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.)
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 www.artexposure50.com 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!
Cape Fear Native
114 Princess St. • (910) 465-8811
Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Featured this month is Lori Peterson, whose colorful paintings capture many familiar local scenes. Reception is 6-9 PM and the collection hangs until September 24. 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 on Fourth Friday, September 26th, at her Studio and Gallery, with a public reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 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.)
“Here Comes the Sun” features recent works by Raleigh artist Kyle Highsmith. A trained architect, Kyle left his practice over twenty-five years ago and has been painting full-time ever since. Preferring to work on location, he has traveled the world in search of his next painting. Here Comes the Sun will include images from St. Johns, the Mediterranean coast, France, Italy, Scotland, the Carolina coast as well as the interior of the state. Kyle’s colorful palette and recognizable style combine to create a strongly energized body of work with a joie de vivre attitude. The show will remain on display through September 20th.
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 • 910-362-7431
Tues.-Fri.: noon – 5 p.m.
The Wilma W. Daniels Gallery presents Process and Clarity: the drawings of Ann Conner closes October 7th, 2014. A Fourth Friday reception for the artist will be held September 26th from 6-9pm. Regular gallery hours are Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12-5pm.