Marleigh Culver has come a long way from youthful experimentations with Photoshop and Illustrator on her parents’ home computer. Now wielding both paint and digital tools, the 30-year-old’s art and design work have graced textiles and leather, canvasses and office spaces. She’s collaborated with Nike, Google and Coach; a puzzle project she was part of […]
by Katherine Hafner About a dozen years ago, Melanie Waters had a casual conversation at a party that would change the course of her career. She’d been chatting with the owner of a local 1970s-themed band about the group’s success. A few drinks in, he said he just didn’t think an ‘80s-themed band would work […]
Sam Hundley, 62, spent 39 years producing beautiful designs and layouts for newspapers, including almost three decades with The Virginian-Pilot. These days the happy retiree spends his time working on his own art. From a cozy workshop behind his Ocean View home, Hundley fashions amazing pieces of what he calls “scrap art,” found-object creations inspired by everything from current events to family history.
It’s almost appropriate that Rick Mersel’s plans to mark The Norva’s 20th anniversary in April went awry. This time it was the coronavirus. Twenty years ago, it was fire officials.
Two Dale Chihuly glass paintings hang a few feet away from where another kind of artist works. Serge Gouloumes’ “studio” is the open kitchen in the Glass Light Hotel & Gallery, one of Norfolk’s newest luxury lodgings.
The world, to Walt Taylor is an unfinished sketchbook; of real life captured with the subjects unaware.