Exhibits at the Arts Center
Jeremy Sams: Plein Air, Archdale, North Carolina
Jeremy Sams grew up in Farmer, North Carolina with the Uwhairre Mountains and a rural country setting as his surrounding landscape. He began his professional art career at age 19 and has focused in on Plein Air Painting since 2011.
Jeremy has painted with the Triad Outdoor Painters whom meet near Germantown. The group includes artists from Winston Salem, Mount Airy, High Point, Greensboro, and other surrounding areas.
Jeremy’s work includes landscapes featuring river scenes, mountains, barns, farms, neighborhood and cityscapes.
Jeremy was awarded 1st place in the CCA’s juried Plein Air Exhibition in 2012 for his painting, “School Teacher’s Garden”.
Tim Lazure & Mi-Sook Hur: ECU School of Art and Design, Metal Design Faculty
imothy Lazure is an Associate Professor in the Metals Design program at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. He received his BFA at Rochester Institute of Technology and his MFA at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. Tim shows his jewelry, silversmithing and furniture in both national and international exhibits. He has pieces in the permanent collections of the Mint Museum of Craft and Design in Charlotte, NC, and in the Gallery of Art and Design in Raleigh, NC. Images of his work have been published in 1000 Rings, 500 Brooches, The Art of Enameling, and The Craft of Silversmithing (Lark Books).
Mi-Sook earned her BFA from Seoul National University and her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madision. Originally from Korea, she is currently an associate professor at the School of Art & Design at East Carolina University. Hur has exhibited in the US and abroad including shows at SOFA (Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design) in Chicago, Tong-In Gallery in Korea, and VicenzaOro II in Italy. Her work has been featured in Metalsmith, The Artful Teapot, and Nouvel Object V. She has received awards including the Niche Award, the Purchase Award from Arkansas Arts Center, and the European Design-an Asian Renaissance Evoked in Gold Award from World Gold Council. She is a former artist-in-residence at John Michael Kohler Arts Center and has taught workshops at the Penland School of Crafts, the Newark Museum, and the Pullen Arts Center.
Exhibitions On Display Through June 1
Our Second Floor Galleries:
Art work by students at Rochelle Middle School & Kinston High School
Teachers: Rebecca Smith and Prishonda Daniels
Featuring portraits, still life, perspective drawings, and paintings.
Blount Street Entrance Gallery Wall
Art work by Individuals at the Caswell Developmental Center
Caswell Developmental Center has a long and rich history of providing services to people with intellectual disabilities. The Center has been providing services to the citizens of North Carolina for over 100 years. The Center was authorized by the North Carolina General Assembly on March 4, 1911 and opened for the first residents on July 1, 1914. It is the state's oldest residential facility for people with intellectual disabilities. Caswell's census reached 2,000 before other state facilities were opened to serve people with intellectual disabilities.
Off Campus Exhibitions And Sales
NEW AT THE
QUEEN STREET DELI
115 South Queen Street, Kinston, NC 28501
THE WONDERFUL WORK OF
Local Artist and member of
Lenoir County Artists League
April 1st - May 31st, 2013
On Display at the Queen Street Deli, now through May 31, 2013. Featuring the Wonderful Work of Betty Lou Brown. She is exhibiting a series of watercolors and oil paintings featuring flowers, ocean scenes, light houses, portraits, and more!
All works are for sale and priced individually. Please visit the Queen Street Deli to see Betty Lou’s work. Please contact the Arts Center if you are interested in purchasing a painting.
The Arts Center introduces the third ever show in our new exhibition space! The Queen Street Deli is now showing the work of local artists! Any interested artists should call 252-527-2517 for more information.
June 6 - July 20, 2013
Gallery Reception: Thursday, June 13, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Uncommon Ground - Featuring New Bern Artists
Jan Hoppe - Paintings and Oil Pastels - New Bern, NC
Donna Slade - Colored Pencil, Pastel, and acrylic paintings - New Bern, NC