Published: Jun 03, 2008 11:32 PM
Modified: Jun 03, 2008 11:47 PM
Art offerings this month
'Invitation to Optimism,' an exhibit of paintings by Duy Huynh, is on display at Tyndall Galleries in University Mall. A reception is scheduled for June 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. Call 942-2290 or see www.tyndallgalleries.com
- The Robert and Pearl Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, is featuring David Otto’s photographs in "Natural Treasures of Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Otto will give a presentation at the Center on June 5 at 2 p.m. The show ends July 31. Call Janice Tyler at 968-2071 about exhibiting.
- "Larger than Life: A Close Look at Flowers and Faces," watercolors by Barbara Keighton opens June 9 at Fleet Feet, 406 E. Main St., Carrboro. An opening reception is scheduled for June 13, 6-9 p.m. Keighton does live watercolor portrait sketches around town and will be at Market Street Books in Southern Village June 5, 3—6 p.m. and June 14, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. She will also be at Last Friday in Hillsborough on June 27, 6-9 p.m. 967-7286. $35-$45.
- Nested, 118 East Main Street, Carrboro, is showing block prints by Josef Beery, brother of local filmmaker Nic Beery, through July. A reception is scheduled for June 13, 6-9 p.m.
- Carrboro artist Maggi Grace is organizing Painting Days in her studio. Have fun painting in small groups June 12, 19, and 24, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost is $45 for one session or $120 for all three. Materials provided. Participants may bring projects in progress. firstname.lastname@example.org, 929-1213.
- Maxine Swalin is celebrating her 105th birthday with an exhibit of her paintings called "Art is Just Around the Corner from Music" at the Chapel Hill Museum. The show ends June 15. The Chapel Hill Museum, 523 E. Franklin St. www.chapelhillmuseum.org. 967-1400.
- "Woman Series," pastel and acrylic paintings by Jacqueline Schaefer, will be on display through June 30 at the Women’s Health Information Center art gallery on the ground floor of the N.C. Women’s Hospital at 101 Manning Drive. www.nchealthywoman.org. (919) 843-1759.
- The Goathouse Gallery and Gardens, 680 Alton Alston Road, Pittsboro, featuring Siglinda Scarpa’s pottery and sculpture, is open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and by appointment. www.siglindascarpa.com. (919) 542-6815.
- Turning Point Gallery, University Mall, will host a reception on June 13, 6-9 p.m., to open "This Side of Abstract?" acrylic paintings by Wilfred Lang. www.harmonyfineart.com. 967-0402.
- The Ackland Art Museum is part of the 2nd Friday Art Walk and will have live music on June 13, 6 to 9 p.m. On exhibit are "In and Around the Garden, Perspectives East and West," "Glorifying Patronage: Art in Service of Family, Fame, and Fortune," "Contemporary Drawings from the Ackland Collection" and "The Art of Love." See www.ackland.org for a complete listing of the museum’s events. Admission is free. (919) 843-1611 (recorded information), 966-5736 (museum office).
- Artwork from the Town of Chapel Hill’s Permanent Collection goes on exhibit June 6 at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.
- Main Street Gallery, 405 East Main Street in Carrboro, is featuring oil paintings by Fernando A. Quiambao Jr. through June 12. The gallery also carries work of other local artists as well as antique furniture, pottery, and other collectibles. 967-7005.
- "Saving Magical Places," a show of artwork by Emily Eve Weinstein from her new book of the same name, is on exhibit at the North Carolina Botanical Garden’s Totten Center through July 30. 962-0522. www.ncbg.unc.edu.
- Tyndall Galleries, University Mall, is featuring new acrylic paintings on panel by Duy Huynh in "Invitation to Optimism." An artist’s reception is scheduled for Saturday, 7-9 p.m. The show ends July 5. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Monday by appointment. 942-2290. www.tyndallgalleries.com.
- UNC’s Wilson Library has "The "Paper Trail: The Poster Art of Casey Burns and Ron Liberti," through June 30 and "The Beats and Beyond: Counterculture Poetry, 1950-1975," through July 3. On June 16, "Satan in a Bottle: A History of the Production & Control of Alcoholic Beverages in North Carolina" opens. 962-4207.
- The annual Town Employee Art Exhibit opens at Chapel Hill Town Hall June 13. Town Hall is at 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
- New works by Chris Beacham and Karen Stone are at Carrboro’s Century Center through June. A reception is scheduled for June 13, 6-9 p.m. The center is at 100 N. Greensboro St.
- Artwork by Dan Vaughan is at the Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W. Main St., through June. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
- Oil paintings by Carroll Lassiter, are on display at Panzanella restaurant in Carrboro’s Carr Mill Mall through August 3. A reception is scheduled for June 9, 5:30-7:30 p.m. 929-6626.
- Animation and Fine Art Galleries at University Mall is showing "Vasarely & Agam — OP-TiCaL aRt," through June 12. A reception on June 13, 6-9 p.m. opens, "Lowell Nesbit," an entire show of Lowell Nesbitt flowers. The show ends July 10. www.animationandfineart.com. 968-8008.
