University Reflections

First Fridays at WriterHouse

508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, Virginia.

opening reception— December 7, 2018. 5-7PM.

to reserve & purchase art, email request to artist@lauchlandavis.art

read full artist statement

The university architecture serves as a microcosm of the southern postmodern. The cropped perspectives and the flickering effect created by the complex brushwork capture the unsteady balance between history and newness. The planes in the foreground are multicolored and pixellated like a fractured screen. The columns seem to be in shadow, but the pigment itself is actually a pure bright blue upon the palette...
— excerpt from artist statement

exhibition catalog

Pratt Ginkgo (X)

2018. oil on canvas. 30x40”.

$1200

sold.

Blue Ridge (II)

2018. oil on canvas. 36x36”.

$800

Academical Village (I)

2018. oil on canvas. 20x20”.

$500

sold.

Academical Village (II)

2018. oil on canvas. 20x20”.

$500

sold.

Willow on Dell Pond

2018. oil on canvas. 20x20”.

$500

Downtown (III): North

2018. oil on canvas. 36x36”.

$600

Pratt Ginkgo (IV)

2018. oil on canvas. 16x20”.

$500

sold.

Pratt Ginkgo (IX)

2018. oil on canvas. 16x20”.

$300

sold.

Rotunda and Pavilion I

2018. oil on canvas. 16x20”.

$300

sold.

Garden IV

2018. oil on canvas. 16x20”.

$300

Rotunda and Magnolia

2018. oil on canvas. 20x20”.

$300

sold

Pratt Ginkgo (V)

2018. oil on canvas. 20x20”.

$300

sold.

Dawson’s Row

2018. oil on canvas. 9x12”.

$150

sold.

Winter View from Observatory Hill

2018. oil on canvas. 9x12”.

$150

Willow on Dell Pond (II)

2018. oil on canvas. 8x10”.

$100

sold

Lighting of the Lawn

2018. oil on canvas. 8x10”.

$120

sold

West Lawn, en plein air

2018. oil on canvas. 12x36”.

$300

sold.

Amphitheatre, en plein air

2018. oil on canvas. 12x36”.

$200

sold.

Rockfish Valley, en plein air

2018. oil on canvas. 12x24”.

$150

University Landscape

2018. oil on canvas. 30x40”.

$300

sold.

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05.19.2018

2018. oil on canvas. 16x40”.

$200

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05.20.2018

2018. oil on canvas. 16x40”.

$100

Though I alone hold my palette knife, I am careful to depict subjects that possess shared significance, and, by portraying familiar local settings, the paintings become a collective self-portrait of a university community.
— excerpt from artist statement

artwork available for purchase: