ART EVENTS CALENDAR

The Art Events Calendar is continuously updated, and the full calendar is available on our website:  http://www.caldwellarts.com/162-arts-calendar/ courtesy of the Caldwell Arts Council.

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CALDWELL ARTS COUNCIL EVENTS

April-May-June – Beth Oczkowski quilling artwork at Art-in-Healing Gallery at Caldwell Memorial Hospital . 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

Continuing through April 25 – “Different Perspectives” exhibit featuring artwork by Kat Cole, Johnny Stevens, Sharon A. Sharp, Julia Ralston at Caldwell Arts Council Gallery . 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

April 24, 5:30-8pm – ARTY PARTY – MYSTIC PAPERS – Join Cathy Taylor, national workshop instructor at the Caldwell Arts Council, for an evening of creative fun. Everything is provided! No experience needed. Using beautiful marbled, swirled papers, stencils and ink, create masterpieces even if you can’t draw a straight line. These papers inspire creativity. Make textural landscapes, discover Appalachian angels, fantasy creatures, or magical designs. Bring your inner artist out to play & leave with a frameable work of art. Wine and yummy appetizers included. Party size limited to 10, $45/person. This is one of the “April Food & Fools” dinner/event/party series fundraiser benefitting the many programs of the Caldwell Arts Council. Call 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com to make your reservations now.

April 24, 6-9pm – A ROOFTOP KENTUCKY SUNSET – Dive into an appreciation of Kentucky straight bourbon with this special tasting and socialization at the “Penthouse of Lenoir” (on the rooftop of 1841 Café in downtown Lenoir). With a combination of top shelf bourbons, bourbon-inspired hors d’oeuvres, and a view of the Lenoir skyline, you’ll relax in the glow of a spring sunset and the glow of a bourbon warmth.  Your hosts are Joseph & Brooke Delk and the Caldwell Bourbon Society. Party size limited to 15, $40/person. This is one of the “April Food & Fools” dinner/event/party series fundraiser benefitting the many programs of the Caldwell Arts Council. Call 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com to make your reservations now.

April 26, 4-7:30pm – MAKE YOUR CHEESE AND EAT IT TOO! – Learn to make fresh delicious mozzarella, and then take the fresh warm cheese and make your own pizza! This party will be loads of fun as Dawn Mathews instructs guests how to use three easy-to-find ingredients to make mozzarella cheese. We will then use their new cob oven to cook an endless variety of pizzas for dinner. Baby goats will make an appearance, so wear your farm clothes! Your hosts are Dawn & Steve Mathews, 4912 Universal Court in Granite Falls. Party size limited to 12, $25/person. This is one of the “April Food & Fools” dinner/event/party series fundraiser benefitting the many programs of the Caldwell Arts Council. Call 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com to make your reservations now.

May 1, 7-9pm – LENOIR COMEDY CLUB, fundraiser for Caldwell Arts Council. Featuring fabulously funny comedians Rik Roberts (rikroberts.com) and Sid Davis (www.mrsiddavis.com), snacks (provided in ticket cost) and beverages you can purchase. A FUNdraiser benefiting the Caldwell Arts Council; tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door, or purchase a table for 8 at $200 in advance. 828-754-2486 – or register using PayPal at www.caldwellarts.com/comedy In addition to the load of laughs, light snacks (tortilla chips & salsa) will be included in your ticket price. Beer, wine and soft drinks will be available for purchase. We encourage you to show your advance purchase ticket to downtown Lenoir restaurants for dinner discounts before the show.

Art classes and workshops being scheduled now for the rest of 2014 – call to indicate interest: Basic watercolor painting; Basic acrylic painting; One-Stroke Painting; photography (basic & lighting/posing are set for May 9-10); book-making; paper decorating -- what do you want to learn & we’ll try to schedule it!  Want to teach? Have we got a deal for you!! Call 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

May 2-30 – New Works By Thomas Sayre-From Golden Valley to Edgemont artwork at Caldwell Arts Council Gallery . 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

May 16 - 30-minute legal consultations between 10am-12noon available at the Caldwell Arts Council for donor artists, courtesy of Joseph Delk IV; call 828-754-2486 to schedule.

