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WILSON: Inside and Out the artists of Studio One April 25 – June 8 On April 25th, the response to the eagerly anticipated opening of Studio One’s exhibit at the Wilson Arts Center was truly dynamic, with almost 400 art admirers in attendance at the opening reception! Wilson: Inside & Out celebrates all the special

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Atlantic Christian College Tower by Studio One artist Pegi Barnes Sharp

May 16 – 27 Theater of the American South 2013 has something for everyone with two weekends of good times, good food, and good theater in downtown Wilson! May 16-19 is our “Salute to Wilson’s Finest” featuring Parker’s and Bill’s Barbecue, a Celebration of Quilts, Ed Mitchell Art Walk, craft sales, live music and a cooking demonstration at the City Market Café by Executive Chef Peter Spear, a James Beard Award nominee. May 22-29, Memorial Day Weekend, “Wilson Welcomes the World” with Wilson’s own internationally famous pitmaster, Ed Mitchell, doing his signature “Carolina Throwdown” ribs, famous Bill’s BBQ for lunchtime feastPeter Spear ing, as well as a special Memorial Day tribute to all our veterans, military personnel and their families. Each weekend features performances on

stage at the Boykin Center and at the Lauren Kennedy/Alan Campbell Theatre at Barton College. A Portrait of Patsy Cline is a look at the life and music of the late, great Patsy Cline. 2013 is the 50th anniversary of Patsy’s death and this presentation features the music of the late great Country Music Hall of Famer as interpreted by North Carolina jazz vocalist Laura Martier. Laura and her band, The Tumbling Humble Weeds, will sweep you back in time to Contributed photo the heady often rough Vocalist Laura Mercier portrays the legendary singer Patsy Cline in and tumble honky- A Portrait of Patsy Cline. tonk days of the early Laura is supported on stage by her band, The 1960s. Tumbling Humble Weeds. Charlie Austin is the Laura is an accomplished singer and teacher fiddler. Before settling in the Outer Banks, he who is known as a free lance vocalist and jazz toured nationally and internationally performstylist. She has worked in Los Angeles, has ing at the Grand Ole Opry as well as the televiserved as a professor of jazz voice at William sion show, Hee Haw. Skip Hancock is on piaand Mary, and has toured in regional producno. Skip is a composer, arranger, performer and tions. As the star of Always…Patsy Cline, she who currently teaches at the US Navy School perfected her presentation and delivery of the of Music. Joe Mapp is on guitar. A graduate late, great star. In 2012, she and the noted Elizaof the prestigious Berklee School of Music, he beth R and Company mounted their own show has toured extensively and is a noted instructor with homegrown musical talent. in Eastern North Carolina. Laura’s husband, For many years, Laura served as the ExecuDan Martier, is on drums. A noted drummer, tive Director of the Dare County Arts Council. vocalist,and performer, Dan is the music direcDuring that time, she became friends with Barry tor for A Portrait of Patsy Cline. He has toured Page. When the Theater of the American South nationally and internationally and now teaches committee was discussing the possibility of at the Outer Banks Community School of mounting a Patsy Cline production for the 2013 Music. Bill Rea, on bass guitar, is not only a season, Barry suggested we call Laura. It was an inspired suggestion! Continued on page 2


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things that make life in Wilson so enjoyable through the eyes of the 33 artists that comprise the Studio One arts co-operative. Their stunning artwork, which includes paintings, pottery, fabric art and mosaics, tells a captivating story about what these artists treasure about life in the city they call home. Their thoughts on this exhibit are, “As we Studio One artists began our journey to answer visually What Is

Wilson?, iconic images tumbled forth too many to number. Faces, places, glimpses of our past, tender moments marking life passages… the longer we worked, the more we found to say. It became clear that for each who calls this place home, Wilson is unique, brimming with character, and difficult to define. And yet there is something – a commonality, a thread of shared values and experiences, hopes and dreams, passions and purpose. It is this thread that binds us, one to the

other, and all to this place we call Wilson. With love, respect, warmth and humor, we – the artists of Studio One, in conjunction with the Arts Council of Wilson, dedicate this exhibition to all the citizens of Wilson. You will know you are home at the first ‘Aha!’” The Arts Council of Wilson is thrilled to host this special exhibit and we invite you to share this experience with us during regular gallery hours of Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Contributed photo Southern author and performer Peter Neofotis in A Return to Concord,Virginia.

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Contributed photo. Plant Life by Oona Lewis captures Tim Webb, owner of Raleigh Road Nursery, at work with his beloved animals by his side.

 

Contributed photo Studio One artists Harriett Page, left, and Kim Benton at the April 25th opening reception for Wilson: Inside & Out.

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Free! Celebrating Diversity through Music

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performer and actor, but is also a founding member of the Outer Banks Opry – a popular folk and bluegrass showcase. “Muskrat” Reames, on the pedal steel guitar, has toured and been featured at the Grand Ole Opry. The band is rounded out with Mick Vaughn on bass, who toured nationally before settling on the Outer Banks The music for the performance covers Patsy’s entire repertoire and is drawn from actual concert records. Over 30 selections will be performed. It includes everything from Bill Monroe’s “Blue Moon of Kentucky” and Hank Williams’ “Your Cheating Heart” to all of Patsy’s hits: “Always,” “Walking After Midnight,” “Crazy,” “I fall to Pieces” and the incomparable gospel favorite, “Just a Closer Walk with Thee.” All performances will be at the Boykin Center. A Return to Concord, Virginia is our second featured work for the 2013 season. Noted Southern author and performer, Peter Neofotis, returns to share his incomparable true-to-life characters drawn from the rich history and tradition that

makes each small Southern town both unique and totally recognizable. The small town of Concord, Virginia, comes alive in his one-man show. He takes us down the streets, onto the porches, and into the lives of these iconic, unforgettable characters. This year, we will meet “The Stranger” as well as “The Flagbearer.” Peter will also bring back “The Highlander” for his late night, more mature audiences at 9:30 p.m. Neofotis will bring two stories of love, war and remembrance as he returns to the Theater of the American South, in Wilson, North Carolina. In “The Strangers,” Neofotis will tell a December romance story between an eccentric Gypsy woman and a conservative Jewish man, both of whom amazingly survived World War II and found themselves together in the small Southern town of Concord, Virginia. He will also tell “The Flag Bearer,” a tale concerning overcoming racial prejudices, and a town’s enduring respect for its soldiers. All performances will be at the Lauren Kennedy/Alan Campbell Theatre at Barton College. Visit the Theater of the American South website, www.theateroftheamericansouth.org for all of the details of this Southern experience!


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Barry’s Column Arts Council of Wilson Dear Arts Courier Reader! It is hard to believe that we are ending the 2012-2013 season and planning for 2013-14. It has definitely been a year to remember starting with the Boykin Benefit Bash and the amazing group of volunteers called the Boykin Dream Team. Then we moved to the Boykin Estate Auction in September that was a performance and visual art that none of us will never forget. In December, the largest Banker’s Holiday attendance and profit in many years kept our new year shiny and bright. And as we looked at the budget with your Board of Directors and began to plan for the future, we saw art sales in the gallery that exceeded our expected budget. With so many positive things happening in our town and in the arts community of Wilson, it is easy to see why Tourism chose that award-winning Whirligig spiral that says Simply Wonderful. Now it is our task to keep those wheels turning, and as President Dell Joyner says, “Keep rowing, just keep rowing.” With Dell at the helm, we have had an outstanding cheerleader for the Arts Council and with Sheila Wiggins to keep the maps always ready, we knew our course and we headed for “land ahoy!” Just so I make my analogy clear, we headed for firm ground with programming and financial stability in a time of many financial storms that our leaders never allowed to alter our course. So now, how do we top that? Well, if you are a contributor and you attend the June18 annual meeting, you will learn our plan for 2013-2014 and vote on the new class of Directors and the budget for our next fiscal year. There are many plans that you will read about in this edition, and I assure you, we are going to strive to maintain our course and keep rowing to give opportunities in the arts for all of the people in Wilson County. I hope to see your name as a contributor or volunteer and part of our winning “rowing” team! Sincerely, Barry Page

Annual Contributors Meeting

12:00 Noon,Tuesday, June 18, Wilson Arts Center All Arts Council of Wilson annual contributors are invited to attend our Annual Meeting to have lunch together and celebrate the end of our busy and successful 2012-2013 year. The business of this meeting is to adopt the budget for the next year, to vote on your new Board of Directors members for their three year term ending in 2016, and to vote for the officers that will take charge of the leadership of the Arts Council beginning in July for our 2013-2014 season. Our Executive Director will introduce the staff, and President Dell Joyner will review his presidency and his remarkable two year term. Dell will issue a challenge

to the incoming president to continue the work of the Arts Council and to gain more and more involvement of the community. The class of 2013 will be recognized as they end their terms. The list of Board members ending their service includes Paula Benson, Connie Farris, Peggy Jennette, Gwen Murrain, Jessica Satterfield, and Past President Sheila Wiggins. A delicious lunch will be provided by one of our contributing restaurants or caterers, which we’ll enjoy in the Annie D. Boykin Gallery while being surrounded by the artwork of Raleigh, NC, artist Anthony Ulinski. The opening reception for

Boykin Series XVII Under Construction! The Boykin Series Committee cheered the decision of the Arts Council Board of Directors to fund the Boykin Series XVII concert series to bring some “big-named talent.” The Committee has been investigating what would be the best for our Wilson community, and here it is!

