Galleries/Art Trail


 

Cheryl Newby Gallery

TONY HOCHSTETLER, FNSS is a sculptor of unusual animals and botanical subjects. His repertoire of work revolves around reptile, amphibian, insect, marine life, and the occasional odd mammal. Born and raised in northern Indiana he spent his childhood in the forests, fields, and wetlands studying the natural world around him. Tony currently lives in Colorado where he continues to seek out and research unique subjects. A seasoned sculptor, Hochstetler has been featured in many publications and books including Masterworks of American Sculpture and Reptiles & Amphibians in Contemporary Art. He has also earned multiple awards for his wildlife sculpture including two Awards of Merit from the Society of Animal Artists. His work resides in numerous museums, zoological gardens, and city collections as well as important private collections. He has had several one-man shows and participated in numerous gallery invitational and museum exhibitions throughout the country. He is a member of the National Sculpture Society, and a Signature member of the Society of Animal Artists. Memberships Society of Animal Artists (Signature Member) Fellow of the National Sculpture Society Northwest Rendezvous Group

Gray Man Gallery thru July 20

Exhibition of the Waccamaw Neck Arts Alliance Opening Reception July 18

Art Works Gallery

Celebrate Christmas in July at the Shops at Litchfield Exchange Instructor: Local artists and authors Dates: Jul 18, 2019 to Jul 20, 2019 Time: From 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Description: Rothrock Collection hosts a holiday fair throughout the Litchfield Exchange, with amazing collectibles and new creations for early gift planning. Local artists, artisans and authors will fill the atrium, with special sales at the perimeter shops and twice daily prize drawings (1 PM and 4 PM) for gift certificates to Moveable Feasts and Pawleys Island Festival of Music, a Cyclopedia beach bike, original artwork, autographed books, and gift baskets chock full of goodies. Refreshments provided by Applewood's, ElJay Pretzels, and Rothrock Collection. Live music each afternoon from 3-5 PM by Mission Control recording artists. Stop by and get a jump on your holiday gift list!

Cheryl Newby Gallery: Mike Williams thru July 31

Seacoast Artists Gallery July 25 Business After Hours

Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 4 PM – 7 PM Come help join the Seacoast Artists Gallery as we celebrate our sixth anniversary with a ribbon cutting & business after hours. Enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, beverages, music, art demos, art door prizes & get to know the local artists that are a part of the gallery/guild…also network with local businesses during the business after hours.

The Rice Museum

Sunset River '19 NC Watercolor Society Show thru Aug 14

Calabash Gallery to Host Prestigious Traveling Watercolor Exhibition Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash, NC has been selected to host the 2019 Watercolor Society of North Carolina Traveling Exhibition. The show will run from June 14 through August 14 with a public reception on Thursday evening, June 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition consists of 30 paintings, which were chosen from the Watercolor Society of North Carolina annual show. There will also be three additional works recently selected from the organization’s permanent collection. The exhibition began its travels in Elizabeth City, NC; continuing to Williamston, NC; and New Bern, NC before arriving at Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be offered at the reception on June 21. Music will be provided by Celtic duo Gaelstorm. The local husband –and-wife act has been entertaining the Carolinas for over 20 years. About Sunset River Marketplace Sunset River Marketplace showcases work by approximately 150 North and South Carolina artists, and houses some 10,000 square feet of oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, mixed media, art glass, fabric art, pottery, sculpture, turned and carved wood and artisan-created jewelry. There are two onsite kilns and four wheels used by students in the ongoing pottery classes offered by the gallery. There are realistic and abstract art classes as well as workshops by nationally and regionally known artists. During select months, the gallery hosts Coffee With the Authors, a series of presentations by local and regional authors. This Summer, the gallery will also be hosting a number of “demo days,” during which artists will demonstrate how they work and answer questions. They will be posted on the Events tab on the gallery website. The gallery address is: 10283 Beach Drive SW, Calabash, NC 28467. Hours are Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information, call 910.575.5999 or visit the website at www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com. Daily updates are available on the gallery’s Facebook and Instagram pages. About Watercolor Society of North Carolina Formed in 1972, Watercolor Society of North Carolina, Inc. (WSNC) is a professional nonprofit art organization. The purpose of WSNC is to strengthen and promote watercolor throughout the state. The group strives to do this by: elevating the standards of excellence in this medium, educating artists by hosting workshops by nationally recognized artists, sponsoring juried exhibitions, and involving the people of North Carolina in the arts. Website: www.ncwatercolor.com. About Gaelstorm Comprised of Tom and Liz Roberts, Gaelstorm is a foot-tapping fusion of Celtic, old time grass roots music. This talented duo has been entertaining the Carolinas for over 20 years. From beautiful vintage airs to high-energy reels, Gaelstorm creates an authentic vibe for every occasion. Instruments include guitar, mandolin, bass, violin, bouzouki, vocals, Irish whistle, hand drums and percussion. This enjoyable acoustic experience takes you on a journey from old Ireland to the Blue Ridge Mountains and many heartfelt places in between.

