22527 Highway 17N, Hampstead, NC
Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. or by appointment
Look for the big red barn and visit a unique space in the Hampstead area just 4 miles from beautiful Topsail Island. We represent over 40 local and regional fine artists in our member’s gallery and offer local arts and crafts in our gift shop. ArtExposure presently has studio space rented to seven working artists. In addition, there is a frame shop and small art supply store.
ArtExposure is available for receptions, weddings, meetings and the like. Along with its large open space downstairs, there is a loft area upstairs suitable for smaller gatherings. Check out our website to see the latest in new classes as well as our regular art classes and studio time. Yoga classes meet Wednesdays at 6PM and Saturday at 9AM in the loft. Walk-ins are welcome to this gentle yoga class. A large open space hosts 2nd Friday Opening Receptions each month at 6PM.
“The Music of Art” will open on August 10th with live music and a raffle for fine arts, crafts, and more!
September 14th hosts an Adult and Teen Student Show and the October 12th Opening will feature Jason Clark, a local Jacksonville artist with a unique style!
2165 Wrightsville Ave
Mon-Sat, 12-7 p.m.
Artfuel.inc is a multimedia studio and art gallery, now located at the intersection of Wrightsville Avenue and Dawson Street. Currently hanging Vol. 31, featuring the work of April Holbrook, Barbara Scalia, Eirik Motz and David Clemen.
Cape Fear Native
114 Princess Street
Tues. – Sat. 11AM – 5PM
Come out for the Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on April 26th and see the pottery of local artist Heather McLelland. Her colorful designs and functional pieces will delight you! Opening reception is 6 -9 PM; join us for wine and Lativa coffee. Heather’s collection will be featured until May 22nd. Cape Fear Native features the works of local artists inspired by nature, including art, jewelry, photography, pottery and wood crafts. All are original designs by local artists in the Cape Fear area. We also have sail bags by Ella Vickers. Come by and support your local creative community.
1319 Military Cutoff Rd., Suite 11
Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“Figments is an art gallery brimming with unlimited creative vision and talent. We are a community of artists who are passionate about the journey of artful creation. We have an unintimidating art boutique where you can find locally made artwork for your home. We also have a relaxed classroom space where students of all skill levels can learn and grow creatively. Come. Be inspired.
Please visit our gallery in Landfall Shopping Center at 1319 Military Cutoff Road in Wilmington, or look to our website at www.figmentsgallery.com for information on these classes and more: Living Words—Foundations of Poetry Writing with Michelle Hicks, Studio Oil Painting Workshops and Demonstrations with Alessandro Giambra, Broken Plate Mosaic with Mary Cook, Light and Loose Acrylic on Canvas with Alice Houston, Intro to Clay with Pauline Purdim, Get Wet and Wild with Yupo with Christine Farley, Mixed Media with Artist Michelle Connolly and more!
New Elements Gallery
201 Princess St. • (919) 343-8997
Tues-Sat: 11 a.m – 5:30 p.m. or by appointment
Now celebrating 27 years, New Elements Gallery is an award-winning venue for fine art and contemporary craft. Featuring the region’s leading and nationally recognized artists, the gallery offers a stunning collection of paintings, sculpture, ceramics, glass, jewelry, wood and fiber. Visit our new location on the corner of Princess and Second Street in downtown Wilmington.
Now showing: “Hand Crafted,” featuring pieces from five distinctly different ceramic and glass artists. Included will be hand-blown glass by Billie and Katie Bernstein of Celo, NC and Trefny Dix and Bengt Hokanson from Durango, CO. Ceramic artists showcased will be Shirley Cadmus of Milton, NC, and Wilmington artists Hiroshi Sueyoshi and Dina Wilde-Ramsing. It illustrates the variety of technique and intuitive nature of these two creative disciplines; from functional to sculptural and traditional to contemporary. On display through August 18th.
Orton’s Underground Art Galleries
133 N. Front • (910) 859-8441
Every day after 4 p.m.
America’s oldest pool hall and Wilmington’s finest bar are also the home of Wilmington’s newest art galleries. 10% of all art sales goes to the Full Belly Project.
This eclectic, spacious gallery, located in the historic fishing village of Calabash, NC, features fine arts and crafts by some of North and South Carolina’s most creative, successful artists. Almost every genre is represented here—oil, pastel and watercolor, clay and glass art, fiber art, turned wood, metal works, artisan-crafted jewelry and more. Classes, workshops, pottery studio, custom framing, Creative Exchange lec-ture series and Coffee With the Author series are also offered onsite.
River to Sea Gallery
Chandler’s Wharf (FREE parking)
225 South Water Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Tuesday–Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
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 is sure to enthrall visitors with its eclectic collection of original paintings, photography, sculpture, glass, pottery and jewelry.
Our current exhibit “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. Experience Wilmington through the eyes of a local!
205 Princess St.
Tues. 12-5 p.m.
Wed.-Sat. 6:30-11:30 p.m.
Wicked, as we like to call it, concentrates on the darker, “outsider” degrees of the art world. We are redefining the obscure, the curious and the odd in art. Now hanging are new works from artist Sam Guin: A collection of new paintings, drawings, and assembled masks from the internationally published artist offer a unique perspective of the human animal presented in his own language of pigment, fiber and bone. A sampling of Guin’s work can be found at http://www.samguinart.tumblr.com or http://www.Facebook.com/samguinartist. This show—which is the last ever for Wicked Gallery—hangs until August 31st.
Wilmington Art Association
120 S. Second St.
Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
The Wilmington Art Association (W.A.A.) proudly announces the opening of their new permanent exhibit gallery space at the historic Hannah Block USO building at 120 South Second Street in downtown Wilmington.
Come down and check out the terrific art and the new space in the Hannah Block building. It has great north light! The Community Art Center is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.—and sometimes later. The art will be changed out monthly so there will be new work for view and purchase at the desk in the USO museum on an ongoing basis.