2165 Wrightsville Ave. • (910) 343 5233
Mon.-Sat., noon-7 p.m.

Artfuel is pleased to bring a one-man showing of Fleetwood Covington. The Wilmington local has a national client base, and has works shown in the House of Blues. 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.)

ArtExposure is sponsoring an invitational to all artists for its annual “Art of the Car” show. Entry forms can be downloaded on Deadline to enter is April 29th and the opening reception will be on May 9th at 6pm. First, second and third place awards will be presented. We will be starting our Children’s Art Camps at the end of June. We also have classes offered on the “Classes for adults and teens page.”


114 Princess St. • (910) 465-8811
Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Featured this month is Jody Belo, a creative designer who crafts ceramic tiles, switchplates, stained glass, baskets and jewelry.  She also uses ties and recycled fabrics to make pouches, headbands and stuffed toys.  Cape Fear Native features art, jewelry, pottery, photography and more, all original designs by local artists in the Cape Fear area.  We also have sail bags by Ella Vickers and jewelry by Half United.  Stop in and support your local creative community.


200 Hanover St., CFCC parking deck, first level • 910-362-7431
Tues.-Fri.: noon – 5 p.m.

Cape Fear Community College presents “Under the Dome/Recent Works by Jack Bender.” Bender’s an artist and film/TV industry professional (“Lost,” “Alias,” “The Sopranos,” “Felicity”), who grew up in LA. He uses painting as a storytelling medium to explore the intersection of spirituality, pop-culture, and contemporary American politics in ways that are both intellectually provocative and visually stimulating. His works are intensely personal and raw. There will be a few pieces on display that were featured on the show last season. All pieces (excluding the few featured on TV last year) will be for sale.


New Elements Gallery
201 Princess St. • (919) 343-8997
Tues.-Sat.: 11 a.m.-6p.m. (or by appt.)

“Shadowplay” opens at New Elements Gallery on March 28th and runs through April 18th. Featuring both representational and abstract work, the exhibition focuses on the importance of light and shadow, emphasizing its effect in establishing mood, time and season. This fascinating collection by the gallery’s artists includes artwork by Donald Furst, Robert Irwin, Sally Sutton, and many more. An opening night reception will be held on Friday, March 28th in conjunction with the Fourth Friday Gallery Night in downtown Wilmington.
Now celebrating 29 years, New Elements Gallery is located at 201 Princess Street in historic downtown Wilmington. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 11 am until 6 pm and by appointment.


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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