CBS 19: Portrait gallery showcases figures in the city

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — A portrait gallery at The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative is spotlighting important figures in the city.

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“Face to Face: Portraits of our Vibrant City” had its final showcase Sunday afternoon, which had several paintings and portraits of different people living in Charlottesville.

Alan Goffinski, director for The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, said the project was a great way to create a community connection.

“We have this unique opportunity to have this ever growing connection of vibrant faces that illustrate a Charlottesville we all know and love,” he said.

Goffinski hopes to have this project continue in the future.