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HERENCIA 2019 at The ArtsCenter
Aug
9
6:00 PM18:00

HERENCIA 2019 at The ArtsCenter

Presented in collaboration with Diamante Arts & Cultural Center

Opening Reception: Friday, August 9th
From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

HERENCIA 2019 is a group blind juried show at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC. This art exhibit celebrates the culture and heritage of artists in North Carolina that identify as Hispanic/Latino/Latinx. We are celebrating though the art of North Carolina Latino/Hispanic/Latinx artists including: Luis Ardila, Cornelio Campos, Gustavo De Los Rios, Socorro Hernandez-Hinek, Eduardo Lapetina, Peter Marin, Theresa P-Tan, Byron Fabian Tenesaca Guaman, Natalie Torres del Valle, and Natacha Sochat.

Exhibition runs August 1st-31st, 2019

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Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

Internet Abracadabra by AAI at The ArtsCenter

Internet Abracadabra
AfterSchool Arts Immersion Residency with Ivan Liotchev

Opening Reception: Friday, July 12th
From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

During this residency in April, students in grades K-5 took inspiration from the multi-faceted, non-linear nature of the internet to make mixed-media work using digital photography, drawing and collage.

“Every day we experimented, mainly using digital photography, furthering the previous day’s work. This led to each student creating a digital image at the end of the 10 days. For instance, we watched the students’ favorite YouTube videos projected on a screen and took weird photographs of them from different angles, experimenting with optical effects. We mixed it up by tossing ping-pong balls and taking photographs of the balls in motion.

Every day was a reworking of the previous day’s accomplishment, continually pushing images as far and inventively as we could.

Improvisation and play is key to this residency. We learned to let go of our expectations and embrace the unexpected. We thought about what it means to try to create something “new.” We even talked about why it’s important to create art in the first place!

Our goal was to recognize how play and experimentation are central to any creative endeavor. To let go of perceived mistakes and learn how to push them into something productive instead. To gain some awareness of the internet as a supertool for artists. And most of all, to have great amounts of fun while making stuff!” -Ivan Liotchev

http://www.icdpdraw.com/

Exhibition runs July 3rd-31st, 2019

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Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

WE ARE HERE by Paperhand Puppet Intervention at The ArtsCenter

Celebrating 20 Years of Puppetry Arts

Opening Reception: Friday, July 12th
From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

For 2 decades this award winning troupe has been creating spectacles, manifesting dreams and inspiring audiences of all ages across the Triangle and the world.
Their work seeks to (re)connect people with the Earth and its’ creatures (including humans to each other), while deepening our empathy and capacity to feel. They strive to illuminate and reflect the beauty, wonder, and magic of the world, while also illustrating the complexities and paradoxes of humanity. All this toward justice, compassion, creativity, equity, sustainability, and peace.

Exhibition runs July 3rd-31st, 2019

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Opening Reception for AfterSchool Arts Immersion Student Show at The ArtsCenter
Jun
14
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception for AfterSchool Arts Immersion Student Show at The ArtsCenter

AfterSchool Arts Immersion Student Show

Opening Reception: Friday, June 14th
From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

The talented students in our AfterSchool Arts Immersion program are putting on an art show! The students were asked to reflect and create a piece inspired by a teaching artist or a new technique learned through the year. They are using this technique to explore and portray an emotion of their choice through their art. See their work (plus the work of some of the staff!) throughout the month of June.

Exhibition runs June 3rd-30th, 2019

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Opening Reception for Truth + Tamales at The ArtsCenter
Jun
14
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception for Truth + Tamales at The ArtsCenter

Truth + Tamales
A yearlong community-based art project and social practice
art + conversation + tamales + neighbors

Opening Reception: Friday, June 14th
From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at 6:30 pm and a dance performance by Danza Azteca Tonantzyn de St. Thomas More at 6:45pm.

Truth + Tamales features a large-scale, collaborative, temporary public artwork built on site at The ArtsCenter by over 100 local community members and artist Mary Carter Taub in 2018 and 2019. The temporary public artwork, comprised of safety orange plastic construction fence and brightly colored vinyl ribbon, is on exhibit in the Nicholson Gallery from June 3 – 28, 2019.

