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Vol. 7 No. 03

The Musem of Contemporary Art of Georgia presents

The MOCA GALA Art Auction 2016

April 9, 2016 For more info visit

The extraordinary fine art gallery featuring the paintings from Atlanta’s own world-class artist, Ford Smith. Large feature: “Melodic Pass” 36”x48” by Ford Smith

980A Canton Street in the heart of historic Roswell.

for hours & info

Creativity Unleashed March 1 - April 2

Join us for a full day of live art demonstrations Saturday, March 19 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunset River Marketplace 910.575.5999

Marty Allran, Arizona, clay

10283 Beach Dr. SW Calabash, NC


what’s inside Intimate Compositions Feeling Photography

We spoke with Mike Basher to gain an insight into a photographer’s purist techniques and styles to convey emotion in a piece 8

What’s New? MOCA GA


We write about the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia’s Annual Fundraising gala. This fundraising event is one of Atlanta’s premier visual arts venues 10

Kevin Duval, Kinetic Art 311 Gallery is proud to be bringing back Duval’s unique sculptural creations 15

Mike Basher, Pound Net VI (detail), photograph



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Mike Basher, Beaufort Inlet I (detail), photograph

Vol. 7 No. 03

what’s inside Features Ford Smith Ford Smith Gallery comes back to Roswell, Georgia with new art from award winning artist Ford Smith 11

Creativity Unleashed Works carefully selected to be “outside-the-box” at the Sunset River Marketplace 14

New Aquisitions Every month Picture House Gallery introduces new work from world renowned artists 20

11 Ford Smith, Light Snow (detail), 24” x 30”

People and Places Previews Beverly McIver at Craven Allen Gallery and Jim Pittman at Atrium Art Gallery 16

Profiles in Art Donna Slade discusses her journey from professional designer to becoming a 17 full-time artist and gallery owner

Exhibits Western Art Cimarron Sky Gallery introduces American Western Art to the southeast 32

Impressions en Plein Air A coastal Carolina view at the Beaufort Art Market 34

It’s All About The Story Art inspired by local souls. Alan Gurganus at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts 36

Frank Pierce Works ranging from the abstract to still life at Fine Art at Baxters 37

14 Marty Allran, Arizona, clay


Coastal Photography An intimate composition A work of art, regardless of genre is a personal extension of the creator of the piece. Many art enthusiasts understand this concept in sculptural and canvas mediums. However in our digital age where Instagram, Facebook, and others capture the public mindset, we sometimes forget the very intimate and personal relationship photographers have with their viewers. As both amateur and professional photographer pump out quantities of images, there still remains photographers with a true calling who capture a single theme and emotion and forward their intimate experience to viewers. Mike Basher is a photographer based in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Many of his clients include top Fortune 500 companies for whom he does commercial shoots. Life on the Outer Banks has it’s perks; fly fishing being one, and photography being another. Being near the coast, Basher has developed a very unique and distinct style of photography. His images convey a tranquil simplicity, mixed in with busy abstraction, and even a bit of surrealism

that leaves the viewer seeing a beautifully simple photograph with complex composition. Light, shadow, texture, and subject matter are delicately weaved together to offer the viewer a tranquil understanding of what Basher is experiencing when he takes a photograph. “Elementally, I like to keep things simple. Even if I’m composing a photograph with a great deal of texture, like a sand flat at low tide, I try to make order... of all the contrast in a sea of sand ripples to draw the viewer’s eye through the frame. I do my best to make sense of it all for the viewer”, says Basher. From a technical standpoint Basher is a purist, preferring to make limited exposures to capture the perfect scene. Through minute adjustments Basher is able to convey the raw emotion of a piece to viewers. “For example, Mesquite Flat I, one of my favorite photographs I’ve made is simple and elegant yet dynamic at the same time. That image is from a trip to Death Valley in 2011 and I recall nudging my tripod fractions of an inch several times before I was happy with the composition. Then I made only one exposure of it.” says Basher. He continues, “Even minute adjustments while composing an image gives the final photograph a completely different feel. I don’t ever crop and I don’t use window mats with my print finishing. I


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want the viewer to experience the entirety of what I chose to include on the original exposure. Comparing his limited exposure purism to large batch photographers Basher says “ isn’t uncommon for many photographers to shoot dozens of images of a scene, varying each one slightly, without stopping to think, look, and become part of the scene. Photographers will shoot a great deal, and pick the best frame when they get back to their computer. I think in order to have my true self show in my work, I have to be working in the moment and with the moment, not fishing for a moment in a batch of images.” Basher seeks to create pieces that convey his emotional connection to the experience of shooting each piece. “My photographs are a direct extension of who I am.

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While composing, my mood, senses and aesthetics are all at work. I try to make my own interpretation of what I’m experiencing, and pass that on to the viewer. Each moment is meticulously crafted, carefully exposed and completely individual as I pour myself into them. They are my best offering.” Intimate, emotional, and raw. Basher’s photography allows the viewer to feel what Basher is feeling at the moment of shutter. _________________________________ Mike Basher is a photographer located in Morehead City, NC. View his work at Read the full interview with Mike Basher and more information about this article on

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local artists while supporting the Museum’s programs throughout the year. In particular, the 2016 GALA will highlight past winners of MOCA GA’s Working Artist Project, a fellowship program that supports 3 artists each year with a stipend, solo exhibition, and catalogue in order to promote Atlanta as a city where artists can build lasting careers.

13th Annual MOCA GALA Art Auction On April 9th, 2016, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA) is presenting the 13th Annual MOCA GALA Art Auction in Atlanta, Georgia. This event is a wonderful night in support of Georgia art and the Museum’s mission to collect, showcase, and preserve the contemporary art of Georgia. MOCA GA was founded in 2000 and remains the only Museum dedicated to promoting the arts of the state of Georgia and fostering connections between local artists and the community. Join MOCA GA Director, Annette Cone-Skelton at the MOCA GALA 2016 as we present more than 100 high-quality works of art by an invitation-only group of Georgia’s finest artists. The 2015 MOCA GALA Art Auction raised nearly $200,000 for the Museum, funds which are unrestricted and help make all exhibitions, events, and educational programs possible. Each year MOCA GA presents an average of 14 exhibitions to the public, adds an average of 100 works to the permanent collection, and hosts nearly 25 events that connect artists working in Georgia with the surrounding community. The MOCA GALA provides an evening of socializing with

The MOCA GALA 2016 will honor architects Mack Scogin and Merrill Elam of renowned Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects for their contributions to the international architecture and design community as well as their unwavering support of MOCA GA and Georgia contemporary art. Mack and Merrill stated, “Every state should be so lucky to have a MOCA GA, an institution that recognizes implicitly the necessity of art in our lives and nurtures those in our community that are dedicated to it.” Join them at the MOCA GALA 2016, an evening in support of local arts and culture! 1. Art walkers during the live auction of the MOCA GALA 2015 2. Mack Scogin & Merrill Elam, photo credit: Rubi Xu

Where: MOCA GA 75 Bennett Street, Atlanta, GA (404) 367-8700 Hours: Tues-Sat 11-5pm

from the classic vibrant and colorful hues for which he’s known.

