2165 Wrightsville Ave. • (910) 343 5233
Mon.-Sat., noon-7 p.m.
Artfuel Inc. Volume 38 features artists Sarah Peacock, Luke Worley, Matt Hoyme, Shawn Dougherty, Brent Kye, and Kurt Elkins


22527 Highway 17N, Hampstead, NC
910-803-0302 • 910-330-4077
Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (or by appt.)
ArtExposure is offering summer camps for children ages 7-11. Each camp focuses on a different medium.and will run from June 24th until August 1st. Go to the website and click on Classes for Children for more information.

The show, “Repurpose, Reuse, Recycle and Upcycle” is open to all NC artists. The deadline to enter is August 22nd. The show opens on September 12th with a reception from 6-8pm.  Download the entry form by going to and clicking on the Call for Entries page.

We will display the unique works of George Walter Cole in October with an opening reception on October 10th from 6-8pm.  If you haven’t seen George’s unique work, you are in for a treat and a lot of fun!


114 Princess St. • (910) 465-8811
Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Featured this month is Jenny McKinnon Wright, known for her impressionistic, colorful paintings of our stunning natural environment.  View the collection until August 21. Cape Fear Native features the works of local artists and craftspeople inspired by nature.  Here you’ll find original paintings on canvas and reclaimed river wood, handmade jewelry, local photography, sail bags, handmade wood products, tiles, note cards, historic maps, books and our exclusive Wilmington city map tees/totes/prints.


200 Hanover St., CFCC parking deck, first level • 910-362-7431
Tues.-Fri.: noon – 5 p.m.
Sally Jacobs’ recent paintings explore fundamental questions surrounding her role as a mother. In this exhibition, Jacobs’ 5-year-old son is often her muse. The paintings record the psychological push and pull between mother and son. The figures are embedded into fields of abstract environments, which embody a charged, energetic expression of place. Her show, Excavations, will hang at 200 N. Hanover Street, in Wilmington, NC.


New Elements Gallery
201 Princess St. • (919) 343-8997
Tues.-Sat.: 11 a.m.-6p.m. (or by appt.)
“Deja View” features the works of Raleigh artist Bob Rankin and will open on Friday, July 25th and remain on display through August 16th. The show will consist of abstract interpretations of the Carolina coast, non-objective abstractions as well as abstractions from India and Nepal. Rankin’s work is highly energetic and colorful, utilizing geometric shapes with a combination of brushwork and palette knife. His compositions have a cohesion that is straight-forward and dynamic.


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.

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