January 21- March 13, 2014
Works depicting figures and landscapes in a variety of media.
Byron Baldwin, Charlotte, is a founding member of The Light Factory known for his compelling black and white images of everyday and rapidly disappearing scenes.
Regina Burchett, Charlotte, works out of her studio at ClearWater Artist Studios in Concord. She paints primarily in soft pastels, focusing on nature and sky.
James Daniel, Asheville, creates fine art in the tradition of the masters is known for his portraits, murals and figures.
Carolyn DeMeritt, Charlotte, is a self-taught photographer and videographer who has worked at her craft for more than 30 years. The common thread in her work, whether it’s portraits or landscapes, is a personal interaction with her subjects.
Holly Fischer, Raleigh, is an adjunct professor at Meredith College who has also taught at the Savannah College of Design and Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. She creates ceramic sculptures that glorify female beauty.
Isabel Forbes, Spartanburg, sees beauty in the everyday and translates it into her oil paintings, hoping to evoke a sense of wonder from the viewer.
Tim Ford, Boone, is an adjunct professor in the Department of Art at Appalachian State University who is known for his drawings and paintings of figures and landscapes.
Harriet Goode, Rock Hill, SC, creates narrative paintings that are always of women even though some might appear amorphous.
Paul Keysar, Charlotte, is known for his classical, representational oil paintings of landscapes, still lifes and portraits.
Gayle Stott Lowry, Raleigh, creates landscape and architectural paintings that exemplify her deep concern about changes in the environment.
Beth Tarkington, Atlanta, tells stories that center on the landscape, figures and related symbolism through her painted ceramic works.
Kelly Thiel, Charleston, is a former interior designer who crafts colorful, thought-provoking ceramic sculptures of figures.
Karen Reese Tunnel, Atlanta and western North Carolina, has been designing and fabricating art quilts and wall hangings for 40 years and has recently been focusing on marbling and printing her own fabric.
Family Performance: Trout Fishing in America
Saturday, March 15
Children's music from a Grammy-nominated duo.
Performance: Sachal Vasandani
Friday, March 21
One of the most promising new voices in modern jazz and his band.
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