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WCU student art showcase

The 49th Annual Student Reception will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at the Western Carolina University Fine Arts Museum. The exhibit will be on display April 3-28 in the museum.

Colorado-based artist Martha Russo serves as juror for this exhibition that features the best of new and innovative creative expression in a variety of media by undergraduates at WCU.

The exhibition is supported in part by the Western Carolina University Office of the Chancellor Arts & Cultural Events at WCU, WCU College of Fine & Performing Arts WCU School of Art & Design.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 828.227.3591.

 

Judaculla Art Competition

Artists from Western Carolina University and across the region are invited to submit entries in the Judaculla Art Competition being sponsored by WCU’s Cherokee Center.

Artwork on paper, canvas or in standing sculpture form can be turned in at the Cherokee Center, located at 1594 Acquoni Road in Cherokee, through Monday, May 1.

The artwork should be based on Judaculla Rock, a large soapstone boulder located near WCU’s Cullowhee campus that contains some of the best preserved petroglyphs (rock carvings) east of the Mississippi River.

Winning artwork will become the property of WCU and will be displayed in various locations around the WCU campus in Cullowhee and at the Cherokee Center.

For more information, contact Sky Sampson, director of the Cherokee Center, at 828.497.7920 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Want to make a berry gathering basket?

Local crafter and instructor Junetta Pell will be teaching a new “Berry Gathering Basket” workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27-28 at the Jackson County Extension Office in Sylva.

This basket is a unique design that includes a hard bottom, tightly woven sides and a handy strap to gather those fresh berries as you pick them.  

Call the Extension Office at 828.586.4009 to register and for the supply list. Cost for this project is only $15. Class size is limited.

 

Also:

• Artists Maryellen Tully will lead an “Ancient Art of Silk Painting” demonstration from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at the Uptown Gallery in Franklin. All are welcome to attend and participate. Free. 828.349.4706.

• There will be an exhibit showcasing the work of painter Sharon Ann Volker through the month of April at the Macon County Public Library in Franklin. Volker is a self-taught artist. She began working with pastels in the early 1990s, experimenting first with the human form and then with a variety of still life and landscape subjects. Volker is a full-time resident of Otto and can create detailed reproductions and original works of art. She may be contacted at 828.524.5078 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

• The Jackson County Extension Office is offering a workshop on for a “Spring Door Hanging” from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 20, in Sylva. Instructor is Alicia Maney. Cost is $6. To register, 828.586.4009.

• The 49th Annual Student Reception will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at the Western Carolina University Fine Arts Museum. The exhibit will be on display through April 28 in the museum. The exhibition is supported in part by the Western Carolina University Office of the Chancellor Arts & Cultural Events at WCU, WCU College of Fine & Performing Arts WCU School of Art & Design. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 828.227.3591.

• The “Healing Through Art” exhibit will be held through April 29 at the Gallery & Gifts showroom at the Haywood County Arts Council in downtown Waynesville. See artistic pieces aimed at touching the lives of people through creativity, all while healing individuals and communities. www.haywoodarts.org. 

• “Paint Nite Waynesville” will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Frog Level Brewing in Waynesville. There will also be “Painting at the Porch” at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Southern Porch in Canton. Sign up for either event on the Paint Night Waynesville Facebook page (search event: Brush N. Brew) or call Robin Smathers at 828.400.9560. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

• There will be a “Thursday Painters Open Studio” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. at the Franklin Uptown Gallery. Bring a bag lunch, project and supplies. Free to the public. Membership not required. For information, call 828.349.4607.

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