John and June Allcott Gallery hosts MFA Thesis Exhibition: Luke Firle It’s Gonna Be Something

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.

Carolina Artist Gallery: Rare Fish Rubbings by Local Artist Nancy Gorr

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, or FaceBook. Regular hours are 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

North Carolina Museum of Arts Spring Special Exhibitions

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.

Virginia Artist Kathleen Walsh Discusses Her Landscape Works

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.

FRANK Gallery Hosts 7th Annual Gala Celebration

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!

Virginia artist Linda Hollett-Bazouzi discusses her landscapes

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.

9th Annual Spring Kiln Openings and Studio Tours in Seagrove

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.

East Carolina University Continues to Add to the MGM Heritage Art Collection

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.

Georgia Museum of Art: Expanding Traditions Exhibition

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. 

Picture House Gallery

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. 

Raleigh artist Diane Pyun discusses her Landscape works

RALEIGH, NC. Diane shares with artGuide art news blog the origins of her inspiration and creativity.  She is a local and nationally recognized landscape artist located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Diane is one of a few select artists to appear in this month's featured section covering landscapes. 

John and June Allcott Gallery hosts MFA Thesis Exhibition: Emily J. Smith Succumb

CHAPEL HILL, NC. The John and June Allcott Gallery invites friends, family, students and colleagues to their One Week MFA Thesis Exhibition by Emily J. Smith Succumb open from April 10th-14th.

Advanced and Irascible: Abstract Expressionism exhibit at the Georgia Museum of Art

ATHENS, GA. The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will show the work of well-known abstract expressionist artists in the exhibition “Advanced and Irascible: Abstract Expressionism from the Collection of Jeanne and Carroll Berry,” on view January 14 to April 30, 2017.

Abstract Matters: Juried Exhibit at 311 Gallery

RALEIGH, NC. 311 Gallery is hosting a national juried exhibition exploring Abstract Art. The exhibition features an array of works that range across genre and media, exploring the use of color to tell a story. Abstract Matters is running from April 6th-28th and the opening is April 7th. 

MFA Ceramics Candidate Rachel Clark has been selected as a Niche Award Finalist

GREENVILLE, NC. Sponsored by NICHE magazine, the NICHE Awards program began in 1989 to celebrate excellence and innovation in American and Canadian fine craft. Artists are recognized in both professional and student divisions.

The Breman Museum Atlanta Collects Contemporary Art - Blog Part 2

ATLANTA, GA.  An adage to last month's post about the top Atlanta art museum exhibit. This ground-breaking exhibit features some of the top contemporary artists from the top Atlanta art collectors.

Raleigh artist, Nicole Kennedy, discusses her land and cityscapes

RALEIGH, NC. Nicole, an award winning and highly recognized top landscape and cityscape artist uses her surroundings and storytelling as inspiration for her work. Nicole's works have appeared in many art magazines nationally and was one of a few select landscape and cityscape artists that artGuide art news blog featured for this month.

Landscape & Cityscape Art Feature

artGuide art news blogs features artists from North Carolina and Virginia and their landscape and cityscape works. Artists discuss their creative process and the origins of their inspirations.