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Cape Fear Studios Displays Their Annual "Cabin Fever" Exhibit

The non-juried exhibit highlights work from community members

Paintings featured in Cape Fear Studios' "Cabin Fever" Exhibit

Fayetteville, N.C. Cape Fear Studios (CFS) recently opened their annual Cabin Fever art exhibit, which features work from Fayetteville residents. We spoke with CFS’s board president, Pandy Autry, to discuss the exhibit, the works featured, and how members of the community can engage with CFS.

What’s the inspiration behind exhibit?

We were looking to invite artists in the community to have a place to get their art out and experience being in a show. We have professional artists who participate as well. But a lot of these people are just beginning and excited about their art. It’s kind of neat. A lot of people get excited about being in a show!

We do not jury this show. It's open to the community and the only stipulation is that you must be 18 or older. We also have a size stipulation so that we can exhibit more pieces. 

How many works are featured in this?

There are 26 works featured in this gallery, mostly paintings. Artists can submit up to two pieces.

How can Fayetteville residents engage with Cape Fear studios?

Other than our exhibits/gallery space, we offer different classes for people to take. We have a social media presence on Facebook and Instagram. We also have a website and we try to keep it updated as far as events go. And, of course, people can always call us.  

The public can view Cabin Fever for free until it closes on March 19th.

Cape Fear Studios

148 Maxwell Street

Fayetteville, NC 28301


Cape Fear Studios is a recipient of our Project Support Grant and they use their funding to help produce gallery installations and events such as Cabin Fever. Learn more about our various grant opportunities by clicking here, or contacting our grants department directly.

Michael Houck

Director of Grants and Allocations

(910)323-1776 (Ext. 1012)



The Arts Council of Fayetteville|Cumberland County is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization based in Fayetteville, NC that connects our communities, embraces diversity, promotes individual creativity, advances economic development, and fosters lifelong learning through the arts. As the primary steward of public and private funding for arts, cultural and history activities in the Cape Fear Region, the Arts Council and the agencies it supports are known for the core values of excellence, accountability, transparency, collaboration, and innovation.

Grants, programs, and services of the Arts Council are funded, in part, by contributions from community partners and through grants from the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, and the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources. 

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