Ford Smith in Roswell Sparkling like a jewel in the heart of historic Roswell on Canton Street, the new Ford Smith Gallery emerges onto the local art scene featuring the radiantly serene landscape paintings from Atlanta’s own, worldclass artist, Ford Smith. This exclusive, artist-owned gallery is operated by veteran art team, Ford Smith and his wife, Cristi. Ford is one of the nation’s most celebrated artists with worldwide gallery representation, while Cristi runs the the art business and writes for major art industry publications. This is their fourth Ford Smith Gallery, having had two other locations in Roswell and another in Santa Fe, New Mexico. “Ford lives and paints just a few miles from our new gallery, and after traveling for 3 years doing shows in other galleries, we missed having this broader stage to present his work,” Cristi says. Having a focused environment where they can showcase the breadth and diversity of his talent makes a great deal of sense in their hometown. The gallery recently introduced The Monochrome Series from Ford, which are a pensive suite of original paintings he created mostly in black, white and silver--quite divergent

Cristi compares the Ford Smith Gallery experience to visiting a vineyard versus buying wine at a store. “First, you love the wine. But at a vineyard, you also meet the growers, the people who are passionate about the wine. Then you try the different wines they make and you leave with a deeper appreciation for their talent and abilities as winemakers.” She believes that when you make those connections, you have a collector for life. On most days in the Ford Smith Gallery you’ll meet Cristi--and you might meet meet Ford. “We’re passionate about the art,” Cristi says, “And our clients are able to view the full spectrum of Ford’s talent rather than a selection.” “Our collectors have a personal, in-depth knowledge of Ford’s varied artistic genius and they feel the untethered nature of the art that comes with having your own stage.” 1. Light Snow, 24” x 30” 2. Melodic Pass, 36” x 48”

Where: Ford Smith Gallery 980A Canton St, Roswell, GA W-Th 1-5pm; F-S 1-7pm; Sun 12-4pm


Second Annual Open Studio Tour

19th Annual Pottery & Antiques Festival

April 9 & 10, 2016 Saturday 10am to 5pm Sunday 12noon to 5pm

PreView in the Barn

Friday Night Preview Party March 25, 2016 - 7 til 10 pm

Advanced tickets required by March 18th $45 per person - send check or money order to CVPAF/PO Box 2583 Hickory, NC 28603

Hickory Metro Convention Center 1960 13th Ave. Dr. SE,Hickory, NC 828.324.7292 or 828.322.3943

PreTour Exhibit

Local Restaurants Menu Sampling

Sunday, April 3, 7 to 9 pm The Fearrington Barn

Off US 15-501 8 miles South of Chapel Hill

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12 x 9 inches, oil on masonite

214 W. Tremont Ave, Ste 102, Charlotte, NC 28203 704-743-4332 •

the SC-based Rick Strickland Band. Both have earned numerous music industry honors including several Carolina Beach Music Awards.

Creativity Unleashed March 19, 10-5pm

For the second year in a row, Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash, N.C. is holding its hugely popular Creativity Unleashed event on Saturday, March 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gallery owner Ginny Lassiter said, “Last year, our one-day Creativity Unleashed event was very successful. The community came out and really enjoyed watching the artists work, meeting them, and enjoying live music. So this time we wanted to push the envelope even further.” New this year, the eclectic gallery is expanding the event to feature a month-long exhibition of works that celebrate outsidethe-box thinking and creativity. The show opens on March 1 and runs through April 2. Artists include Marty Allran (clay), Ginny Lassiter (acrylic), Mona Bendin (fabric), Ann McCray (oil), Linda Young (pastel), Ann Cunningham (metal), Celia Wester (oil), and Jim Comer (wood). The event on the 19th will showcase a range of live art including pottery wheel and hand building; marbling; pillow making and fabric dying; oil, watercolor, and acrylic painting; wood carving and more. Performing live music will be Lesa Hudson and Rick Strickland from

Since opening in 2002, Sunset River Marketplace has been an active supporter of performing, literary, and visual arts in the area. The 10,000 square-foot gallery features work by almost 200 North and South Carolina artists. Its on-site pottery studio has two kilns and three wheels. Ongoing oil, pastel, and watercolor classes are also provided, in addition to workshops by nationally known artists. The gallery’s Coffee With the Authors programs feature presentations by local and regional offers. A Paint & Party series provides a fun after-work experience for those with no previous art background. The gallery’s framing department offers full-service, on-site custom frame design. 1. Ginny Lassiter at work on a new acrylic abstract Photo credit: Louis Aliotta

Where: Sunset River Marketplace 10283 Beach Dr SW, Calabash, NC (910) 575-5999 Hours: Mon-Sat 10-5pm

Kinetic Art: Shaping Time Mar 4-26, 2016 E = mc 2 and art blend together to create Kinetic Art. Wikipedia defines kinetic art as “art from any medium that contains movement perceivable by the viewer or depends on motion for its effect.” Physics explains that an object in motion maintains kinetic energy until its speed changes. If it is powered by the wind or an observer, its speed is constantly changing, creating mesmerizing patterns of light and shadow, color, and shapes. Taking the time to observe this type of sculpture in motion is hypnotic, inducing a state of meditation. What a wonderful way to combat the stresses of everyday living! I recently had the opportunity to spend an evening with some of Kevin Duval’s sculptures. I found myself entranced by the changing designs and enjoyed watching how passersbys couldn’t help but stop and touch and play with the art. The experience had a way of slowing life down, even if just for the moment. The Shaping Time exhibit is a series of interactive, multi-axial, kinetic sculptures that have been composed using a combination of new metals and salvaged components.

The varying shapes, colors, and object placement make each piece unique in its static state, while select pivot placement, careful balancing, and human interaction allow them to dance an original number each time they are touched. Kevin Duval is an emerging, self taught metal artist. A lifelong love of tools, mechanics, and a background in machining has evolved into his current work which is mostly kinetic in nature, and somewhat abstract in design. Working with many different metals and components affords Kevin the opportunity to use a myriad of tools and techniques in the composition of original, one of a kind sculptures. Kevin lives in Wilmington, NC with his wife, and two young daughters.

Bringing color to the Warehouse District since 2007 Where: 311 Gallery 311 W. Martin St. Raleigh, NC (919) 436-6987 Wed-Sat 11:30-4pm



Healing, oil on canvas, 30” X 30”

Kiawah (detail), acrylic on canvas, 40” x 30”

Beverly McIver

Jim Pittman

Craven Allen Gallery February 20-April 9

Atrium Art Gallery March thru April

Beverly McIver, the subject of the HBO documentary Raising Renee, will give a rare public painting demonstration at Craven Allen Gallery on Thursday, March 31, at 5:30 pm. McIver will show how she mixes select colors to achieve her characteristically vibrant palette and luscious surface textures.

