The Trawick Prize

The Trawick Prize has awarded over $150,000 since it was established by Carol Trawick in 2003. In 2011, second-place winner Caryl Burtner received $2,000 for her work based on her collections of ephemera from her own life and popular culture. She was also a Trawick Prize finalist in 2006.



YARD DREAMS: A Weekend of Artists Playing in the Neighborhood celebrated the end of summer with an “out of gallery” experience featuring art installations displayed in the yards of Belmont neighborhood residents. GALLERY DREAMS, a companion exhibition featuring the same artists, was held in the PVCC gallery.


Hair Apparent

Hair Apparent in the Athenaeum Gallery May 30 — July 14, 2013. Opening Reception: Sunday, June 2, 4:00 — 6:00, FREE Hair-Centric Events: Sunday, June 16, 12:00 — 4:00, FREE Location: The Athenaeum, 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314


Love, Loss and Lipstick

“Love, Loss and Lipstick: Caryl Burtner & Talia Logan,” curated by Tosha Grantham Caryl Burtner and Taliaferro Logan celebrate the magical and the mundane in each of these bodies of work. Using materials drawn from everyday life, Burtner and Logan make intimate art that recalls cherished memories and refers to popular culture and art history,

Artists’ Books As Document

This exhibition brings together artists’ books from 23 practitioners across Europe and America. Each work embodies the activity of self-documentation; demonstrating, in a variety of ways, the virtues of the book as a place to document a personal collection, experience or period of time.–Natalie McGrorty, Curator



272 artists produced artwork no larger than 4″ x 4″ x 4″ for this fun event.


Museum of Temporary Art

“You, yes you, can get something into this museum. What can it be? It can be something you create, or something you find in your pocket or any of a million other things, as long as it will fit inside the ‘gallery space’.” Culture Vulture, The Roanoke Times

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