The public is invited to Bite of the Apple-Art Educator's Art Exhibit which showcases artwork created by local area North Carolina and South Carolina art teachers. The annual exhibit hosted by the Civic & Cultural Arts Center of Pineville in its main gallery located at 316 Main Street, Pineville, NC 28134 is free to the general public and was created to encourage art teachers to create artwork outside of the classroom in a friendly juried competition. Light refreshments and live music by Lucinda Lucas on opening night beginning at 6:30 p.m. on November 8, 2013. FREE
Charlotte Fine Art Gallery presents "Small Works for Gift-Giving," December 3-21, 2013. CFA represents nearly 25 award-winning artists from across the country--from Charlotte to California. The December exhibit will feature their diverse work: paintings, photography, woodturning, silk, jewelry, pottery, sculpture and more. Special emphasis on small works for holiday gift-giving. Free gift wrapping. Meet the artists at the exhibit's opening reception on Friday, December 6, 6-9 p.m. CFA is open Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Check website for holiday hours. FREE
The exhibit features works by Walter Arnold, an artist who is frequently inspired by abandoned buildings, vehicles, penitentiaries and closed businesses.
A holiday exhibit featuring arts and crafts. Opening reception Nov. 1, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
This exhibition features approximately 40 different decorative tiles.
The exhibit features garments and accessories spanning three centuries of fashion history.
The exhibit features traditional Maya clothing, including fashions of the Kaqchikel, Ixil, K'iche', Mam, Tz'utujil, Chuj, Awakatek, Jakaltek, and Poqomchi' from Guatemala, and the Tzotzil and Tzeltal from Chiapas, Mexico.
The works come from the primary mask-producing regions of Mexico where dance performances commonly accompany religious rituals and civic events.
The exhibit features a selection of works by gallery artists.
This group show will feature new works by a collection of 30 artists.
The exhibit will feature small works by Charlotte Artery artists and guests.
Question Bridge: Black Males utilizes new media to incite meaningful discourse regarding the African American male community. Prior to expanding the project, 10 individuals were asked to express their sentiments on an assortment of topics in front of a video camera. African-American Art Since 1950:Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center seeks to bring forth a new insight into the meaning of African-American art as it continues to highlight the social, cultural, and political visions of a growing creative community. New Mythologies:William Villalongo is a multimedia exhibition hoping to challenge traditional values and concepts found in Western art and history. $8-Adults, $6-Seniors, Educators, Students, Military; $5-Groups of 10 or more; FREE-Members & Children 5 years of age and under
Shadows can be dark, mysterious, reflective and distorted. They are faceless, making up for lack of details by elongating forms. For Guyanese artist Stanley Greaves, they are “symbolic of the collective unconscious.” This can be gloomy or gracious, as expressed through the movements and poses of his figures. Greaves, better known for surreal paintings inspired by political turmoil in Guyana from the 1960s to the 1980s, has created this new series for UNC Charlotte’s Murmurs on the Other Side of the Light exhibit. It will also showcase some of his earlier Caribbean-influenced works. Come during the opening reception, when Greaves will lecture and local mime Hardin Minor will perform. Free admission. Reception on Nov. 23, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Anita Overcash) Free admission
A survey of paintings and works on paper by Lexington, North Carolina native Lee Hall.
Money. It’s the first thing you’ll probably think of when you read the title of this new exhibit at McColl Center for Visual Arts. If that’s the case, you’re partially right about the reference. This exhibit does feature what appears to be money, but also opens the doors to “creative” currency. Organized by Core Visual Art — a collective of six former McColl Center affiliate artists, including Daniel Allegrucci, Crista Camarroto, Diane Hughes, Ashley Lathe, Laura McCarthy and Felicia van Bork — the idea is to create dialogue around forms of exchange. A piece in the exhibit, inspired by the exchanging of ideas, is “State Currencies.” For it, artists came up with their own ideas of currency for all the states in the U.S., based on ongoing political drama. Folks attending the opening reception can add their two cents to an interactive work. Opening reception on Nov. 22. (Anita Overcash) Free admission