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Lisa Tubach “LONGING FOR ELEUTHERA”

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Lisa Tubach
LONGING FOR ELEUTHERA

Work Program Architects, Monticello Arcade, 208 East Plume St., Norfolk VA 23510
Opening: Friday, December 2, 6:30 – 8:30pm

popblossom and Work Program Architects, are pleased to present LONGING FOR ELEUTHERA, selected recent works by Lisa Tubach

An ardent observer of the natural world, painter and conceptual artist Lisa Tubach explores nature’s hidden complexities. Her paintings, large scaled and vibrantly hued, are informed by her experiences in studio locations in remote or distant places. Her latest body of work is no exception. In 2014, Tubach assisted in fieldwork assessing coral health in the Cape of Eleuthera (Bahamas). Spending untold hours in the island waters, Tubach surveyed patch reefs with a video camera and water resistant notepad in hand. Her subsequent creative work became translations/meditations on these beautiful and valuable underwater environments.
A native Nebraskan, Lisa Tubach is a Professor of Art in the School of Art, Design and Art History at James Madison University, teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Her paintings and video work have been widely exhibited in the US and abroad and are held in private and public collections, including the permanent collection of the U.S. Department of State/Monrovia, Liberia and the Museum of Nebraska Art.

Facing South

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Contemporary Southern Photography
Part I: Southern Perspectives
Opening: Friday, September 9, 6:30 – 8:30pm

Popblossom and our Partners, Slover Library Foundation and Work Program Architects, are pleased to present FACING SOUTH Part I: Southern Perspectives, two exhibitions featuring the works of three rising stars of Contemporary Southern Photography, Matt Eich, Susan Worsham & Eliot Dudik. 

FACING SOUTH explores the role photography plays in shaping present-day perceptions of Southern identity. Touching on themes of history, memory, preservation, loss and community, FACING SOUTH reflects upon the Southern experience as well as endeavors to create a context for sharing thoughts and challenging notions about the region.

WPA Retreat!

IMG_6011The WPA team had a fantastic first-ever company retreat in Cape Charles, Virginia.  We stayed at the beautiful Hotel Cape Charles, and it was a perfect fit for fun and learning in a space well-designed for both. We reviewed and analyzed our past 4-1/2 years of growth and success, and set goals for the next 5 years.  The entire WPA team came away even more energized, focused, and excited as we head into  2016, carrying with us a renewed sense of vigor and passion in serving our clients.

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2015 AIA Hampton Roads Design + Honor Awards

AIA awards (7 of 7)WPA and our design partners are honored to receive the Merit Award for Interiors for the Norfolk Tug Warehouse Renovation project. The renovation was a project in which we could highlight adaptive reuse, the challenges of integrating modern design elements harmoniously with old, and incorporating custom design elements. This award and the recognition by our peers is truly an honor and a capstone to our 5th year as a firm. Thank you all.

INTERIOR DESIGNER:
SPACE Design Group:
Allison Whitmore

CONTRACTOR:
P.G. Harris Construction Co.

PHOTOGRAPHER:
UP Studio:
Yuzhu Zheng

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208 E. Plume Street  Monticello Arcade, Suite 2 Norfolk, VA 23510 Studio: (757) 227-5310
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208 E. Plume Street
Monticello Arcade, Suite 2
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 227-5310
© 2021 WPA
Website in care of Array Digital