Truth + Tamales is an art and social practice that strives to be a change agent for a more inclusive culture in Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Orange County. Through traditional tamale making and contemporary art making, Truth + Tamales is on a mission to strengthen relationships, build community and bridge cultural gaps by practicing a “stranger to neighbor model.” Over one year during monthly meet-ups, community members socialized, learned to cook tamales with local tamaleras, shared truths, and collectively built the public artwork on exhibit at The ArtsCenter.

The partners for this bilingual (Spanish/ English) project are Mary Carter Taub (public artist), Barbie Garayúa Tudryn (counselor) and José Nambo (teacher). Truth + Tamales is a grass roots initiative that receives support from The ArtsCenter, FPG Bilingüe School and El Centro Hispano. This project is supported by the NC Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources. Participation in Truth + Tamales was free and open to public.

Questions? mary@marycartertaub.com
Preguntas? bgarayuatudryn@chccs.k12.nc.us
Truth + Tamales on Instagram @truthandtamales

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Opening Reception for "Pure Pigment: Pastel Paintings" by Tim Williams at The ArtsCenter
May
10
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception for "Pure Pigment: Pastel Paintings" by Tim Williams at The ArtsCenter

“I started painting six years ago, a retirement project. I had taken a drawing class here at the Arts Center in which one student was using pastels. I fell in love, with the rich colors, the softness, the immediacy.

I enjoyed the learning process: how to create depth using linear and atmospheric perspective, using light and dark values to show three dimensions, creating mood and drama by expressing the play of light on trees, building, people.

I’ve tried portraits and still lifes but most enjoy landscapes, urban and rural. Capturing the loveliness of nature and intricacy of architecture is a joy.

I have learned so much from other artists, most especially my two teachers Herb Slapo and Kim Werfel. Kim constantly encourages and challenges me.

I am feeling my way towards a personal style, a sort of soft-edged realism I suppose, and building confidence. I have always loved looking at art. I never expected, this late in my life, to be creating it.”

— Tim Williams

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A Few Hours After This by Joy Meyer in the Nicholson Gallery at The ArtsCenter
May
10
6:00 PM18:00

A Few Hours After This by Joy Meyer in the Nicholson Gallery at The ArtsCenter

“In film, there are two ways of including human beings. One is depicting human beings. Another is to create a film form which, in itself, has all the qualities of being human: tenderness, observation, fear, relaxation, the sense of stepping into the world and pulling back, expansion, contraction, changing, softening, tenderness of heart. The first is a form of theater and the latter is a form of poetry.”
― Nathaniel Dorsky

“In my solo show, A Few More Hours After This, in Nicholson Gallery at The ArtsCenter, in Carborro, NC, I am examining the fertile space between my painting practice and video practice. In this show, I hope to translate the ephemeralities of visual and bodily experience into precise expressions of paintings and video.

In Rosalind Krauss’s famous essay Sculpture in the Expanded Field, published in 1979 she made a precise diagram of the structural parameters of sculpture, architecture, and landscape art she tried to clarify what these Sculptural practices were, what they were not, and what they could become if logically combined.

In A Few More Hours After This, I considers two main ideas. In the first I investigate the medium-specific and phenomenological differences between a painting’s connection to time and video’s existence as time. One is a kind of physical, more immediate experience of time. The other is a larger, slower, more geological expression of time. One is frozen in a moment and the other can loop endlessly. I am also considering the material qualities of each practice and how each interact and reinforce the fragility of human emotion in relation to time, love, and loss.”

― Joy Meyer

A Few More Hours After This will run May 6 – May 30, 2019 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC. Opening reception will be part of the Second Friday Art Walk, May 10 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Artist Bio:

J. Meyer is a visual artist and an arts educator. Meyer’s contemporary practice spans painting, experimental video, installation, and zine making. Meyer’s work creates connections between the history of painting, phenomenology, and feminist theory to explore the metaphysics of human emotion. Meyer was also a founding member of the all-female, artist collective, Subverbal Collective which was active 2016-2018.

Meyer holds an MFA in Studio Arts from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Previously, she graduated with Distinction from University of Virginia and holds a BA in Studio Art and Art History. She is also a member of the honor society Phi Beta Kappa.

Meyer is an internationally exhibited artist having shown at the CICA Museum in South Korea, Kamloops Art Gallery, in British Columbia, at Universitet i Oslo, Norway, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania and Ideas Block LT, Lithuania.

Regionally her work has been at The Mint Museum, The Ackland Art Museum, CAM, The Carrack, and LUMP projects in North Carolina. In Virginia, at The Garage, The Bridge PAI, WTVF/Radio IQ Gallery, New City Arts, Art Works Gallery, The IX Building, and Ruffin Gallery at University of Virginia.

