2165 Wrightsville Ave. • (910) 343 5233
Mon.-Sat., noon-7 p.m.
Artfuel is pleased to host Vol. 39, featuring local art work from Sharon Lafond, Liz Sullivan, Ann Garrett and Vicki O. All are welcome!
22527 Highway 17N, Hampstead, NC
910-803-0302 • 910-330-4077
Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (or by appt.)
The works of Jacksonville artist, George Walter Cole, will be on display from October 10 through October 31st. George has a unique style and message. He creates both in 2D and 3-D work. From abstract to realism, he can do it all. First place winner of our “Recycle, Reuse and Upcycle” show, George is unique and always engaging. Opening reception is October 10 from 6-8pm. Public is invited.
Cape Fear Native
114 Princess St. • (910) 465-8811
Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Featured this month is Richard Pape, a local photographer who captures the beauty of our surroundings in every shot. Cape Fear Native features the works of local artists and craftspeople inspired by nature. Here you’ll find art, jewelry, photos, sail bags, river wood creations, tiles, note cards, historic maps, books and our exclusive Wilmington city map tees/totes/prints. Text NATIVE to 40691 to join our Mobile VIP Club for special offers!
Erika Lawrence Studio & Gallery at theArtWorks
200 Willard St. (near Greenfield Lake) • 910-798-9378
Saturdays: 11am-3pm or by appointment
Visionary artist and recipient of several awards, Erika Lawrence is the featured artist. Born in Hungary, Erika’s creations are influenced by her Eastern European heritage. She is known for her “icons,” vibrant colors and unique creations on canvas in oil and hand built sculptures. See her new collection of sculptures, such as “Akire” a 2-foot statue of a lady kneeling with an ancient “tree of life” crown on her head and holding the world in her hand. Come and also enjoy the evening with entertainment by talented Susan Savia playing and singing your favorite songs.
New Elements Gallery
201 Princess St. • (919) 343-8997
Tues.-Sat.: 11 a.m.-6p.m. (or by appt.)
“3D: Going Elemental” opens at New Elements Gallery on Friday, October 24th, featuring recent works by Elizabeth Alexander-Spencer, David Goldhagen, and Tom Kennedy. This show brings together three artists who layer material and meaning to create multi-dimensional sculptures that buck convention. The show will remain on display through November 22nd. An opening night reception for 3D: Going Elemental will be held from 6-9pm, in conjunction with Fourth Friday Gallery Night. The public is invited to meet with the artists and discuss their work.
River to Sea Gallery
225 S. Water St., Chandler’s Wharf (free parking)
Tues.-Sat. 11am-5pm; Sun. 1-4pm
River to Sea Gallery showcases the work of husband and wife Tim and Rebecca Duffy Bush. In addition, the gallery represents several local artists. The current show will enthrall visitors with its eclectic collection of original paintings, photography, sculpture, glass, pottery and jewelry. “Morning Has Broken” features works by Janet Parker. Come see Janet’s bold use of color and texture to reveal local marsh creeks and structures.
Sunset River Marketplace
10283 Beach Dr., SW (NC 179) (910) 575-5999
Tues.- Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
In the historic fishing village of Calabash, North Carolina, over 10,000-plus square feet of fine arts and crafts showcases artists from the two Carolinas. Clay art and pottery; oil paintings, watercolors, mixed media, pastels and acrylics; plus award-winning metalworks, wood pieces, hand-blown glass, fiber art, artisan-made jewelry and more. Since 2002, Sunset River Marketplace has become a popular destination for visitors, a gathering place for artists and a center of the community, thanks to its onsite pottery studio, complete with two kilns; a custom master framing department; and art classrooms for workshops and ongoing instruction.
Wilma W. Daniels Gallery
200 Hanover St., CFCC parking deck, first level
Cape Fear Community College’s Wilma W. Daniels Gallery presents the 2014 Annual Faculty Show, which features over 60 original works from artists Kirah Van Sickle, Brandon Guthrie, Jeremy Millard, Melissa Manley, Sherrie Whitehead, Kevin Dunn, Richard Conn, Kimberly Prenda, Abigail Perry, Victoria Paige, Deborah Onate, Jennifer Mace, Breta Carnes, Geoffrey Calabrese, Benjamin Billingsley and Sarah Rushing. The show is themed “Then and Now,” and each faculty member will exhibit one of their oldest pieces, along with current work. The show runs through November 14th. Regular gallery hours have been extended to Tuesdays-Thursdays from 12-5pm and Fridays from 12-3:30.