These acts are under contract already: • Grammy winner Jerry “The Iceman” Butler • JAZZ award-winning East Carolina University Jazz Ensemble, under the leadership of Carroll DeShields • Lorica featuring Bill Leslie, Emmy award winning WRAL News co-anchor • Soul Street Dance, a hip hop group from Houston, Texas

These acts are under construction: • The Raleigh Ringers handbell group • The African American Music Trail returns with The Monitors • The UNC Clef Hang-

ers award-winning men’s acapella singing group • Texas roots music legend, Grammy award-winning Delbert McClinton

As you can see, our upcoming season will feature top notch performances by awardwinning performers! As committee member Johnny Hackney says, “You are going to want to see this wonderful line up!” How can you be at the front of the line and guarantee your seats for this incredible series? Simply by purchasing season tickets! Call us at 252-291-4329 x 33 and provide Chandra Bolling with your information, and as soon as all the contracts are signed, we will contact you and offer you first choice at the best seats in the house. Season Ticket sales begin before seats are opened to general admission on August 1, 2013. Don’t delay, because you just HAVE to be a part of this year’s season!

Ulinski’s exhibit, The Spaces in Between, will be held two days later, Thursday, June 20th, and will be hosted by your Board of Directors. The Annual Meeting is an event where we share and enjoy time together while showing appreciation for the work of our President, our officers and the Board while we renew our energy for the coming year. Please call 252-291-4329 and let us know if you plan to attend. The only requirement for attendance is that you have made your 2013 contribution to your Arts Council of Wilson, Inc. We look forward to seeing you!


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Reflections on the ACT! for Youth 2012-13 Season WOW! What a year….and what a play to end that year! Our 2012-13 season has been a great one, and a big one. We began the performance season with Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. in October, then pro-

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ceeded to School House Rock Live, too! in January. With Our Town in March, quickly followed by Save Ferris in April, plus many of our students participated in The Playhouse’s production of Grease in February, it has been a year crammed full of theater! Save Ferris was mounted in March, while Our Town was still

in production, under the leadership of Anthony Matrejek, the Student Director. Anthony chose to attempt this production as his senior project, under the supervision of Martha Hale, and he did a wonderful job! It had a cast and crew of 58 students, with twelve different Wilson County schools represented. This production was

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quite an undertaking, since we had to finish adapting it for the stage from the hit 1986 movie, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off by John Hughes and it had 43 scene changes! Anthony did all the blocking and much of the set design and the choreography himself. The audiences thoroughly enjoyed our

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reenactment of Ferris’ antics and found themselves laughing out loud. If you were not there, we are so sorry you missed it! Please check the Arts Council website and our Facebook pages for the upcoming announcement about our next ACT! for Youth season so you can mark your calendars!

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This is What ACT! for Youth is All About ACT! for Youth is full of GREAT kids. Some kids are good at singing, some good at dancing, some thrive on acting in front of an audience, and some totally enjoy being behind the scenes. There are a few who seem to be good at ALL of these things, AND are able to put that into words for the rest of us to understand. Below you will find a letter from our most recent student director, Anthony Matrejek, to HIS cast and crew of Save Ferris. This letter really sums up what we try to accomplish in ACT! for Youth – through theater, we are supporting, training and encouraging our youth to be all they can be – like a family should. Martha Hale Performing Arts Director

To The Cast and Crew of Save Ferris, At the start of every show, you never know what you are getting into. As a senior in ACT! for Youth, I would know. When you walk into the audition room on the third floor

of the Arts Council, you are anxious to see who you are auditioning with, how many people are there, and how funny the script is. Some will sit there with their feet tapping, others are staring off into the distance, some may be talking and laughing and really enjoying themselves. When you walk into that audition room, you began a journey. Nine years ago, I walked up the stairs to the second floor gallery to sing in front of Brian Wingrove, Jeremy Tucker, Sara Youngblood, and Trish Bradshaw. I had never seen their faces before, had never talked to them, and I didn’t even know what I was doing there. Apparently they saw something in me and gave me a chance to shine in the 2004 production of School House Rock Live. Four people decided my life from that day. For nine years I have performed one show after another for AFY. I have met many amazing people throughout these years... some who have ended up on Broadway, others who WILL end up on Broadway. Not only are my

colleagues successful on stage, but there have also been some amazing lawyers, teachers, athletes, and musicians. Your achievements should not end on stage. Your involvement in the arts will make you better students, speakers, and citizens. When you walked into the grand studio two months ago and stood in front of Martha, Jeff, Thomas, and myself, I hope that we ignited a light that will be carried on throughout your life, a flame that cannot be extinguished as long as you continue to enjoy what you are doing. Whether theater or something else is your calling, I encourage you to go out and do it. Thank you one and all for teaching me new things about myself throughout this process as Student Director. I hope you learned as much from me as I have from you. Your participation and willingness to trust me as a new director have been very appreciated. Anthony Metrejek Student Director, Save Ferris

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Visual Arts Calendar

The Spaces in Between Anthony Ulinski

April 25 – June 8 Wilson: Inside & Out by Studio One artists, Annie D. Boykin Gallery

Annie D. Boykin Gallery Wilson Arts Center, June 20 – July 27

WAAA Featured Artist Frans Van Baars, Lowe Gallery Greenfield School Juried High School Exhibit, Cooke Student Gallery June 20 – July 27 The Spaces in Between by Anthony Ulinski , Annie D. Boykin Gallery WAAA Featured Artist Gene Rouse, Lowe Gallery Wilson Homeschoolers Art Class artwork, Cooke Student Gallery August 8 – September 14 Betrothed by Amanda & Gerard Lange, Annie D. Boykin Gallery WAAA Featured Artist Mark Gordon, Lowe Gallery Art from our Summer Campers, Cooke Student Gallery September 26 – November 2 The Coexistence of Nature by Ellen Hathaway & Elisabeth Coulter Lloyd, Annie D. Boykin Gallery WAAA Featured Artist Tammi Barnes, Lowe Gallery

Although he was born in Indonesia and has lived in Africa, Asia and Europe, Anthony Ulinski began his career in art in Raleigh, North Carolina, as a studio furniture maker in 1976. He began formally oil painting in 1993, working with Elizabeth Lentz, Jacob Cooley and Beverly McIver. Since that time he has shown his artwork regularly in solo shows and juried and invitational group shows throughout the United States.

Ulinski approaches his art form as a sculptor would, as he dwells on the outline and the play of light. He states, “I believe that the ordinary objects and small, private rituals of daily life, sometimes poignant, sometimes so commonplace as to be overlooked, are sacred and elegant.” He continues his woodworking and has taught workshops at the Penland School of Crafts in NC. He also teaches painting workshops throughout the state.

Silos, by artist Anthony Ulinski

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Contributed photo Rocky Mount Mills, by artist Anthony Ulinski

Greenfield School Juried High School Exhibit Cooke Student Gallery April 25 – June 8 The Arts Council of Wilson is pleased to display the student artwork from the Greenfield School Juried High School Art Exhibit in the Cooke Student Gallery through Saturday, June 8. The following students are the winners in each category: Computer Graphics: 1st place; Mary Love Taylor, 2nd place; Brianna Small, 3rd place; Xavier Mills Contrast Portraits: 1st place; Mary Love Taylor, 2nd place; Alexis Toney, 3rd place; Ann Moore Robertson, Honorable Mention; Hadlea Finklea Emphasis on Personal Spheres: 1st place; Hadlea Finklea, 2nd place; Rachael Lohr, 3rd place; Eliza Darden Smith Unity within an Excavated Book: 1st place; Ann

Moore Robertson, 2nd place; Courtney Williams, 3rd place; Hannah Ferrell, and Honorable Mention; Rachael Lohr Patterns and Repetition in Plaster Face Casts:1st place; Jessie Boyette, 2nd place; Emily Pittman, 3rd place; Mary Love Taylor Independent work: 1st place; Hadlea Finklea, 2nd place; Hadlea Finklea The judges for the juried show were Wilson Active Artist Association members Wendy Ferguson Whitehead and George England and Naomi Kimura, an exchange student from Japan, who is sponsored by Rotary International and Peace through Service Organization of Japan. Naomi is an entrepreneur and owns her own design company.

Homeschoolers Art Class Artist and instructor Elisabeth Farnsworth is pictured here with students from the Homeschoolers Art Class that she teaches at the Wilson Arts Center. All Homeschooled students, regardless of age, are encouraged to call the Arts Council to learn more about Fall 2013 sessions.