Her work has also appeared at The Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center in Covington, Kentucky, Red Ink Studios in San Francisco, and at LACDA in Los Angeles.

More information can be found online at www.jjmeyer.org or on Instagram @joy__meyer

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I Fixed It! Thrift Store Neon by Danielle James
Jan
11
6:00 PM18:00

I Fixed It! Thrift Store Neon by Danielle James

I Fixed It! Thrift Store Neon combines Danielle’s love of thrift shopping, humor and the practice of neon bending. Transforming discarded and often mass produced canvas art into something completely different and one of a kind. Using pop culture, satire and current events as inspiration Danielle uses the imagery already in the mass produced painting to inform the neon she will add. Because each thrift store painting is different and had its own set of designs, each neon element added is specific and each one offers a new challenge.

Danielle James is a neon artist living in Raleigh, North Carolina. She has her Masters of Fine Art from East Carolina University and her Bachelors of Fine Art from Millersville University in Lancaster Pennsylvania. Two years into her neon apprenticeship at Glas studios in Raleigh’s warehouse district she uses her current series of artwork mainly as a venue to practice bending glass. She is part of the SheBends collective of female neon benders and has exhibited her neon artwork at both The Midway in San Francisco, California and VAR WEST Gallery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Follow her neon work @D_J_neon
Follow her metals work @D_J_metal

Exhibition on display January 1-31.

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Más allá de las estrellas / Beyond the stars at The ArtsCenter
Aug
10
6:00 PM18:00

Más allá de las estrellas / Beyond the stars at The ArtsCenter

Paintings by Renzo Ortega

Opening Reception: Friday August 10th, 2018
From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Exhibition on display in the Nicholson Gallery and ArtsCenter Corridor from August 1st - 31st.

This exhibition is supported by the Orange County Arts Commission Artist Project Grant.

ARTIST STATEMENT:

"I will show in The Nicholson Gallery at The Artscenter in Carrboro new work from the Southern Series, that is a painting project I have been working since I relocated to Carrboro in the fall of 2016. This series represents the issues that low-income families confront, such a housing crisis, health insurance, discrimination, displacements, and the hopeful efforts to improve their quality of life. I am painting this series because my journey is similar to the experience of many people that came to this country. Being an active community member make us part of the Country’s economy and culture. Painting it is strongly related to our identity, for this reason as a Peruvian artist working in The United States I want to continue with the legacy of the WPA artists that during the Great Depression expressed in their work the life of the people. Our current times are similar and I believe that my paintings will contribute with a message of hope and a statement that we are building culture. Art expressions are crucial, art sets out cultural models in a continuous renovation. Our identity is the fusion, our art expressions are not a characteristic of the immigrant nostalgia. We are a living culture and my painting project is about that. Along with the works from The Southern Series I will show in The ArtsCenter’s Corridor Gallery selected works made in New York City. 

In addition I am planning a guided tour/artist talk of the exhibition on Wednesday August 29th. Having a conversation and answering questions about my painting process. The effectiveness of this project is evaluated based in the capability to have my work accessible for viewing. Art made by people from our community has to be seen, for this reason, The ArtsCenter Galleries are a tool and an opportunity for the effectiveness of the project."

Renzo Ortega (Lima, Perú, 1974) is an Immigrant Peruvian-American artist. He studied at the National School of Fine Arts (E.N.S.A.B.A.P.) in Lima, Perú, at the Arts Students League of New York and holds an MFA in painting from Hunter College, New York. His work has been exhibited in Museums, art spaces and galleries in the USA and Perú. Renzo lived and worked in New York for over sixteen years, and in the fall of 2016 he relocated to Carrboro, North Carolina. In the spring of 2018 he was a Visiting Lecturer at UNC Chapel Hill, and currently works and teaches drawing and painting at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro. 

http://www.renzoortega.com

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Bold Standard by Kathleen Grebe in the Corridor Gallery
Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

Bold Standard by Kathleen Grebe in the Corridor Gallery

KATHLEEN GREBE breaks jewelry tradition with large-scale statement pieces made of laser cut lucite. Her brand, Bold Standard, fuses modern and ancient aesthetics with strong geometric shapes, repetitive rhythm and etched typography — emboldening the fearless fashionista with contemporary design and a touch of the avant garde. 

