Spring has sprung at Charlotte Fine Art Gallery! Award-winning artist Joni Purk creates vibrant oils with brush or palette knife in many different pictorial styles. On view in May: Purk's seasonal tableaus of flowers, animals, and plants, along with work on this theme by other CFA represented artists. Highlighted THRU May 31. Opening Reception/Meet the Artists: First Friday, May 3, 6-9 p.m. Refreshments served. Gallery hours: Tues 10A-4P; Wed & Thurs 10A-9P; Fri 10A-6P; Sat 10A-2P. Closed Sun and Mon. Email: email@example.com FREE
The public is invited to view the creative works of current oil painting students during its “Night Critter’s” 4th Annual Student Art Show which is free to the public and opens on May 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the main gallery located at 316 Main Street, Pineville, NC. In addition to the art exhibit, attendees will be treated to live music by MCC Music (Marie C. Calabro), wine and other beverages, as well as hors d’oeuvres, on opening night. FREE
Step into the Elements! Kids' Camp Discover and experiment with the seven elements of art using a variety of materials. Be inspired and learn how famous artists used the elements as you construct your own masterpiece. Time: Monday-Friday June 10-14 Ages 7-9: 10 a.m.-11 a.m., $100 Ages 10-12: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $120 To register, call or visit the Gallery or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Gallery Hours: Tues 10A-4P; Wed & Thurs 10A-9P; Fri 10A-6P; Sat 10A-2P. Closed Sun & Mon. See listing.
Experiments in Abstraction with Watercolor Experiment with various nontraditional techniques on a two-dimensional surface and create your own expressive work. Time: Saturdays, June 8, 15, 22, and 29, 10:30–1 p.m. Ages: 16 to Adult Cost: $100 Floral Painting in Watercolor Experiment with various techniques while focusing on floral imagery. Discover colors, techniques, and shapes that are personally significant. Supply list at time of registration. Additional supplies available during studio time. Time: Monday-Friday, July 15-19, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Ages: 16 to Adult Cost: $150 Gallery Hours: Tues 10A-4P; Wed & Thurs 10A-9P; Fri 10A-6P; Sat 10A-2P. Closed Sun & Mon. See listing.
Clay Workshop for Teens (When Pigs Fly!) Two Saturdays. The first week, make your flying pig out of sculpture clay utilizing the pinch pot method. The next week, glaze it in fun colors to adorn your yard. Pick up work at the gallery following firing. Time: June 8 and June 15, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Ages: 12-16 Cost: $75 per participant Watercolor Abstraction for Teens Learn the basics of painting with watercolor. Experiment with color, texture, line, shape, and composition. All supplies included. Time: Monday-Friday, July 8-12 , 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Ages: 12-16 Cost: $110. Gallery open Tuesday-Saturday. See listing.
Create your own characters and stories as you write your own comic strip. Campers will learn techniques using colored pencils, markers, and pens to develop their unique style. All supplies included. Certificate presented last day of camp. Time: Monday-Friday, August 12-16 Ages 7-9: 11 a.m.-12 p.m., $90 Ages 10-12: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $110 To register, call or visit the gallery, or send an email with questions to: email@example.com. Gallery Hours: Tues 10A-4P; Wed & Thurs 10A-9P; Fri 10A-6P; Sat 10A-2P. Closed Sun & Mon. See listing.
Come, join us as we sing and dance Latin-style on Friday May 24, with our Hispanic Worship Coordinator Javier Perez and friends at Harrison UMC, 15008 Lancaster Hwy., Pineville, NC. Bring a snack and join us for fellowship and fun on the 2nd and 4th Fridays during the summer from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This event is FREE! All are welcome. For more information on events at Harrison United Methodist Church in Pineville, NC, please visit ww.harrisonumc.org or call the Church Office at 704-541-3463. $0