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Betrothed, by Amanda & Gérard Lange Annie D. Boykin Gallery, Wilson Arts Center, August 8 – September 14 Husband and wife artists, Gerard and Amanda Lange, are pleased to be involved in a joint exhibition titled Betrothed at the Arts Council of Wilson beginning August 8. Residents of Wilson, Gerard is an Associate Professor of Photography at Barton College and Amanda is a Nationally Certified art teacher at Hunt High School. The theme of their exhibition is one of natural curiosity hinting upon elements of Romanticism and Transcendentalism fueled by heartfelt, mutual admiration for each other’s work. In their youths, both Amanda and Gerard were reared in environments that encouraged travel, exploration of nature, studies of science and of other cultures. Each has a background in education that includes practical sciences, sociology, literature and history in addition to the visual arts. These similarities, along with the fact they share a studio, has led to their interests converging in artwork. Amanda’s studies of the environment can be seen in her love of natural specimens. Many of her works depict seedpods and plant life, but also include living creatures, particularly birds. Often these are miniscule items, en-

larged in colored pencil and paint to mammoth proportions. Through this treatment her work celebrates the nuances of nature. “I tend to be attracted to the overlooked things in the environment,” Amanda says. “I sometimes am more interested in items in the land rather than the landscape itself.” Having also a degree in literature, Amanda is deeply influenced by the writings of Thoreau and Annie Dillard. Like his wife, Gerard’s work also is rooted in observations and experiences within nature. His subject matter is equally varied, ranging from trees and plant life to objects collected in museums. His media vary as well including photography, collage, art journaling and sculpture. Much of Gerard’s work evolves around his meditation on a subject then responding to these ponderings when composing in the studio. “When I create a work,” he says, “the thing ceases to be an image of the object and becomes a tablet containing my impression of it combined with my mental, emotional state of being.” Visually this quality is revealed in his use of hand-written text and contrived optical effects. Much like naturalists from a

Contributed photo Rare Carnaby’s Cockatoo from Australia, by Amanda Lange.

bygone era, together these artists infuse their artistic process with elements of research and study. This nature of inquiry can be seen in the jointly made cloches. These glass jars contain drawings, photographs, botanical specimens, fabric and found objects assembled together as tableaus revealing their shared

Okra in Full Sun, by Gérard Lange.

observations. Other works the artists have made together are mixed-media pieces where the two have traded the artwork back and forth stretching the development until mutual consensus is reached. Gerard and Amanda work well together thanks to their mutual respect and admiration for the other. “I would have a show

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with him even if he was not my husband,” Amanda said. Betrothed runs from August 8 to September 14 in the Annie D. Boykin of the Wilson Arts Center, 124 Nash St. SW, Wilson, NC. The opening reception will be held on Thursday, August 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., with an Artist Talk forum at 5 p.m.

The Coexistence of Nature Anne Hathaway & Catherine Coulter Lloyd Annie D. Boykin Gallery, Wilson Arts Center, September 26 – November 2 Two extremely talented artists, Anne Hathaway and Catherine Coulter Lloyd, will be exhibiting in the Boykin Gallery from September 26 – November 2, 2013. Both artists explore color and nature by using bold color and flora images in their work. Anne is a painter who was born and raised in Washington, North Carolina, but now resides in beautiful Charlottesville, Virginia. Ellen says, “I filter life’s experiences

which the artist in me translates into color and texture, savoring the diversity, immediacy, and playfulness of painting with acrylics. To be able to paint is such a joy and I can hardly wait to see what manifests on the next canvas. And I consider it a blessing to have a family who encourages and indulges my desire to make art.” Catherine is the Visual Arts Specialist at the Marie V. How-

ard Arts Center in Rocky Mount, NC. In addition to her administrative duties, she works in ceramics, photography and fiber art. Her new ceramic wall murals and sculptured jars reflect on the visual relationship between nature and artchitecture. The Arts Council is pleased to showcase the work of these Contributed photo two talented artisans with The Reciprocity, by artist Ellen Hathaway Coexistence of Nature exhibit.

Contributed photo Magnolia Canopic Jar, by Catherine Coulter Lloyd


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FEATURED ARTISTS

Frans van Baars

Frans Van Baars combines his natural talent, training and life experiences to create stunning art that can be seen in collections all over the world. A native of Holland, Frans came to America as a young man to begin life anew. After discovering the joys of painting, he and his family moved to Wilson and established the House of Van Baars, which serves as a gallery and studio space for his original paintings and giclee prints.

Gene Rouse

Lowe Gallery, June 20 – July 27 Gene Rouse was born and reared in Eastern North Carolina and returned to our great state in the mid 1980’s. He earned a B. S. degree from NC State and an MA, in Art from the University of Missouri, Columbia. In addition to being an engineer for seven years, he served as the Art Department Chairman at Oklahoma Christian University for three years. He has enjoyed being a professional painter since the late 1970’s and has solo exhibited at the Guthrie Museum in Oklahoma. Rouse says of his work, “Art, for me, is about invention and discovery. It is about capturing your impression in a profoundly unique way.”

Mark Gordon

Lowe Gallery, August 8 – September 14 A native of Rochester, N.Y., Mark Gordon serves as an associate professor of art at Barton College in Wilson, N.C., where he has taught in the Department of Art and Design since 1999. Gordon has presented over 100 lectures and workshops in 19 states and seven foreign countries. He has been recognized with numerous awards and grants. He has held numerous art residencies, both in the US and abroad. Gordon’s undergraduate studies included Bachelor of Arts degrees in both philosophy and physical education at Oberlin College in Ohio, and his graduate studies culminated in a Master of Fine Arts degree from Ohio State. Gordon’s inspiration is often derived from an eclectic mix of nature and plant growth, animal skeletons, machinery, scrap yards, and through his travels. Gordon sees his artwork as a melding of idea and action, of inspiration and impulse.

Tammi Barnes

Lowe Gallery, September 26 – November 2 Tammi Barnes is a self-taught, high energy mixed media artist who combines her talents as an artist, teacher and businesswoman to operate a pottery and art studio in Wilson, NC, for the last seven years. Barnes specializes in collage, cut and paste fragments from the real world of photographs and printed text combined with paint, encaustic waxes and texture to form richly colored and layered visual testaments.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Community Show

Thursday, July 18- Sunday, July 21 Boykin Center Tickets $12/$8 students and seniors Mark your calendars now for the audition and performance dates for our third annual Summer Community Show, the colorful and fun musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. This Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, with lyrics by Tim Rice, is based on the story of Joseph from the Bible’s Book of Genesis. The production will be directed by Jeremy Tucker with choreography under the direction of Trish Bradshaw. Auditions will be held at the Wilson Arts Center on Tuesday, May 21, and Wednesday, May 22, from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. for elementary students, and 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. for older students and adults. Call backs will be announced. Bring a recent photo, and be prepared to sing a song, dance a little, and read a side from the script. Any questions regarding the auditions should be directed to Jeremy Tucker at broadwaytuck@hotmail.com. This cast of over 30 performers includes parts with speaking, singing and some dancing for men and women of various ages, as well as teens and a large chorus made up of younger school age and older singers. There are also a few non-singing roles and opportunities to volunteer to sew, paint, construct scenery, hang lights and be on the running crew. Costumers and construction crew will be needed from casting till the close of the show. The running crew for this show will require many volunteers assisting with multiple quick costume and scenery changes. Running crew will be needed June 29 through July 21 and must be able to attend all performances and

many rehearsals during those dates. Volunteers may sign up during auditions. Running crew is a great way to get involved and be a part of this fantastic show! The captivating biblical story at the heart of this show is of the life of Joseph, who was favored by his father, and his eleven brothers, who sold him into slavery and told their father he had been killed. The saga continues through Joseph being pursued by his master’s wife, being thrown in jail, interpreting the dreams of his cell mates, and being promoted to second in command, and eventually saving the lives of his family. All this is done in beautiful song and drama. You don’t want to miss this one! Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will run for one weekend only, July 18, 19, 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 21 at 3 p.m. Please save the dates for this production, which is suitable for the entire family. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. For more information or for tickets please call the Arts Council at 291-4329.


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Events Calendar: May 1 – August 31 May 1: Downtown Alive Concert Series: The Craig Woolard Band / 210 S. Tarboro Street Lot / 5:30 p.m. May 4: Galleries & Gallery Shop Open: Wilson: Inside and Out Exhibition / WAC Galleries / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. May 11: Galleries & Gallery Shop Open: Wilson: Inside and Out Exhibition / WAC Galleries / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. May 15: Downtown Alive Concert Series: Legends of Beach / 210 S. Tarboro Street Lot / 5:30 p.m. May 16: Theater of the American South Presents: A Portrait of Patsy Cline opening night/ Boykin Center / 8 p.m. May 18: A Celebration of Quilts, Art Walk, and Crafts / Historic Downtown Wilson / All Day Galleries & Gallery Shop Open: Wilson: Inside and Out Exhibition / WAC Galleries / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. TAS: Speaker, Importance of Patsy Cline in American Music / Boykin Center / 10 a.m. TAS: “Wilson’s Finest:” Lunch with Bill’s Barbecue / Farris & Farris parking lot / 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. TAS: Live Music / Historic Downtown Wilson / 12 p.m. TAS Presents: A Return to Concord, Virginia / Lauren Kennedy & Alan Campbell Theatre, Barton College / 2 p.m.

