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Arts Datebook, May 4

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Artist Karla M. Jennings is known for her rural scenes.

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Friday, May 4, 2018

GMA

The Pitt Community College Graphic Design Portfolio Show continues through May 13 in the West Wing and Commons galleries. An opening reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. today.

Art from Pitt County Schools high school students will be on exhibit from May 18-June 10 in the Commons Gallery.

The Greenville Museum of Art is at 802 Evans St. Call 758-1946 or visit gmoa.org.

Gray Gallery

A bachelor of fine arts senior group exhibition features the work of Timothy Bada, Brittnee Bade, Tristan Freitag, Lyndsay Hutchins, Hillary Lehman, Elysia Netter, Michael Richardson, Jordan Scurlock, John Sommer and Clinton Todd. A reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. today.

The Wellington B. Gray Gallery is in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center on ECU’s campus. Call 328-6665.

Emerge

Rock the Bus, which will feature the artwork of Pitt County Schools art teachers, continues through May 25. An opening reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. today in conjunction with First Friday Artwalk.

Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge is at 404 Evans St. Call 551-6947 or visit emergegallery.com.

Auditions

Whirligig Stage, 628 South Pitt St., will host Youth Academy auditions for “James and the Giant Peach” from 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Dancers, singers, comedians, acrobats and storytellers are needed for the inaugural Youth Academy production.

Those auditioning should prepare to sing a one-minute musical theater selection to show their acting ability and vocal range. Participants may sing acapella or bring a digital accompaniment track.

There is a $50 participation fee for those cast in this production. Scholarship forms available upon request. Sign up for an appointment at https://goo.gl/forms/hDDugnbbnBg2SuWs2

City Art Gallery

An exhibition featuring the abstract artwork of Ben Knight, the impressionistic painting of Hilarie Lambert and the contemporary metal sculpture of Jordan Parah continues through June 2.

City Art Gallery is at 511 Red Banks Road. Visit www.cityartgreenville.com or call 353-7000.

Greenville Brushstrokes

Greenville Brushstrokes members will have work on display at Ironwood Golf and Country Club, 200 Golf Club Wynd, through May. Works by artist Dodi Grosser will be displayed at a’Tavola, 620 Red Banks Road, through June 2. Visit greenvillebrushstrokes.com for more information.

Faulkner Gallery

The Janice B. Hardison Faulkner Gallery, located in ECU’s Joyner Library, will host the Friends of Joyner Art Purchase Award Winners Retrospective Exhibition through June 30.

Farmville Community Arts Council

Water colorist Karla M. Jennings is Artist of the Month for May at the Farmville Community Arts Council, 3723 Main St., Farmville. She paints realistic scenes that reflect her rural upbringing in Greene County. Visit farmvillearts.org.

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