Sunset River Marketplace

Exhibition: Red Hot Summer June 13 – August 14 Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Red is the color of passion, adventure, heat and sunsets. Often an artist will use it for a spontaneous pop of color and sometimes a painting simply radiates red. This group show features work in acrylic, oil, pastel, and other media. Exhibition is free to the public. Sunset River Marketplace showcases work by approximately 150 North and South Carolina artists, and houses some 10,000 square feet of oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, mixed media, art glass, fabric art, pottery, sculpture, turned and carved wood and artisan-created jewelry. There are two onsite kilns and four wheels used by students in the ongoing pottery classes offered by the gallery. There are realistic and abstract art classes as well as workshops by nationally and regionally known artists. During select months, the gallery hosts Coffee With the Authors, a series of presentations by local and regional authors. The gallery address is: 10283 Beach Drive SW, Calabash, NC 28467. Hours are Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information, call 910.575.5999 or visit the website at www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com. Daily updates are available on the gallery’s Facebook page.

Wm Miller Gallery

Contact William H. Miller whimdesigns@gmail.com or 214-632-2809 Cell ok to call or text 714 Main Street Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Island Art Gallery

Upcoming Workshops All Day Demonstrations July 18 If you are interested signing up for any of the following classes email us at islandartcoop@gmail.com Please sign up ahead----a deposit is required to reserve a spot. Painting with Betsy McDonald------Saturday, May 18th, 9 am-3 pm Come explore color as you paint along with Betsy. In this workshop we will concentrate on color mixing using just the primary colors plus white. Emphasis will be on composition, color and brushstroke technique. This class is appropriate for beginner through professional level artists. $90 -- betsymcdonaldart.com/ Create a Pawleys Island Seashell with jewelry artist Brenda Branson Saturday, May 25th, 2019, 10:00am-1:00pm In this 3 hour class you will learn to work with silver metal clay ---the shell can be used as a fine silver charm, worn as a necklace pendant or on a bracelet. Tools needed will be provided for class. $75-register by May 15th, 2019. www.brendabranson.com Ongoing Weekly Open Studio-- Kelly Atkinson-2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month,10 am-1 pm-----oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel --call ahead to reserve a spot as class size is limited ---Independent painting/group setting-$30/class www.studio94pawleys.com/ Jane Woodward---Thursdays 1 pm-4 pm--Oil Painting Studio Group This class is suitable for the beginner as well as advanced painter. --these are 6 week sessions-$180 for 6 classes --next session begins March 13th. fineartamerica.com/profiles/jane-woodward.html

The Grand Strand Art Trail stretches 60 miles from Calabash, NC to Georgetown, SC.  It unfortunately could not include all the galleries in the area but the ones listed are among the most active in terms of hours, exhibits, opening parties and classes.  This flyer can be picked up at the airport (MB Area Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center) and at all of the participating galleries and restaurants.