May 18 (continued): TAS Cooking Demonstration: Chef Peter Spear /City Market Café, Tarboro St. / 3 p.m. TAS: Live Gospel Music / Boykin Center / 3 p.m. TAS: “Wilson’s Finest:” Dinner with Parker’s Barbecue / Farris & Farris parking lot / 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. TAS Presents: A Portrait of Patsy Cline / Boykin Center / 8 p.m. May 19: TAS Presents: A Return to Concord, Virginia / Lauren Kennedy & Alan Campbell Theatre, Barton College / 2 p.m. TAS Presents: A Return to Concord, Virginia / Lauren Kennedy & Alan Campbell Theatre, Barton College / 8 p.m. May 21: Arts Council of Wilson AUDITIONS: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT / WAC Grand Studio / 5 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. May 22: Arts Council of Wilson AUDITIONS: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT / WAC Grand Studio / 5 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. TAS Presents: A Portrait of Patsy Cline / Boykin Center / 8 p.m. TAS Presents: A Portrait of Patsy Cline / Boykin Center / 8 p.m.

May 23: TAS presents: A Portrait of Patsy Cline / Boykin Center / 8 p.m.

May 27: ARTS COUNCIL CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

May 24: TAS Presents: A Portrait of Patsy Cline / Boykin Center / 8 p.m.

Memorial Day Ceremony / Wilson County Courthouse Plaza /

May 25: Galleries & Gallery Shop Open: Wilson: Inside and Out Exhibition / WAC Galleries / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. TAS: Speaker, Talk with playwright / performer Peter Neofotis / Wilson Arts Center, Annie Draughn Boykin Gallery / 10 a.m. TAS: Barbecue Bash featuring legendary pit-master Ed Mitchell / Farris & Farris parking lot / 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. TAS Presents: A Portrait of Patsy Cline / Boykin Center / 2 p.m. TAS: Barbecue Bash featuring legendary pit-master Ed Mitchell‘s award winning “Carolina Throwdown Ribs”, beer, wine tasting & live music / Farris & Farris parking lot / 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. TAS Presents: A Portrait of Patsy Cline / Boykin Center / 8 p.m. TAS Presents: Special Late Night Performance with Peter Neofotis (Mature subject matter) / Lauren Kennedy & Alan Campbell Theatre, Barton College / 9:30 p.m. May 26: TAS Presents: A Return to Concord, Virginia / Lauren Kennedy & Alan Campbell Theatre, Barton College / 2 p.m. TAS Presents: A Return to Concord, Virginia / Lauren Kennedy & Alan Campbell Theatre, Barton College / 8 p.m.

TAS Presents: A Portrait of Patsy Cline closes / Boykin Center / 2 p.m. TAS Presents: A Return to Concord, Virginia closes / Lauren Kennedy & Alan Campbell Theatre, Barton College / 8 p.m. May 29: Downtown Alive Concert Series: Triple Wide / 210 S. Tarboro Street Lot / 5:30 p.m. May 30: Painting Workshop with Mike Rooney / WAC Grand Studio / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. May 31: Painting Workshop with Mike Rooney / TBA / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. June 1: Galleries & Gallery Shop Open: Wilson: Inside and Out Exhibition / WAC Galleries / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. ACT! for Youth: 8th Annual Edna’s Awards Ceremony / Hunt High School / 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. June 8: Galleries & Gallery Shop Open: Wilson: Inside and Out Exhibition Closes / WAC Galleries / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

June 14: VISION COMMUNITY THEATRE PRESENTS: MOTOWN REVUE / Boykin Center / 7 p.m. June 15: Galleries Closed / Gallery Shop Open VISION COMMUNITY THEATRE PRESENTS: MOTOWN REVUE / Boykin Center / 7 p.m. June 17: SUMMER CAMP Session 1 Begins: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. MUSICAL THEATER MASTER CLASS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. June 18: SUMMER CAMP Session 1: WAC / 9 a. m. & 1 p.m. MUSICAL THEATER MASTER CLASS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNUAL BOARD MEETING / WAC Boykin Gallery / 12 p.m. June 19: SUMMER CAMP Session 1: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. MUSICAL THEATER MASTER CLASS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. June 20: SUMMER CAMP Session 1: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. MUSICAL THEATER MASTER CLASS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

SHIMMY FOR A CAUSE TO FIGHT BREAST CANCER / Boykin Center / 6 p.m.

ANTHONY ULINSKI: The Places In Between EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION: WAC Galleries / 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

June 12: Downtown Alive Concert Series: Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band / 210 S. Tarboro Street Lot / 5:30 p.m.

June 21: SUMMER CAMP Session 1 Ends: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m.

June 21 (continued): MUSICAL THEATER MASTER CLASS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. June 22: Galleries & Gallery Shop Open: The Places In Between Anthony Ulinski Exhibition / WAC Galleries / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. June 24: SUMMER CAMP Session 2 Begins: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. Summer Camp: DISNEY’S ALADDIN KIDS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. June 25: SUMMER CAMP Session 2: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. Summer Camp: DISNEY’S ALADDIN KIDS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. June 26: SUMMER CAMP Session 2: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. Summer Camp: DISNEY’S ALADDIN KIDS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Downtown Alive Concert Series: The Monitors / 210 S. Tarboro Street Lot / 5:30 p.m. June 27: SUMMER CAMP Session 2: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. Summer Camp: DISNEY’S ALADDIN KIDS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. June 28: SUMMER CAMP Session 2 Ends: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. Summer Camp: DISNEY’S ALADDIN KIDS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. June 28 (continued):


May 1 – August 31, 2013 9 ACW SUMMER CAMP PRESENTS: DISNEY’S ALADDIN KIDS performance / Boykin Center / 7 p.m. June 29: Galleries & Gallery Shop Open: The Places In Between Anthony Ulinski Exhibition / WAC Galleries / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. July 4: ARTS COUNCIL CLOSED FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY July 5: First Friday’s on the Lawn Concert Series: / Wilson Public Library Lawn / 6 – 9 p.m. July 6: Galleries & Gallery Shop Open: The Places In Between Anthony Ulinski Exhibition / WAC Galleries / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. July 8: SUMMER CAMP Session 3 Begins: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. July 9: SUMMER CAMP Session 3: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. July 10: SUMMER CAMP Session 3: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. Downtown Alive Concert Series: Legendary JC’s / 210 S. Tarboro Street Lot / 5:30 p.m. July 11: SUMMER CAMP Session 3: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m.

July 15: SUMMER CAMP Session 4 Begins: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND CAMP Begins: WAC / 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. July 16: SUMMER CAMP Session 4: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND CAMP: WAC / 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. July 17: SUMMER CAMP Session 4: WAC /9 a.m. & 1 p.m. MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND CAMP: WAC / 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. July 18: SUMMER CAMP Session 4: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND CAMP: WAC / 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. ARTS COUNCIL OF WILSON COMMUNITY PRESENTS: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Opening Night / Boykin Center / 7:30 p.m. July 19: SUMMER CAMP Session 4 Ends: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND CAMP: WAC / 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

July 12: SUMMER CAMP Session 3 Ends: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m.

ARTS COUNCIL OF WILSON COMMUNITY PRESENTS: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT / Boykin Center / 7:30 p.m.

July 13: Galleries & Gallery Shop Open: The Places In Between Anthony Ulinski Exhibition / WAC Galleries / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

July 20: Galleries & Gallery Shop Open: The Places In Between Anthony Ulinski Exhibition / WAC Galleries / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

July 20 (continued): ARTS COUNCIL OF WILSON COMMUNITY PRESENTS: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT / Boykin Center / 7:30 p.m. July 21: ARTS COUNCIL OF WILSON COMMUNITY PRESENTS: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Closing Performance/ Boykin Center / 3 p.m. July 22: SUMMER CAMP Session 5 Begins: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. Summer Camp: DISNEY’S THE ARISTOCATS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND CAMP: WAC / 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. July 23: SUMMER CAMP Session 5 Begins: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. Summer Camp: DISNEY’S THE ARISTOCATS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND CAMP: WAC / 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. July 24: SUMMER CAMP Session 5: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. Summer Camp: DISNEY’S THE ARISTOCATS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m.– 4 p.m. MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND CAMP: WAC / 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

July 24 (continued): Downtown Alive Concert Series: The Embers / 210 S. Tarboro Street Lot / 5:30 p.m. July 25: SUMMER CAMP Session 5: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. Summer Camp: DISNEY’S THE ARISTOCATS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND CAMP: WAC / 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. July 26: SUMMER CAMP Session 5 Ends: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. Summer Camp: DISNEY’S THE ARISTOCATS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND CAMP: WAC / 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. ACW SUMMER CAMP PRESENTS: DISNEY’S THE ARISTOCATS performance / Boykin Center / 7 p.m. July 27: Galleries & Gallery Shop Open: The Places In Between Anthony Ulinski Exhibition closes / WAC Galleries / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. July 29: SUMMER CAMP Session 6 Begins: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. DISNEY’S THE ARISTOCATS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Playhouse AUDITIONS: Show TBD / WAC Grand Studio / 7 p.m.

July 30: SUMMER CAMP Session 6: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m.

August 7: SUMMER CAMP Session 7: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m.

DISNEY’S THE ARISTOCATS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Downtown Alive Concert Series: The New Familiars / 210 S. Tarboro Street Lot / 5:30 p.m.

