Cary Loving

All my work looks to nature to find inspiration and images that evoke metaphors and impart lessons about cycles and seasons. There is beauty in tangled thickets and the rampant unruliness of overgrowth, and wisdom to be gleaned from the survivors who seek shelter there.

2018 Shows
Residue, saggar-fired clay, May 25 - June 17, 2018, Solo Show, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA.

2017 Shows
Honoring Trees, June 7 - July 1, 2017, Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, VT. Juror, Laura Valenti.
Biggs Picture: Landscapes by Regional Artists, June 2 - July 23, 2017. Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE. Juror, Jason Rosenfeld.
Flora or Fauna, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis Maritime Museum, May 25 - July 8, 2017, Annapolis, MD. Juror, Rebecca Bafford.
37th Annual National Print Exhibition, March 31 - May 5, 2017, Artlink Contemporary Art Gallery, Ft. Wayne, IN.
Still Life: The Ordinary Made Extraordinary, January 2 - 27, 2017, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT. Juror, Kate Breakey.

2016 Shows
In Stillness, December 8, 2016 - January 1, 2017, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct, VT. Juror, Diane Gabriel.
Solitude, November 1 - December 30, 2016, Still Point Arts Gallery; Winter Issue 2016, Still Point Arts Quarterly. Award for Uniqueness of Concept and Originality.
Virginia Artists 2016, August 21 - October 9, 2016, Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA. Juror, Jeffrey Allison, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
Firmly Rooted 2016, July 12 - August 20, 2016, M. S. Rezny Gallery, Lexington, KY. Juror, Stuart Horodner, Director of the University of Kentucky Art Museum.

2015 Shows
Luminous: Light and Space, November 1 - 20, 2015, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR. Juror: Ethan Jackson.
Simplicity, November 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016, Still Point Art Gallery; Winter Issue 2015, Still Point Arts Quarterly.
Think Small 8, October 23 - December 20, 2015, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA.
Curvilinear, October 15 - November 7, 2015. Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct, VT. Juror: Sarah Hadley.
Virginia Artists 2015, August 22 - October 11, 2015. Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA. Juror: Teresa Annas.

2014 Shows
Traces Left Behind, December 17 - January 16, 2015. PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT. Juror: Matthew Christopher.
Alternative Processes with Christopher James, October 3 - November 1, 2014. The Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO.
Blue, August 14 - September 7, 2014, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT.
Earth, Water, Fire, Air; Our World in Abstract, August 1 - September 15, 2014, Still Point Art Gallery; Fall 2014 Issue, Still Point Arts Quarterly.
In Praise of Trees, August 26-September 19, 2014. PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT.
Virginia Artists 2014, July 26 - September 7, 2014. Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA.
Less is More, May 28 - June 15, 2014. The Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, Annapolis, MD.
Biggs Picture: Landscapes by Regional Artists, May 17 - July 20, 2014. Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE.
Positive/Negative 29: Open, February 17 - March 14, 2014. Tipton Gallery, ETSU, Johnson City, TN. Juror: Buzz Spector.
Mid-Atlantic New Painting 2014, January 23 - February 28, 2014. Ridderhof Martin Gallery, UMW, Fredericksburg, VA. Juror: Jack Rasmussen, Director, American University Museum.

2013 Shows
Musings: 18th Annual Photographic Competition, August 16 - September 16, 2013. Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA. Juror: John Bennette, curator and collector.
Virginia Artists 2013 Juried Exhibition, July 13 - August 18, 2013. Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, Virginia. Juror: Lise C. Swensson.
Clay National 2013, July 31 - September 8, 2013. Juried group show, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA. Juror: Virginia Scotchie.
Methods (Alt), January 30 - February 12, 2013. Juried group show, Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA. Juror: Christopher James.

2012 Shows
Firmly Rooted 2012, M. S. Rezny Gallery, Lexington, KY. Juried group show. Juror, Douglas Stapleton.
Biggs Shot 2012, November 2 - February 17, 2013. Juried group show, Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE.
International Juried Photography Exhibition 2012, October 28 - January 13, 2013. 1212 Gallery, Richmond, VA.
Altered, October 5 - 31, 2012, Juried group show, Open Shutter Gallery, Durango, CO.
Virginia Artists 2012 Juried Exhibition, July 15 - August 26, 2012. Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA.
International Juried Printmaking & Photography Exhibition 2012, May 25 - July 22, 2012. Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA.
Black & White: A Picture Show, May 1 - 22, 2012. Juried group show, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR.
Focal Point; Fine Art & Creative Photography, May 25 - June 17, 2012. Juried group show, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD.
The Hand-Made Photograph, May 5 - June 1, 2012. Juried group show, Mill Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY.
Botanical, April 20 - May 18, 2012. Juried group show, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.
Skyward: The World Above Us, March 31 - April 18, 2012, Juried group show, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
In Your Dreams, April 17 - May 12, 2012. Juried group show, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT.
Poetic Objects: Still Life as Subject, March 27 - April 14, 2012. Juried group show, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT.

2011 Shows
Poetics: Collage, Fresco, Clay, November 4 - 29, 2011. Solo show at The Gallery at Corporate & Museum Frame, Richmond, VA.
The Nature of Trees, Group show, October 11 - November 5, 2011. PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT.
Multiples, Group show, September 2011. Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA.