Arts Datebook, Dec. 29
Friday, December 29, 2017
Magnolia Arts Center has rescheduled auditions for “Almost Maine” from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 8-9 at 1703 E. 14th St. Visit www.magnoliaartscenter.com.
Call for entries
Emerge Gallery and Art Center, 404 Evans St., is accepting entries for the Downeast Indoor and Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, a national juried sculpture exhibit. This exhibition is open to all artists 18 and older. Any medium is eligible (ceramics, small metals, large scale metals, mixed media, etc) as long as it is three-dimensional.
Applications are available at pittcountyarts.org under artists and artist opportunities.
Entries must be received in digital, JPEG format, labeled with “lastname_firstname_title.jpeg” by Jan. 20. Entries can be delivered on CD or emailed to email@example.com. Accepted indoor work must be delivered between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Feb. 24. The indoor exhibition dates are March 2-30, 2018, and the outdoor exhibition dates are March 2018-February 2019.
Recent acquisitions will be on exhibit through Jan. 14 in the West Wing and Commons galleries. Recent additions to the museum’s collection include artwork by Francis Speight, Paul Hartley, Catherine Walker, Gail Ritzer, Aleta Braun and James Beaman. A reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. Jan. 5 during First Friday Artwalk.
The Greenville Museum of Art is at 802 Evans St. Call 758-1946 or visit gmoa.org.
City Art Gallery
The annual holiday show continues through Sunday. It includes paintings, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, blown-glass ornaments and stemware and hand-painted cards.
Applewhite, the eighth annual collection of art based on the poetry of James Applewhite, will open Jan. 19. An opening reception will be held from 6-8 p.m., with a poetry reading by Applewhite at 7 p.m.
City Art Gallery is at 511 Red Banks Road. Visit www.cityartgreenville.com or call 353-7000.
A Materials Topics Exhibition will be on display from Jan. 5-25. An opening reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. Jan. 5.
The Wellington B. Gray Gallery is in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center on ECU’s campus. Call 328-6665.
The Schwa Show, a nationally juried exhibition featuring fine arts and crafts, will be exhibited Jan. 5-26. An opening reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. Jan. 5 during First Friday Artwalk.
Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge is at 404 Evans St. Call 551-6947 or visit emergegallery.com.
The 10th Annual Joyner Library School of Art and Design Graduate Student Art Exhibit continues through Jan. 28 in the Janice Hardison Faulkner Gallery on the second floor of Joyner Library. The exhibition features artworks by graduate students in ECU’s School of Art and Design. Works will include paintings and drawings, textile and metal designs, sculpture, photography and pottery. Call 329-0287.
Greenville Brushstrokes members Dorothy Jensen, Mary Ellen Joyce and Linda Schadler will present artwork through Saturday at A'Tavola, 620 Red Banks Road. Visit greenvillebrushstrokes.com for more information.
The work of the Greenville Quilters Guild will be shown through Sunday.
Surround Gallery is at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greenville, 131 Oakmont Drive. Call 746-4714.