Playhouse AUDITIONS: Show TBD / WAC Grand Studio / 7 p.m. July 31: SUMMER CAMP Session 6: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. DISNEY’S THE ARISTOCATS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. August 1: SUMMER CAMP Session 6: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. DISNEY’S THE ARISTOCATS / Boykin Center / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. August 2: SUMMER CAMP Session 6 Ends: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND CAMP Performs at First Friday’s on the Lawn Concert Series / Wilson Public Library Lawn / 6 – 9 p.m. ACW SUMMER CAMP PRESENTS: DISNEY’S THE ARISTOCATS performance / Boykin Center / 7 p.m. August 3: Galleries Closed – Gallery Shop Open / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. August 5: SUMMER CAMP Session 7 Begins: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. August 6: SUMMER CAMP Session 7: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m.

August 8: SUMMER CAMP Session 7: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. Betrothed AMANDA & GERARD LANGE’S EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION / WAC Galleries / 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. August 9: SUMMER CAMP Session 7 Ends: WAC / 9 a.m. & 1 p.m. August 10: Galleries & Gallery Shop Open: Betrothed Amanda & Gerard Lange’s Exhibition / WAC Galleries / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. August 17: Galleries & Gallery Shop Open: Betrothed Amanda & Gerard Lange’s Exhibition / WAC Galleries / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. August 21: Downtown Alive Concert Series: Band of Oz / 210 S. Tarboro Street Lot / 5:30 p.m. August 24: Galleries & Gallery Shop Open: Betrothed Amanda & Gerard Lange’s Exhibition / WAC Galleries / 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. August 31: ARTS COUNCIL GALLERIES CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY HOLIDAY


10 May 1 – August 31, 2013

Summer Camp Schedule June 17 - 21 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Grades 8-12: Musical Theater Master Class This class will teach students the basics for acting through a song. This is to help them portray a character and their emotions truthfully. We will give each student a song they will workshop all week, and we will create a small performance on Friday afternoon. We will be doing a lot of hard work, but we will also have a lot of fun! Minimum 7 / Maximum 10. Teacher: Hannah Slaughter

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Grades 3-8: Art That Grooves Campers will make their own percussion instruments (drums, rain sticks, etc.) in the first part of the week. The last part of the week, campers will participate in a drum circle using their instruments as well as African djembe drums that will be donated for our use. Maximum 12. Teachers: Elisabeth Farnsworth and DeeAnn Macomson

1 - 4 p.m.

Grades K-2: The Art of Science We’ll be explor-

ing the Stone Age when huge dinosaurs walked the earth, and we’ll also be creating tiny bugs and butterflies in mixed media, clay, drawing, collage, 3-D construction and painting with an art show unveiling at week’s end. This is a camp for those who like to experiment and have fun! Maximum 10. Teacher: Wendy FergusonWhitehead

June 24 - 28 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Grades K-12: Disney’s Aladdin Kids Enjoy a weeklong theater experience as you produce, act, sing and dance in a Disney musical theater production. The week will come to a close with a production on Friday night for families and friends at 7:00 pm. Tickets $5 each. Maximum 45. Auditions will be held to determine your role. Teacher: Martha Hale

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Grades K-2: I’m Healthy and I Know It! Come dance, tumble and practice yoga while developing flexibility, muscular strength, and cardio-respiratory endurance. We will learn lots of fun games to

increase tracking skills and hand-eye coordination that students need to be academically successful. We will reinforce self-space and group cooperation skills through active play. Also on the agenda for this energetic and exciting camp is The Food Plate and the choosing of nutritious snacks. This camp gives you learning tools for a long life with great improvements! Maximum: 15. Teacher: Ginny Eagles Grades 3-5: Meet the Masters! Students will create works of art based on the styles of master artists such as Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso and Georges Seurat. Students will learn about Cubism, Expressionism, and Pointillism just to name a few. They will be introduced to the techniques and subject matter of master artists to create original works of art using different art materials such as acrylic paint, oil pastels and watercolors. Maximum 10. Teacher: Lori Robbins Grades 6-12: Contemporary Choreography and Performance Technique This class will utilize a combination of modern choreography principles in application with more stylized technique approaches to movement. This class will consist of an hour and a half of intermediate / advanced level movement practice and an hour and a half of composition studies each day. Maximum 10. Teacher: Amanda McCullum

1 - 4 p.m.

Grades K-2: Moving and Music Children will learn the fundamentals of form and music through activities that will include

using streamers, scarves, parachutes, and a variety of instruments and activities. As they understand form by responding to music and rhythms, they will have an opportunity to try their hand at their own original composition. Parents and invited guests will enjoy their accomplishments in a presentation during the last thirty minutes of class on Friday! Maximum 8. Teacher: Emily Baldree Collins

July 8 - 12 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Grades K-2: Cupcake Cuties Students will learn the fundamentals of baking cupcakes, cookies, and other sweet treats. Each day will be centered around a certain “theme”, i.e. sports, animals, flowers, etc. Campers will work individually and as a team to create their masterpieces each day! Maximum 8. Teacher: Meagan Culkin Grades 3-5: Beanie Baby Friends Learn how to create a simple pattern from some of your favorite stuffed toys. Glue or stitch together a bean or plush toy that will make your friends jealous and melt the hearts of all. Maximum 10. Teacher: Heather Stapp

1 - 4 p.m.

Grades 3-5: Sweet Treats Culinary-minded campers will learn to make all kinds of different sweet treats, ranging from cookie cakes, fruity desserts, ice cream cakes, dessert bars, and more! Maximum 8. Teacher: Meagan Culkin Grades 6-12: First Impressions Theater Camp This class is designed to teach you everything you need to know to audition for any typical theater

production. It will cover anything from voice and speech to headshots and resumes and everything in between. Maximum20. Teacher: Hannah Slaughter

July 15 - 26 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Grades 6-8: Middle School Summer Arts Institute for Band. $140 / $120 ACW contributors. Sharpen your band skills during the summer months under the direction of Band Director Tarvick Linder. Classes will meet MondayFriday for two consecutive weeks beginning July 15 and ending July 26 at the Wilson Arts Center from 9:00am-12:00pm. The camp will culminate with a performance on Friday, August 2, at the First Fridays on the Lawn event at the Wilson County Public Library at 6 p.m. Must have previous band experience to participate. Cost of camp includes official Band Camp T-shirt.

July 15 - 19 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Grades K-2: Creative Movement and Literacy Watch as your child embodies language guided by movement choices that are

all his/her own. This empowering practice draws inspiration from creative story and poem as children learn to interpret language through movement, prop, play, and imagination. Movement concepts covered include: shape, body, stillness, size, and tempo. The creative approach to a story offers reading practices in a new, experiential way that excites all levels of readers. Maximum10. Teacher: Amanda McCullum Grades 3-5: Fun with Clay Use Polymer Sculpy brand clay to create lots of fun little trinkets. Once you’re done creating and sculpting, it bakes in the oven to become a keepsake forever. Be it a handprint, dragon, butterfly, ladybug, beaded charm, or ring, there will be something here to make you happy. Maximum 10. Teacher: Heather Stapp Grades 3-5: Mixed Media Mania! Students will create original artwork using a variety of materials and techniques. Collage, printmaking, painting and weaving will be combined to create student masterpieces. Maximum 10. Teacher: Lori Robbins


May 1 – August 31, 2013 11

1 - 4 p.m.

Grades 3-5: Body, Language and the Great White Way Using the lens of movement, we will look at Broadway classics like CATS or The Wiz, and examine the books that are the bases of their storylines. After viewing the films and exploring the musical theater movement vocabulary, we will explore what it’s like to create our own versions of these timely tales. Maximum 10. Teacher: Amanda McCullum

July 22 - 26 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Grades K-12: Disney’s The Aristocats Enjoy a weeklong theater experience as you produce, act, sing and dance in a Disney musical theater production. The week will come to a close with a production on Friday evening for families and friends at 7 p.m. Tickets $5 each. Maximum 45. Auditions will be held to determine your role. Teachers: Martha Hale and Amanda McCullum

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Grades 3-5: Sprinkles and Such This camp will be catered to the campers who took camp last year or have previous baking ex-

perience. We will work on more advanced techniques, and there will be a more structured lesson each day, rather than just introducing them to the different concepts. Towards the end of the week, they will be able to bake and decorate their own cakes to take home! Maximum 8. Teacher: Meagan Culkin Grades 6-8: Henna and Body Art Express yourself with temporary tattoos. Learn how brides and women in India decorate their bodies for weddings and celebrations. Try your own hand at some intricate Mehndi mud designs. Design tattoo transfers and learn simple face-painting and other designs that will wow your friends at football games, parties, and other celebrations. Who knows? We may even try some hair wrapping and non-permanent coloring. Come join the fun! Maximum 10. Teacher: Heather Stapp

1 - 4 p.m.

