Virginia MOCA Fall Gallery OpeningWhether modern art is your “thing” or not, it’s hard to argue with the fact that the pieces being put out by the amazingly talented artists today are anything short of amazing! With the Virginia MOCA fall gallery opening on September 11, 2014; the museum unveiled three different artists, who each had a different body of work, but they all flowed together seamlessly to create a visually stunning display! new gallery opening Amy Cutler artist at work Sticky/Dusty/Wet Virginia MOCA Fall Gallery Opening 2014-09-15_0002

This piece of fiber art took the artist over a week to create in the gallery space!Gabriel Dawe circle fiber art Virginia MOCA Fall Gallery Opening

After introductions, the artists led VIP guests around the galleries and talked about their individual projects: what inspired them, what they loved best, and challenges they encountered during the journey. It was amazing to hear the stories behind the creation of some of the pieces (especially when hearing that Matthew Brandt used gummy bears in the creation of one of his pieces! North End Catering

It was amazing to see the creativity behind this display from North End Catering!Mobile Pig-Nic Catering Decorative Umbrellas Gourmet Bake Shop beautiful food display down south food

There was also plenty of delicious (and beautiful!) things to munch on thank to the event sponsors! That, along with live entertainment from the Christopher Newport University Jazz Combo (which showcased students who were pursuing CNU’s Jazz Studies degree), made for a fun and entertaining evening at the Virginia MOCA fall gallery opening! Fresh Look Photography Christopher Newport University JazzVirginia MOCA Fall Gallery Opening musical entertainment

This gentleman was so intense and played with such passion!MOCA at night

Learn More About the Artist and Event Sponsors

Matthew Brandt

Gabriel Dawe

Amy Cutler

Catering Concepts

Distinctive Gourmet

Gourmet Bake Shop

Incredible Edibles Bakery & North End Catering

Mobile Pig-Nic Catering

For all the images from the Virginia MOCA Fall Gallery Opening, click HERE