May 30 - 9am-5pm with break for lunch - Beginning Digital Photography: Exploring & Setting up your dSLR; basic controls, lighting, lenses, creating photos, great photo themes; questions welcome all day long! $50/class, $828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

May 31 – 9am-5pm with break for lunch – Lighting & Posing for Photography – Lighting patterns, posing techniques, female/male/groups, main lighting, hair/accent lighting, fill light, background lighting; questions welcome all day long! $50/class, 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

June 6-27 – “Horsefeathers” (artwork by Dave Wertz, Christine Kosiba, Ann DerGara) and Brush & Palette Club at Caldwell Arts Council Gallery 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

June 20 - 30-minute legal consultations between 10am-12noon available at the Caldwell Arts Council for donor artists, courtesy of Joseph Delk IV; call 828-754-2486 to schedule.

July-August-September –Judy Greene Prevost & Scott Kunkle artwork at Art-in-Healing Gallery at Caldwell Memorial Hospital . 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

July 2-3, 5 – yART Sale of original art & supplies at Caldwell Arts Council Gallery 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

July 8-11 – The second annual “A Different Expression – Uniquely Me” Art Show will highlight artwork of intellectually and physically challenged students attending the Compass Classes of CCC&TI.  Students use a variety of media to express themselves. 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

July 18 - 30-minute legal consultations between 10am-12noon available at the Caldwell Arts Council for donor artists, courtesy of Joseph Delk IV; call 828-754-2486 to schedule.

August 1-29 – “Body Works” Hagit Barkai & figure artist invitational at Caldwell Arts Council Gallery . 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

August 15 - 30-minute legal consultations between 10am-12noon available at the Caldwell Arts Council for donor artists, courtesy of Joseph Delk IV; call 828-754-2486 to schedule.

September 5-26 – “Concertina, Interpreted” featuring poetry from the book “Concertina” by NC Poet Laureate  Joseph Bathanti set to art by invitational artists at Caldwell Arts Council Gallery . 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

September 5 – Blue Jeans Preview Party to welcome sculptors to Sculpture Celebration at Broyhill Walking Park . 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com; $20 in advance, $25 after September 3.

September 6 – Sculpture Celebration at Broyhill Walking Park . 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com – SIGNIFICANT discounts for early sculptor registration; free general admission.

September 19 - 30-minute legal consultations between 10am-12noon available at the Caldwell Arts Council for donor artists, courtesy of Joseph Delk IV; call 828-754-2486 to schedule.

October-November-December – Brendan James photography at Art-in-Healing Gallery at Caldwell Memorial Hospital . 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

October 3-31 – Caldwell Visual Artists Competition at Caldwell Arts Council Gallery . 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

October 17 - 30-minute legal consultations between 10am-12noon available at the Caldwell Arts Council for donor artists, courtesy of Joseph Delk IV; call 828-754-2486 to schedule.

November 8, 10am-5pm – Art Around Caldwell Studio Tour; 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com  

November 7-21 – Caldwell Middle & High School Art on display at Caldwell Arts Council Gallery . 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

November 21 - 30-minute legal consultations between 10am-12noon available at the Caldwell Arts Council for donor artists, courtesy of Joseph Delk IV; call 828-754-2486 to schedule.

December 5-24 – Saties Holiday Sale at Caldwell Arts Council Gallery . 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

December 19 - 30-minute legal consultations between 10am-12noon available at the Caldwell Arts Council for donor artists, courtesy of Joseph Delk IV; call 828-754-2486 to schedule.

CALDWELL COUNTY EVENTS

Now through mid-May – Studio 12, a group of artists living and working in Lenoir, opened their spring showing at the Highland Coffee House on Main St. on April 1. Approximately 25 works in various mediums are exhibited in the window throughout the month of April. Prices and titles are available inside the coffee house, so stop in for a look...and a cup of  one of Don McDonald's special coffees. For more information, contact Anne Welch at 781-9536 or Judy Prevost at 758-8583.

