We invited photographers in an 11-county region
to give us their best shots. The results? An eclectic collection of exceptional photographs – black-and-white, color, and digitally manipulated – filling the walls of the Arts Council. $1,000 in awards will be presented during 4th Friday, July 24, at 8 p.m. See something in the show that fits your “point of view”? Go ahead and buy it!
Thanks to these exhibit sponsors:
The Apple Crate
This juried exhibition, continues through September 12 in the Arts Council Galleries (301 Hay Street).
THE RESULTS ARE IN!
1st Place: Wick Smith – Reflection Sunrise
2nd Place: Wick Smith – Frozen in Time
Honorable Mention: Kelsey Lafferty – Brick by Brick
Category: Black and White
1st Place: Oliver Vest – Old Barn
2nd Place: Catlin Malson – Polizia
Honorable Mention: Erica Neal – Breathe
Category: Digital Manipulation
1st Place Tie: Catlin Malson – Morning Coffee
1st Place Tie: Jamie Lawson – Gone Fishin
2nd Place: Michelle Bir – Rabelias
Honorable Mention: Jamie Lawson – Raining Cats & Dogs
The galleries are open 6 days a week for this show. See gallery hours below.
Arts Council galleries are located at 301 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC. Admission is free.
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to noon
Saturday: noon to 4 p.m.
Point of View
July 24 – September 12, 2015
Photographers show their best work during this juried competition. Exceptional photography on display will include black and white, color & digitally manipulated.
Illuminations “Artwork Creating Change”
August 28 – September 12
A guided exhibit of artwork and journal entries created by two brothers who were abused by the same offender during their childhood. Their story helps broaden people’s understanding of the experience and behavior of victims, and the impact such experiences have on families. (Not appropriate for children under 12) **Access to the artwork requires a trained docent. Please contact us to plan your visit.**
Recycle – The Art of Transformation
October 23 – Nov. 14, 2015
One man’s trash is another man’s … art. “Recycle” exhibition presents works created using materials being reused or recycled.
Celebration of African-American History and Culture
Jan. 22 – Feb. 27, 2016
In past years, the Arts Council has mounted exhibitions and experiences celebrating Black History Month.
16th Annual Cumberland County High School Juried Art Exhibition
Early March 2016
Drawings, paintings, sculpture and mixed media – made by local high school art students – are presented by the school system’s Arts Education Program. See what these talented students create for this juried show!
May 27 – June 18, 2016
Trees, triangles and trains. Eagles and eyeballs. More than 100 pieces of work represent a cross section of subjects, styles and skill levels of our community.
*Schedule subject to change.
The Arts Council’s galleries at 301 Hay Street are free and open to the public six days a week.
The Arts Council’s 2015-16 exhibitions are curated by The Ellington-White Community Development Corporation.