Published: Aug 05, 2008 06:10 PM
Modified: Aug 05, 2008 06:10 PM
- Art by L. Haywood Coffey is on display at Chocolaterie Stam, 1820 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., through August. 967-9373.
- The "Eternal Youth Now" Show, works on board and canvas by St. George, is up at Jack Sprat, 161 E. Franklin St., through Aug. 29. 933-3575.
- Orange county artists are invited to apply for the Durham Arts Council's 2008-2009 Emerging Artists Grants (deadline is Sept. 18, 9 p.m.) Applications are at http://www.durhamarts.org or at www.artsorange.org. Hard copies are at the Orange County Arts Commission office, 110 E. King St., Hillsborough and at all Orange County libraries and the Chapel Hill Library.
- On Aug. 7, 6-7:30 p.m., a free information session for potential Emerging Artists Grant Applicants in Orange County will be held downstairs at the Chapel Hill Public Library (100 Library Drive). 245-2335, email@example.com.
- The Jesse Kalisher Gallery, 209 E. Main Street in Carrboro, will celebrate its grand opening this Friday, 6-9 p.m. "Art Watching," includes photographs taken around the world by Kalisher. Gallery hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday and Friday, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. http://www.kalisher.com, 967-4300, ext. 25.
- David Sovero's oil paintings are on exhibit at Fleet Feet Gallery, 406 E. Main Street in Carrboro, through Sept. 1. A reception to meet Sovero is scheduled for this Friday, 6-9 p.m.
- On exhibit at Wilson Library is "Satan in a Bottle: A History of the Production and Control of Alcoholic Beverages in North Carolina" through Aug. 31. "Hecho a Mano: Book Arts of Latin America," is on display through Oct. 12. On Aug. 27 at 5:45 p.m., Ambar Past will talk about Mayan bookmaking. On Friday "Southerners Abroad: A Look at Southerners' Travels Around the World," opens. 962-1172. www.lib.unc.edu.
- The Robert and Pearl Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, is featuring "Master Color's Oil Paintings," works by center instructor David Sovero and his students through Oct. 1. Call Janice Tyler at 968-2071 about applying to exhibit at the center, which is open Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Siglinda Scarpa's Goathouse Gallery and Gardens will be open to visitors during the "Cats and Cookies" adoption event on Aug. 23, noon-5 p.m. All proceeds from pottery sales will be used to support the onsite cat refuge. www.goathouserefuge.org.
- Buy a piece of Rod Chase's artwork at Studio 91 Fine Art Gallery & Wine Lounge for $1,400 ($1,000 less than usual) and $400 of it will go to the N.C. Children's Hospital's Kid's Cards program. 606 Meadowmont Village Circle, 933-3700, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- "Larger than Life: A Close Look at Flowers and Faces," watercolors by Barbara Keighton, is at Market Street Books in Southern Village through August. Keighton does live watercolor portrait sketches around town and will be at Market Street Books in Southern Village Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Aug. 19, 3-6 p.m., and at the Last Friday Art Walk in Hillsborough on Aug. 29, 6-9 p.m., in front of the court house at 106 E. Margaret Lane. 967-7286. $35-$45.
- Bright Horse Farm & Art, 1971 River Road, offers programming involving art and horses for all ages. Half-day or full day weeklong camps for ages 5-12 are offered throughout the summer. Before and after-care available. Contact Kim at 929-1568 or go to www.TheBrightHorse.com.
- "Changes," an exhibit of paintings by Andria Linn, is on display through Aug. 29 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. 843-1759.
- Turning Point Gallery, University Mall, will host a reception Friday, 6-9 p.m. to meet artist Tanner Jensen and see his new work. The work of Mai Shang, Jason Ramsay Clark, Bob Hasselle, and Erik Zwezerijnen will also be on exhibit. www.harmonyfineart.com, 967-0402.
- The Ackland Art Museum is part of the 2nd Friday Art Walk and has live music. On exhibit are"In and Around the Garden, Perspectives East and West" through Aug. 31, "Glorifying Patronage: Art in Service of Family, Fame, and Fortune" through Aug. 17, "Contemporary Drawings from the Ackland Collection" through Aug. 17, "The Art of Love" through Sept. 7 and "Flowing Like Water: The Art of Liquidity" through Aug. 17. Check out www.ackland.org for a complete listing of the museum's events, which includes yoga in the galleries. The Ackland is on Chapel Hill's South Columbia Street near Franklin Street. Hours are 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is free.
- Artwork from the Town of Chapel Hill's Permanent Collection is on exhibit at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive, through Aug. 31. The library is open Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sun. 1-8 p.m.
- Main Street Gallery, 405 E. Main Street in Carrboro, will hold a reception Friday, 6-9 p.m., to open "The Trailing Garments of the Night," acrylic paintings by Eduardo Lapetina. The show ends Sept. 11. The gallery is open Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. 967-7005.
- "Nature's Splendor," a show of watercolors by David Stickel, is on exhibit at the North Carolina Botanical Garden's Totten Center through Oct. 31. Garden hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 1-6 p.m. Sundays. 962-0522. .
- Tyndall Galleries in University Mall is featuring new mixed-media paintings by Richard Garrison through Aug. 16. On Aug. 19, "Crossing Thresholds," a show of new paintings by Gayle Stott Lowry, will open. A reception is scheduled for Aug. 23. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Monday by appointment. 942-2290. www.tyndallgalleries.com.