Pittman, an abstract landscape painter simplifies the landscape around him in coastal Virginia and South Carolina along with in the great plains and high deserts of the American Southwest. His work is featured March thru April and available year round at Atrium Art Gallery in Charleston.

The event celebrates her latest show, THE TIES THAT BIND, which explores themes of family, cultural identity, and the passage of time. Showing alongside McIver are select advanced painting students from Duke University, where she is the Ebenshade Professor of the Practice of Studio Arts. McIver is widely acknowledged as a significant presence in contemporary American art. She was named as one of the “Top Ten in Painting” in Art in America, and her work is in major museums and corporate and private collections across the country.

“When I walk by the sea or through canyons, I see form, shape, line, and texture as revealed by light and color. I translate this to canvas using acrylic paint applied intuitively and moved around with scrapers, knives, fingers, and sticks. My work is not site specific but I do relate to colors and conditions. I paint my remembered impressions and attempt to create the mystery of ancient places and the passage of time, weather, and man. Edges, texture, and surface are important elements of my work which I strive to be spontaneous, luminous, spare, and deep.” Pittman will be in attendance during the Charleston Gallery Association Artwalk on Friday March 4th from 5-8pm.


Profiles in art Donna Slade Fine Art at Baxters Gallery Donna Slade is a co-owner of Fine Art at Baxters in New Bern, NC. A gem of a gallery, Fine Art at Baxters showcases works in all mediums and several genres, a beautifully choreographed collection of art. What was your introduction to art? Growing up in a small town in Virginia, I remember as a child, discovering several colored pencil drawings of “fish” that my father had done. I thought they were the most wonderful things I had ever seen. I considered that my first memorable introduction to art. Describe your journey to becoming a full-time artist. After graduating from Business College, I studied advertising design and illustration, preparing for a career in commercial art. I operated my own design firm for over 12 years and enjoyed an award-winning 30year career as a commercial artist, designer, and illustrator. Throughout my career, I studied various media but my focus is on representational realistic paintings created in colored pencil. Building many different layers of color creates the paintings. Recently I became a full-time painter and gallery owner in Eastern North Carolina. I am a charter, signature member, and 10-Year Merit Award Recipient of the Colored Pencil Society of America, (CPSA). My paintings have been published in Best of Colored Pencil, CP Treasures, Colored Pencil Masterworks from Around the Globe I, CP Treasures Volume II, CP Treasures Volume III, and The Colored Pencil Signature Showcase. What brought you to Fine Art at Baxters Gallery? Making a move in 2007 from the Raleigh area to the Eastern part of North Caroli-

na, I joined forces with a retired art teacher just opening a small gallery in New Bern. In 2009 the gallery expanded to became an LLC with 4 partners. In 2011 the (1918) 4,500 square foot former historic Baxter’s Jewelry store was purchased and became the permanent home for Fine Art at Baxters Gallery. The gallery is also home to seven working artist’s studios. The gallery offers a wide range of art by locally, regionally, and nationally recognized artists. What’s next for Donna Slade? My future plans revolve around perfecting my technique and continued development of my own personal identifiable style. I will continue to promote the vision of the gallery; continuing efforts to support our artists and provide quality art reasonably priced. We strive to offer a wide selection of styles, mediums, and subject matter that will offer our clients a unique gallery experience. _________________________________ Donna Slade has co-owned Fine Art at Baxters Gallery since 2007. Fine Art at Baxters, 323 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC 28560.


Todd Baxter Southern Arts Society March 1-30 This spring, local artist, Todd Baxter, will showcase a diverse collection of paintings and drawings inspired by the memorable Faces & Places he’s encountered in recent years. Todd has captured images of Charlotte landmarks, York County farms, Edisto Island marshes, the Appalachian Mountains, Route 66, and even Provence, France. The solo exhibit will be at the Southern Arts Society in Kings Mountain and is open to the public. To meet the artist, join Todd at the opening reception. Works range in size from 8” x 10” to 30” x 40” with a mix of en plein air and studio paintings. To meet the artist, join Todd at the opening reception on Saturday, March 5 from 6 to 8 pm. For more information visit

Photo by Barbara Tyroler

Compass Center for Women and Families Presents

Through Women’s eyes, By Women’s hands Anonymous Masterpieces

Friday, March 4, 2016

7 - 10 p.m. The Great Room at Top of the Hill (100 East Franklin St. in Chapel Hill)

Celebrating the Work and Vision of local North Carolina Women Artists to benefit the Programs and Services of the Compass Center ▪ Art Exhibition and Sale ▪ Cocktail Reception with Cash Bar ▪ Exciting Raffle Prizes ▪ Silent Auction featuring works by Barbara Tyroler, Elaine O’Neil, Alice May, Ellie Reinhold and Chieko Murasugi

For tickets and information: 919.968.4610

▪ Live DJ and Dance Music ▪ The Great Room at Top of the Hill ▪ Franklin Street entrance between Walgreens and Game Stop


New Aquisitions: Picture House Gallery Since 1974, Picture House Gallery has been Charlotte’s premier resource for the discriminating art collector, providing the most comprehensive ranges of art services in the country.

Whatever your taste, décor, or budget, you are likely to find a piece here that looks as if it were created for you. At Picture House Gallery, the eclectic collection includes contemporary and traditional oil paintings, from small sizes to massive, oversized pieces. It also features watercolors, pastels, indoor and outdoor sculptures of wood and marble, art glass, and ceramics, along with lithographs, serigraphs, etchings, and posters. Many of their artists are

nationally and internationally renowned artists collected by institutions across the United States. Picture House Gallery’s staff is glad to make an appraisal or answer any questions about any artist whose work a private collector may be interested in obtaining. Selling art, however, is only a part of the foundation on which Picture House Gallery has built its well-earned reputation. Fine art deserves the utmost in care, handling, and expertise, and this gallery has maintained the highest standards for more than 37 years.

It provides one of the most comprehensive ranges of art services in the nation. Owner Bob Griffin and his staff have extensive experience acquiring and installing pieces for some of Charlotte’s finest cor-


porations, and health care and financial institutions, some of which has encompassed the use of scaffolding and cranes.

of art forms. If you have any questions about any of the gallery’s services, come by and talk to the experienced staff.

“It’s important that our clients talk to us about their needs so we can accomplish what they want to achieve,” Bob says. “We have a loyal clientele who keeps coming back because of our service-oriented philosophy”.

For more information about the gallery’s services feel free to visit their website or call them.