Grades 3-5: An International Art Experience Grab your passports because we’re traveling the world as we explore the different art forms found in Mexico, England, Australia and Asia! We’ll get creative using FUN mixed media such as paints,

modeling clay, collage, fabrics and even cool 3-D projects. Jet set around the globe with us in this world-class camp! Maximum 10. Teacher: Wendy Ferguson-Whitehead Grades 6-8: That’s So Pinteresting! Do you ever spend hours on pinterest wishing that you were crafty enough to make all of the cute things that you find? Well now’s your chance! This camp will allow for everyone to create some of your favorite pinterest projects and like, comment, and re-pin future ideas from all of your friends boards. Whether you are crafty or not, this camp is sure to be one that you’re definitely going to want to repin! Maximum 10. Teacher: Meagan Culkin

July 29 August 2 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Grades K-12: Disney’s The Aristocats Enjoy a weeklong theater experience as you produce, act, sing and dance in a Disney musical theater production. The week will come to a close with a production on Friday evening for families and friends at 7 p.m. Tickets $5 each. Maximum 45. Auditions will be held to determine your role Teachers: Martha Hale and Amanda McCullum

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Grades 6-8: Upcycled Chairs and Furniture Want that “new look” for your room but can’t find the perfect furniture to match your theme? We can create that game table, Mario shelf, zebra stool, or fun photo frame you’ve always been looking for.

Bring in a chair, stool, desk, dresser, or whatever your heart’s desire, and we will paint and refinish it to give you the perfect fit. Maximum 10. Teacher: Heather Stapp

1 - 4 p.m.

Grades 3-5: Music Around the World Travel to a new country each day and learn about their customs and their music. These young aficionados will make instruments that are indigenous to each country as well as log their experiences in a “Traveling Scrapbook”. All materials made will be carried home at the end of the week as their travels come to an end and they return to Wilson on Friday just in time for dinner! Maximum 8. Teacher: Emily Baldree Collins

August 5 - 9 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Grades K-2: Creative Movement and Literacy Watch as your child embodies language guided by movement choices that are all his/her own. This empowering practice draws inspiration from creative story and poem as children learn to interpret language through movement, prop, play, and imagination. Movement concepts covered include: shape, body, stillness, size, and tempo. The creative approach to a story offers reading practices in a new, experiential way that excites all levels of readers. Maximum 10. Teacher: Amanda McCullum Grades 3-5: Cupcake Creations In this deliciously fun camp, you will get a taste of what it would be like to be on the hit show,

Cupcake Wars. Throughout the week, campers will learn various skills ranging from designing their ideal cupcakes, creating a name for their business, learning various decorating techniques, and more. The final day will conclude with a competition that showcases all that they’ve learned and a judging to determine what team will be named the winner of the first-ever Wilson Cupcake Wars. (If you attended this camp in the Summer of 2012, then you will be designated as a Level 2 participant and we will expand on the fundamentals you learned in last year’s Level 1 class.) Maximum 8. Teacher: Meagan Culkin

1 - 4 p.m.

Grades 6-8: Sweet Treats Campers will learn to

make all kinds of different sweet treats, ranging from cookie cakes, fruity desserts, ice cream cakes, dessert bars, and more! Maximum 8. Teacher: Meagan Culkin Grades 6-12: Hip Hop as a MOVEMENT This camp takes a look at hip hop dance as part of a cultural revolution. We will explore foundational elements of hip hop such as popping and locking, in context with historical social movements. Other hip hop elements explored will include (but not be limited to): West African influences, break dancing, and commercial hip hop practices. This class is great for all dance levels. Maximum10. Teacher: Amanda McCullum


12 May 1 – August 31, 2013

ARTS COUNCIL OF WILSON 2013 CONTRIBUTORS as of April 17th Business Contributors Corporate Philanthropist

Bridgestone Americas

Corporate Benefactor BB&T, Purdue Pharmaceuticals

Corporate Sustainer Joyner’s Funeral Home, Inc., Wilson Medical Center

Corporate Donor

Alliance One International, Inc., Barnes Motor & Parts Co., Inc., BD Rx, Inc., Wee School Child Development Center, Wilson Breakfast Optimist Club, Wilson Mold & Machine

Corporate Supporter

John Hackney Agency, Inc., Southern Container Corporation, Stephenson Millwork Company, S.T. Wooten Corporation, Watson Electrical Construction Co. LLC

Corporate Backer

A+ Graphics, Action Staffing Group, Alarm-Tel, Barnes Equipment, Inc., Benton Office Interiors, Inc., Bruce Foods, Dee Darden Warrick Agency – Nationwide Insurance, Jac’s Grill, J.W. Hunter Company, Inc., Kathryn Meares Catering, Inc., Kountry Klippers, Lane & Pridgen, CPA, PA, PDSS, Inc., Pittard, Perry & Crone, Inc., Skinner, Lamm & Highsmith, The Sugar Plum Shoppe, Towe Insurance Service, Inc., Wilson Memorial Service, Wilson Paint & Wallpaper Center, W.T. Lamm & Co. Services, Inc.

Renaissance Society Contributors Benefactor

William & Marianne Berry, Norman & Josephine Brown, Linda & Neill Connor, Janet M. Hackney, Dr. A. Tyson & Peggy Jennette, Ruth T. Sherman, Alan & Elizabeth Winstead

Sustainer

Catherine Boyette & Tom Saieed, Marvin & Anne Coghill, William T. & Christy Fyle, John N. Hackney, III, R. Woody & Nancy Harrison, Sam & Steadman Lanier, Barry & Diana Page, A. Winniett Peters, Thomas & Mary Piggott, Tom & Deenie Purinai, Dr. Robert & Jessica Satterfield, Steve & Sharon White, Jack & Sheila Wiggins, Ann B. Young

Donor

Dr. Dudley & Lisa Anderson, Dr. Robert & Anna Appert, Stephen & Donna Beaman, Jackie Bissette, Rob & Wyette Bissette, Dan & Kathi Blackmon, Dr. Michael L. & Carol Bowen, David & Susan Boyette, Barnes & Crystal Boykin, , Sean Bulson & Katherine Treanor, Joseph & Ruby Bunn, Martha Lane Camp, Marjorie M. Campbell, Catherine Clayton, John & Katie Covington, Stephen & Mary Beth Coyte, Thomas & Sallie Cozart, U.H. & Lou Ann Cozart, Jim & Kathie Davis, Dr. Lindsey & Mary de Guehery, Larry & Brenda Dorsett, James & Mary Edmundson, Donald & Brenda Evans, Connie Farris, Dr. Miller & Becky Gibbons, Dr. Gene & Kathy Glover, Adele Gray, E. Shelton & Courtenay Griffin, Dr. David & Jean Haas, Keith & Amanda Hamm,

Eleanor M. Hammond, Dr. Arthur & Linda Hanson, Carolyn Harmon, Greg & Robin Hauser, John & Emy Hinnant, Charles & Kim Hoffman, Garland & Sandra Homes, Richard & Patricia Hudson, Marguerite Hussey, Dr. Jeffrey & Shelley Jones, H.F. & Winnie Kelly, Betty B. Leder, Guilford & Pamela Leggett, Cleveland & Hazel Lewis, Dr. Edward & Oona Lewis, Dr. Walter S. & Deas Linville, Dr. Jonathan & Carrie Lozevski, William & Nancy Marlowe, Betty Ray McCain, Craig & Sherry Myers, Eldon & Bea Newton, Istvan & Sandra Nyers, Conrad & Anne Odden, Col. Wayland & Marla Parker, Coalter & Webber Paxton, Kenan & Genevieve Rand, Dr. Tom & Mary Margaret Rand, Alfred & Janet Rehm, Thomas & Jo Rhodes, Elise C. Ross, David & Judy Scull, Philip & Gull Britt Singer, Dr. Robert & Dolores Sloop, Eliot & Page Smith, Mrs. Richard T. Smith, Jr., Holmes B. Smoot, Doris S. Walston, D. Stuart & Starlette Walston, Henry & Betty Lou Walston, H.H. & Martha Walston, Daisy L. Wiggins, Steve & Leta Williams, Willie & Venzella Williams, Buster & Marcia Williamson, C. Leon & Emma Jean Wilson, Dr. Jerry & Wanda Woodard, Spurgeon & Sandra Youngblood, Buck & Jean Yelverton

Individual & Family Contributors Supporter

Dr. Kent T. & Peggy M. Anderson, John & Viki Anthony, Henry & Phyllis Babb, Wiley Balance & Tiffany Tapscott, Clark &

