Downtown Raleigh Alliance

Events • March 2, 2018

 

"On Press" woodcuts by Ann Conner @ The Mahler Fine Art
Exhibition Dates: Mar 2-Mar 31

“On Press” An exhibition of woodcut prints by Ann Conner, distinguished North Carolina artist and professor emeritus of University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Ann Conner’s artwork is in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Fogg Museum of the Harvard Art Museum; New York Public Library, New York; as well as numerous other public and private collections, including a recent acquisition of 8 woodcuts suites by the Beinecke Rare Book and Museum Library, Yale.

Cost: Free

Artisan Jewelry Exhibition @ Local Color Gallery
Exhibition Dates: Mar 2-Mar 31

Join metalsmith Cheryl Foiles for an exhibition of her hand crafted silver, copper and enamel jewelry. Local Color offers the opportunity to meet and interact directly with the artists every First Friday.

Exposed:Nudes in Art 2018 @ Litmus Gallery & Studios

Throughout history, representation of the human form has been charged with tremendous energy, both positive and negative. Whether a taboo or a revelation of mastery over form and expression, crafting life-like human figures has appealed to us. We use the human nude to master skill, understand ourselves, and push social and psychological buttons. Our goal for this annual exhibit is to discover how today’s artists explore and represent the human form. This year we are excited to showcase more than 50 original art interpretations of the nude, semi-nude, and implied nude human form created by over 25 artists. Friday, March 2: Exhibition opens / wine reception / video exhibit along with live improvisational dance and music directed by Steve Clarke will be presented: 6-9 pm

Cost: Free

First Friday "Color the City" @ Read With Me | A Children's Book & Art Shop

First Friday Art Walk is the perfect night to explore the city! March First Friday from 6-8pm we will have local artist Kelly Miller who created the fabulous Raleigh Coloring book in our shop. Color with Kelly and learn how to draw Raleigh's iconic acorn. Raleigh Coloring books will be available for purchase. What a fun way to experience Raleigh!

Cost: free

First Friday Jzz Series Featuring: David Riddick @ Circa 1888

Each First Friday Raleigh after your art walk, we bring you live jazz music. This month, we welcome back David Riddick. The show starts at 9pm and is free with your one-time, $1 Circa membership. Circa 1888 is a billiards bar located in downtown Raleigh's burgeoning Warehouse District. We offer craft cocktails, beer, and wine. We also have an outdoor patio and several quaint seating areas.

First Friday Reception: Animals with Flower Crowns by Leanne Glace @ Retro Modern Furnishings

Leanne Glace is a Raleigh-based artist. Her most recent watercolor series features a variety of wild animals snarling and growling, wearing delicate crowns made of succulents and flowers. Leanne Glace, originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, moved to North Carolina in 2013 and has been teaching art for the past 5 years. She works at Envision Science Academy, a charter school located in Wake Forest.

In Other Words - Libby O'Daniel @ Artspace

In Other Words is an ongoing body of work that delves into how it feels to exist between worlds in a society that demands clean-cut categories for things like gender, sexuality, and identity. O'Daniel's work integrates painted portraits with audio interviews, presenting the voices of her subjects as part of the work. Exhibition Dates: March 2 - 31

Cost: Free

Kids Yoga and Movie Night @ Little Guru Kids Yoga

Friday nights are a fun night for all! Let us create the fun for your kids while you go explore some of the amazing restaurants on Glenwood South! The evening includes an hour of yoga connected to the movie shown after, pizza dinner and fun! Each movie will be mindfully chosen to include a theme of kindness, self-love, self-esteem, respect...all things yoga! This month, SING!

Cost: $35 per child $20 for additional sibling

Opening Reception: New Works by: Kathy Daywalt @ Gallery C

Kathy Daywalt is a prolific working artist with 40 years of successful experience in a variety of mediums. Her works have been included in numerous juried exhibitions and one-person shows. These works are in private collections from New York to California.

