Krista Townsend

  • Selected Works

    Moss On Trees, 2017
    Oil on canvas, 36 x 36 inches

    Lichen on Rocks, 2017
    Oil on canvas, 36 x 36 inches

     

    Blue Ridge Farms, 2017
    Oil on canvas, 36 x 24 inches

     
    Mount Helena, 2017
    Oil on canvas, 20 x 20 inches


    Country Club of Virginia, 2017
    Oil on canvas, 20 x 20 inches

  • Past Exhibitions

     More Light: Karen Blair, Ana Rendich, Krista Townsend
    23 June – 13 August 2017
     

  • Biography

    EDUCATION
    MA, Medical and Biological Illustration, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine – 1998

    Apprenticeship with Edward J. Reed, Alexandria, VA – 2006 – 2007              

    The Art League at The Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA – 2000 – 2007

    The Schuler School of Fine Arts, Baltimore, MD – 1994 through 1996   

    BA, The School of Art and Architecture, The Pennsylvania State University – 1994

    HONORS AND MEMBERSHIPS
    2017     Fellow, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

    2016     Third Place, RVA Architecture and Landscape, Juried Exhibit, Crossroads Art Center, Richmond, VA

    2015     Juror, Central Virginia Watercolor Guild, Charlottesville, VA

    2015     Juror, Peace Lutheran Church, Charlottesville, VA

    2014     Juror, Charlottesville City School Eco Fair Artwork Content, Charlottesville, VA

    2013     Piedmont Council for the Arts, Charlottesville, VA

    2010    McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

    2009    Semi Finalist, National Science Foundation International Science & Engineering, Visualization Challenge, Bethesda, MD

    2008    Second Place, Gold Screen awards from the National Association of Government Communicators Blue Pencil & Gold Screen, Bethesda, MD

    2007    Apprenticeship with Edward J. Reed at The Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

    2007    Award of Excellence, National Association of Government Communicators Blue Pencil & Gold Screen, Bethesda, MD

    COLLECTIONS
    University of Virginia Medical Center

    Martha Jefferson Hospital

    Country Club of Virginia

    Towne Bank

    Dominion Power

    Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Health System

     

  • Bibliography

    SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

    2017     Light, Glavé Kocen Gallery, Richmond, VA

    2016     New Works, Glavé Kocen Gallery, Richmond, VA

    2015     Bridges, New City Arts Initiative, WVTF and Radio IQ Studio Gallery

    2015     Paintings: Krista Townsend and J.M. Henry, Yellow Cardinal Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

    2014     Charlottesville to Richmond, Rick’s Custom Frame and Gallery, Richmond VA

    2014     Urban Paintings, Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, VA

    2014     Urban Paintings, Angelo, Charlottesville, VA

    2013     Figure Drawings, Derrier De Soie, Charlottesville, VA

    2013     The Art Box, Crozet, VA

    2012     The Local, Charlottesville, VA

    2012     The National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

    2011     King Family Vineyard, Crozet, VA

    2011     McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

    2010     Over The Moon Bookstore & Artisan Gallery, Crozet, VA

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS
    2017     More Light, Les Yeux du Monde, Charlottesville, VA

    2017     Krista Townsend, Karen Blair, Priscilla Whitlock and Jesse Coles, The Art Box, Crozet, VA

    2017     The Women’s Initiative, Les Yuex du Monde, Charlottesville, VA

    2014     The Figure, Yellow Cardinal Art Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

    2013     Krista Townsend, Karen Blair, Priscilla Whitlock, and Jesse Coles, McGuffey Art Center,

                Charlottesville, VA

    2010     Member’s Show, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

    2010     Northside Social, Arlington, VA

    2005    Metamorphosis Art Show, Arlington, VA

     

  • Articles & Reviews

    Derby, Elizabeth, “Lightness of Being,” Cville, 7/26/17, p. 33. 

    “Two Painters who are on Fire Close the Year out at Glave Kocen!“, Glave Kocen Gallery. 

    Sargent, Sarah, “Warm Welcome  Group show at McGuffey Invites Colorful Observations”, C=ville Weekly, May 22, 2013.

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