In addition to fine art sales and consultation services Picture House Gallery offers a full-service custom framing shop with over 2,600 mouldings, and such special touches as French matting, period framing, hand-gilded and hand-carved frames, 14-karat white gold or 23-karat gold frames. Skilled technicians can also restore oil paintings, antique frames, old documents, and refurbish silk fabrics. This distinctive gallery offers an all encompassing range

1. Leila, Azalea’s Memory, painting on linen, 30” x 30” 2. Douglas, Abstract Realm, painting with mixed media on canvas, 60” x 60”

Where: Picture House Gallery 1522 E. Fourth St., Charlotte, NC (704) 333-8235 Mon - Fri 10 - 4pm; Sat 10 - 3pm



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Jackson Fine Art


Atlanta Artist Center


Sidney Marcus blvd ne

David Gallery

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TEW Galleries Lumiere Gallery

MOCA GA e Plasters ave n



Piedmont rd ne

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Mason Fine Art

Reinike Gallery


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Artist Atelier of Atlanta Thomas Deans Fine Art Anne Irwin Fine Art Lagerquist Gallery


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Pryor Fine Art Bill Lowe Gallery dr

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Pharr rd ne

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Alan Avery Art Company



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The Signature Shop & Gallery

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Atlanta Alan Avery Art Company


315 E. Paces Ferry Rd.

(404) 237 - 0370 Tues - Fri 10 - 6pm; Sat 11 - 5pm

Artists Atelier Gallery & Studios

800 Miami Cir., Ste 200

(404) 231 - 5999 TUE - SAT 11 - 4PM

Wonder of Color. For the first time, Atlanta native Tom Paul will show a collection of his atmospheric oil paintings at the Artists Atelier Gallery and Studios. Long a favorite of the Atlanta art community, Paul’s work will now be on display for all, March 1 - April 30, 2016. “Meet the Artist” reception 12-4pm on March 19, 2016. Reception: Mar. 19th, 12 - 4pm

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

535 Means St. NW

(404) 688 - 1970 Tues - Sat 11 - 5pm

Group Exhibition - “The 5th of July,” through May 1. A show about “the day after”.

Bill Lowe Gallery

764 Miami Cir., Ste. 210

(404) 352 - 8114 Tue - Fri 10 - 5:30pm; Sat 11 - 5:30pm

Excavation: The Discovery of Middle Earth. Selected works by Thornton Dial and Constructed Paintings by Brian Dickerson. March 11th – April 22nd.

Thornton Dial, Factory Night Sky (catalog), mixed media assemblages, 48” x 55 1/2”


contemporaryLANDSCAPE features five artists who have devoted their careers to evolving the long-standing artistic tradition of American Landscape. Through their rigorous artistic inquiries, they push into territories of the surreal, serene, and sublime, utilizing unique mark-making techniques and innovative compositions. THRU Apr. 9th.


Atlanta Huff Harrington Fine Art

4240 Rickenbacker Dr.


(404) 257 - 0511 Mon - Sat 10 - 5pm

Come see our carefully curated collection of original paintings by American and French artists in all styles and media. It’s a feast for the eyes and food for the soul, conveniently located in a charming Buckhead bungalow.

Lagerquist Gallery

690 Miami Cir.

(404) 261 - 8273 Tues - Fri 10 - 5pm; Sat 11 - 5pm

March 17th - April 2. New work by Dianna Cutrone. Dianna Cutrone will present mixed media work on canvas and panel. Her subject matter will include seascapes, figurative drawings, and equine scenes. Miss Cutrone is know for the strength she embodies in her work and the quite elegance of her fluid technique.


75 Bennett St.

(404) 367 - 8700 Tues - Sat 11 - 5pm

Join us for an exhibition featuring the works of the 21 Working Artist Project (WAP) Fellows. The Museum has acquired one work from each of the past WAP exhibitions which will be featured in a group show at MOCA GA. Exhibition Dates: February 20-April 23, 2016.

Pryor Fine Art

764 Miami Circle ne ste 132

(404) 352 - 8775 Mon - Fri 10 - 5pm

Pryor Fine Art is proud to present stunning new work by Peter Burega, Anke Schofield, and Charlotte Terrell on Thursday, March 24th.

Reinike Gallery

789 Miami Cir.

(404) 364 - 0490 Tues - Sat 10 - 5pm

In the month of March, continued showing of the newest works by gallery artists. Featuring the newest abstractions by Henry Callahan and Charles H. Reinike III. And contemporary still-lifes by Peter J. O’Halloran inspired by objects found at Goodwill. Art Stroll: Mar. 19th, 11 - 4pm


Atlanta TEW Galleries

425 Peachtree Hills Ave ne ste 24

(404) 869 - 0511 Mon - Fri 10 - 5pm, Sat 11 - 5pm

Linda Christensen, “Sunset Beach”, 2015, oil on canvas, 60” x 72”

Thomas Deans Fine Art

690 Miami Cir. ne ste 905

(404) 814 - 1811 Mon - Fri 11 - 5pm

Interplay: New Paintings by Jeri Ledbetter and Rebecca Crowell, February 26 - March 30. Two esteemed abstract painters whose strikingly poetic images evolve from highly personal processes.

dk Gallery

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Hansell st

Cherokee st ne

Hansell st

Church st


Roswell st Anderson st

25 West Park Sq. NE (770) 427 - 5377 Tues - Sat 11 - 5pm

8th Annual Romance of the Nude and Figure. Kicking off the 2016 Art Walk, this show will feature work from Francisco Adaro, Susan Burns, Kevin Chambers, Helen DeRamus, Holly and Ron Irwin, Catie Radney, and Gena Brodie Robbins. Kevin Chambers and Pierce West will do a live sculpture and marquetry demonstration. THRU Mar. 26th. Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 6 - 8pm


Linda Christensen & Susan Homer; “Between Past & Present”. March pairs artists from New York and California respectively. Both focus on emotionally intimate subjects. Homer explores still life and highly detailed flat-field paintings of nature and flowers. Christensen’s figurative works reflect on ‘moments’ that become the poetry of life. THRU Apr. 9th.


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Cowgirl Studios

Muse & Co. Fine Art hwy 9

Ann Jackson Gallery Synergy Fine Art mimosa blvd

ramsey st

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Green Oak

Ford Smith Gallery

canton st


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SLM Studio & Gallery Taylor Kinzel Gallery Vinings Gallery

Hill st

Roswell plumtree st



Ford Smith Gallery

980A Canton St. (678) 908 - 1989 wed - thurs 1 - 5pm; Fri - Sat 1 - 7pm; Sun 12 - 4pm

“Point of You”. February 26-March 25. The groundbreaking new series of original paintings by Atlanta’s own international art star, Ford Smith, created in iridescent and monochrome acrylics that visually transform as the viewer moves or changes their position.

