May 04, 2018 - May 31, 2018


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Join us in welcoming local artist, Beth Marchant, for her first solo show at Brazier Gallery! Beth specializes in architecture and rural landscapes. Although she is a wonderful watercolorist, her show will focus on her oil paintings. 

Artist Reception:
Friday, May 4 from 6:00 - 8:00pm

Exhibit continues through the end of May.


Jun 15, 2018 - Jun 16, 2018


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2 Day Workshop 9:00am - 4:00pm, Friday - Saturday

Explore the essential techniques for painting from direct observation with 2017 Plein Air Richmond "Best of Show" award winner Patrick Saunders. 

Cost: $225

His website is
Please contact Brazier Gallery at (804) 358-2771 to be put on the waiting list.



Jun 17, 2018 - Jun 24, 2018


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Plein Air Richmond is Richmond's original outdoor painting event, now in it's 6th year!

Watch as 30 artists from across the US and Canada paint in and around Richmond while competing for top prizes. This event is hosted by Brazier Gallery and benefits the Richmond SPCA. For more information and to view the complete artist list go to

Paintings will be judged Friday, June 22 and available for sale at the Ticketed Collector's Preview from 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Click Here for Tickets

"Fast & Fresh" Quick Paint:
Saturday, June 23 from 9:30am - 11:30am in Carytown
(open to juried and non-juried artists. For non-juried artist application Click Here.)

Show is open to the public at Brazier Gallery:
Friday, June 22 from 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, June 23 from 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, June 24 from 12:00pm - 4:00pm


Jul 05, 2018 - Jul 28, 2018


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Artist Reception: Thursday, July 5th, 6-8pm

Join us in welcoming Virginia landscape artist, Ed Hatch, in a show featuring his best aquatic paintings.

Artist's Statement:
“I see art as a visceral, almost spiritual means of communication.  Since I was a boy, I have known that art fulfills me and speaks to me in ways that I find difficult to express in words.  But, what I find in nature is quite simply, pure poetry.  I strive to express this in my work. I see such extraordinary beauty in everyday moments – moments that might go unnoticed. I want people to participate in my paintings – to be caught up in the scenes as much as I was when I stopped to paint them – to feel the depth, the fleeting light and the mist, to wonder what is around the bend.  That’s it, I think, to share the wonder.  I find great joy in my work and I am fortunate to do what I do every day.”


Aug 04, 2018 - Aug 05, 2018


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2 Day Workshop 9:00am - 4:00pm, Saturday - Sunday

Evoking A Sense of Nostalgia in Plein Air
"How The Heck Does She Do That?"

Beth Bathe is a nationally known plein air painter and juried artist in the past three Plein Air Richmond competitions. Her website is

Beth's painting style is unique, looking somewhat like a watercolor, or is it an oil painting? She uses Cobra Water Mixable Oil Colors in thin washes with a limited palette, using unconventional tools such as squeegees and Q-tips along with her brushes. Her paintings evoke a nostalgia of an old sepia toned photograph. Beth is highly influenced by Andrew Wyeth, and her subject matter is often that of the "vanishing landscape", buildings, barns and old towns of a time gone by.

Open to all levels, supply list available upon registration.
Please bring your own plein air easel/pochade. Plan on painting outdoors in downtown Richmond weather permitting.

Cost: $225

Please contact Brazier Gallery at (804) 358-2771 to register.


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