Numerous art galleries, businesses, and organizations are participating during Art Walk nights throughout the Triangle in June 2018. View by location:
First Friday, Raleigh, NC | June 1, 2018
Second Friday, Chapel Hill/Carrboro, NC | June 8, 2018
Third Friday, Durham, NC | June 15, 2018
Last Friday, Hillsborough, NC | June 29, 2018
artist UNITED is producing a multi county event where Triangle region artists are invited to express their ideas, create and exhibit. Our inauguration theme is: The Walls We Build. Galleries, museums, schools, pop up artist are invited to present their work during the “Art Walk” events in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Hillsborough. The artist UNITED project The Walls We Build is designed as a month long exhibition of art planned for June 2018.
Supports and friends of artist UNITED include: The Orange County Arts Commission, Downtown Raleigh Alliance, Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, Durham Arts Council, Inc. and the Hillsborough Arts Council. For more information I have attached a fact sheet of artist and venues and a link to our web site: artistunited.org
First Friday, Raleigh, NC – June 1, 2018
Artspace 201 E. Davie St. Featuring Debbie Quick, who weaves beaded drawings and figurative sculptures together. Her work explores storytelling and its role in identity formation.
The VAE (Visual Art Exchange) VAE in partnership with community venue, United Arts Council 410 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27603.
VAE “a creativity incubator and gallery. VAE is a hub for a diverse network of artists, a venue for artists to advance their careers, and a voice to influence positive change for the creative community.” Juried art exhibition: The Walls We Build.
City Gallery 118 S. Person St.
Group exhibition featuring The Light House Project – Reclaiming the Muslim American Narrative; Carley Jones and the Women Mobilize NC by the organizers of the Women’s, March on Raleigh; El Centro Hispano LGBTQ support group; and Cornelio Campos.
Second Friday, Chapel Hill/Carrboro – June 8, 2018
Guest Room 106 Glass House Lane, Carrboro Featured artist: Jeanine Tatlock – Ms. Tatlock’s contemporary art practice centers around institutional critique
and considers how inequalities in race, gender, and class are perpetuated by architecture, memorials, and public landscape.
Carrboro Century Center 100 N Greensboro St, Carrboro
Group Exhibition: A tribute to the LGBT community featuring: Michael Brown, Alicia Stemper, Steven Ray Miller, Donn Young, and El Centro Hispano LGBTQ support group.
The Framer’s Corner 210 W Main St, Carrboro
Group photography exhibition featuring John Rosenthal, William Reynolds Ferris and Donn Young.
Flyleaf Books – June 7, 2018 752 M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill
Poetry at the Flyleaf, featuring Jaki Shelton Green, emcee,Tema Okun, Crystal Simone Smith and Francisco Laguna Correa.
The ArtsCenter 300-G E Main St, Carrboro Featuring the artists of The Art Therapy Institute, dedicated to the healing power of the arts.
Third Friday, Durham, Durham – June 15, 2018
Pleiades Arts, Inc. 109 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701
“The Walls We Build: (dis)Ability” Pleiades will feature guest artists with a range of special needs and disabilities as well as Pleiades member artists. We also will have gallery programming addressing issues of accessibility, mental health, and other topics.
The Carrack 947 East Main Street Durham, NC 27701
Group exhibition featuring artist: parasol b –“I’m interested in the role of the artist as the encoder and the viewer/participant as the decoder.
This doesn’t have to involve technology but usually does, for me. I’m currently working on ideas related to encoding sound visually or physically.”
Through This Lens 303 E Chapel Hill St. Durham, NC 27701
Group photography exhibition featuring: Alica Stemper, Caitlin Penna,William Reynolds Ferris, Titus Higgins, Alexandrea Lassiter, Jock Lauterer,
Briana Brough, John Rottet, Daniel Hosterman, Kristen Chavez, Tom Lassiter, John Rosenthal, and Donn Young, and a special presentation by
the Coharie Tribal leader Greg Jacobs, “Environmental Spiritualism – Honor the Earth”
Durham Arts Place 305 East Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701
Gallery focusing on group shows arranged by guest curator Nate Key
Featured artists: Nate Key, “WOKE: Breaking Down Walls, Art + Music”; John Kayrouz; Cynelsa Broderick
Durham Arts Council, Inc. 120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701
Featuring in the Allenton Gallery, The Nasher Teen Council “Through Eyes of My Own”; and in the Semans Gallery School “Our House,” an annual exhibition of student and instructor visual artwork.
Last Friday, Hillsborough June 29, 2018
Eno Gallery 100 S Churton St.
“Unite and Illuminate” Group exhibition featuring: Kenneth Nkosi, Julyan Davis, Tezh Modarassi, Tinka Jordy, Gayle Stott Lowry, Ben Hamburger,
Katy Bowler Young and Donn Young. “The Walls We Build” speak to divisions in our society. “Walls create barriers to communication, isolation and
include invisible lines of intolerance that separate us and close the open communication that can lead to understanding and make us a stronger nation.”…ENO Gallery
Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery & Gift Shop 102 N Churton St.
Group art exhibition featuring Mimi P. Games focusing on the positive and healing aspects of walls locally and internationally.
Thomas Stevens Gallery 126 W King St.
In honor of the history of Hillsborough and to pay tribute to the heritage of ancestral tribal homelands as well as the indigenous community here today,
The Palisade, a replica Occaneechi village, inspired the paintings and drawings included in this exhibition. The evening exhibition will be a blend of visual art, spoken word poetry, and conversations by local American Indian community members on issues and subjects including contemporary American Indian life and, identifying and building relationships with allies. The replica village along the Eno River in Hillsborough is based on an excavation of a settlement visited by English explorer, botanist and writer John Lawson circa 1701.
The Paynter Law Firm PLLC 106 S. Churton St., Suite 200
Free Spirit Freedom – Building Bridges of Cross-Cultural Understanding – an exhibition combining history and the arts to explore the free spirit that has propelled the struggle to freedom through the ages.
Skylight Gallery at the Hillsborough Artists Cooperative 102 West King St.
Featuring Jennifer Miller, Bob Hall, Jayne Bomberg, Michael Brown, Hunter Levinsohn, Tom Guthrie, and Jackie Liggins. As part of a group show at the Skylight Gallery several co-op members and friends will install the world’s largest diamond inside a construction representing social and economic barriers to equality…Skylight Gallery
Cedar Walk Wellness Center 147 West King St.
Featuring mixed media artist Molly Cassidy, working with concepts and symbolism, and using collage to represent interpretations for emotional/mental well-being, the therapeutic benefits art can provide.
HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS, 121-D NORTH CHURTON STREET, HILLSBOROUGH, NC 27278 919 732 5001 www.hillsboroughgallery.com
The Hillsborough Gallery is owned and operated by local artists. Located in the historic Mercantile Center, a 1920’s building with spacious, well-lit rooms, old wood floors, the warm and elegant setting creates an environment for ultimate art appreciation. Established in 2007, the art gallery represents established artists exhibiting modern and contemporary fine art and fine craft for homes and businesses. Artworks include paintings, pottery, photography, metal sculptures, sewn textiles, fiber collage, mosaics, encaustics, enamels, glass, jewelry and wood.