May 2015

Dwellings

Join us beginning June 5 for “Dwellings,” our new gallery exhibition that will explore dwellings, not just as physical structures, but also as symbolic places that hold memories, dreams and the heart of what is considered “home.” The exhibition opens June 5 from 6-9pm, during the South End Gallery Crawl, and will run through July 26, 2015. “Dwellings”… Read more »

A Work in Progress: Kelcey Loomer

Work from guest artist Kelcey Loomer is included in our Cross-Pollination exhibit, but there’s something unique about Loomer’s work that you might not realize as you’re taking in the show: She often turns her original paintings into a line of jewelry, called Seed & Sky. Kelcey works out of her studio in the mountains of North Carolina… Read more »

Featured Potter: Paula Smith

  Our Featured Potter for May is Paula Smith, a ceramics instructor at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, N.C.  She creates decorative and functional work based on numerous influences and often takes a light hearted, whimsical approach.  Her hand-built pieces tell stories  through the use of milagros, female imagery, archetypal house forms and interpretations of… Read more »

Artist Spotlight: Vicki Sawyer

Based in Franklin, Tenn., Vicki Sawyer’s fun loving personality and enthusiasm for life are evident in her whimsical paintings. As a child she learned to identify plants on nature walks with her grandfather and soaked up her father’s love for birds. On a walk several years ago it occurred to Sawyer that if birds could… Read more »