April 15 – A Night at the Museum! Judge Beverly Beal will present “The History of Caldwell County Law Courts” at the Caldwell Heritage Museum

April 18, 6:30pm – Chamber ensemble Colpi d’Arco will present a concert at Chapel of Rest, 1964 Hwy 268, Lenoir; concert to include British composer Gustav Holst’s “St. Paul’s Suite.” $10 adults; $5/students. Doors open at 6pm

April 21-22 – Auditions for “Who’s Under Where?” at Foothills Performing Arts Theatre. 828-726-2318 www.fpatheatre.org

May 3, 9am-3pm – Hudson Butterfly Festival, featuring art/craft vendors, food vendors, and great fun activities. 828-726-1009   

May 3, 9am – Happy Valley Plow Day and Barn Dance at the Jones Farm

May 3 – JE Broyhill Civic Center presents Kathy Mattea. 828-726-2407 or www.broyhillcenter.com

May 17 – Multicultural Festival In The Park at Mulberry Recreation Center in Lenoir 828-757-2197 or zcarter@ci.lenoir.nc.us

May 18, 4pm – Chapel of Rest Concert presents Wayne Henderson & Friends and The Piney Woods Boys  You may see these links to hear their fabulous music:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIdRYlEZRwI & http://jardownmusic.com/2014/01/21/piney-woods-boys/ Tickets are $30 for the concert and BBQ supper or $15 for the concert only.  You may call  (828) 758-0906 or visit www.chapelofrest.org for information.

June 6-8, 13-15 – CAST Theatre presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” 828-493-2758 www.casttheatre.com

July 11-13 & 18-20 – “Who’s Under Where” at Foothills Performing Arts Theatre. 828-726-2318 www.fpatheatre.org .

ARTIST CALLS

ATTENTION ARTISTS/CRAFTERS - If you would be interested in teaching a daytime, weeknight, Saturday or weekend class/workshop or series of classes at the Caldwell Arts Council, please let me know. The Arts Council would like to receive $25 for a half-day or less class (to cover extra staff time & utilities); $40 for a whole-day class, and you keep the rest! I've got ideas how to make this work for you. We'll help promote to our contact lists and in local air and print media, e-blasts, social media, etc. Call Cathy McCoy, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com.

ARTIST CALL – April 21 deadline for City of Charleston’s Annual Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibition scheduled for May 23-June 8, 2014.828-958-6484, https://reduxstudios.slideroom.com/#/login/program/20614

ARTIST CALL – April 25 deadline for May 2 (5-8pm) event – Brad Wright at Sawmills Elementary Arts Night event  bwright@caldwellschools.com 828-396-2610

ARTIST CALL – April 26 deadline for June 2014 exhibit “SCOPE: The Southern Landscape,” coordinated by Visual Art Exchange in Raleigh. http://visualartexchange.org/2014/03/scope-the-southern-landscape/

ARTIST/CRAFTERS CALL – May 9 Deadline for May 17 event –annual Multicultural Festival in the Park at Mulberry Recreation Center free vendor booths 828-757-2197 or zcarter@ci.lenoir.nc.us

ARTIST CALL – June 2 deadline for October 4-5 event – Art on Main – Fine Art/Fine Craft Festival on Historic Main Street, Hendersonville NC; http://www.acofhc.org/artmain.htm

ARTIST/CRAFTERS CALL – July 2-5 (Dates Have Changed) yART Sale at Caldwell Arts Council -   (formerly known as "Porch Sale") Sell original artwork of any type and unwanted art supplies with 50/50 split to the Caldwell Arts Council.  You get fresh work space, patrons get great art, and the Arts Council receives some much-needed funds early in our new fiscal year.  ALL art forms are welcome.  Price it to sell and you won't have to take it back home.  If you'd like to participate, email me at info@caldwellarts.com   for an artist code, tag your items & bring an inventory form upon delivery June 30 or July 1 (Dates Have Changed) between 9am-5pm. You hang (first come first served on available wall space). Tables provided for pottery, etc.

GRASSROOTS GRANT APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE – August 22 2014 (deadline extended); forms available on our website: http://www.caldwellarts.com/38-grassroots-grants-applications-available/ .  Allocations will be announced after September 10, 2014.