Ford Smith, Melodic Pass, 36” x 48”

MUSE & Co Fine Art

23 Oak St. (770) 594 - 9511 Tue - Sat 11 - 4pm

We will showcasing new works by our gallery artists. It will be a floral and landscape show. “New Beginnings”. We will be having a show along with the RAD to support the Ga. Chapter Alzheimer’s Assoc. A percentage of all sales and raffles will go to raise funds for the organization. THRU March. Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 6 - 9pm

Isabelle Gautier, I Brought Some Lemons, acrylic on canvas, 36” x 36”

Roswell Synergy Fine Art Gallery


26 Webb St., Ste. 3 (770) 708 - 7416 Mon, Tue & Thur 10 - 2pm; Wed & Fri 1 - 4pm; Sat 12 - 5pm

Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 6 - 9pm

Taylor Kinzel Gallery

16 Elizabeth Way (770) 993 - 3555 Mon - Sat 11 - 6pm; Sun 1 - 5pm

“Artwalk for Alzheimer’s” Raffle drawings and silent auction works by various artists to benefit Alzheimer’s Association Georgia Chapter. Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 6 - 9pm

Carol Christie, “Poppies in Blue Pitcher”, acrylic on canvas, 48” x 48”

Vinings Gallery

10 Elizabeth Way (770) 299 - 1122 Mon - Thurs 12 - 7pm; Fri - Sat 12 - 8pm; Sun 12 - 5pm

Through Louis Magre’s paintings, the viewer perceives bright summer colors and captivating smell of the South of France. Join us for his first-ever one-man show with Vinings Gallery. Friday, March 11 from 6 to 9pm. More information: Opening Reception: Mar. 11th, 6 - 9pm

Louis Magre, Sunny Day


In Memory Of - A Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Research - Memories can define your life and rewrite your future. Join the artists of Synergy as we showcase groupings of our memories representing a span of impressions from our past. Percentage of all sales will be donated to the The Alzheimer’s Association of Georgia.


Savannah W. River st

E. River st

W. Congress ln W. Broughton st W. Broughton ln

Abercorn st

Abercorn st Abercorn st

E. Congress st Bull st

W. Congress st Barnard st

Jefferson st

The Signature Gallery

Bull st

The Savannah Gallery

E. Bay ln E. Bryan st

Drayton st

W. Bay ln W. Bryan st

E. Bay st

Bull st

W. Bay st

Bull st

Gallery 209

Whitaker st

Montgomery st

Barnard st


The Village Craftsmen

E. Congress ln E. Broughton st E. Broughton ln

Friedman’s Fine Art

W. State st

Gallery 209

E. State st

209 E. River St.

Daily 10:30 - 9pm

“Vivid and highly textural”, describes the blossoming paintings by Sue Nichols. As the featured artist of the month, we will have a larger collection of Nichol’s paintings on display. The size of her work ranges from miniatures to large canvases. THRU March. all new. updated daily.


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12 S. Lexington Ave.

(828) 505 - 8341 Mon - Sat 10:30 - 5pm; Sun 12 - 5pm

For the month of March, Bender Gallery will be featuring new work from Australian artists. Emma Varga’s cast glass sculpture exhibits both depth and complexity. Tim Shaw creates deeply carved colorful blown vessels of landscapes and flora.

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(919) 636 - 4135 Tues - Sat 11 - 6pm; Sun 1 - 5pm

Our featured exhibition showcases five artists working across diverse media. Featuring woodworker Keith Allen, ceramicists Patricia Saling and Natalie Boorman, and mixed media artists Luna Lee Ray and Harriett Warner. Also on display, pop-up books by Durham Academy sixth grade students Mar. 8th - Apr. 3rd. Opening Reception: Mar. 11th, 6 - 9pm

Luna Lee Ray, Primordial # 1

Tyndall Galleries

201 S. Estes Dr., University PLACE

(919) 942 - 2290 Wed - Sat 11 - 6pm

Group Exhibition featuring hyper realistic paintings by Jeffrey Batchelor, urban landscapes and trailers by Rachel Campbell, and abstract horizonscapes by Linda Ruth Dickinson. THRU Mar. 26th.

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“PhotoVoice and Portraits in Recovery - Healing Images” participants from Mental Health America of Central Carolinas (MHA) telling their own story through creative expression. THRU Mar. 18th. “Spring Into Art” juried show March 24-April 29.

Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 6 - 9pm

Charlotte Fine Art Gallery

7510 Pineville-Matthews Rd, 9A (704) 541 - 0741 Tues 10 - 4pm; Wed - Thurs 10 - 9pm; Fri 10 - 6pm; Sat 10 - 2pm

Weaving Stories with a Paintbrush new works by Florida artist, Naomi Litzenblatt on exhibit and for purchase. Meet the Artist Reception, Second Saturday, March 12, 2016, 5-8 pm. On display and for purchase: March 1 - 26, 2016. All works by represented artists on display and for purchase. Workshop Line-Up for 2016 visit Opening Reception: Mar. 12th, 5 - 8pm

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Ciel Gallery: A Fine Art Collective

128 East Park Ave.

(704) 496-9417 Tues - Sat 11 - 6pm

Ciel Gallery presents Little : Big, an exploration of art at the edges of size limitation, March 4-26. Opening Reception Friday, March 4, 6:00 - 9:00 PM, free and open to the public. Visit for a full list of classes. Commissions welcome.

Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 6 - 9pm

Cimarron Sky Gallery

214 W. Tremont Ave. Ste. 102

(704) 743 - 4332 Tues - Sat 10 - 6pm

Come join us during the South End Gallery Crawl to experience the American West, Right here in Charlotte! You will be inspired by the incredible craftsmanship of our artists, who share with us this fascinating history and region of our nation.

Southend Gallery Crawl: Mar. 4th, 6 - 9pm

Terry Cooke Hall, Summer Grace, oil on panel, 18� x 18�

Coffey and Thompson Art Gallery

1200 S. Graham St. (704) 375 - 7232 Mon - Fri 9 - 5pm; Sat 10 - 2pm

Coffey & Thompson Art Gallery, Frame and Design is excited to present Bree Barnett Crowell as our featured artist in March. Her landscape, figurative, and abstract works have been awarded in many national juried shows, and appeared in American Art Collector, Pastel Journal, and Charlotte Magazine. Corporate collections include Duke University, The Cannon Foundation, Signature Health , and Voci Center. Bree Barnett Crowell, St. Remy Olive Grove

Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 6 - 8pm


1520 South Tryon St. (704) 370 - 6337 Wed - Fri 10 - 5:30pm; Sat 10 - 2pm

As a child in Monterrey, Mexico, Javier López Barbosa grew up in a culture that appreciated color and celebrated it vibrantly in fashion, cuisine, entertainment, architecture, music, and certainly in fine art. Barbosa has mined that rich background for inspiration and refined it into paintings that offer unique and fully arresting experiences in contemporary abstract art. Barbosa’s studio is located in Santa Fe, NM. THRU Mar. 26th.

Lark & Key Gallery

128-B East Park Ave

(704) 334 - 4616 Tues - Sat 11 - 5pm

New Horizons - Featuring Kendra Baird, Duy Huynh, Angie Renfro, and Julie Covington pottery. 8x8 - Our eight year anniversary ‘sideshow’ featuring small 8”x8” works from eight of the gallery’s core artists. Exhibits on view through March 26th. Ongoing - artwork, pottery, and jewelry from 30+ artists.

