Saturday, April 5, 2014

Art in the Village 2014

Please plan to join us Sunday, June 1st. for Art in the Village 2014 at the Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro NC 10-4pm 

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Florence Johnson featured at the Joyful Jewel

Beaches, Barns, Buildings and More

The Joyful Jewel in Pittsboro is featuring Fearrington Artist, Florence Johnson as artist of the month for May. Florence works in India ink and watercolor.  The show is titled " Beaches, Barns, Buildings and More". 

Join your friends and fellow art lovers for a reception on May 2 from 6-8pm to meet the artist and view her work. 

The Joyful Jewel is located in historic downtown Pittsboro, NC - 44-A Hillsborough Street. Hours are Mon. - Sat. 10:30 - 5:30; Sun. 12 - 4pm.

For more information see the Joyful Jewel website

Monday, March 31, 2014

Altered Books Workshop by Carol Owen

Join author and artist Carol Owen for workshop on altered books in her Fearrington Village studio. Open to all skill levels, this six hour workshop will explore pockets, attachments, folds, surface treatments, adhesives, finishes, closures and more. 

Carol is a professional artist who’s mixed media work has appeared in numerous publications and is featured in private collections around the world. She is the author of Crafting Personal Shrines, Lark Books, 2004 and a comprehensive book about Altered Books.
Date and time be determined. Please contact Carol for details:

Workshop with Fearrington Artist: Vidabeth Bensen

Join artist Vidabeth Bensen - April 26: Screen Printing, Carrboro Arts Center, 10 AM to 4 PM, Carrboro, NC. Call the Carrboro ARts Center at 919-929-2787.
A Simple Guide To Screen Printing
Learn how to create multiples of your original art work in a one day workshop with Vidabeth Bensen at the ArtsCenter in Carrboro on Saturday, April 26 from 10 AM - 4 PM.  The paper stencil and drawing fluid/screen filler methods will be taught. Students will print their own designs on T-shirts, cards, fabric, and/or paper. Even if you have never printed before, you will be amazed at the results.  Call the ArtsCenter at 919-929-2787 for information and registration.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Tribute To A Remarkable Artist Joan Pokorney Sommers

Joan Pokorney Sommers (January 26, 1924 - November 28, 2013)

An invitation from her family...

Please join us at an open house reception celebrating Joan's life as an Artist, Designer, Teacher and Collector. March 29th 3-6 pm at her Studio in Fearrington Village. Discussion of her art and inspirations are encouraged. Light refreshments will be served.
Joan's Family,
Bill, Alison, Daria, Ben, Anne, Eric

You are welcome to post your discussion and/or inspirations here.
Request directions or  remembrances to share:

Friday, December 6, 2013

Murry Handler Exhibiting in Two Shows in Triad Area

Horizon 5 - Winter by Murry Handler
Fearrington Artist, Murry Handler has been invited to show two paintings from his recently completed Realism Inserted Series in the Greenhill Center Competition. The annual fund raiser in December is a gala event drawing hundreds of viewers. 
December 7 Winter Gala 7-11 PM, admission charge.
December 8  2-4 PM, free public opening, Exhibit is on view through Jan. 12, 2014
Greenhill Center for NC Arts, Greensbor 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro

Altimira - Oriole By Murry Handler
In January, a large selection of Handler's works will be featured in a one-man exhibit 
at the Theater Art Galleries in High Point. Jan. 16 thru Mar. 30, 2014. Opening reception is Jan. 16,   5:30-7:30 pm. 220 E. Commerce Ave. High Point

Friday, November 29, 2013

Chatham Studio Tour 2013

The Chatham Artists Guilds’ Studio Tour is one of the oldest in the State, a highly respected art venue and a prototype for other area studio tours.
Tour and Visit the studios of 50 outstanding Local Artists! Link to Map:

This year 6 Fearrington artists are participating in the Chatham Artists Guild's 21th Annual Tour:

Vidabeth Bensen - Hand Screened Prints

Forrest Greenslade - Mixed Media, Painting and Sculpture

Roy Lindholm -  Photography

Carol Owen  - Oil Paintings and Mixed Media

Rita Spina - Fiber, Mixed Media, Painting, Sculpture

Kim Werfel - Pastels, Oils, Acrylics, and People

Chatham Artists Guild Events:

Studio Tour 1st weekend
Saturday, December 7th & Sunday, December 8th 10am-5pm

Studio Tour 2nd weekend
Saturday, December 14th & Sunday, December 15th, 10am-5pm

Artist Reception
Friday, December 6th, 2013, 7pm to 9pm
CCCC, Pittsboro
764 West Street

Pittsboro, NC 27312-8822

Reception at FRANK Gallery
Thursday, December 12th , 2013, 7pm to 9pm
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

All Studio Tour events are free & open to the public!