Get Creative, Locally! June 2017 Edition

Out with the old and in with the new! With May behind us we are ready to welcome June with open arms. The warmer weather is sure to have you itching to get out and get creative! Here are this months events down below!

6/1- Natural Milieu: Recent Works and New Genre Collaborations: This show will be held at Cape Fear Community Colleges’ Wilma W. Daniels Gallery located on 200 Hanover Street. The Artist on display will be Janette K. Hopper including a wide variety of her paintings, prints, and projections that display her love for nature. What better way to start off June? The show opening will be from 12pm-5pm.

6/1- Art Exhibit: American Graffiti: This exhibit is located at Flytrap Brewing downtown and will be held open until the end of the month. Nathan Ryan Verwey is the featured Artist; it includes his works about graffiti, people, and how they’ve influenced art.

6/3- Elements of Creation:  This exhibit features works by Brian Evans, Georgeann Haas, and Judy Hintz Cox. It will be held downtown at Art in Bloom Gallery off of Princess Street. The works included vary from ceramics, mixed media, and collage. The exhibition will be open Tuesday – Saturday from 10am – 6pm.

6/10- Full Frontal Opening Reception: This event will be the kick off for Wabi Sabi Warehouse and their new show Full Frontal. The opening reception will include visual works, live performances, and a variety of installations. The reception will be held from 7pm-10pm. For more information and details check out their Facebook event here!

6/12- Hybrid Ocean Art Exhibit: This exhibit well be held downtown on Front Street at Expo 216 up until the end of July. The show features, “magic realist seascapes” by a local Artist, Cordelia Norris. These works are meant to engage the viewer by having them realize the danger of consumer plastics in the ocean.

6/14- Nevermore Exhibit: This show will feature local Artist, Dick Roberts. It will display different variations of bird paintings. This exhibit is held at the WHQR gallery downtown with hours running from 9am- 4pm, Monday through Friday. Nevermore will wrap up on July, 13th.

6/21- Art Explosion: Art Explosion is a free chance for you and your little ones to explore the art world and get creative. It will be held in the Children’s Room at the Main Library on Chestnut Street. Starting at 10am, the event will provide free art materials and craft supplies.

That wraps it up for the month of June, but if you know of more events please let us know! If you find yourself at any of these events use the hashtags #getcreativelocally or #PFA on social media so we can check them out! We’d love to see you supporting the community!

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