Opening Reception: New Works by: Kathy Daywalt @ Gallery C

Please join Charlene Newsom and Kathy Burke Daywalt to celebrate the opening of her newest exhibition. Kathy Daywalt is a working artist with 40 years of experience in a wide variety of mediums. Daywalt’s works have been included in several juried exhibitions & one-person shows. These works are in private collections from New York to California. Daywalt’s use of figurative narratives and patterned compositions is easy to see in this latest exhibition. Kathy Daywalt’s experience with linocut printmaking is also apparent in these new works. She employs artist-made linocut stamps as well as found objects to create her richly textured, patterned paintings. “I find figures to be continually interesting and beautiful. Color is delicious, and textures and patterns are fascinating! These are a few of the reasons I continue to be an artist, continue to push to the edge. This is where figures and other objects, indeed, even landscapes, can become just left or right of center, not quite dead on, a little quirky and evocative. Bold color thrills me – subtle color and nuance draw me in to see what is there. I enjoy the give and take that water media provides – watercolor, gouache, watercolor crayons and water soluble pencils – sometime I tell them what to do. But sometimes, they tell me.” ~Kathy Daywalt

Re(f)use - Triangle Book Arts Exhibition @ Artspace

Come see the multitude of book art forms in the Re(f)use exhibition before the show ends March 3rd. The Triangle Book Arts Group represents a diverse array of artists who explore and expand the idea of books as art objects through high levels of craftsmanship, innovative techniques and imaginative forms. Guest curated by Janet Guertin.

Cost: Free

Redress Papers - Tyler Starr @ Artspace

Tyler Starr’s mixed-media works on paper visualize unresolved issues of civil rights in his Redress Papers exhibition. The works are based on extensive investigation of primary documents relating to unsolved Civil Rights era murders. Starr's project makes a reconstructive use of archives to reevaluate the past's correlation to the present.

Cost: Free

Spring Corridor Exhibition @ Artspace

Spring art series featuring Artspace artist members - Anna Vaughn Creech, King Nobuyoshi Godwin, Constance Pappalardo + Sandra Wimbish. Exhibition Dates: February 2 - April 28

Cost: Free

"On Press" woodcuts by Ann Conner @ The Mahler Fine Art
Exhibition Dates: Mar 2-Mar 31

“On Press” An exhibition of woodcut prints by Ann Conner, distinguished North Carolina artist and professor emeritus of University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Ann Conner’s artwork is in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Fogg Museum of the Harvard Art Museum; New York Public Library, New York; as well as numerous other public and private collections, including a recent acquisition of 8 woodcuts suites by the Beinecke Rare Book and Museum Library, Yale.

Cost: Free

Artisan Jewelry Exhibition @ Local Color Gallery
Exhibition Dates: Mar 2-Mar 31

Join metalsmith Cheryl Foiles for an exhibition of her hand crafted silver, copper and enamel jewelry. Local Color offers the opportunity to meet and interact directly with the artists every First Friday.

Exposed:Nudes in Art 2018 @ Litmus Gallery & Studios

Throughout history, representation of the human form has been charged with tremendous energy, both positive and negative. Whether a taboo or a revelation of mastery over form and expression, crafting life-like human figures has appealed to us. We use the human nude to master skill, understand ourselves, and push social and psychological buttons. Our goal for this annual exhibit is to discover how today’s artists explore and represent the human form. This year we are excited to showcase more than 50 original art interpretations of the nude, semi-nude, and implied nude human form created by over 25 artists. Friday, March 2: Exhibition opens / wine reception / video exhibit along with live improvisational dance and music directed by Steve Clarke will be presented: 6-9 pm

Cost: Free

In Other Words - Libby O'Daniel @ Artspace

In Other Words is an ongoing body of work that delves into how it feels to exist between worlds in a society that demands clean-cut categories for things like gender, sexuality, and identity. O'Daniel's work integrates painted portraits with audio interviews, presenting the voices of her subjects as part of the work. Exhibition Dates: March 2 - 31

Cost: Free

Opening Reception: New Works by: Kathy Daywalt @ Gallery C

Kathy Daywalt is a prolific working artist with 40 years of successful experience in a variety of mediums. Her works have been included in numerous juried exhibitions and one-person shows. These works are in private collections from New York to California.