ARTIST CALL – SCULPTORS – September 6 Sculpture Celebration in Lenoir – significant discounts for early registration; www.caldwellarts.com

 

REGIONAL EVENTS

Traveling the Carolinas or an artist looking for new opportunities? - see the current e-zine edition of “Carolina Arts” by clicking here: http://www.carolinaarts.com/414/414carolinaarts.pdf

April Exhibit - “Mixing Oil and Water” featuring art by Eugenie Fein & Susan Grant at  Morganton’s City Hall http://ci.morganton.nc.us/index.php/living/ activities/art-in-the-hall

April Exhibit – High Country Landscapes by Philip Moose on display at the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum

April 16, 6:30pm – Paint a “Paisley Peacock” at Wine & Design in Hickory; http://www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?calendarID=38

April 17, 4-6pm - ‚ÄčCalling all potters in Watauga, Avery, Ashe, Wilkes and Caldwell Counties.  Tena Wenta, of Wenta Pottery, is working to establish a professional potters group in the High Country.  The first meeting will be held on Thursday, April 17th from 4:00 - 6:00 at the Watauga County Library in Boone NC. 828-262-1282 or wentapottery@bellsouth.net

April 17, 6:30pm – Paint  some “Sunkissed Poppies” at Wine & Design in Hickory; http://www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?calendarID=38

April 17, 6:30-8:30pm – Meet the Artists Art Reception at Taste Full Beans Coffeehouse and Gallery: 828-325-0108; contact@tastefullbeans.com

April 18, 6:30pm – Paint “Sweet Gabriel” at Wine & Design in Hickory; http://www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?calendarID=38

April 18, 6:30pm – Shannon Lee & Tony Rogers CD release event & local Hickory house concert; www.supportlocalhouseconcerts.org

April 19, 6:30pm – Paint “Pastel Butterfly” at Wine & Design in Hickory; http://www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?calendarID=38

April 23, 6:30pm – Paint “Margarita” at Wine & Design in Hickory; http://www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?calendarID=38

April 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 7:30pm-9pm – In/Visible Theatre (Boone) presents “Kill Will” – a new show made up entirely of fight scenes from Shakespeare plays.  Valborg Theatre, ASU Campus in Boone; http://invisibletheatrenc.org; 828-964-6924

April 24, 6:30pm – Paint a “Sunflower Boot” at Wine & Design in Hickory; http://www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?calendarID=38

April 25, 6:30pm – Paint a “Dreaming Tree” at Wine & Design in Hickory; http://www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?calendarID=38

April 25, 7:30pm – James Gregory, known as the Funniest Man in America, will appear at the Old Post Office Playhouse in Newton – 828-464-6583 or www.the-green-room.org

April 26, 10am-noon – Stream Scene Painting at ReSource Warehouse in Hickory; 828-256-2695; www.resourcewarehouse.org

April 26, 6:30pm – Paint “Raining Umbrellas!” at Wine & Design in Hickory; http://www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?calendarID=38

April 28-May 2 – Chris Unwin Art Workshop: Loosen Up and Let it Flow at Cheap Joe’s in Boone.   www.cheapjoes.com

April 29, 7pm – Joseph Bathanti, NC Poet Laureate special reading at the Bethlehem Branch Library

April 30, 6:30pm – Paint “Spring Mountains” at Wine & Design in Hickory; http://www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?calendarID=38

May Exhibit – “Will + Testament” featuring Carly Drew’s mixed media drawings at Morganton City Hall http://ci.morganton.nc.us/index.php/living/activities/art-in-the-hall

May 1, 6-9pm – Local Artists have designed beautiful birdhouses for auction to benefit Habitat; Food, fun & the most unique collection of birdhouses ever; entertainment by Strictly Clean & Decent – 828-328-4663 x309 or www.habitatcatawbavalley.org  

May 1-30 Juried Pastel Exhibition “On Common Ground: 2014 Patel Paintings From the Mountains to the Sea” features all three pastel societies of NC. 704-927-0774; cornwellcenter.org; www.piedmontpastelsociety.org

Continuing through May 29 – “The Selected Works of Micah Henry photography exhibition at Bethlehem Branch Library; 828-495-8753

May 2 – “The Art of Chocolate” original art auction to benefit Options, Inc at the historic Armory building in Morganton. 828-438-9444

May 2, 6-9pm – Girls Night Out with Holly Nicolazzo at the Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841

May 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 – “Rex’s Exes” at The Green Room Community Theatre in Hickory, 828-464-6128 or www.the-green-room.org

May 3, 9am-5pm – ArtMe Conference 2014, Yadkin Cultural Arts Center in Yadkinville NC (www.yadkinarts.org/artme-conference-2014/ ) “Using Your Art Voice,” “Getting Your Art Out There,” “Plein Air Painting demo,” “Painting Our Feathered Friends,” “Collage Making Demo,” “Wood Carving Demo”

