Friday, October 9, 2009

Art openings and shows in Charlotte this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 4:25 PM

As the headline suggests, here are a few picks of art openings and shows to check out this weekend in Charlotte and the surrounding area.

Friday, Oct. 9

Carolinas Salon des Refuses exhibition at Elder Gallery – Opening reception: Fri., Oct. 9, 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Exhibition features more than 50 original paintings and sculptures representing the “best of the rejected," art that was not featured in the Carolina’s Got Art! juried exhibition at Atherton Mill.

Continues through Nov.30.

Elder Gallery, 1427 South Blvd. 704-370-6337.

Pastels and Paintings exhibition at Mint Hill Arts – Opening reception: Fri., Oct. 9, 7 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Exhibition features works by artist Martha Faires. Continues through Oct. 31.

Mint Hill Arts, 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd. 704-545-0894.

New Works by Veronica Clark, Paul Hunter and Jane Schmidt exhibition at Shain Gallery - Opening reception: Fri., Oct. 9

Shain Gallery, 2823 Selwyn Ave. 704-334-7744.

Dimeji Onafuwa: The Significant Line at RedSky Gallery - Opening reception: Fri., Oct. 9, 7 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Nigerian native Dimeji Onafuwa’s paintings use bold colors to explore human nature and assimilation. Continues through Nov. 12.

RedSky Gallery (Dilworth location), 1244 East Blvd. 704-377-6400.

Saturday, Oct. 10

Craft Attack at Independence Park – Sat., 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Features a marketplace of handcrafted items, including pottery, jewelry, collectibles, bags, candles, soaps, dolls, stuffed animals, handspun yarn and more.

Independence Park, 300 Hawthorne Ln.

The Fall Carolina ClayMatters Barn Sale at McAlpine Business Park – Oct. 10, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Show features works from more than 50 clay artists.

McAlpine Business Park, 8300 Monroe Rd.

Fifty Words of Less exhibition at Christa Faut Gallery - Opening reception: Sat., Oct. 10, 4 p.m.- 6 p.m.

Solo exhibition of oil paintings by Linda McCane. Continues through Nov. 14.

Christa Faut Gallery,19818 N. Cove Road, Cornelius. 704-892-5312.

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