Angie Renfro, Sea Change, oil on panel, 24”x24”

Picture House Gallery

1520 East 4th St.

(704) 333 - 8235

Mon - Fri 10 - 4pm; Sat 10 - 3pm

ONGOING - Featuring Frederick Hart sculpture, works by Jamali, and extensive collection of paintings, sculpture, art glass, and various mediums. Established 1974. Cecil K, Abstract Figures, encaustic oil on canvas, 30” x 60”

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Elder Gallery




601-A Providence Rd.

(704) 333 - 4535

Mon - Fri 9 - 5pm; Sat 10 - 2pm

Labyrinth. The detailed compositions created by P. Basille Nikitchenko feature meandering waterways with no boundaries, that capture the viewer’s eye and imagination thanks to Nikitchenko’s skillful combination of line and color and his thoughtful interpretation of the natural elements. THRU Mar. 31st.

P. Basille Nikitchenko, River at Dusk, oil on canvas, 18” x 24”

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Impressions en Plein Air: A Coastal Carolina View. March 4-31. Coastal Carolina Plein Air Painters members Susan Cheatham, Janet Dixon, Susan Henry, Eleanor McArver, and Karen Rawson showcase the beauty of the Carolina coast as only an eyewitness can. Join us March 4th as we welcome them to Beaufort.

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BEVERLY MCIVER, The Ties That Bind. New paintings through April 9. Nationally known artist Beverly McIver explores the theme of family in her exciting new show, The Ties That Bind. McIver, the subject of the HBO documentary Raising Renee, is the Esbenshade Professor of the Practice of Visual Arts at Duke University.

Painting Demonstration: Mar. 31st, 5:30pm Beverly McIver, Arrangement in Blue and Black (Daddy Sleeping), oil on canvas

Pleiades Gallery

109 East Chapel Hill St.

(919) 797 - 2706 Wed - Thurs 11 - 6pm; Fri - Sat 11 - 8pm; Sun 1 - 4pm

NAKED. March 10 - April 3. Third Friday Reception, Friday, March 18th, 6-9 pm. Please join Pleiades artists in a visual celebration of the human form in all its diversity and complexity. Upstairs we feature the work of glass artist Teddy Devereux in “A Show of Hands.”

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5400 Ramsey St. (910) 425 - 5379 Tues, Wed & Fri 11 - 5pm; Thurs 11 - 7pm; Sat 12 - 4pm

From February 11th to May 7th, the David McCune International Art Gallery hosts a traveling exhibition: Rodin Portraits of a Lifetime: Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections featuring seventeen bronze sculptures by Auguste Rodin as well as works honoring Rodin by Edward Steichen, John Tweed, and Paul Paulin. Closed March 25th and 26th.

Auguste Rodin, Bust of Jean Baptiste Rodin, bronze, 16 1/8” x 11 1/4” x 9 1/2”, Executed: 1860; cast: Musée Rodin 2/12, 1980. Collection Iris Cantor.


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(919) 732 - 5001 Mon - Sat 11 - 6pm; Sun 1 - 4pm

It’s All About The Story: Art inspired by Local Souls by Alan Gurganus. Show runs through March 20th. Luminous: New work by Arianna Bara and Eduardo Lapetina. March 21- April 24th, opening reception Friday, March 25th, 6-9 pm.

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323 Pollock st. (252) 634 - 9002 Mon - Fri 10 - 6pm, Sat 10 - 5pm

Exhibit of works by oil painter Frank Pierce. Skilled at everything from abstract to still life Pierce is also an exceptional and noted portrait artist. Pierce’s subject matter is unlimited although he favors local images and colorful landscapes.

Opening Reception: Mar. 11th, 5 - 8pm

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Raleigh 311 Gallery

311 West Martin St. (919) 247 - 4915 Wed - Sat 11:30 - 4pm

Kevin Duval’s exhibition is a series of interactive, multi-axial, kinetic sculptures that are unique in their static state and dance an original number each time they are touched. THRU Mar. 26th.

Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 6 - 9pm

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ArtSource Fine Art Gallery

4421-123 Six Forks Rd.

(919) 787 - 9533 Mon - Sat 10 - 6pm

March 10-April 9: Modern Nature showcases two artists, Ben Knight & Becky Denmark. Both artists look to nature for inspiration. Also join us March 17, as we are open until 8pm on Third Thursday. Free and open to the public. Opening Reception: Mar. 10th, 6 - 8pm


201 e. Davie St. (919) 821 - 2787 Tues 10 - 7pm; wed - Sat 10 - 6pm

Artspace exhibitions this February celebrate fiber, textiles, and recent works by residency artists. Small Tapestry International: American Tapestry Alliance. Americana: Textile History as Muse: Robert Otto Epstein, Margi Weir & David Curcio. Regional Emerging Artists in Residence Exhibition: Kellie Bornhoft & Tedd Anderson.

540 N. Blount St. (919) 828 - 3165 Tues - fri 12 - 6pm; Sat 11 - 5pm; Sun 1 - 5pm

If I Were You and You Were me: New Works by Elissa Farrow-Savos. February 12th – March 17, 2016. Her sculptures of polymer clay and found objects evoke physical, emotional, and spiritual themes. Opening Reception: Mar. 4th

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225 Glenwood ave.

(919) 929 - 7557 Tues - Sat 11 - 6pm

Lee Hansley Gallery -- Moving Art Sale. The gallery’s vault of art has been brought out into the galleries, creating an art marketplace, as we prepare for our move from Glenwood South. Paintings are discounted from 10-50 percent for the sale which ends March 5. A 3-D sale will follow beginning March 13 and run for 10 days. Closing Reception: Mar. 5th, 2 - 5pm

Little Art Gallery and Craft Collection

432 Daniels St.

(919) 890 - 4111 Mon - Sat 10 - 6pm; Sun 1 - 5pm

Featured Artist: BENJAMIN FREY. Mixed Media Journeys. Virginia artist, Benjamin Frey’s wax pencil drawings of circuses, carnivals, and travels inspire a sense of curiosity and wonder. THRU Mar. 15th.

Benjamin Frey, Around Again, mixed media and wax pencil drawing, 32”x32”

Local Color Gallery

311 West Martin St.

Thurs - Sat 11:30 - 4pm

Oils and acrylics is the fever this spring with a special “Spring Fever” exhibit by Bekah Haslett and Margo White. Bekah’s spring exhibit will show her recent work on location in North Carolina and Mexico, as well as some larger studio pieces from travels to Belize and Aruba. Join us and meet fellow artist Margo as she expresses her latest pallete of work. THRU Mar. 26th. Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 6 - 9:30pm


11 West Jones St. (919) 707 - 9800 Mon - Sat 9 - 5pm; Sun 12 - 5pm

The Nature Art Gallery presents, “Elements” North Carolina Nature Photography by Mike Basher. March 4th through March 27th. Gallery reception First Friday, March 4th from 6:00-8:00pm at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 6 - 8pm

Mike Basher, Schoodic Point IX

Nicole’s Studio & Art Gallery

719 N. Person St.

(919) 838 - 8580 Wed - Fri 10:30 - 5pm; Sat 12 - 4:30pm

Featuring Dan Beck, Jean Grunewald, Lyudmila Tomova, and Cathy Martin in a continuation of exhibit Figures & Faces. View art workshops schedule with award winning NC instructors plus special John Poon 5 day workshop in May. Visit website for details. Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 6 - 8:30pm

Roundabout Art Collective

305 Oberlin Rd. (919) 747 - 9495 Wed - Sat 11 - 5pm; Sun 1 - 5pm

East meets West - Earth, Painting and Fire – Yuko Nogami Taylor’s Nihonga mineral painting collaborates with Touya Seagrove, NC potter, Hitomi and Takuro Shibata. With a humble appreciation of natural materials, the artists’ works bridge their views of Japanese culture with the southern US. THRU March.