Opening Reception: New Works by: Kathy Daywalt @ Gallery C

Please join Charlene Newsom and Kathy Burke Daywalt to celebrate the opening of her newest exhibition. Kathy Daywalt is a working artist with 40 years of experience in a wide variety of mediums. Daywalt’s works have been included in several juried exhibitions & one-person shows. These works are in private collections from New York to California. Daywalt’s use of figurative narratives and patterned compositions is easy to see in this latest exhibition. Kathy Daywalt’s experience with linocut printmaking is also apparent in these new works. She employs artist-made linocut stamps as well as found objects to create her richly textured, patterned paintings. “I find figures to be continually interesting and beautiful. Color is delicious, and textures and patterns are fascinating! These are a few of the reasons I continue to be an artist, continue to push to the edge. This is where figures and other objects, indeed, even landscapes, can become just left or right of center, not quite dead on, a little quirky and evocative. Bold color thrills me – subtle color and nuance draw me in to see what is there. I enjoy the give and take that water media provides – watercolor, gouache, watercolor crayons and water soluble pencils – sometime I tell them what to do. But sometimes, they tell me.” ~Kathy Daywalt

Re(f)use - Triangle Book Arts Exhibition @ Artspace

Come see the multitude of book art forms in the Re(f)use exhibition before the show ends March 3rd. The Triangle Book Arts Group represents a diverse array of artists who explore and expand the idea of books as art objects through high levels of craftsmanship, innovative techniques and imaginative forms. Guest curated by Janet Guertin.

Cost: Free

Redress Papers - Tyler Starr @ Artspace

Tyler Starr’s mixed-media works on paper visualize unresolved issues of civil rights in his Redress Papers exhibition. The works are based on extensive investigation of primary documents relating to unsolved Civil Rights era murders. Starr's project makes a reconstructive use of archives to reevaluate the past's correlation to the present.

Cost: Free

Spring Corridor Exhibition @ Artspace

Spring art series featuring Artspace artist members - Anna Vaughn Creech, King Nobuyoshi Godwin, Constance Pappalardo + Sandra Wimbish. Exhibition Dates: February 2 - April 28

Cost: Free

First Friday "Color the City" @ Read With Me | A Children's Book & Art Shop

First Friday Art Walk is the perfect night to explore the city! March First Friday from 6-8pm we will have local artist Kelly Miller who created the fabulous Raleigh Coloring book in our shop. Color with Kelly and learn how to draw Raleigh's iconic acorn. Raleigh Coloring books will be available for purchase. What a fun way to experience Raleigh!

Cost: free

First Friday Reception: Animals with Flower Crowns by Leanne Glace @ Retro Modern Furnishings

Leanne Glace is a Raleigh-based artist. Her most recent watercolor series features a variety of wild animals snarling and growling, wearing delicate crowns made of succulents and flowers. Leanne Glace, originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, moved to North Carolina in 2013 and has been teaching art for the past 5 years. She works at Envision Science Academy, a charter school located in Wake Forest.

First Friday Jzz Series Featuring: David Riddick @ Circa 1888

Each First Friday Raleigh after your art walk, we bring you live jazz music. This month, we welcome back David Riddick. The show starts at 9pm and is free with your one-time, $1 Circa membership. Circa 1888 is a billiards bar located in downtown Raleigh's burgeoning Warehouse District. We offer craft cocktails, beer, and wine. We also have an outdoor patio and several quaint seating areas.

Kids Yoga and Movie Night @ Little Guru Kids Yoga

Friday nights are a fun night for all! Let us create the fun for your kids while you go explore some of the amazing restaurants on Glenwood South! The evening includes an hour of yoga connected to the movie shown after, pizza dinner and fun! Each movie will be mindfully chosen to include a theme of kindness, self-love, self-esteem, respect...all things yoga! This month, SING!

Cost: $35 per child $20 for additional sibling

First Friday Jzz Series Featuring: David Riddick @ Circa 1888

Each First Friday Raleigh after your art walk, we bring you live jazz music. This month, we welcome back David Riddick. The show starts at 9pm and is free with your one-time, $1 Circa membership. Circa 1888 is a billiards bar located in downtown Raleigh's burgeoning Warehouse District. We offer craft cocktails, beer, and wine. We also have an outdoor patio and several quaint seating areas.


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