Announcing UnBound6! Opening July 7th


at Candela Gallery

Opening on July 7th & Gala Event on July 22nd

We’re excited to announce UnBound6!, Candela’s annual juried & invitational exhibition. UnBound! features a wide array of photographic techniques from both emerging and established artists, both locally and abroad. We are very proud to bring you a compelling selection of photographic work for the sixth year in a row


Rocio de Alba    Laura J. Bennett    Lesley Nowlin Blessing    Gary Burnley    Aaron Canipe    Rebecca Clark    Jennifer Crane    Anastasia Davis    Scott B. Davis    Norm Diamond    Eliot Dudik     Matt Eich    Carol Erb    Kev Filmore    Alida Fish   Kevin Gallagher    Elijah Gowin   Lauren Grabelle    Kris Graves   Frank Hamrick    Jessica Harvey    Lauren Henkin    Aimee Joyaux   Kent Krugh    Todd Irwin Francis Lauther    Noelle Mason    James McCracken Jr.    Robert Moran    Robin Moyer   Alan Ostreicher    Emily Schiffer   Michael Sherwin    Wendy Small   Heather Evans Smith    Keliy Anderson-Staley    John Steck Jr.    Anthony Tafuro    Stephanie R. Thulin    Harrison Walker    Melanie Walker   Todd Walker



Candela Gallery will celebrate the summer exhibition by hosting our annual fundraising gala on Saturday, July 22nd from 7 to 11 pm. The proceeds raised will be used to purchase select photographic works from the UnBound6! exhibition. The event allows us to continually build the Candela Collection and generate unique opportunities and exposure for participating artists. Candela’s promise is to eventually donate the collection to a notable art institution.

We are always thrilled by the support and overall enthusiasm for the event. This years’ gala will offer libations, eats, and entertainment; including live music from The Saturn Heads, SCI FI super 8 films, Studio Two Three Print To Go, mouthwatering back alley fried chicken, adult snow cones, and any other action packed surprise we can come up with before then. Our annual summer party has earned its reputation as a legendary good time. Be there!

Event tickets ($50 per person or $90 per couple) are being sold in advance online and at the gallery. Visit our website, stop by the gallery, or call 804 225 5527 for your ticket!
Raffle tickets ($10) will also be available in advance and at the event.

Please feel free to show your support for a good cause by buying raffle tickets even if you can’t attend the event… your ticket will pay forward to some sweet unsuspecting stranger at the party, AND you’ll be helping us collect photography! 

Lauren Henkin, “Roses,” 2014. 40″ x 32″ Archival Pigment Print

Anastasia Davis, “Untitled (bushes),” 2014. 16″ x 20″ Archival Pigment Print Mounted on Dibond

James McCracken Jr. “Urban Farmer: Brooklyn,” 11″ x 14″ Platinum Print

Noelle Mason, “Banned/Contraband (Tropic of Capricorn),” 24″ x 18″ Archival Inkjet Print, Tropic of Capricorn, Psilocybe Cubensis “Golden Teacher”