competition, David’s work is widely celebrated and esteemed. David’s accolades don’t stop there. With numerous awards, recognition, and honors from institutes like the International Portrait Society, Fine Art Connoisseur, American Art collector, PleinAir Magazine, The Artist’s Magazine, Raymar Fine Art, and BoldBrush.

 

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David’s work encompasses and expresses a fresh perspective on the world around us. With Romantic figures, intimate narrative scenes, elegant portrait studies, foreign landscapes from his travels abroad, and local urban slices of life. In these urban slices of life, you’ll find a new view of familiar places, like scenes from the Museum district, or from over in Church Hill.

 

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Over twenty of David Tanner’s recently completed paintings will debut and go on the market at Crossroads Art Center on May 18.

 

 

CLOSER LOOK

 

 

Construction in the Alley, Mid-Summer, oil, 22x28, 2018

 

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Ballad on Broad Street - Oil on Canvas - 48" x 36"

 

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VIEW DAVID TANNER’S AVAILABLE WORK