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March 2019 Issue

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All artists and patrons of the arts, check out these Artist Opportunities at the Arts Center. Also included on this page are links to other artistic opportunities..
 Community Council for the Arts
  Promoting the Arts:  In Our Galleries
For more information about the exhibits in our galleries at the
Arts Center, contact us at 252-527-2517.

Admission is free and open to the public.

IN OUR GALLERIES
Through APRIL 2019

Hampton Gallery

38th Annual CCA National Competitive Exhibition  —  On display through April 6, representing more than 170 artists from all over the United States. All entries displayed in the First Floor Galleries (Hampton Gallery and The Kenneth & Kristi Blizzard Gallery) and in the Second Floor Galleries (Minges Gallery and Rayner Gallery).

Four (4) Cash Place Awards and five (5) Non-cash Merit Awards were presented at a reception held Thursday, February 21, 2019. Congratulations to all the artists whose works were juried in this year's event. 

To see the 2019 winners, follow the link provided:

CCA NCE 2019

The Kenneth & Kristi Blizzard Gallery

Minges Gallery -- through April 6

38th Annual CCA National Competitive Exhibition  —  On display through April 6, representing more than 170 artists from all over the United States. All entries displayed in the First Floor Galleries (Hampton Gallery and The Kenneth & Kristi Blizzard Gallery) and in the Second Floor Galleries (Minges Gallery and Rayner Gallery).

Four (4) Cash Place Awards and five (5) Non-cash Merit Awards were presented at a reception held Thursday, February 21, 2019. Congratulations to all the artists whose works were juried in this year's event. 

To see the 2019 winners, follow the link provided:

CCA NCE 2019

Minges Gallery -- April 9 through April 30

Jamie Karolich and Corey Pemberton  —  In March and April of this year, two artists will be in residence in Kinston through the program being funded through the NC Arts Council to the smARTkinston Foundation. The North Carolina Arts Council, is a State agency. The artists — Jamie Karolich and Corey Pemberton — are both former Core Fellows at Penland School of Craft. Their work will be displayed in the Minges Gallery at the Arts Center from April 9 through April 30.

There is a free artist talk on March 21, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Jenkins Room of the Arts Center. 
 


Parts 1
Graphite ink gesso cut and sewn cloth
JAMIE KAROLICH

It's Warmer at Home
Mixed media panel
COREY PEMBERTON

Rayner Gallery

38th Annual CCA National Competitive Exhibition  —  On display through April 6, representing more than 170 artists from all over the United States. All entries displayed in the First Floor Galleries (Hampton Gallery and The Kenneth & Kristi Blizzard Gallery) and in the Second Floor Galleries (Minges Gallery and Rayner Gallery).

Four (4) Cash Place Awards and five (5) Non-cash Merit Awards were presented at a reception held Thursday, February 21, 2019. Congratulations to all the artists whose works were juried in this year's event. 

To see the 2019 winners, follow the link provided:

CCA NCE 2019

Barrus Gallery

Caswell Developmental Center Artists — In March, in celebration of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, the Arts Center is pleased to exhibit artwork creted by Caswell Center residents. The Caswell Developmental Center provides services to people with mental and physical disabilities and has been in operation for more than 100 years as the State's oldest residential facility for disabled citizens.

Children's Gallery

St. Mary's Nursery School — Artwork will be on display the month of March.

There will be a Reception for these young artists  March 14, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Arts Center.