programming partners and sponsors
Pam and Bill Royall • Blanchard's • Chairlift • Tazza • Wegmans
Paige Goodpasture, LookSEE
Paige Goodpasture hosts the LookSEE podcast and is a freelance audio producer, an art lover and a lifelong Richmonder.
Founded in 2017, LookSEE is an online forum dedicated to the visual arts in Richmond, Virginia. LookSEE aims to engage and to cultivate its audience through video, audio and written content about artists, ideas, places and events in Richmond and beyond.
LookSEE publishes quality content from diverse, informed and provocative perspectives. It attracts an intelligent and engaged audience with a curiosity about art and the importance of art to our community.
Christopher Kardambikis, PaperCuts
Christopher Kardambikis explores space, process, and form through books, printmaking, and drawing. He has co-founded three artist book and zine projects: Encyclopedia Destructica in Pittsburgh, Gravity and Trajectory in San Diego, and 90 Proof Press in Los Angeles.
Christopher is the host of Paper Cuts, a program on Clocktower Radio that documents the contemporary world of zines and DIY publishing. In the new season of Paper Cuts, MEGALOPOLIS, Kardambikis is moving along the Atlantic Seaboard to explore artist publications in relation to place and space. MEGALOPOLIS hopes to serve as an introduction to just a few of the people who are doing the work on the ground to sustain various creative communities.
Don Russell, Provisions Library
Don Russell has been an active contemporary art curator and arts administrator since 1979. His research focuses on the exploration and development of new social contexts for art. He is currently GMU's University Curator. Additionally, he directs Provisions Research Center for Art & Social Change, providing creative resources for community-engaged public art projects. Don has extensive experience managing and directing contemporary arts, philanthropic, and publishing ventures. He is President of Art Resources International and previously served as Executive Director of Washington Project for the Arts and had various leadership roles at Visual Studies Workshop.
Studio Two Three
Studio Two Three’s mission is to make art work through studio access, education and exhibitions.
Studio Two Three offers studio facilities, classes and workshops, artist residency, and open doors. Studio Two Three is a place where Richmond is making its creative community and its future.
At Studio Two Three, ideas become projects, and individuals become catalysts for and participants in our creative economy. In our communal workspaces, private studios, darkroom, digital lab, classes, internships, gatherings, speaking programs, film nights, parties, and casual talk, we become the people who make Richmond a dynamic, inventive city.