- The annual Town Employee Art Exhibition is on display at Chapel Hill Town Hall through Aug. 31. Town Hall is at 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and is open 8:30 a.m-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
- New works by Chris Beacham and Karen Stone are at the Carrboro Century Center through August. The center is at 100 N. Greensboro St. and is open Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
- North American landscapes in pastel by Dan Vaughan are at the Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W. Main St., through August. Hours are Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
- "Preservation: Paintings by Mary Charlton," is on exhibit at Panzanella restaurant in Carr Mill Mall in Carrboro through Sept. 29. A reception is scheduled for Aug. 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m. 929-6626.
- Animation and Fine Art Galleries at University Mall will show "Andre Masson-The Surrealistic Figure," through Thursday. A reception on Friday, 6-9 p.m. opens, "Chuck Close-The Self Portrait," which runs through Sept. 11. A leading figure in contemporary art since the 1970s, thousands of tiny strokes make up his gigantic portraits. www.animationandfineart.com. 968-8008.
- The Preservation Society of Chapel Hill's new exhibit at the Horace Williams House opens Aug. 24 with a reception from 2-4 p.m. This exhibit of mixed-media collages by Joyce Watkins King ends Sept. 14. The Horace Williams House, 610 E. Rosemary St., is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and Sundays, 1-4 p.m. 942-7818.
- "The Library's First Juried Painting Exhibition," is at The Carrboro Branch Library through Oct. 22. This exhibit, the third part of Elements of Visual Arts, features the work of 14 painters selected by Kenneth Rodgers, Director of the North Carolina Central University Museum and also a painter. The library is located 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 exhibiting work by Jenifer Padilla in "Making the Grass Greener 59 Days." The East End Gallery features work by Oleg Lulin, who is from Saratov, Russian, Carrboro's sister city, in an exhibit, "From Saratov, with Love." A reception for both shows is scheduled for Friday, 6-9 p.m. The shows end Aug. 30. 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. 929-2787. www.artscenterlive.org.
- The North Carolina Crafts Gallery, 212 W. Main St. in Carrboro, is featuring new acrylic paintings of pottery and more by Chapel Hill artist David Taylor. Several works feature ceramics by local potter John Svara. Meet Taylor during the 2nd Friday Artwalk, Friday, 6-9 p.m. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-4 p.m. on Sundays. 942-4048.
- The Chapel Hill-Carrboro 2nd Friday Art Walk is Friday, 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, Carrboro Town Hall, Community Realty, Inc., DeWitt Law, PLLC, Fleet Feet Gallery, Jesse Kalisher Gallery, NC Crafts Gallery, Open Eye Cafe, Town & Campus Realty, Turning Point Gallery, Weaver St. Realty, and Whole Foods Market.
- The Open Eye Cafe, 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro, is exhibiting Lynne Clarke's acrylic paintings and in the side room, Duncan Morgan's multi-media display about his anxieties about what awaits his child. 968-9410. Caffe Driade, 1215A E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, is exhibiting the multi-media work of Annmarie Guglemann and Jess Berkowitz. A reception is scheduled for all shows Friday, 6-9 p.m. The shows end Aug. 31. 942-2333.
- "Internet Resources for Creative Portfolios," is the topic for the Aug. 22 Artist's Salon, 6:30-9 p.m. at Carrboro's ArtsCenter. Sponsored by the Orange County Arts Commission, panelists include Karen Lee, author/illustrator and Ian Sands, graphic artist. Cost is free but RSVP to email@example.com or at 245-2335.
- The new Weaver Street Market in Hillsborough, 228 S. Churton Street, is featuring paintings and photography through Aug. 24 by members of the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. 245-5050.
- 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, new raku pieces, photographs of Topsail Beach, and is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment. firstname.lastname@example.org or 967-0314. www.claycentre.com. A bridal registry is available.
- An exhibit of artwork by Tamera Mulanix and Rita Spina is up through September at Pittsboro's Carolina Brewery and Grill, at the corner of U.S. 15-501 and the N.C. 64 by-pass. A reception is scheduled for Sept. 14, 4-6 p.m. 545-2330.
- The Hillsborough Gallery of Arts will show new paintings by Peg Bachenheimer, Lolette Gutherie, and Richard Knox through Aug. 23. On Aug. 29, 6-9 p.m., a reception opens "Harvest," a show of art glass by Susan Hope and paintings by Linda Carmel. This show ends Sept. 21. The gallery is at 121 N. Churton Street, Suite 1-D. Regular hours are 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. on Sunday. 732-5001. www.hillsboroughgallery.com.
- Visit local galleries and artists' studios in historic downtown Hillsborough during the Last Friday Art Walk, Aug. 29, 6-9 p.m. A map is at www.hillsboroughartscouncil.org/Art_Walk.
- Wayne Trapp, a sculptor who works in stone and steel, has been selected to create the Public Art Project for the Seymour Center in Chapel Hill. The dedication is scheduled for Oct. 27 at 3 p.m.
- A push is underway to find a cultural center to serve Hillsborough and northern Orange County. Find out more at the Cultural Center Committee's blog at www.culturalcenter.wordpress.com/.
- The Orange County Arts Commission's latest newsletter can be found at area libraries and online at www.artsorange.org/index-4.html.
- The Town of Carrboro invites creators to apply to exhibit original artwork at Carrboro Town Hall and the Century Center. Details at www.ci.carrboro.nc.us/AdvBoards/Art/ArtistInfo.htm, 981-7367, Arts@townofcarrboro.org.
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