This exhibition will be up in The ArtsCenter Corridor from July 3rd-31st. 

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13th 6-8pm in the Nicholson Gallery and will be held in conjunction with the 2nd Friday ArtWalk.

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Story, Myth and Magic by Paperhand Puppet Intervention in the Nicholson Gallery
Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

Story, Myth and Magic by Paperhand Puppet Intervention in the Nicholson Gallery

For the past 20 years Paperhand Puppets have been working to connect us more deeply with the Earth, our creative spirit, and our humanity. Watching puppets come to life to live music is magical, but it also helps us to feel. It exercises our empathy muscle as it holds a mirror for us to see ourselves in new ways. Paperhand taps in to ancient traditions of mask, giant puppets, and shadow with the hope of finding the new story to inspire us. At very least, it is an authentic effort to be a light in the darkness. 

Get up close and personal with some of Paperhand’s award winning creatures and characters this month at The ArtsCenter! 

Exhibition on display July 3rd – 31st. 

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13th 6-8pm in the Nicholson Gallery and will be held in conjunction with the 2nd Friday ArtWalk.

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ATI June 2nd Friday ArtWalk: "The Walls We Build" at The ArtsCenter
Jun
8
6:00 PM18:00

ATI June 2nd Friday ArtWalk: "The Walls We Build" at The ArtsCenter

artist UNITED presents a multi-county series of events and exhibitions in which Triangle-area artists express their ideas on the theme, "The Walls We Build." 

The Art Therapy Institute is proud to announce our collaboration with "The Walls We Build" project to produce an exhibit featuring artwork by members of the Arts and Peer Support Group, the Newcomers Art Therapy Program, and the Exceptional Children's Art Therapy Program. 

Join us at The ArtsCenter for this collaborative exhibit exploring "the kinds of walls that we build in our communities: social, economic, physical, political, and metaphorical" with the intention of promoting understanding in the "hope of dismantling the many walls that divide us from one another."

For more info please visit: http://artistunited.org/

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Opening Reception for Mike Justice's Eccentric Toolbox at The ArtsCenter
May
11
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception for Mike Justice's Eccentric Toolbox at The ArtsCenter

“Eccentric Toolbox: A Collection of Rare and Imaginary Tools” examines our perceptions of and relationships with common hand tools. As utilitarian objects, the forms of tools usually communicate function and use. Justice's sculptures challenge those norms and task the viewer with re-evaluating the practicality of familiar but reworked tools.

Modifications and questionable functionality make us consider their history and methods of use. Some pieces explore the traditional adornment of craftsperson tools with exotic woods or metals. Others are created as free sculptural forms that hint at utilitarian purpose. All are intended to evoke feelings of whimsy or perplexity in anyone familiar with the workings of tools.

The collection consists of 30 works: 27 wall-mounted and 3 small sculptures.

Mike Justice is a mostly self-trained artist working in wood, metal and mixed media. He has studied at multiple sessions at the Penland School of Crafts in Penland, North Carolina. When not torturing tools in his Chapel Hill, North Carolina studio he is a Finance Manager for a local non-profit.

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"Riding the Stick Horse" by Laura Hughes at The ArtsCenter Nicholson Gallery
Apr
13
6:00 PM18:00

"Riding the Stick Horse" by Laura Hughes at The ArtsCenter Nicholson Gallery

“There’s no one with intelligence in this town except that man over there playing with the children, the one riding the stick horse. He has keen, fiery insight and vast dignity like the night sky, but he conceals it in the madness of child’s play.” – Rumi

These large-scale equine paintings are a wild and free exploration of the grace and power of the horse form. Their titles are taken from the 13th-century Sufi mystic Rūmī’s poems, who’s themes deal with union with the Beloved/God. Rumi believed passionately in the use of music, poetry and dance as a path for reaching God. I believe this transcendent experience is also found in any creative pursuit. This wildly colorful and textural group of paintings seek to capture the magnificence of the horse, with generous decorative reality.

Laura Berendsen Hughes is a graphic designer and fine artist. She has a BFA in sculpture from UNC – Chapel Hill and has lived in Durham for over 40 years. While her work as a graphic artist and illustrator has always been about composition and communication, she has recently returned to working in fine art where the goal is original creativity not messaging. She is exhibiting acrylic equine inspired paintings on that bridge realism and abstraction and rely on the beauty and drama of the horse as an alternative to the human figure.

http://www.laurahughespaintings.com/about-the-artist.html

Painting title: “There is a Community of the Spirit” – Rumi
40” x 65” Acrylic on Board

Exhibition on display April 2 – May 12.

