Ellen Jane Messina

Ellen Jan Messina - Guest artist

Location: Cary Gallery of Artists
Medium: Alcohol Ink
Show opens: Friday, January 5, 2018 as part of First Friday, gallery open until 9 PM
Artist reception: Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 1 to 4 PM, Refreshments served both Friday and Saturday
Show closes: January 23, 2018
For details, visit: Cary Gallery of Artists web site.

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Lasting Impressions

FINE ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW & SALE Location:
1517 Miranda Woods Lane
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
919-762-1940

Join us Thanksgiving Weekend 2017 for our annual holiday craft show and sale featuring the work of local artisans.

Dates and Times:
Friday, November 24, 9 AM to 6 PM
Saturday, November 25, 9 AM to 6 PM
Sunday, November 26, 12 noon to 4 PM

Featuring custom and hand-made arts and crafts such as:

  • Watercolor, oil and acrylic paintings
  • Fused, stained and dichroic glass art pieces
  • Fine silver, semi-precious metal and beaded jewelry
  • Christmas ornaments
  • Hand-knit scarves and accessories
  • Decorative wall art
  • Hand-painted notecards
  • Fine handcrafted pottery
  • Custom frames
  • Gourmet candies and sweets

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Green Chair Project

The Green Chair Project is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides home furnishings donated from our community for families and individuals who have transitioned from experiencing homelessness or disasters and have secured sustainable housing.

The reusable gifts are cleaned and repaired by volunteers and are presented in a way that promotes dignity and respect. For a small fee, families working with case managers from partnering agencies can select furniture, linens, cookware and accessories to outfit their new homes.

The Green Chair experience encourages families to prioritize and make choices and empowers them to create their surroundings and rebuild their lives.

They are always in need of donations and would welcome any art work FALC members would consider donating to their project.

If you decide to donate any art or anything else, let them know that you are a member of the Fine Arts League of Cary.

For details, see the Green Chair Project.

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East Oaks Studio

East Oaks Studio was founded by artists Louis Carr, Michael Klein, and Joshua LaRock upon a shared vision to chase after beauty and see it spread throughout culture. We are creating a video production company that will establish an online community which brings artistic experience, ideas and expertise into your studio. This platform will help guide you, wherever you are, along your artistic journeys.

For details, see the East Oaks Studio website.

Jillian Goldberg Art

British Antiques and Contemporary Art and Design Exhibit

The Streets of London Antiques on Chatham Street in Cary, will hold an art exhibit with an opening reception and all-day open house. FALC artists Susan LaMantia and Jillian Goldberg will join Maria Siegel of Goldenrod Place Interiors, for this Friday evening and all-day Saturday event.

The opening reception on Friday, October 27, from 6 to 9 PM, is free and open to the public. Fortnight Brewing Company will offer samples and raffle a basket of beer.

On Saturday, we have an all-day open house from 10 AM to 5 PM, with presentations on collecting art, designing interiors, and what to look for when buying antiques. An upholsterer and a furniture refinishing expert will be on hand for consultation.

For details, see www.streetsoflondonantiques.com

Don Hamilton Art

Don Hamilton - Solo Show at Page-Walker Art & History Museum

The Town of Cary host an exhibit of art by Don Hamilton at Page-Walker Art & History Museum, during the month of September 2017.

The opening reception is Friday, September 15, from 6 to 9 PM. The theme of the show is: Many Coats of Colors: Abstracts in Acrylics.

Brian Vines - Solo Show at Cary Senior Center

The Town of Cary host an exhibit of Brian Vines artwork at the Cary Senior Center at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, from July 25 through August 19, 2017.

There will be a variety of my artworks on display including oils, pastels, charcoal drawings, even a bronze bust, in a variety of subject matter. Please come out and enjoy the exhibition.

There will also be an artist's reception on July 28, from 6 to 8 PM. Please stop in and say, "Hi." Light refreshments will be served. Hope to see you there.

This show is dedicated to the memory of a high school friend of mine, James Schmidt, who was always an encouraging supporter of my artwork and insisted that, one day, I put together a show.

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Fine Arts League of Cary - All members meeting on July 22.

We hope most of you can make it for a fun-filled afternoon of fellowship and information.

Location: Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place, Cary, at Bond Park

Date: July 22, Saturday, 2017

Times:
Lunch is from 12 noon to 1 PM

FALC presentation 1 to 2 PM

View the presentation.

Lunch menu: Pot luck - participating members may bring your choice of dishes from 11 AM to 12 noon.