- The Preservation Society of Chapel Hill’s new exhibit at the Horace Williams House is "The Sum of My Parts," mosaic art by Jeannette Brossart. A reception is scheduled for Sunday, 2-4 p.m. The show ends June 29. The Horace Williams House, 610 E. Rosemary St. 942-7818.
- "The Library’s First Juried Painting Exhibition," opens June 12 at The Carrboro Branch Library. This exhibit, the third part of Elements of Visual Arts, features the work of 14 painters. A reception is scheduled for June 22, 2-4:30 p.m. At 3 p.m. Rodgers will speak and hand out awards. The show ends October 22. The library is in the McDougle Schools Media Center, 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Carrboro. Library hours, Monday-Thursday, 3:30-8 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; and Sundays, 1-5 p.m. 969-3006.
- The ArtsCenter’s center gallery is featuring "Mexico Lindo," paintings and collage by Sarah Dougherty. The East End Gallery is featuring photography by Geneva Sophia in a show called, "Bone Dry." 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. 929-2787. www.artscenterlive.org.
- The North Carolina Crafts Gallery, 212 W. Main St. in Carrboro, is featuring Chicken Bridge Pottery by Rusty Sieck and new paintings by Sarah Faulkner. A reception is scheduled for June 13, 6-9 p.m.
- The Chapel Hill-Carrboro 2nd Friday Art Walk is June 13, 6-9 p.m. Information is at www.2ndfridayartwalk.com or Ackland Art Museum, Animation & Fine Art Galleries, The ArtsCenter, Bagwell, Holt, Smith, Tillman & Jones, PA, The Beehive Salon, Caffe Driade, Carrboro Century Center, DeWitt Law, PLLC, Fifth Season Gardening Co., Fleet Feet Gallery, NC Crafts Gallery, Open Eye Cafe, Town & Campus Realty, Turning Point Gallery, Weaver Streeet Realty and Whole Foods Market.
- The Open Eye Cafe, 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro, is exhibiting Trish Sheff’s paintings. 968-9410.
- Caffe Driade, 1215A E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, is exhibiting Elizabeth Bunch’s multi-media works. A reception is scheduled for June 13, 6-9 p.m. The shows end June 30. 942-2333.
- The Clay Centre, 402 Lloyd St. Carrboro is celebrating its sixth year creating and teaching. Its gallery is filled with stoneware bowls, plates, platters, tea bowls, lanterns and new raku pieces and is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment. email@example.com or 967-0314. www.claycentre.com.
- Dine, Dance and support the arts at the Art- and Fun-Lovers Burrito Bash at the Pittsboro General Store on Monday, 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door and support ChathamArts and the Chatham Artists Guild. www.chathamarts.org. 542-0394.
- An exhibit of Rita Baldwin’s oil landscape paintings, Cherie Westmoreland’s sculptural ceramic work, and Leslie Palmer’s acrylic and mixed media paintings is up through July at Pittsboro’s Carolina Brewery and Grill, at the intersection of U.S. 15-501 and the U.S. 64 bypass. A reception is scheduled for July 6, 4-6 p.m. (919) 545-2330.
- "Potluck in the Pasture," sponsored by ChathamArts features local food, a farm tour and art on June 29, 6-8 p.m. at Bill Dow’s Ayrshire Farm in Hickory Mountain. Featured artists include musician Susan Ketchin, singer-songwriter Sarah Shook, mural artist Erick Davis, woodwork artisan Diane Swan and Rambler Magazine publishers Dave Korzon and Elizabeth Oliver. Call (919) 219-9840 for details.
- The Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is showing art quilts by Katherine Nelson and wood sculpture by Howard Schroeder through June 21. On June 27, 6-9 p.m., an opening reception is scheduled for "Entrances and Exits," paintings by Kim Wheaton and Patricia Merriman. The show ends July 19. The gallery is at 121 N. Churton Street, Suite 1-D. (919) 732-4762. www.hillsboroughgallery.com.
- Churton Street Realty Gallery, 121 North Churton Street, Suite 1C, Hillsborough, is showing acrylic paintings by Chrystal Hardt through June 26. (919) 357-1111.
- Visit local galleries and artists’ studios in historic downtown Hillsborough during Last Fridays’ Art Walk, June 27, 6-9 p.m. A map is availabe at www.hillsboroughartscouncil.org/Art_Walk.
- "Art in the Garden," featuring work by by Richard Seed, Emma Scurnick, Tamera Mulanix, and Mark Burnham, is on exhibit at ChathamArts Gallery 115 Hillsboro Street in Pittsboro through June. (919) 542-4144.
- The Orange County Arts Commission will put 18 thumbnail images of local artists’ images on its Web page with a link to the artists’ Web sites. Artists in all disciplines are encouraged to apply. Images will be rotated on a regular basis. Details are at www.artsorange.org or call (919) 245-2335.
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