Opening Reception: Friday, April 13th 6-8pm in the Nicholson Gallery and will be held in conjunction with the 2nd Friday ArtWalk.

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"Microcosmic Reflections" by Dorian Monsalve at The ArtsCenter Corridor
Apr
13
6:00 PM18:00

"Microcosmic Reflections" by Dorian Monsalve at The ArtsCenter Corridor

Dorian’s artwork consists of scratching away layers of colored ink that he applies by dripping/covering with plastic and other organic elements, to create texture and imagery. Using sharp knives, a fiber glass brush, steel wool and other tools, he reveals and creates highly detailed miniature dreamscapes.

Dorian has been experimenting with this medium for 12 years, always challenging himself and bringing this medium “experimental scratchboard” to a new level. He always feel inspired and transported into an infinite surreal world full of bright colors, deep contrast, fantasy images, and miniature beings awaiting to be revealed.

As he continues experimenting and evolving with this medium, he becomes more aware of his own purpose in life:

“To recognize oneself a microcosmos and all living beings as one with the universe; to bring awareness of the collective consciousness through art as a healing tool, and to awaken by accepting and loving one another just as we are. I am one with the Universe, therefore creativity is infinite.”

Exhibition on display April 2-30.

Opening Reception: Friday, April 13th 6-8pm in the Nicholson Gallery and will be held in conjunction with the 2nd Friday ArtWalk.

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Ghosts of Summer by Michael Neal Patrick at The ArtsCenter Corridor
Mar
9
6:00 PM18:00

Ghosts of Summer by Michael Neal Patrick at The ArtsCenter Corridor

Photography by Michael Neal Patrick

“I am primarily a transcendentalist. Through exploration, using composition and design, I experience something of the Divine. By showing my prints, I hope to share not only in what I find to be beautiful, but also in something beyond the visual, something intangible.

For this exhibit I’ve chosen 7 images from my Nature portfolio. I took these photos in the gentlest of light, hoping to expose small details and a richness of color and texture. I consider my subjects to be both extraordinary and ordinary. On one hand I’m saying ‘see this leaf, these roots, this rock—these everyday things are worthy of attention!’ On the other hand it’s not what you see, but how you see that reveals Beauty and stimulates interest! These simple truths are what I have learned by practicing photography, and I re-learn these each time I go out to shoot.

I have an Associate Degree in Photography from Randolph Tech, and a B.A. in Art from NCCU. Recently I retired after being a Horticulturist at Duke Gardens for 22 years.”

Exhibition on display in March.

Opening Reception: Friday, March 9th 6-8pm in the Nicholson Gallery and will be held in conjunction with the 2nd Friday ArtWalk.

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The ArtsCenter's Annual Student Exhibition
Mar
9
6:00 PM18:00

The ArtsCenter's Annual Student Exhibition

The Annual Student Exhibition features work from current and former ArtSchool students in a variety of mediums from paintings and drawings to ceramics and fiber arts.

Exhibition on display March 2-28. 

Opening Reception: Friday, March 9th 6-8pm in the Nicholson Gallery and will be held in conjunction with the 2nd Friday ArtWalk.

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"The Seizing of Joy" by February's Emerging Artist Jane Cheek
Feb
9
6:00 PM18:00

"The Seizing of Joy" by February's Emerging Artist Jane Cheek

"The Seizing of Joy" explores the themes of survivorhood, motherhood, and finding joy in the everyday. Jane Cheek is a mixed media artist who works in an abstract expressionist style. Cheek’s work focuses on contradictions. As a survivor of child abuse and a mother, she uses art to examine the juxtaposition of past trauma and present joy. 

Exhibition on display February 1-28.

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Opening Reception for Jenny Eggleston's "Mute-Music" at The ArtsCenter
Jan
12
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception for Jenny Eggleston's "Mute-Music" at The ArtsCenter

"Mute-Music" by Jenny Eggleston is a selection of drawings and poems of the artist’s observations of nature and her own mental landscapes. These biological, surrealistic studies are sometimes dark, mystical, and sexual—insides are turned out, veins and flesh appear with seeds and fur, figs hang on spider webs. Depictions of the natural world distort as physical matter and imaginative matter mingle and resonate.
http://www.egglestonart.com/

Exhibition on display January 9-31.

