In the wake of the white-supremacist terrorism of August 11-13, we wish to highlight and paraphrase some of the comments of Ian Baucom, Dean of Arts and Sciences:
Be assured that the Art Department remains a space where all can pursue the dialogue that counters the lies of racism, anti-semitism, homophobia, and nativism.
We are prepared to stand up for and support those who have been singled out as targets for hatred. The courage of free thought opposing cowardice and bigotry endures and persists here despite violence.

Ruffin Gallery 2013-2014 Schedule

Ruffin Gallery is an active part of the Studio Art program. Each year the gallery hosts four to six exhibits that serve as the University's most important showcase for contemporary art and are an integral part of the Studio Art experience. Students are involved with the production and installation of these exhibitions and gain valuable experience in the handling and hanging of important works of all types. Every spring the gallery is the site of the Fourth-Year Thesis and Aunspaugh Fellows Exhibitions. The openings are important occasions when the whole studio program gathers to celebrate the successful completion of the major

Looking and Looking Away
photographs by Dave Woody

August 26 - October 4
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9-5
Tuesday, Thursday, 9-4:30
Ruffin Gallery

Final Friday Opening Reception
August 30, 2013
5:30-7:30 pm
Ruffin Gallery

Artist Lecture
September 12, 2013 | 5 pm
Ruffin Hall | Room 204

Dave Woody, Airport Road,
Austin, Texas, 2006
Archival Pigment Print 11x14 inches

Nine Tube Portraits/Twenty-Five Walkers
Richard Kraft

October 11 - December 6
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9-5 Tuesday, Thursday, 9-4:30 Ruffin Gallery

Walking Performance
October 11, 2013 | 3 pm
Downtown Charlottesville

Opening Reception
October 11, 2013
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Charlottesville

Images: Left to right: Tube Portrait #12, 2012. Inkjet print, 44 x
     60 inches
Tube Portrait #20, 2012. Inkjet print, 44 x 60 inches
Las Vegas Walk, 2011. Performance documentation
Death Valley Walk, 2011. Performance documentation

George Nick

In Residence
January 13 - April 29, 2014

January 20 - February 14, 2014

Exhibition Opening
Friday, January 31 | 5:30-7:30 pm

George Nick. Merry Christmas, 2004

Ex.Hi.3 Visionary Workbook

February 24 - March 21, 2014
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9-5
Tuesday, Thursday, 9-4:30
Ruffin Gallery

Opening Reception
Friday, February 28 | 5:30-7:30 pm

Adam Wolpa
Akemi Ohira Rollando
Anne Beck
Annu Vertanen
Barbara Campbell
Berenika Boberska
Charles Beneke
Christopher Thomas
Clay Witt
Dana Giacofci
David Bendernagel
Dean Dass
Elizabeth Stark
John Schulz
Joshua Dailey
Juan Garcia
Jyrki Markkanen
Kate Daughdrill
Lindsay McCulloch
Lydia Diemer
Lydia Moyer
Maggie Booth
Maggie Sullivan
Patrick Costello
Rachel Livedalen
Rachel Singel
Randy Stoltzfus

Berenika Boberska
Detail of Scattered Readings, 2013
Archival pigment print, 12 x 11 inches

4th & 5th Year Exhibitions

March 31 - April 4
David Cook
Julia Loman
Nate Wisner
Anthony Olund
Kai Filippucci
Katie Slater

April 7-11
Elise Sokolowski
Michelle lee
Brett Moody
Bridget Baily
Adriana La Lime
Jordan Fowler
Yura Kim

April 14-18
Carey Coleman
Ally Burnett
Roxanna Trujillo
Rebecca Hwang
Elizabeth Piotrowski
Alice Hong
Ataria Franklin
Kelsey Petrie

April 21-15
Mitch Oliver
Kate Farrell
Maria Maguire
Constance Brand
Courtney Debrucky
Sara Blake
Deirdre Klima
Eli Morin
Michelle Kearney
Corrine Gordon
Amber Fry
Ese Shaw
Kyle Ruempler
Alison Westfall

April 28 - May 2
Rachel Lane
Nicole Chakeris
Maggir King
Jasmine Le
Sarah Clements
Kyana Afshar
Austin Burdick
Danielle Loleng
Samanth Liu, Kana Saechout