Arts Datebook, May 11
Friday, May 11, 2018
The Pitt Community College Graphic Design Portfolio Show continues through Sunday in the West Wing and Commons galleries.
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.
The exhibit “110 Years of Excellence: In Memoriam” will be displayed from May 23-June 29. The first in a series of community shows, it will feature the work of retired faculty, including Kate Lewis, who taught the first art classes at ECU. A reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. June 1.
The Wellington B. Gray Gallery is in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center on ECU’s campus. Call 328-6665.
Rock the Bus, which features the artwork of Pitt County Schools art teachers, continues through May 25.
Also on exhibit at Emerge are winners of the Third Congressional District’s Annual Art Competition. Winners are: Taylor Pinney of South Central High School, first place for “Abandoned Beauty,” a photography piece; Ava Haddad of Arendell Parrott Academy, second place for “Anelisa,” a painting; and Ian Brown of J.H. Rose High School, third place for an ink drawing “The Soaring Organ Loft of Beverly Minister.” Honorable mention winners were: Saba Ahmed of South Central for the painting “KalEYEdoscope” and Shay Smithwick of Rose for the drawing “Alex.”
A Pitt County Schools arts exhibition, featuring work of students in kindergarten through eighth grade, will be exhibited from June 1-Aug. 17. An opening reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. June 1 during First Friday Artwalk.
Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge is at 404 Evans St. Call 551-6947 or visit emergegallery.com.
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 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. For more information, visit greenvillebrushstrokes.com.
Greenville Brushstrokes will host a demonstration by award-winning watercolor artist Georgia Mason at 7 p.m. May 21 at the Greenville Museum of Art, 802 Evans St. For more information, visit www.georgiamason.com.
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.