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FUTURES Antiques Publications and Special Projects

September 19, 2011 by , under Publications and Projects.



Futures Antiques was selected for the 2011 Best of Norfolk Award in the Antiques category by the US Commerce Association (USCA).


Virginian-Pilot – Gracious Living – “Fishing for a Find” by Krys Stefansky – pgs. 1/7, November 14, 2010.


Generic Theater, Norfolk, VA. – set decor assistance – “Tuesdays with Morrie”, 2010.

Hermitage Museum and Norfolk State University – Tidewater Virginia Art Educators Association – Group Exhibitions – multiple years.


Virginian Pilot – Hampton – “Remember it’s antiques shopping, and antiques stores with an ‘s’”, September 2008.


Design Sponge – “Ilse Crawford” – Current interior design – March 2008.


Pure Contemporary – “Behind the Curtains” – “Brand Recognition and Home Furnishings”, 2007.


Pure Contemporary – “Behind the Curtains” – “Modern Concrete Fireplaces”, 2007.


Retro-Renovation, various articles, c. 2007.


Home Accents Today – Style + Substance – “Call Me Mr. Pickles”, 2007. (+ more Home Accents Today – Style + Substance)


Radford University – “Vetro e Verita – Glass and Truth” – art glass loans to exhibition, August to November 2007


Hampton Roads Magazine – “FUTURES Antiques: Best Antique Shop in Hampton Roads”, April 2007.



Chrysler Museum of Art – “A Century of Great Photography from the Virginian Pilot” – loans for sets to exhibition, October 2006 – January 2007


Waterfront Home & Design – Shopping – “Norfolk Revived”, Summer 2006.


Antique Week – “Survivor Zeisel made it in America” – furnished photographs, October 2005


Tidewater Community College Group Exhibition – TCC Gallery – “Deep Hunger” – Exhibition of personal work, 2005 (?)


My Aim is True – FUTURES – article – 2005


Riverview Village Open House celebrations, multiple years.


Norfolk Public Schools Annual Student Art Exhibition – Juror – multiple years.


Virginian Pilot – Norfolk Compass magazine – “Revitalization”, November 2004.


Chrysler Museum of Art – History of Photography – personal work included in exhibition, 2003 (?)


Better Homes and Gardens – “New Classic Style” – my private home featured as Chapter III, 2003.



Hampton Roads Monthly – Town and Country – “Cool Quirks”, article on FUTURES Antiques, November 2003.


Assisted in restoration/”down-dating” of 1937 Rockefeller home in Colonial Williamsburg, c. 1996.


www.FUTURES – established 1996+.


Decor assistance for television ad for the U.S. Navy, c. 1995-96.


Decor assistance for film “Rising Son”, c. 1995-96.


City of Norfolk – Mayor Paul Fraim Advisory Committee – community improvement, 1994+.


Riverview Village Business Association – founding member (also working with the Colonial Place/Riverview Civic League and 35th Street Business Association), 1994+.


Advisor – “The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Metal Lunch Boxes” – by Woodall and Brickell, 1992.


Virginian Pilot – The Daily Break magazine – “Big Sensation” – April 3, 1992.


Antiquing in Norfolk – brochure – 1991+


Who’s Who in the World, multiple years, Who’s Who in America, multiple years, Who’s Who in American Education, multiple years, Who’s Who of American Artists, multiple years.


FUTURES Antiques – established 1991+.


Ronn Ives – BFA, MFA, Educator – owner, CEO, CPA, hunter, grape-viner, locater, buyer, hauler, off-loader, researcher, cleaner, restorer, repairman, ledger geek, photographer, publicist, display specialist, tagger, writer, web slave-master, DJ, greeter, guide, lecturer, smart aleck, baby sitter, security guard, enforcer, and janitor.



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