Yuko Nogami Taylor

Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 6 - 9pm

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(910) 343 - 8997 Tues - Sat 11 - 6pm

“An Artful Home” continues through March 19, 2016. “Striking a Balance,” featuring printmaker Donald Furst and painter Bob Rankin, opens on March 25, 2016. Both artists share a clean, linear aesthetic, but they differ in palatte. Furst works predominately in black and white. Rankin plays with primary hues.

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(336) 723 - 5890 Wed - Sat 11 - 5pm; Sun 1 - 4pm

Tree Translations II by Lea Lackey-Zachmann. Part premise, part environmental commentary, and part diversion, all the paintings, sculpture, prints, and drawings in this exhibition are comments about trees with a specific focus on Oak, Poplar, Yellowood, and Holly. THRU Mar. 27th. Opening Reception: Mar. 20th, 2 - 4pm



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(843) 521 - 4444 Mon - Sat 10 - 5pm; Sun 12:30 - 4:30pm

BY THE SEA - Jewelry Harmonizing With Photography - Two month exhibit of fine handcrafted jewelry of Barbara Miller and the photography of Robert Ryzner will run from February 29 through April 30. Also the work of 65 other member artists.

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Charleston Anglin Smith Fine Art

9 Queen St.

(843) 853 - 0708 Mon - sat 10 - 5pm; Sun 12 - 4pm

Stills and Life. Anglin Smith Fine Art presents new works by Shannon Smith Hughes, Colin Page, Kim English, and Carl Plansky in an exhibition that juxtaposes still life and “Stills of Life”, captured moments in time. THRU Mar. 18th. Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 5 - 8pm

Atrium Art Gallery

61 Queen St.

(843) 973 - 3300 Mon - sat 10 - 5pm

Featuring Jim Pittman minimal abstract Landscapes and Seascapes acrylic on canvas paintings though April at Atrium Art Gallery. Pittman will be in attendance at the Opening Reception during the Charleston Gallery Association Art Walk. Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 5 - 8pm

Courtyard Art Gallery

149 1/2 East Bay St.

(843) 723 - 9172 Mon - Sat 10 - 5pm; Sun 12 - 5pm

Join us March 4th, 5-8pm for the opening reception for “Movement: Light and Shadow” by Carla Johannesmeyer. Carla’s vibrant new paintings are inspired by movement, as light through southern wildscapes or as shadows within the structure of urban architecture. THRU Mar. 31st. Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 5 - 8pm

Dog & Horse Fine Art & Portraiture

102 Church St. (843) 577 - 5500 Mon - Sat 10 - 5pm

Please visit us during the Artwalk Friday, March 4, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. On view: animal portraiture from a variety of eras and artistic perspectives, in a range of mediums. Commissioned portraits and art consultation available. Artwalk: Mar. 4th, 5 - 8pm

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Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art

58 Broad St. (843) 722 - 3660 Mon - Sat 10 - 5pm

Highlighting the natural beauty of the Lowcountry marsh and sky, J. Christian Snedeker and Dave Merrill’s new show takes flight to places “Above and Beyond.” Meet the Artist: Dave Merrill - Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 1-5pm. Karen Weihs & Mark Bettis Exhibition Opening Reception - Friday, April 1, 2016 from 5-8pm. THRU Mar. 31st. Meet the Artist: Mar. 5th, 1 - 5pm

Ellis-Nicholson Gallery

1 1/2 Broad St.

(843) 722 - 5353 Mon & Sat 10 - 5pm

Letters to the Land and Sea – Through writings and bold marks traveling in and out of the layers of oil paint and cold wax, Asheville artist Cindy Walton captures action, energy and quiet musings of nature in this new body of work. THRU Mar. 30th.

Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 5 - 8pm

Cindy Walton, Letter to the Land, oil and cold wax, 30” x 30”

John C. Doyle Art Gallery

125 Church St.

(843) 577 - 7344 Tues - Sat 11 - 5pm

Please join us Friday, March 4th from 5pm – 8pm for the Charleston Gallery Association Spring Art Walk (, as we are so excited to feature the work of vibrant colorist and impressionist Danielle Cather Cohen, a brand new artist to the gallery! We hope to see you there! Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 5 - 8pm

Mary Martin Gallery

103 Broad St.

(843) 723 - 0303 Mon - Sun 10 - 6pm

Inspired by coastal landscapes, Brad Robertson leverages a lifetime of painting with a degree in graphic design to create wildly expressionistic landscapes that thrive with a peaceful symmetry. His use of texture adds a rough and rugged feel while his pleasant color sophistication retains a delightfully contemplative undertone. THRU Mar. 31st. Opening Reception: Mar. 4th, 5 - 8pm

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Herons Hunting

Shadows in Time, oil on linen, panel 12� x 12� This 18th century farm house in Thomaston, Maine beckoned me to paint it. It has soul, and is destined to become an artists retreat and exhibition space, thanks to an art collector of mine who purchased it last year. It is slated for renovation starting in 2016. 1.704.219.0391

Elinor Bowman Watercolor, Chinese ink & Black Walnut Ink

Comfortable Asheville Gallery of Art

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Teddy Devereux A SHOW OF HANDS at Pleiades Gallery in Durham during March explores the passage of time from one generation to the next. The “Hand of Time” is gnarled and bent, asking the time, forgetting the time, wearing purple, becoming purple, always clasping a handkerchief.

