RICHMOND ,VA. The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts a $173,833 grant to digitize, preserve and share its archive of photographs, negatives and other materials from Richmond-born photographer Louis Draper (1935–2002).
One Week MFA Thesis Exhibition: Luke Firle It's Gonna Be Something. Firle's sculptures incorporate many materials including but not limited to wood, plastic, foam, light fixtures, metal, flocking, and various paints.
MOREHEAD CITY, NC. —Several pieces of rare, original art and prints created in the unusual Japanese technique of Gyotaku, or fish rubbing, by well-known local artist Nancy Gorr are presented for sale by Carolina Artist Gallery on April 23, 2017. Works are presented at a special reception beginning at 1:00 p.m., at 800 Evans St., Morehead City, N.C. For more information, call 252-726-7550 , go to www.carolinaartistgallery.com, or FaceBook. Regular hours are 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
RALEIGH, NC. The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) presents two major exhibitions: one featuring the awe- inspiring work of Ansel Adams, and one showcasing masterpieces from Venice’s cultural Renaissance. On February 4 the Museum opened Ansel Adams: Masterworks, 48 iconic photographs of American landscapes. On March 4 the Museum opens Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520, 50 paintings by such masters as Giorgione, Giovanni Bellini, and Vittore Carpaccio, many of which have never been seen outside of Venice. The two exhibitions are ticketed together.
FREDRICKSBURG, VA. artGuide art news blog featured landscape and cityscapes as this months editorial. Landscape artist from Virginia, Kathleen Walsh, immerses herself outdoors and spends her time taking detailed notes on the composition surrounding her.
CHAPEL HILL, NC. artGuide art news blog presents information about FRANK Gallery's 7th annual fundraising event in Chapel Hill. This event will showcase many local and FRANK artists for a night of celebration!
RICHMOND, VA. artGuide art news blog featured landscapes and cityscapes for this month's editorial. Based out of Richmond, Virginia, Linda Hollett-Bazouzi was one of a few chosen artists to be featured. Whether instructing workshops or traveling the world, Linda always finds time to paint.
SEAGROVE, NC. The 9th Annual Spring Kiln Openings and Studio Tours of the Seagrove, North Carolina potteries will take place on the weekend of April 22 and 23, 2017, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
GREENVILLE, NC. East Carolina University is home to one of the regions top MFA granting art schools in Greenville, North Carolina. artGuide art news blog presents Cynthia Bickley as one of a handful of select artists to be included in the MGM Heritage Art Collection.
ATHENS, GA. The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will show nearly 60 works by African American artists in the exhibition “Expanding Tradition: Selections from the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection,” on view January 28 to May 7, 2017.
CHARLOTTE, NC. Picture House Gallery presented by artGuide art news blog tells about their elite and eclectic collection in North Carolina. This highly revered gallery brings in a vast variety of art to Charlotte for even the most seasoned connoisseur.