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Visual Arts Events

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Pittsboro -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 - Sun., Feb. 24, 2019 )

Artist Studios at Fearrington Village: Fearrington's Folk Art Show

Our annual Folk Art Show features the work of self-taught artists who are deeply influenced by the spirit of folk art, raw vision, naïve art, primitivism and outsider art. You’ll see whimsical paintings, sculptures, pottery and all sorts of work to get your imagination flowing. All sales proceeds benefit the artists... Read More
Collector’s Preview on Friday, February 22nd from 7-9pm ($35, includes admission for whole weekend).

Fearrington Village. -- kerstin@fearrington.com, Tickets , https://www.fearrington.com/folk-art/?utm_source=bronto&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Fearrington+folk+art+show&utm_content=Village+News:+Baby+Cows,+KonMari+Method+and+Save+the+Date+for+Folk+Art&utm_campa
$35 - $5

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Fri., Feb. 1, 2019 - Fri., Mar. 1, 2019 )

Gallery C: Marlowe: Dimensionalia

Marlowe grew up in Florida to a mother with extraordinary artistic skills, and was greatly influenced by the vivid colors and textures of her Floridian art, continually defining his skills through high school graphics programs. Marlowe has illustrated over 100 magazines and book jackets, winning numerous illustration awards over... Read More
Tuesday-Friday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Sundays: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Closed Mondays

Gallery C. -- 919.828.3165 (phone), art@galleryc.net , http://www.galleryc.net
Free

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Mon., Dec. 17, 2018 - Sun., Mar. 3, 2019 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): The Same Leaving

Performed by Christine Kirouac

The Same Leaving is a first-time configuration and conversation between three independent projects. In the video/audio installation State Lines, 2005, the simple view of a pipe running along a subway tunnel wall is transformed into a animated drawn horizon line that propels the viewer through an ethereal... Read More
Opening Reception: January 17, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). -- 336.725.1904 - info@secca.org , http://www.secca.org
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Sun., Jan. 20, 2019 - Wed., Mar. 6, 2019 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: Hobson Pittman and His Contemporaries

North Carolina native Hobson Pittman (1899-1972) made his mark as a painter nationally during the first half of the 20th Century. This exhibition celebrates his work as well as that of his contemporaries including Sarah Blakeslee, Robert Broderson, Claude Howell, Gregory Ivy, Edith London, Howard Murray, Kenneth Ness, Henry... Read More
Exhibition runs January 20 - March 6

Lee Hansley Gallery (New Location). -- (919) 828-7557, lee@leehansleygallery.com Open Tuesday - Saturday 11:00am - 6:00pm , http://www.leehansleygallery.com
$

Chapel Hill -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Sun., Feb. 10, 2019 - Fri., Mar. 8, 2019 )

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Art and Art History: Somewhere Over the Border

Somewhere Over the Border examines the state of statelessness that defines ‘refugee’. Refugees are not born but created out of dire circumstances typically resulting from systemic exploitation, economic destitution, and the upheavals of war and famine. The displaced are frequently portrayed as stripped of... Read More

John and June Allcott Gallery. -- Elin O’Hara Slavick, eoslavic@email.unc.edu , http://www.art.unc.edu
Free

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Thu., Feb. 21, 2019 - Sun., Mar. 10, 2019 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): Remembering Sam

Sam "the Dot Man" McMillan passed away at the age of 92 on August 22, 2018, in Winston-Salem. SECCA's exhibition includes works of art from public and private collections and serves as a small memorial to all the art that Sam created as well as his vibrant and full life.

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). -- 336.725.1904, info@secca.org , http://www.secca.org
Free

Wilmington -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Sat., Oct. 13, 2018 - Sun., Mar. 10, 2019 )

Cameron Art Museum: Recovery in Flight: The Sculptures of Grainger McKoy

Performed by Grainger McKoy

From the detailed beginnings of the single iconic feather, Grainger McKoy transforms his intricately carved birds into gravity-defying sculptures that play with form and space. McKoy finds the greatest poetry from observation and understanding of the bird’s upstroke, or recovery stroke, as he describes, “This motion... Read More
Member Preview: Friday, October 12, 2018, 6-8 PM Opening October 13, 2018 through March 10, 2019 Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 1:15 PM

Cameron Art Museum. --  (910) 395-5999 , http://cameronartmuseum.org/index.php?c=current#graingermckoy
$

Charlotte -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM ( Thu., Jan. 10, 2019 - Thu., Mar. 14, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: When Worlds Collide

Performed by Nancy Albert, Meg Greene Malvasi, and Leigh Williams

In this special exhibition, each artist explores the idea of chemistry as both a literal and symbolic process in her body of work. Nancy Albert’s digital photographic images focus on the interaction of nature's processes with urban and industrial structures. Meg Greene Malvasi submerges Polaroid images into tubs of water... Read More
January 10 – March 14, 2019, Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Artist Group Lecture: January 31, 5 – 6 p.m. in Tate Hall Opening Reception: January 31, 6 – 8 p.m. in Ross Gallery; with musical guest singer/songwriter Tyler Lynch. Ross Art Gallery, Overcash Center, 1206 Elizabeth Ave.,... Read More