May 5, 6-7:30pm – Ellen Ball will teach how to make Torch-Fired Enamels: Copper Penny Earrings at Hamilton Williams Gallery in Morganton 828-438-1595

May 5-9 – Ted Nuttall Art Workshop: Painting People from Photographs in Watercolor at Cheap Joe’s in Boone. www.cheapjoes.com

May 8-27 Burke Arts Council exhibit features NC School for the Deaf students; www.burkearts.org

May 9, 7:30pm – The Association, In Concert performs at COMMA Auditorium in Morganton, 828-433-7469 www.commaonline.org

May 9-10, 16-18 – “Les Miserables” at Hickory Community Theatre, 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

May 10, 7:30pm – Broadway Pops at P.E. Monroe Auditorium, Lenoir-Rhyne University, 828-324-8603 or etix.com – featuring Franc D’Ambrosio (one of the longest running Phantoms from the “Phantom of the Opera”

May 12-16 – Daryl Urig Art Workshop: Knife Painting, Get out of the Box! At Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com

May 17 – Blowing Rock Art in the Park, downtown; www.blowingrock.com/artinthepark/

May 19-23 – Don Andrews Art Workshop: Watercolor Basics 101 at Cheap Joe’s in Boone. www.cheapjoes.com

May 22-25 - “Les Miserables” at Hickory Community Theatre, 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

May 26-30 – Terry Harrison Art Workshop: Country Landscapes & Barns in Watercolor at Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com

May 30-June 1 - “Les Miserables” at Hickory Community Theatre, 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

May 31-June 30 – Lenoir’s own Jane Wells Harrison will be the featured artist with her new body of encaustic work “Visual Cues” at Mica Gallery in downtown Bakersville NC; 828-688-6422, www.micagallerync.com

June Exhibit – “Will + Testament” featuring Carly Drew’s mixed media drawings at Morganton City Hall http://ci.morganton.nc.us/index.php/living/activities/art-in-the-hall

June 2-6 – Cathy Taylor (Lenoir Artist!) Art Workshop: Mixed Media and Collage Discoveries, $472.50 (reduced price!) at Cheap Joe’s in Boone  www.cheapjoes.com

June 2-July 11 – Burke Arts Council features “3rd Annual Western NC Studio Art Glass Exhibition” www.burkearts.org – featured in various galleries in downtown Morganton.

June 6, 7, 8 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22– “Forever Plaid” at The Green Room Community Theatre in Hickory, 828-464-6128 or www.the-green-room.org

June 6, 6-9pm – Create a Masterpiece with Rainey Rogers at the Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841

June 7 – Art on the Square, downtown Morganton

June 9-13 – Jaimie Cordero Art Workshop: Pouring & Layering Light and Shadow in Watercolor at Cheap Joe’s in Boone  www.cheapjoes.com.

June 10, 17, 24; July 8, 15, 22 (6 weeks) – The Hiddenite Center’s annual kid’s summer art camp with Martha Burgin; 828-632-6966 or info@hiddenitecenter.org

June 14 - Blowing Rock Art in the Park, downtown www.blowingrock.com/artinthepark/

June 16-20 – Frank LaLumia Art Workshop: Watercolor Workshop at Cheap Joe’s in Boone. www.cheapjoes.com

June 16-August 22 – Hickory Museum of Art Summer Kids Art Camps – hickoryart.org/summer-camps/

June 23-24, Shaped Artist Books and Poetry with Sigrid Hice at Catawba Valley Community College; 828-327-7000 x4116 or www.cvcc.edu/Business_Industry/

June 23-27, 9am-Noon – Making Markers Magical with instructor Charlie Frye; ages 6-10; http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1269

June 23-27, 1-4pm – Mixed Media and Markers with instructor Charlie Frye at Turchin Center; Ages 11-14; Collage, drawing, marker-painting & printmaking; http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1266

June 23-27 – Mike Fentz Art Workshop: Caricature: Fun with Faces, Cartoon! At Cheap Joe’s in Boone.  www.cheapjoes.com

June 30-July 3, 9am-noon – Action Figures with instructor Kay Bishop at Turchini Center; ages 6-11 learn to apture movement & expressions drawing human figure; http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1279