Nancy Ballard, E. Pace Barnes, Richard & Ann Barnes, Sammy & Peggy Barnes, Barbara Barshay, Dr. Frank & Flo Batten, Stephen & Janet Bennett, Branch & Kim Benton, Robert & Conni Best, Dr. John & Kathy Bethune, Bettie H. Bissette, Dr. William & Olivia Boles, Genia Tyson Bone, Timothy & Frances Boomer, Douglas H. Boone, W. Thomas & Deborah Boyd, J. Robert & Susan Boykin, S. Earl & Faye Boykin, James E. & Judye Bradley, Rhyan & Jessica Breen, Duran & Tricia Broadhurst, Nancy Brown, Walter Brown, Dr. Tom & Carol Brugh, Turner & Sarah Bunn, Edwin C. & Reide Bynum, K.E. & Cynthia Calvert, Marie Watson Cherry, David & Claire Colcord, Earnest & Jean Collier, Connie Collins, Frank & Andrea Corcoran, William T. & Judy Cozart, Jimmy & Carole Deal, H. Boysen & Judy Diemer, Marshall & Sharron Dildy, Ben & Ginny Eagles, Dr. Frank & Dorothy Eagles, Mr. & Mrs. Frank E. Emory, Mr. & Mrs. Bobby R. Evans, Sr., Barbara A. Farmer, Elisabeth Farnsworth, Robert & Nancy Farris, Vance & Wortley Forbes, Robert & Barbara Frantz, Charles & Alice Freeman, Joseph & Lillian George, Beatrice W. Gillette, Lee & Janie Gliarmis, Mrs. Harriet Glover, E. Leo & Gin Green, Ann Griffin, R. Jon & Ruby Harpst, Randy & Charlene Harrison, Ted & Peg Hemingway, Richard & Norfleet Herring, Eddie & Charlotte Hicks, James B. & Carolyn Hunt, Edward & Brenda Jagnandan, Diana James, Bobby & Robin Johnson, T. Douglass & Susan Jones, K.D. & Sara Lynn Kennedy, J. Kirk & Mary Jo Kimbro,

Robert E. & Jane Kirkland, Royal & Terry Klein, Dr. Norval & Susan Kneten, John & Susan Koster, Dr. Lawrence & Katherine Krabill, Averette & Gail Lamm, Shirley T. Leyshon, Mrs. Vincent Lowe, Jr., Dr. Huitt E. & Mary Lou Mattox, Charles & Melanie Mauze’, Thomas & Mildred McClees, Bill & Nancy McClure, James & Susan McGuire, Dr. Daniel & Paula Michalak, Robert & Ramona Mills, William Clark & Mary Etta Moore, William & Diana Myers, Will & Julia Newton, David & Pamela Orcutt, Jerry G. Owens, Charlie & Lucille Page, Arnold B. Parris, Walston & Elizabeth Peters, Charles & Carol Pittman, James & Dorothy Pittman, Ruth M. Pope, Charles C. Powell, Russ & Myra Powell, William & Ann Price, Beth Punte, Caroline F. Quinn, Charles & Mary Lou Rakow, Mary Bryan Rasberry, Bob Reardon & Susan Nealen, Claude & Suzanne Reynolds, Vaughn T. & Liz Rue, Harvey & Anna Jane Ruffin, Dr. Samuel B. Ryburn, Dr. Alan & Joan Satterly, Tommy & June Shingleton, William & Lisa Shreve, Lee & Eliza Stephenson, Judge William & Vicky Stewart, Virginia Stinely, Dr. Rufus & Lillian Swain, Judge Albert & Georgia Thomas, Kathleen Thompson & Clarke Schneider, Russell & Sis Thompson, Toby Tracy & Frank Schneider, Nancy B. Tyson, Burk Uzzle, Rebecca Vanden Bosch, Bill & Kathy Vaughan, Dr. Tom & Dr. Julie Watkins, Dr. John Q. & Julie Watson, Robert & Karen Watson, Wesley & Marian Webb, Graham & Wortley Whitehead, Robert Wicker, C. David & Frances Williams, Patrick & Ginger

Williams, Ray & Debbie Williams, Chris & Nora Williford

Family

William & Delina Aberle, Carol Alexander, Kenneth & Susan Andersen, Robert & Peggy Arrington, W. Dale & Diann Aycock, Betty Banks, Tom P. & Lydia Bardin, David & Stephanie Barnard, R.T. & Lynn Barnes, Stevie & Amanda Barnes, Wade & June Barnes, Thomas & Janet Beaman, Betty Bikle, Jesse & Jody Bissette, Alton C. & Martha C. Bobbitt, Dr. Bill & Bonnie Boles, David & Chandra Bolling, Donald Boswell, Allison & Britt Boyette, Dr. Douglas & Priscilla Brewer, Franklin & Elizabeth Brice, Lennis & Barbara T. Brinson, Dr. Jeff & Cyndi Broadwater, Leroy I. Brown, Rex & Patsy Burnworth, William & Barbara Bussey, Justin & Emily Carinci, Eileen & Dennis Carter, Dianna Chambers, Dr. William & Agnes Cherry, Charlaz & Franci Cineus, Brad & Gay Cox, Michael & Vonda Darr, Bill & Alice Davis, Henry & Sandra Davis, Dr. Jonathon & Katharina Dewald, Hughes & Tempie Dillard, David & Ann Dolman, Haywood & Jean Edmundson, George & Nancy England, Ed & Genny Etheridge, Edwin F. Fenner, Dianna Renfrow Ferrell, Hunter L. & Nan Fleming, Raeford & Lucy Flowers, Ben & Pat Forbes, John & Susan Garrison, Harry & Liza Gauss, Miriam Grode, Brett & Susan Harris, Reggie & Jenny Harrison, Dan & Montine Hensley, Mable Hesmer, Sally R. Hill, Azzalee M. Hines, Susan Holland, Ashley & Diane Hooks, Hugh Hussey, Kenneth & Eleanor Hyde,


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Mike & Ginger Jablonski, Robert & Terry Kirkland, G. Barry & Dawn Lamm, Jimmie & Elvia Lucas, Lawson & Virginia Maddox, Dr. Coleman & Johnsie Markham, Bowie & Melba Martin, Dr. Lew & Susan Martin, Charles & Honeybun Matthews, Dr. Mark & Linda Matthews, Thomas & Connie McCormick, James S. & Emily McGuire, Richard & Mary McKellar, Jim & Louise McKinnon, B. Perry & Nancy Morrison, Joe & Gwen Neely, Shawn & Christina O’Brien, Bob Owens, Joseph & Patricia Peck, Sue Powell & Neal Dieterle, William & Janet Rand, John & Beth Rhyne, William & Sue Robinette, Rev. Charles & Barbara Robl, Steve & Shelley Sakas, T. Caldwell & Linda Seagle, Larry & Emily Simmons, Edward & Dawn Smith, W. Todd & Denise Stinagle, Doug & Carole Stoiber, Dr. Robert T. & Francie Stone, Edward & Deborah Styles, Guy & Elaine Surtees, Harry & Logan Sutton, Hal & Ginny Tarleton, L.G. & Nancy Thompson, Martin Thorne, Dr. D. Reid & Christine Tickle, John T. & Brenda Tilton, Marsha Vick, Leslie & Dorothy Walston, Joseph & Sue Ellen Weber, Alan & Wendy Whitehead, Bill & Sara Williams, L. Kent & Robin Williams, Kathy Williford, Steve & Kathy Witchey

Individuals

Elsa J. Andersen, John G. Barber, Hyman Barshay, Martha Beland, Rosalie W. Bissette, Sue Ann Blair, Betsy Blake, Maureen Brown, Gloria H. Burks, Bonnie Christensen, Lynda Bowling Cooper, Justine B. Corbett, Marjorie Y. Crisp, Catherine Cubberley, G. Gerald Davis, Jacqueline V. Davis, Mary Helen Dempsey, Monica Dunlap, Cathy Earp, Wiley Edwards, Rosemary L. Elliott, Elizabeth L. Fogleman, Douglas Godwin, Tempie A. Hayes, Cathy Helmer, MabelGray Henry, Sandy Hernen-

dez, Suzanne D. Holdford, Rebecca K. Hutchins, Ann B. Jennings, Tonya Johnson, A.C. Joyner, Deborah Kerby, Tonya E. Kessler, G. Amanda McCullum, Hazel S. Meadows, Carolyn A. Melton, Dwight Mitchell, Patricia Montgomery, Gwendolyn Murrain, Jonathan O’Quinn, Rachel Osterhoudt, Lucille Proffitt, Mary Frances Sauls, Randolph Sessoms, Thomas Shreve, Gladys B. Slaughter, Toshika Smith, Patricia A. Smithwick, Finley Snipes, Jr., Patricia Stewart, Terri Stutts, Jean H. Thorne, Rebecca Tighe, William Blake Tucker, Beth Tulloss, William M. Turner, Jean F. Tyson, Nancy Vick, Theresa P. Vincent, Terri Vines, Felece Wade, Will H. Warren, Celeste R. Watson, Beverly A. Wells, Chantal Whelan, Connie Wood, Jane Wood, Martha Wrenn

Endowment Contributors

John & Viki Anthony, Sammy & Peggy Barnes, R.T. & Lynn Barnes, Barbara Barshay, Branch & Kim Benton, Dr. Michael L. & Carol Bowen, Rhyan & Jessica Breen, Franklin & Elizabeth Brice, Willis Briley, Lynda Bowling Cooper, U.H. & Lou Ann Cozart, Jim & Kathie Davis, Dr. Lindsey & Mary de Guehery, Connie Farris, Keith & Amanda Hamm, R. Jon & Ruby Harpst, R. Woody & Nancy Harrison, Tempie A. Hayes, Dr. A. Tyson & Peggy Jennette, Tracy Joyner, H.F. & Winnie Kelly, Dr. Jonathan & Carrie Lozevski, Betty Ray McCain, Gwendolyn Murrain, Eldon & Bea Newton, Istvan & Sandra Nyers, Russ & Myra Powell, Holmes B. Smoot, Dr. Rufus & Lillian Swain, John T. & Brenda Tilton, Bill & Kathy Vaughan, Will H. Warren, Beverly A. Wells, Daisy L. Wiggins, L. Kent & Robin Williams, Chris & Nora Williford, Martha Wrenn, Buck & Jean Yelverton

Join the Wilson Tobs & the Arts Council of Wilson for

Arts in the Park June 7, 2013

Artwork for the kids! Recognizing Graduating Seniors! Raffles! ACT! for Youth singing!