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Opening Reception for Michelle Podgorski's "New Growths" at The ArtsCenter
Jan
12
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception for Michelle Podgorski's "New Growths" at The ArtsCenter

Michelle Podgorski’s, New Growths, focuses on the awe of the natural world whether it is the ease in which succulents can be propagated or the way a seed with sunlight and water will generate new life. This series of watercolors with the inclusion of embossing, flocking, and sanding are on both large and small select works.
Exhibition on display January 2-31.

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Opening Reception for The ArtsCenter's Annual Community Art Exhibit at The ArtsCenter
Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception for The ArtsCenter's Annual Community Art Exhibit at The ArtsCenter

For the past six years, The ArtsCenter has held an Annual Community Art Exhibit in the Nicholson Gallery during the month of December. The exhibit is open to all adults in the Triangle area, and all mediums are welcome. It is inclusive of everyone in our community and represents The ArtsCenter’s belief that everyone is an artist and that each person’s creative voice should be celebrated.

Join us Friday, December 8th for the opening reception of The ArtsCenter’s 6th Annual Community Art Exhibit, and get a chance to meet the talented artists showcasing their work.

Exhibition on display December 1-22.

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Chatham Artists Guild Reception and Tour Gallery at The ArtsCenter
Nov
10
6:00 PM18:00

Chatham Artists Guild Reception and Tour Gallery at The ArtsCenter

The Chatham Artists Guild is celebrating its 25th annual studio tour this December. The guild's studio tour is one of the oldest in the state and a prototype for other area studio tours. The studio tour will be held the first two weekends in December. Come preview the 49 participating artists' work at The ArtsCenter during the month of November. 
 

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Finding Home and Community Through Multi-Media Art at The ArtsCenter
Nov
10
6:00 PM18:00

Finding Home and Community Through Multi-Media Art at The ArtsCenter

The ArtsCenter’s AfterSchool Arts Immersion Program with artist Ben Hamburger created this project, Finding Home and Community Through Multi-Media Art, in which students contemplated personal meanings of their home through individual poems and drawings. Together, they collated these drawings and discussed the meaning of inclusive and diverse communities while creating large-scale collaborative collages of imagined urban landscapes. The collages are paired with an online SoundCloud album consisting of the participants' recorded poems describing the diverse elements that make up the collective artwork. 

Exhibition on display through November 30th.

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Opening Reception for "One World: The Art of Jesse Kalisher & Friends" at The ArtsCenter
Oct
13
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception for "One World: The Art of Jesse Kalisher & Friends" at The ArtsCenter

"One World", a photography exhibition in memory of Jesse Kalisher, will be on display at both The ArtsCenter and Carrboro Town Hall. Black and white photographs from Jesse's private travel collection as well as Kalisher employees' work will be exhibited at The ArtsCenter. All proceeds from the show will go to the Triangle Land Conservancy. 

Exhibition on display October 6-31.

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Opening Reception for SASS.ART at The ArtsCenter
Oct
13
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception for SASS.ART at The ArtsCenter

Q U E E R I N G is an ongoing series of vivacious, larger than life portrait paintings by October Emerging Artist SASS.ART. Subjects are placed within an installation constructed of flowing, soft fabric lit by strong, colorful lighting--an environment crafted as a visual projection of the artist’s queerness. The subject is documented with a camera and then re-birthed into a painting.

Exhibition will be on display October 3-31.

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Sep
8
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception for Vera Reed, September's Emerging Artist at The ArtsCenter

This month's Emerging Artist, Vera Reed, exhibits a retrospective of self-portraits, each one representing a significant time in Reed's life--from reflecting on formative yet innocent moments in childhood, to studying at prestigious art schools, to battling the demons of mental illness. Her portraits and writings provide an insightful and deeply moving story of joy and wonder as well as the struggles she has overcome. 

Exhibition will be on display September 1-30.

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Aug
11
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception of Curated Exhibit at Carrboro Town Hall

Join us Friday, August 11th for the opening reception of the Town Hall's curated exhibit featuring Onicas Gaddis, Dawn Hummer, Karin Neuvirth, Melanie See, and Nancy Smith. The exhibit will be on display now through October. This is the first of four quarterly exhibitions curated by Heather Gerni through the partnership between The ArtsCenter and the Town of Carrboro.

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