Overcash Center. -- megan.lynch@cpcc.edu , http://blogs.cpcc.edu/cpccartgalleries/
Free

Apex -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Fri., Feb. 15, 2019 - Fri., Mar. 15, 2019 )

Halle Cultural Arts Center: Cathy Foreman, Dare Coulter, and JJ Raia

JJ Raia has been taking photographs for many years drawing inspiration from the natural world and the continuing cycles of birth, growth and decay that mark the passage of time. Dare Coulter is primarily a figurative sculptor, but works in a wide range of fields, including drawings, paintings, and murals. 
February 15 – March 15, 2019  Free Reception: Friday, February 15, 2019, 6–8pm 

Halle Cultural Arts Center. -- (919) 249-1120, halleculturalartscenter@apexnc.org , http://www.thehalle.org
Free

Asheville -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Fri., Feb. 1, 2019 - Mon., Mar. 18, 2019 )

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: Politics at Black Mountain College

The Black Mountain College community faced political differences, both internally and externally, throughout its 24-year history. The college was born in 1933 during the Great Depression, lived through WWII, was deeply affected by Hitler’s rise to power, and closed during the Cold War. Though often viewed today as an... Read More
On display February 1, 2019 – March 18, 2019

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. , https://bit.ly/2FGkIRV
Free

Asheville -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Fri., Feb. 1, 2019 - Mon., Mar. 18, 2019 )

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: Aaron Siskind: A Painter’s Photographer and Works on Paper by BMC Artists

This exhibition of vintage photographs by Aaron Siskind reveals his elegant approach to abstraction through photography. Siskind taught photography at BMC during the summer of 1951 (along with Harry Callahan, Arthur Siegel, and Hazel Larsen Archer). As the only photographer accepted as an equal by the abstract expressionist... Read More
On display February 1, 2019 – March 18, 2019

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. , http://www.blackmountaincollege.org/aaron-siskind/
Free

Blowing Rock -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Sat., Dec. 1, 2018 - Sat., Mar. 23, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Gail Haley's Jack Tales: New Acquisitions to the Collection

BRAHM is excited to celebrate its latest acquisitions to the Permanent Collection in "Gail Haley’s Jack Tales."  This exhibition features Gail Haley’s original illustrations for her book “Jack and the Bean Tree” and original linocut prints for her book “Jack and the Fire Dragon,” as well... Read More
Due to extenuating circumstances, "The Affrilachian Artist Traveling Studio" has been canceled and replaced with "Gail Haley's Jack Tales: New Acquisitions to the Collection".

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099 , http://blowingrockmuseum.org
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Fri., Feb. 15, 2019 - Wed., Mar. 27, 2019 )

Gallery C: Paintings from the Estate of Wladimir de Terlikowski

Please join Charlene Newsom and W. Vance Brown II in celebrating the mesmerizing work of the late Wladimir de (Wlodzimierz) Terlikowski at the exhibition's opening reception on Sunday, February 17th from 1-4pm. Alternately known as "The Polish Master," a compliment that came as a result of his first solo exhibition at Galerie... Read More
Gallery C Hours Tuesday-Friday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm thru April

Gallery C. -- RSVP; 919.828.3165 , http://www.galleryc.net
$

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Sun., Feb. 17, 2019 - Wed., Mar. 27, 2019 )

Gallery C: Paintings from the Estate of Wladimir de Terlikowski

Terlikowski refused to be defined with any one group of painters and cut his own path. Yet, the influences of the Impressionists, Cubists, and Fauves can be traced in many of his works. Terlikowski had his first one man show at Galerie Bernheim-Jeune in 1900. He enjoyed only a few decades of production when the ravages of the... Read More
Tuesday-Friday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Sundays: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Closed Mondays

Gallery C. -- 919.828.3165 (phone), art@galleryc.net , http://www.galleryc.net
Free

Concord -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Thu., Feb. 14, 2019 - Thu., Apr. 18, 2019 )

Cabarrus Arts Council: Selections

We're excited for you to visit our new exhibition, Selections! Get ready to explore diverse points of view in just about every medium available.
More information... Read More

Cabarrus Arts Council. -- info@cabarrusartscouncil.org , http://www.cabarrusartscouncil.org
Free

Blowing Rock -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Sat., Dec. 1, 2018 - Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Farm, Forage, Feast: High Country Foodways

Farm. Forage. Feast. examines the intersection of cultures, economies, education, and the environment relating to the production and consumption of food in the High Country of North Carolina through lenses of oral histories, photography, and local history.  For the purpose of this exhibition, the High Country... Read More
Farm. Forage. Feast. would not have been possible without stories from Debbie Wiseman Bauer; Renee Boughman of F.A.R.M. Café; Melinda Brown of Never Ending Farm; Rodney, Brandon, and Traythan Cheek of Cheek Family Dairy; Cecil and Julie Gurganus; Bill Moretz of Moretz Mountain Orchard; Alek Schober of... Read More

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. --  (828) 295-9099 , http://blowingrockmuseum.org
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 2, 2019 - Sun., Apr. 28, 2019 )

ARTS NC STATE: Ray Kass: Revisiting Mountain Lake

Performed by NCSU Art Students under Ray Kass Residency

An exhibition of student work created with artist in residence Ray Kass, founder of the Mountain Lake Workshop.

