Chasen Galleries asks Facebook users to upload "What's Over Your Sofa?"

Art gallery engages with social network community via innovative contest.
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RICHMOND, Va. - May 30, 2013 - PRLog -- Celebrating 30 Years in the Art Industry
Chasen Galleries announced their latest initiative in connecting with art lovers via social media: a photo contest on the massive social network, Facebook.  The "What's Over Your Sofa?" contest was conceived as a way to encourage Facebook users to converse with Chasen Galleries and each other about the art they select for their home.

The Facebook contest, in which Chasen Galleries page visitors upload photos of art in their home and then encourage their friends to vote, is  an integral part of the galleries' celebration of 30 years in the art industry.  

"The 'What's Over Your Sofa?' Facebook contest is a first for us, and for art galleries," said Andrew Chasen, president of Chasen Galleries Fine Art and Glass. "The gallery of images uploaded by our Facebook page 'likes' will serve as a 'virtual gallery' created by collectors-- an important step in both the online world and the art world," he continued.

The contest is scheduled to end on June 20, 2013.  At that time, Chasen Galleries will select the winner from the five entries that receive the most votes.  The grand prize is a limited edition print.  For more information, visit the contest page at

To be included in the special announcement emails, call (804) 204-1048 or email

Artists represented

Chasen Galleries invites the public to view works by regional and national artists they represent. These artists include Trisha Adams, Gerhard Arnold, Angus, Robert L. Davis, Gloria Coker, Dorothy Fagan, Bill Firestone, Michael and Inessa Garmash, Michael Guyon, Kerry Hallam, Hessam, John Horejs, Robert Joyner, Stephen Kasun, Christine Lashley, Joanne Miller Rafferty, Richard Riverin, Jim Rodgers, Samir Sammoun, Michael Sprouse, Eric Unser, JoAnn Williams-Walker, and more! Chasen Galleries has a wide selection from glass artists Markow and Norris, Dino Rosin, Neil Duman, Caleb Nichols, Suellen Parker, Robert Scavuzzo, and Jack Storms. Works can be viewed on the Chasen Galleries website,

About Chasen Galleries of Fine Art

Chasen Galleries of Fine Art and Glass,, offers a selection of the finest international artwork. Their collection includes original paintings, limited editions, prints, sculpture and fine art glass. Works are displayed in a comfortable, elegant setting that allows gallery visitors to visualize how they might look in their home or office. Founded in 1983 and located in the Carytown area of Richmond, VA, at 3554 W. Cary St., Chasen Galleries places artwork throughout the U.S. and the globe. Chasen Galleries won first place as “Favorite Art Gallery” in the 2013 Readers’ Choice awards by R-Home Magazine. For more information, visit the Chasen Galleries website or call (804) 204-1048.
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