Thursday, September 2, 2010
Chatham Artists Guild Newsletter -- September
The 2010 Chatham Artists Guild Studio Tour will open at CCCC Building Two in Pittsboro on Friday, December 3, from 7-9 pm. Artists studios will be open Sat and Sun, Dec 4-5 and 11-12.
See the Chatham Artists Guild website for more information and online copies of the map.
Paper copies of the map will be mailed in October and available locally in November.
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Sculpture in the Garden, NC Botanical Garden
Guild artists Rita Spina and Forrest Greenslade have work in the 22nd annual Sculpture in the Garden show, which will be on display September 11 through November 13. The show opens on Friday, September 10 at 5:00-8:00 pm.
Rita's work is called "Flower Time Rework." Rita also has jewelry for sale in the Incubator Gallery in Siler City.
Carolina Brewery, Pittsboro
The September-October show at the Carolina Brewery in Pittsboro will have the theme, Recycled Art: Eco-friendly Art Made from Recycled Materials. The show will be installed on September 11. The opening reception will be Sunday, October 3, from 4-6 pm.
Mark Hewitt Kiln Opening
Mark Hewitt will be have his summer kiln opening second weekend on Saturday Sept 5 (9-5) and Sunday, September 6 (noon-5).
Shannon Bueker at NC Crafts Gallery, Carrboro
Shannon Bueker has a show called Local Motives at the NC Crafts Gallery, 212 W. Main Str, Carrboro (the triangle building) from September 1-30. She will be at the gallery for the Second Friday Art Walk in Chapel Hill and Carrboro on September 10, 6-9 PM.
Come Out and Play! at JimGin Farm, Pittsboro
Come out to the 9th annual Come Out and Play! party at the JimGin Farm for art, food, and music, every Saturday in September, from 4:00 pm till dark. Children, and dogs on leashes, are welcome.
Several Guild artists are among the 40 artists participating.
150 Wild Horse Run, Pittsboro, NC 27312 (919) 942-3252
Kim Werfel in NC Pastel Society Show
Kim Werfel has two pieces in the the Pastel Society of North Carolina's Art Exhibition. She won the People's Choice award on both of her paintings! (They tied in the voting.) The show runs through Sept 25th at the Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 North Salem Street, Apex, NC 27502.
Joyce Bryan, Stone Crow Pottery
Joyce Bryan, at Stone Crow Pottery, invites everyone to her customer appreciation sale, September 18-26.
Kim Werfel teaching art marketing
Kim Werfel will be teaching This Business of Being an Artist: Resumes, Bios and Statements, on Thursday, Sept. 23, 7:00 pm, at the Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 North Salem Street, Apex, NC 27502. The talk is free.
Coming in October
Julia Kennedy at the Open Eye Cafe
Join us at the Open Eye Cafe in Cary to view the richly textured, complex, and colorful paintings of Pittsboro professional artist Julia Kennedy. Julia's artwork will be on display for viewing and purchase from October 1-31.
The Open Eye Cafe is located at 101 South Greensboro Street, Cary NC. (919) 968-9410, M-Th 7 am-11 pm, F-St 7 am-midnight, & Su 8 am-11 pm.
Mark Hewitt featured in Craft in America
On October 7, potter Mark Hewitt will be featured in a nationwide broadcast of a new episode of the PBS TV series, Craft in America. Several viewing parties are being held to benefit the NC Pottery Center in Seagrove, NC.
Vidabeth Benson teaching screen printing
Vidabeth Benson will be teaching a workshop in screen printing at the ArtsCenter in Carrboro on Saturday, October 9 from 10 - 4 and also at the NC Art Education Staff Development Weekend in New Bern October 22 - 24.
Janet Resnik kiln opening
Janet Resnik will have a kiln opening on Sunday, October 17, from 1-6 pm.