June 30-July 3, 1-4pm – Self-Reflection (self portrait in style of various artists; ages 12-16 instructor Kay Bishop at Turchin Center; http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1263  

July Exhibit – “McDowell Tech Community College Student Show” B&W photography at Morganton City Hall http://ci.morganton.nc.us/index.php/living/activities/art-in-the-hall

July 7-8 – Integrate Artist Books into the Curriculum with Sigrid Hice, instructor.  Catawba Valley Community College, 828-327-7000 x4116 or www.cvcc.edu/Business_Industry/

July 7-11 – Anne Abgott Art Workshop: Daring Color at Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com

July 14-18 – Barbara Jeffery Clay Art Workshop: Watercolor Wow! At Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com

July 14-18, 10am-3pm – Kids Art Week at Turchin Center; ages 7-12; http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1260

July 14-August 8 – Burke Arts Council exhibit featuring Peter Milne “A Morganton Kaleidoscope”  www.burkearts.org

July 19 - Blowing Rock Art in the Park, downtown www.blowingrock.com/artinthepark/

July 21-25 – Laurie Humble Art Workshop: Creative Composition and Depth at Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com

July 28-August 1 – Linda Baker Art Workshop: Layers of Design in Watercolor at Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com

August Exhibit – “McDowell Tech Community College Student Show” B&W photography at Morganton City Hall http://ci.morganton.nc.us/index.php/ living/activities/art-in-the-hall

August 4-8 – Mary Ann Beckwith Art Workshop: The Brush and Well Beyond at Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com

August 11-15 – Linda Kemp Art Workshop: Simple Solutions for Making Better Paintings at Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com

August 11-15, 1-4pm – Introduction to Design at Turchin Center for ages 11-15; http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1272

August 11-15, 10am-Noon – Color: A Visual Sensation, ages 6-11 at Turchin Center; http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1275 .

August 16 - Blowing Rock Art in the Park www.blowingrock.com/artinthepark/

August 18-22 – Mel Stabin Art Workshop: Pushing the Envelope in Watercolor, Express Yourself! At Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com.

August 25-29 – Sue Archer Art Workshop: Commanding Color and Design at Cheap Joe’s in Boone. www.cheapjoes.com

September Exhibit – Theresa Gloster folk art exhibit at Morganton City Hall http://ci.morganton.nc.us/index.php/living/activities/art-in-the-hall

September 1-5 – Frank Francese Art Workshop: Francese Watercolor Workshop at Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com

September 6 - Blowing Rock Art in the Park, downtown; visit www.blowingrock.com/artinthepark/

September 8-12 – Janet Nunn Art Workshop: Painting Bold & Bright with Liquid Watercolors at Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com

September 15-19 – Alexis Lavine Art Workshop: Interpretive Painting from Photographs at Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com

September 22-26 – Jane Jones Art Workshop: Transparent Illusions at Cheap Joe’s in Boone  www.cheapjoes.com.

September 22-October 31 – Burke Arts Council Autumn Photography Exhibition; www.burkearts.org

September 29-October 3 – Catherine Nash Art Workshop: Painting People and Pets in Watercolor at Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com

October Exhibit – Theresa Gloster folk art exhibit at Morganton City Hall http://ci.morganton.nc.us/index.php/living/activities/art-in-the-hall

October 4, 10am-4pm – Lake Norman Folk Art Festival presented by Hickory Museum of Art. http://lakenormanfolkartfestival.com/

October 4 - Blowing Rock Art in the Park www.blowingrock.com/artinthepark/

October 6-10 – Judi Betts Art Workshop: Design & Color in Creative Realism at Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com.

October 13-17 – Ken Hosmer Art Workshop: Developing Color Energy at Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com

October 20-24 – Charles Reid Art Workshop: Watercolor Solutions at Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com.

October 27-31 – Karlyn Holman Art Workshop: Watercolor Fun and Free at Cheap Joe’s in Boone www.cheapjoes.com

November Exhibit – Textile artwork by Stephanie Wilds and Julia Weatherford at Morganton City Hall http://ci.morganton.nc.us/index.php/living/activities/art-in-the-hall

November 10 – December 20 – Burke Arts Council “First Frost” Annual art show and sale

December Exhibit – Textile artwork by Stephanie Wilds and Julia Weatherford at Morganton City Hall http://ci.morganton.nc.us/index.php/living/activities/art-in-the-hall