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Fire in Heart, 38” x 38” Illuminating, 36” x 36”, acrylic on canvas Love at First Sight, sculpture Moondog Cottage, 303 Oberlin Rd., Raleigh, NC City Art Gallery, 511 Red Banks Rd., Greenville, NC


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Alan Avery Art Company Anne Irwin Fine Art Artists’ Atelier of Atlanta Atlanta Artists Center Atlanta Contemp. Art Ctr. Bill Lowe Gallery David Gallery dk Gallery Huff Harrington Fine Art Jackson Fine Art Kai Lin Art Lagerquist Gallery Lumiere Gallery Mus. of Contemp. Art GA O’Karma Gallery Pryor Fine Art Reinike Gallery Sandler Hudson Gallery (The) Signature Shop & Gallery TEW Galleries Thomas Deans Fine Art Watson Gallery Whitespace

Roswell, GA - 26 - 27 Ann Jackson Gallery Cowgirl Studios Creative Mill Art Show Ford Smith Gallery MUSE & Co. Fine Art SLM Studio/Gallery Synergy Fine Art Gallery Taylor Kinzel Gallery Vinings Gallery

Savannah, GA - 28 Friedman’s Fine Art Gallery 11 Gallery 209 (The) Savannah Gallery (The) Signature Gallery (The) Village Craftsmen

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Calabash, NC - 29 Sunset River Marketplace

Chapel Hill, NC - 30 FRANK Gallery Hanes Art Center UNC Tyndall Galleries

Charlotte, NC - 31 - 34 allison sprock fine art Anne Neilson Fine Art Charlotte Art League Charlotte Fine Art Gallery Ciel Gallery Cimarron Sky Gallery Elder Gallery Hidell Brooks Gallery LaCa Projects Gallery Lark & Key Gallery McColl Fine Art Mint Museum Randolph Picture House Gallery Projective Eye Gallery Providence Gallery Shain Gallery

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Craven Allen Gallery Durham Arts Guild Durham Arts Council Gallery Golden Belt Artist Studios Pleiades Gallery Through This Lens

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Raleigh, NC - 38 - 41 311 Gallery Adam Cave Fine Art ArtSpace CAM Raleigh Gallery C Lee Hansley Gallery Little Art Gallery Local Color Gallery NC Museum of Nat. Nicole’s Studio & Art Gallery Roundabout Art Collective The Mahler Fine Art Tipping Paint Gallery

Wilmington, NC - 42 New Elements Gallery

Winston-Salem, NC - 42 Artworks Gallery

Beaufort, SC - 43

Atelier on Bay Beaufort Art Association Charles Street Gallery Elena Madden Studio Greenfish Gallery I. Pinckney Simons Gallery Indigo Gallery Rhett Gallery Inc. Salt Gallery Thibault Gallery USC Ctr for the Arts

Bluffton, SC - 43

Pluff Mudd Gallery Society of Bluffton Artists

Charleston, SC - 44 - 46 Anglin Smith Fine Art Atrium Art Gallery (The) Atelier Gallery Cecil Bryne Gallery Charleston Artist Guild Gallery Coco Vivo Fine Art Corrigan Gallery LLC Courtyard Art Gallery Dog & Horse Gallery Edward Dare Gallery Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art

Ellis-Nicholson Gallery (The) Gallery on Broad Gaye Sanders Fisher Gallery Helena Fox Fine Art Horton Hayes Fine Art Lowcountry Artists John Carroll Doyle Art Gallery Martin Gallery Mary Martin Gallery Michael Mitchell Gallery Principle Gallery Sandpiper Gallery Spencer Galleries

Columbia, SC - n/a

701 Center for Contemp Art City Art Gallery Gallery West Havens Framemakers and Gallery if ART Gallery Village Artists Vista Studios/Gallery 80808

Greenville, SC - n/a

Artists Guild Gallery of Greenville Les Beaux Arts Gallery T.L. Norris Gallery

Hilton Head, SC - n/a Endangered Arts Ltd Karis Art Gallery


311 Gallery - Artist Studios at Fearrington Village Beaufort Art Market BINDERS Art Supplies & Frames Catawba Valley Pottery & Antiques Cimarron Sky Gallery David M. Kessler David McCune International Art Gallery Elinor Bowman Ellen Hathaway - Fine Art at Baxters Ford Smith Gallery Garland Mattox Hillsborough Gallery of Arts - Historic Southend Lori White Margaret Griffin Mary Erickson Melissa Designer Jewelry MOCA Ga. Picture House Gallery Sue Gouse Sunset River Marketplace - Teddy Devereux Through Women’s Eyes Todd Baxter Vicki Rees -

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when where Atlanta, GA, pg 22-25 Friday, March 4th dk Gallery, 5-9pm

Saturday, March 19th

Artists Atelier Gallery, 12-4pm Reinike Gallery, 11-4pm

Thursday, March 24th FRANK Gallery, 6-8pm

Charlotte, NC, pg 31-34 Friday, March 4th

Dawsonville, GA

Charlotte Art League Gallery, 6-9pm Ciel Gallery, 6-9pm Cimarron Sky Gallery, 6-9pm Coffey & Thompson Gallery, 6-8pm

March 15th - April 30th

Saturday, March 12th

Georgia Watercolor Society, XXXVII National Exhibition, Bowen Center for the Arts

Roswell, GA, pg 26-27 Friday, March 4th

Charlotte Fine Art Gallery, 5-8pm

Friday, March 4th

311 Gallery, 6-9pm Gallery C Local Color Gallery, 6-9:30pm Nature Art Gallery, 6-8pm Nicole’s Studio & Gallery, 6-8:30pm Roundabout Art Collective, 6-9

Saturday, March 5th

Lee Hansley Gallery, 2-5pm

Thursday, March 10th Artsource Fine Art, 6-8pm

Durham, NC, pg 35 Friday, March 18th

Pleiades Gallery, 6-9pm

MUSE & Co. Fine Art, 6-9pm Synergy Fine Art Gallery, 6-9pm Taylor Kinzel Gallery, 6-9pm

Thursday, March 31st

Friday, March 11th

Hickory, NC

Vinings Gallery, 6-9pm

Raleigh, NC, pg 38-41

Craven Allen Gallery, 5:30pm

Sunday, March 13th

Lee Hansley Gallery, 2-5pm

Winston-Salem, NC, pg 42 Friday, March 4th

Artworks Gallery, 7-10pm

Friday, March 25th

Sunday, March 20th Artworks Gallery, 2-4pm

Calabash, NC, pg 29

Catawba Valley Pottery & Antiques Festival Preview Party, 7-10pm

Charleston, SC, pg 44-46

Saturday, March 19th

Saturday, March 26th

Friday, March 4th

Sunset River Marketplace, 10-5pm

Chapel Hill, NC, pg 30 Friday, March 4th

Through Women’s Eyes, By Women’s Hands, 7-10pm

Thursday, March 10th

Catawba Valley Pottery & Antiques Festival, 9-5pm

Hillsborough, NC, pg 36 Friday, March 25th

Hillsborough Gallery of Arts, 6-9pm

FRANK Gallery, 5-8pm

New Bern, NC, pg 37

Friday, March 11th

Friday, March 11th

FRANK Gallery, 6-9pm

Angln Smith Fine Art, 5-8 Atrium Art Gallery, 5-8 Courtyard Gallery, 5-8pm Dog and Horse Fine Art, 5-8pm Ellis Nicholson Gallery, 5-8pm John C. Doyle Art Gallery, 5-8 Mary Martin Gallery, 5-8pm

Saturday, March 5th

Ella Walton Richardson, 1-5pm

Fine Art at Baxters, 5-8pm

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Douglas, Tri En Metropole, painting on wood, 60” x 50”

artGuide March 2015  

artGuide is a monthly visual arts publication covering art galleries and artists in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

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