WEEKENDS RVA

 A Constellation of Artful Events

 

Creativity + Exploration + Community

Meet-ups + Exhibitions + Music + Dance + Workshops + Food + Entertainment + Health + Fashion + Networking

Intention

+ Provide an immersive and memorable weekend for creative professionals + Inspire fresh and innovative ideas  + Support young artists + Promote exploration and wellness of the community in RVA. 

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BELOW IS THE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR THE THREE DAY "CONSTELLATION OF ARTFUL HAPPENINGS" THAT I COORDINATED WITH THE RICHMOND COMMUNITY.

 

 

 

I curated an art exhibition of an eclectic group of 26 local and national artists at 9WG Studios in Richmond, VA on Friday February 6th from 6pm - 10pm.

 

View the write-up in the Richmond Times Dispatch Here .

 

ARTWORK SHOWN AT 9WG STUDIOS


FUNCTIONAL ART MOVEMENT X BOOKS BIKES AND BEYOND

In the months of June, July, and August, Functional Art Movement was asked to host an event for RVA First Fridays at Books Bikes and Beyond.

Below are the flyers produced to promote these events, and some images and video documenting.

 
 
 
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MEETING POINT

A FASHION, ARTS, & MUSIC EVENT

HOSTED BY

 FUNCTIONAL ART MOVEMENT X R.A.I.N. PRODUCTIONS X SOCIAL SECURITY RECORDS


The Eclectic Costume Crusade : An elaborate costumed scavenger hunt in Richmond, VA.

Produced by: Alexander WuWei and Adam Rosenberg

Filmed by: Amanda Patterson, Adam Rosenberg, and Ben Surber

Edited by: Adam Rosenberg

2013 marked the first year of this happening. first, particapants sifted through a local theatre companies stock inventory.to find eclectic costume combinations before heading out into the city to complete a list full of fun and sHENANIGANs that has everyone thinking outside of the box.

2014 was the second year this wacky event took place. in addition to completing a variety of tasks such as group nose picking, thumb wrestling a cop, and a relay race with pants around ankles, participants could also complete several specialty goals which were written on yellow balloons hidden throughout the city.


Stance x Annex x Functional Art Movement x Kids Making It

STANCE SOCKS WANTED TO CURATE A GRASS ROOTS LEVEL EVENT TO RAISE MONEY FOR KIDS MAKING IT, A NON-PROFIT IN WILMINGTON NC. THE EVENT HELD AT ANNEX SURF SUPPLY RAISED NEARLY $3,000 FOR KMI; LOCAL ARTISTS ALSO DESIGNED SOCKS FOR AUCTION AND TO INSPIRE THE LOCAL KIDS TOWARDS THE ARTS.

ARTISTS INCLUDE: CARLIEGH SION, TRAVIS FOWLER, TREY ALBER, JAMES CLOWER, NICK BLAND, MASON BARNES, COLIN PETERSON AND JONAH MORVIL.

SONG: BINKY GRIPTITE AND THE MELLOMATICS

FILM//EDIT: IAN TILGHMAN & JAMES CLOWER


ANNEX x F.A.M. x Surfaid

AN ART SHOW / BENEFIT HOSTED BY ANNEX SURF SUPPLY AND IN COLLABORATION WITH FUNCTIONAL ART MOVEMENT AND SURF-AID Featuring THE ORIGINAL FUNCTION ARTIST MOVEMENT artists - Chris Kemp, Travis Fowler, Benny Crum, Alex Whiteway,James Clower and Mike Rowe of Hooked Surfboards.

Big thanks to Mike, Cheeto, and Sam at Surf City Surf Shop; SurfAid, and FAM artist Casey VanFossen.

Music: Native New Yorker, Green Onions