My paintings in the gallery, in the home!

From Gallery Flux to your house!  Well okay, this is my house.  But I just wanted you to see how it looks in a home situation.  And not everyone’s family room has Benjamin Moore’s purple lace walls, or African mud cloth thrown over the back of their Henrdon sofa,  but imagine a vibrant contemporary painting […]

All New Ormsby Art, Paintings at Gallery Flux, Ashland VA, thru May 1, 2015

This show of new work is at Gallery Flux, 307B England Street, Ashland, VA.  The work will be on exhibit till May 1, 2015. There will be another Artists Reception on Thursday, April 2, from 5:30 till 8:00.  Do yourself a favor and go see this beautiful gallery. Then head down the street for a […]

Gemstone Fish Sculptures- at Sara Schneidman Gallery, Culpeper, VA!

A background in metalwork and jewelry design is the inspiration for my hanging sculptures. I think of them as oversized jewelry compositions that hang.   Like earrings for giants.  To be hung in a house, near a window is good, but I like them better against the plain background of a blank wall, from a ceiling […]

Now Showing in “Surface Impressions” at FCCA, 813 Sophia St., Fredericksburg, VA

I am happy to announce that three of my paintings have been juried into “Surface Impressions”, the November show at Fredericksburg Center for Creative Arts.   The opening reception will be this Friday evening, Nov. 1, from 6 to 8:30 pm at 813 Sophia St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401. My paintings,  “The Ancient Ones”, “To the […]

This is where my show begins! “Wellfleet Revisited” hanging tomorrow.

THIS is where my paintings begin! And tomorrow is when my show begins when we hang the paintings at Left Bank Gallery. Paintings will be on exhibition from tomorrow afternoon through Friday, Sept. 6. “Wellfleet Revisited” New paintings by Patte Ormsby, Opening reception Sat. Aug. 24 6 to 8 pm. Left Bank Gallery, 25 Commercial […]

Where the Mystery Lies: The Art of Patte Ormsby

The Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts presents “Ave, Patina,” an exhibition of works by local artist Patte Ormsby, at the Members Gallery for the month of November. Ormsby’s paintings, an all-new body of work, are fantastic, hard-hitting explorations of color and layering. Her work has an aged quality, yet possesses a distinct urbane, avant-garde […]