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Uptown has three galleries. The ELM (Emma Lou Martin) Gallery is located on the top (loft) floor. The Frable Gallery is located on the mezzanine level. The Main Gallery is located on the ground level.

ART OPENINGS FRIDAY - Opening reception will be on Friday June 1st, from 5 to 8:30 P.M.  

New Exhibits
Uptown Gallery continues its exploration of color in a sixth judged color exhibit, "What To Do With Orange?" Judged by highly respected Richmond artist Susan Singer, the exhibit is open to any Richmond artist who exploits the special qualities of the color orange to make their art sing. How can an artist use this color? Long associated with sunsets and flame, can it be used more subtly? Each artist will reveal his own unique interpretation. The exhibit is open to photographs, drawings, paintings and three-dimensional works, with interpretations even more varied than the media. The show's judge is an award-winning artist who works in oil, pastel acrylic, multi-media and watercolor. An inspired teacher of many media, she currently teaches privately and at the Visual Arts Center.. She will decide which works make best use of the color orange, and will award prizes and ribbons during her gallery talk on Friday, June 1st, during the opening reception. The exhibit runs through July 28, 2018.

The opening reception will be held on Friday June 1, from 5 to 8:30 p.m.
A reception will also be held Friday, July 6, from 5 to 8:30 pm.

Continuing Exhibits
Uptown Gallery's Featured artist, Marti Franks, charms with her watercolor/pen & ink exhibit in "Off the Beaten Path". she enjoys painting everyday places in cities such as Richmond and Prague, but also small villages and towns. She is especially drawn to places that are not the usual tourist fare. The exhibit continues in the Main and Frable galleries through June 30th. A supporting cast of some 20 other Uptown members explore subject matter relating to their own interests.

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