Crafts Center at NC State University. -- 919.515.2457 , http://www.crafts.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Blowing Rock -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Sat., Dec. 1, 2018 - Sun., May. 5, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Outsiders: The Inside Story of Folk Art

“Folk” and “Outsider” Art are terms often used to define work made by artists unschooled in their practice and lacking artistic intention.  In keeping with the definition, very few of the artists represented in “Outsiders” have received formal training, and most have been strongly... Read More
Special thanks to the Hickory Museum of Art and Barry & Allen Huffman for sharing their works and making this exhibition possible.

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099 , http://blowingrockmuseum.org
Free

Blowing Rock -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 16, 2019 - Sun., May. 5, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow

BRAHM is excited to announce an upcoming exhibition in the Alexander Community Gallery titled Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow.  Organized by the New York Historical Society, this exhibition chronicles the long strides forward, bruising setbacks, and heroic struggle for equality that took place during these... Read More

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (New Address). -- (828) 295-9099 , https://blowingrockmuseum.org/see-do/exhibitions/alexander-community-gallery.html/title/black-citizenship-in-the-age-of-jim-crow?utm_source=BRAHM+Newsletter&utm_campaign=332dd89c3e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017
Free

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Fri., Dec. 14, 2018 - Sat., May. 18, 2019 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): Somewhere in a Dream I Got Lost

Performed by Lonnie Holley

Showcasing the multi-faceted art and music of the prolific self-taught artist Lonnie Holley, this exhibition features found-art sculptures, works on paper, steel sculptures, and a selection of music from Holley’s three albums. The works of art and music present a snapshot of Holley’s work from the last 6 years.... Read More
Join us for the opening of our latest solo exhibition, Somewhere in a Dream I Got Lost, and a discussion with the featured artist, Lonnie Holley, on December 13, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public and will inlcude a cash bar (no charge for SECCA members).

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). --  336.725.1904 - info@secca.org , http://www.secca.org
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Thu., Jan. 10, 2019 - Sun., Jun. 23, 2019 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Left-Handed Liberty

The self-taught North Carolina artists featured in “Left-Handed Liberty” sometimes achieved recognition as innovative creative minds, but often started out exploring their art in deeply personal ways. They made art in their homes, their workshops, or while in prison; some were plagued by physical and emotional... Read More
All exhibitions are free and open to the public. The Gregg Museum is open every day but Monday. Please visit Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu for hours, directions, and announcements regarding openings, programs and other events.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- 919.515.5335, ewmccaul@ncsu.edu , http://www.Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 16, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 7, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: Their World is Not Our World

Performed by Susannan Saylor and Edward Morris

In Susannah Sayler and Edward Morris’s video installation Their World Is Not Our World, a photographer and her smitten assistant document the Oostvaardersplassen, a fantastical manmade “wilderness” about 20 miles from Amsterdam. In connecting with the animals that make this nature reserve their home,... Read More
East Building, Level B

North Carolina Museum of Art. , http://www.ncartmuseum.org
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 16, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 21, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: Within the Frame

Photography provides an opportunity to see what might otherwise be overlooked. Capitalizing on this concept, Within the Frame presents a collection of images that reveal hidden scenes within mirrors, frames, windowpanes, and other constructions. In Within the Frame, viewers “enter” some spaces... Read More

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- East Building, Level B , http://www.ncartmuseum.org
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Sat., Apr. 7, 2018 - Mon., Jul. 22, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: You Are Here: Light, Color, and Sound Experiences

You Are Here includes large-scale light works, sound installations, video works, room-size environments, and site-specific projects. The artists—Bill Viola, Janet Cardiff, Durham-based Heather Gordon, Anila Agha, and many more—employ a diversity of media to create intriguing experiences that engage the... Read More

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- (919) 715-5923 , http://ncartmuseum.org/
$

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( Thu., Feb. 7, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 28, 2019 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Borderlands

Borderlands is Susan Harbage Page’s testimony and a commemoration of the courage, fear, hope and determination that continues to drive countless people to risk everything in search of a better life. For more than a decade, she has traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border near Brownsville, Texas, to record the... Read More
All exhibitions are free and open to the public. The Gregg Museum is open every day but Monday. Please visit Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu for hours, directions, and announcements regarding openings, programs and other events.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- 919.515.5335, ewmccaul@ncsu.edu , http://www.Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free and open to the public.