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Call for artists

Town of Cary is now accepting applications for exhibitions in late 2017-2018 solo and group art exhibition opportunities at six town venues:

  • - Cary Arts Center
  • - Page-Walker Arts & History Center
  • - Cary Senior Center
  • - Herb Young Community Center
  • - Bond Park Community Center
  • - Cary Town Hall
Artists working in any medium are invited to submit an application.

Application deadlines are August 1, 2017 and February 1, 2018.

Contact: denise.dickens@townofcary.org

Download an application...

Solo exhibition

Meera Goyal

Halle Cultural Art Center in Apex. 237 N. Salem Street.
The opening reception is on Friday, February 16 from 6 to 8 PM. You are cordially invited. The show will run through March 16.

Solo exhibition

Don Hamilton

Chatham Hill Winery
The opening reception is on Sunday, February 4 from 2 to 4 PM. You are cordially invited.

Solo exhibition

Helen Tsui: Praise with Art

Herbert C. Young Community Center Gallery
Saturday, December 2, 2017 to Sunday, January 21, 2018
Reception: Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 2 PM to 4 PM
Helen describes her display of oil paintings in this show as, "I praise God with my oil paintings for His amazing creation.

I like to share my artwork with friends and the local community to bring peace and harmony. I am thankful to be part of a culture that raises art appreciation."

Paintings sold!

Judi Banks sold a painting entitled, Touching the Sky, from the exhibition at the Searstone Community Center.

Don Hamilton sold a watercolor entitled, Around the Bend, from the FALC Senior Exhibition at the Cary Senior Center, where the painting received an Honorable Mention.

Don also sold Fall Colors, a watercolor painting of colorful autumn trees. It was the subject of his watercolor class at the Cary Senior Center. It went to a private collection.

Sarah Sheffield sold an oil painting, Pastel Morning at her last Fourth Friday Art Walk in Wilmington in August and a giclee, The View at the Landfall Foundation show in August in Wilmington. Her mini-wire sculptures remain popular with the young crowd on Fourth Fridays.

Sarah is pleased to have Cary artist, Wade Carmichael, joining her in an exhibit in Wilmington opening September 22, with his luminous cold wax paintings at Sheffield Art Studio and Gallery at 802-A N. 4th Street, in the Brooklyn Arts District of Wilmington.

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RESOLUTIONS 2018

A Juried Fine Art Exhibit January 3 – 21, 2018, at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts, 121 N. Churton St., Hillsborough, NC 27278

Visit their web site at: HillsboroughGallery.com

Hillsborough Gallery of Arts, an artists-owned collective in Hillsborough, North Carolina, will celebrate the start of the New Year by hosting a juried fine art exhibit from January 3 to 21, 2018. All North Carolina two-dimensional and three-dimensional fine artists are encouraged to apply.

Juror for the awards will be Sarah Schroth, Director of the Nasher Museum of Art in Durham, NC. Work will be displayed at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts with an opening reception on Friday, January 12, 2018, 6 - 9 pm.

Entries Accepted from August 20 to October 18th, 2017 Artwork must be submitted online (click the link below) via the digital entry program Online Juried Shows at https://www.onlinejuriedshows.com/Default.aspx?OJSID=12857

Artists can also find a link from our website, http://HillsboroughGallery.com/juried-show/

Instructions for submission can be found on that website.

* Accepted artworks must be HAND-DELIVERED to the gallery on January 1 or 2. No substitutions of accepted work.

Awards Juror: Sarah Schroth, Director of the Nasher Museum of Art in Durham, NC
Show Chair: Alice Levinson

CALENDAR

Call For Artists: August 20 - October 18, 2017
Entry deadline: Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 6 pm
Notification of acceptance mailed or emailed: Week of November 6th, 2017
Hand-delivery of art: Monday, Jan. 1, 3 - 5 pm & Tuesday, January 2, 11am - 6pm
Opening Reception: Friday, January 12, 2018, 6 - 9 pm
Dates of the exhibit: Wednesday, January 3 to Sunday, January 21, 2018
Pick up of unsold art: Sunday, Jan 21, 3 - 5 pm, Monday, January 22, 10am - 5:30pm

Call for artists

Victoria Haidet, representing a non-profit in Pinehurst, seeks artists interested in entering a poster contest called A Stroke of Patriotism. Call her at 419-340-7140 for details.

Jessie Mathers juried into VAE show

Jessie Mathers works, Nestled in Love and Through the Crack, have been accepted into the Under Pressure: The Print Exhibition Juried Show at the VAE Gallery in Raleigh.
They will be on display July 7 thru July 27, The opening reception is Friday, July 7, 6 PM to 9 PM.