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Thank you,Volunteers and Donors! BOYKIN CENTER Dream Team members

ACT! for Youth: OUR TOWN

Kelly Anderson Chris Beneck Beth Bowen Beth & Steven Dollar Monica Dunlap Bonnie Griswold Vicky Harper Cassie Helms Alison & Jim Howard Patti Howell Jennifer Johnson Susan & Jeff Joyner Audrey Kilgore Danielle LaCarter Dan Logue Jenae Lucas Allison Mann Barbra & Elizabeth Matrejek Mary & Roger Narron Rhonda Osterhoudt Carole Perez-Navarro Rose Piner Linda Piper Andy Raynor Michelle & Chris Stith Shannon & Keith Tew Barbara Thayer Cynthia & Charles Tyson Crystal Witter

AILEY II

Ashley Braswell Amy Hughes Chris Matthews Gabby McHarg Katie Peterson Denise Robinson Pamela & Brianna Small Kathy & Steve Witchey

RECEPTIONIST ASSISTANTS Kelly Anderson Viki Anthony Yvonne Battle Janet Beaman Ashley Braswell Sandra Nyers

Susan Oakley Diana Page Hayden Vick Wendy FergusonWhitehead

PAINT & POUR

Julie Haas Sarah Bowers Nelly Roney Dwight Mitchell Pegi Barnes-Sharp Elisabeth Farnsworth Harriett Page Viki Anthony

UNCOMMON GROUND: SEVEN NEW BERN ARTISTs - HOSTS Viki and John Anthony Judy and Bill Cozart Adele Gray Sally Hill Laura and Peter Klein Terry and Royal Klein Anne and Conrad Odden Page and Eliot Smith Janice and Hearn Walston

WILSON: INSIDE & OUT HOSTS

Anita’s Marketing Concepts Paula and Scott Benson Lina and Duncan Bracey Beth Davis and Jerry Edge Judy and Boysen Diemer Connie and Bill Farris Clyde Harris Nancy and Woody Harrison Mable Hesmer Lara and Jo Howe Shelley and Jeff Jones Robin and Pierre Lemaire Melanie and Charlie Mauze Arnold Parris Ruth Sherman Lisa and Bill Shreve Vicky and Bill Stewart Georgia and Al Thomas Sis and Russell Thompson Cynthia and Kevin

Whalen Sharon and Steve White Robin and Kent Williams Jean and Buck Yelverton Wilson Economic Development Council Wilson Visitors Center

VISUAL ARTS Sarah Bowers Julie Haas Carole Stoiber

Visit the Gallery Shop Stop in and view the beautiful decorative pottery by Sandy Mercer. The colorful pieces feature sea creatures, flowers, butterflies and adorable animals. You will also be delighted by the whimsical ceramics of Gail Cozart Williams and the colorful poster art of Celia Flock. What a great way to welcome the warmer days of spring and summer! The Gallery Shop hours are Tuesday thru Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

ACT! for Youth: SAVE FERRIS

Kelly Anderson Ashley van Buskirk Gage Campbell Kim Clark Beth and Steven Dollar Grandma JoAnn Linda and Skip Hanson John Helms Michelle Hickey Alison and Jim Howard Emily Howard Patti Howell Jennifer Johnson Johna Kite Susan and Lew Martin Barbra Matrejek Jennifer McHarg JoAnn McKeel Carol Perez-Navarro Nathan Peterson Teresa Peterson Will Pierce Rose Piner Linda and Mark Piper Christine and Ray Potter Karen Pritchard Colleen and Ronnie Raper Andy Raynor Donna Short Ron Suhling Leann Thomas Cynthia and Charles Tyson Bill and Janet Yankosky

Ceramics by Gail Williams and poster art by Celia Flock.

Contributed photo

POSTER DISTRIBUTION Ginny Eagles Laura Klein Mary Etta Moore Joan Satterly Sheila Wiggins

The pottery of Sandy Mercer.

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Summer Reading

Wilson County Library Children’s Summer Reading Program

The Wilson County Public Library system will be offering its annual Summer Reading Program. Free programs will be offered by the Main Library and all of its five locations. The children’s theme this year is “Dig into Reading” and will offer a variety of fun and educational subjects for programs The Main Library at the corner of Nash and Jackson Streets will offer school-age programs on Monday and Tuesday evenings at 7pm in the Children’s Department from June 10th through July 22nd. This year’s kick off with “Mrs. Anna the Puppet Lady” will be on Monday night, June 10, at 7 p.m. This program is sponsored by the Arts Council of Wilson and the North Carolina Arts Council through the Grassroots Grant. Other special guests and events will include: Tom Beaman, an archeologist; Scooter Hayes: The International Hip Hop Superstar; a program with live snakes presented by the NC Museum of Natural Science; and our finale features the return of Magician Jeff Jones on July 22. The five Branch Libraries will also follow the “Dig into Reading” theme for their Summer Reading Programs. Each branch location will offer a story time program for schoolaged children once a week at 3 p.m. The locations and day are as follows: Black Creek-Mondays;Elm City-Tuesdays;LucamaTuesdays; East BranchWednesdays; StantonsburgThursdays. Children may sign up

at their local library. Each participant will receive weekly incentives and prizes for participating this summer. A full schedule of “Dig into Reading” events will be available soon at your library and online at www.wilsoncountypubliclibrary.org.

TEEN SUMMER READING PROGRAM The Teen Summer Reading Program theme for 2013 is “Beneath the Surface”. Programs will be held at the Main Library at the corner of Nash and Jackson Streets on Tuesday nights with one special event to be held on a Saturday. Programs will include various crafts and movies for students in grades 6 and up. Door prizes will be awarded at each event. A full schedule of the Teen Programs will be available soon at your library and online at www.wilsoncountypubliclibrary.org. Registration will be required. For more information contact Elizabeth Dunn at the Reference Desk.

CHILDREN’S EARLY LITERACY PROGRAMS The Main Library will be offering early literacy classes during the summer as well. The Thursday morning programs provide a smaller, more intimate atmosphere for children under age 5. The early literacy offerings are: Lap-sit (for ages 0-2) at 9:30 am and preschool story time (for ages 3 –5) at 10 am. The summer schedule will begin on Thursday, June 13.


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Spring Recap The Whimsical Fish, top left, subject was a huge hit at the January Paint & Pour with artist Elisabeth Farnsworth. She also led the First Christian Church members, top right, in February. There was lots of love in the air at the February Paint & Pour session with artist Harriett Page, left center. Terry Klein arranged a fun outing for her book club with artist Alison Hesmer on February 26, center right. Pegi Barnes Sharp’s colorful cottage subject, bottom left, was like a breath of spring air for these ladies. Cheerful sunflower paintings, bottom right, were accomplished with the helpful instruction of artist Dwight Mitchell on April 9.

Arts Council of Wilson 124 Nash St. SW, Wilson, NC 27893 Tuesday thru Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Mission

The mission of the Arts Council of Wilson is to improve the quality of life for all the citizens of Wilson County by providing cultural leadership and opportunities in the arts.

Officers

Dell Joyner – President Duran Broadhurst – Vice President / Acting Treasurer Gwen Murrain – Secretary Sheila Wiggins – Past President

Board

Carol Alexander, Paula Benson, Dan R. Blackmon, Elisabeth Farnsworth, A.P. Coleman, Ginny Eagles, Connie Farris, Carolyn Harmon, Lara Howe, Peggy Jennette, Dean Joyner, Gwen Murrain, Tad Piner, Chuck Powell, Jessica Satterfield, Pamela Small, Susan Webb

Staff

W. Barrett Page Executive Director acw@wilsonarts.com | 252-291-4329 x12 Debbie Williams Theater Coordinator acwtechnical@wilsonarts.com | 252-291-4329 x15 Chandra Bolling Office Manager& Box Office acwadmin@wilsonarts.com | 252-291-4329 x33 Martha Hale Performing Arts Director acwperforming@wilsonarts.com | 252-291-4329 x16 Sharon Pierce Bookkeeper acwfinance@wilsonarts.com | 252-291-4329 x11 Sherry Myers Marketing & Adult Education Director acwmarketing@wilsonarts.com | 252-291-4329 x14 Amy Hughes Visual Arts Director acwvisual@wilsonarts.com | 252-291-4329 x18 Carolyn Melton Receptionist acwboxoffice@wilsonarts.com | 252-291-4329 x10 Bob Owens | After Hours Security Lamont Murchinson | Janitorial Staff

Submissions

All submissions should be e-mailed to acwmarketing@ wilsonarts.com by August 9. The Arts Courier is funded in part by a Grassroots grant from the North Carolina Arts Council, a state agency.


Arts Courier: May - August 2013