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May 2019 Issue

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All artists and patrons of the arts, check out these Artist Opportunities at the Arts Center. Also included on this page are links to other artistic opportunities..
 Community Council for the Arts
  Promoting the Arts:  In Our Galleries
For more information about the exhibits in our galleries at the
Arts Center, contact us at 252-527-2517.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Through JUNE 22, 2019

Hampton Gallery

Paint NC: Renderings from the Mountains to the Coast  —  This display features original paintings of studio and plein air paintings from PAINT NC, a group of professional and emerging plein air artists from across North Carolina. Renderings from 25 artists include a variety of subject matter in oil, watercolor, pastel and mixed medium.

To learn more about PAINT NC and view samples of members’
works, visit the organization’s website:

The Kenneth & Kristi Blizzard Gallery

Michael Mosca, smARTkinston artist — On display are abstract charcoal drawings by artist Michael Mosca, who states, “It has been eight years since I've shown a series of drawings with the public, all works are created through my subconscious, conveying my thoughts of current and past events."

(Left: Staccato Bridge  by Michael Mosca)

Minges Gallery

Rayner Gallery -- through May 25, 2019

Artwork from Rochelle Middle School Students

Rayner Gallery -- through May 31, 2019

South Lenoir High School Art Students — On display, until May 31, is art created by high school students from the art class at South Lenoir High School, taught by Laura Jackson.

Barrus Gallery

Children's Gallery -- through May 31 2019

KINSTON HIGH SCHOOL ADVANCED ART and IB STUDENT ARTISTS — On display, until May 31,  is art created by high school students from the advanced art and International Baccalaureate program at Kinston High School, instructed by teacher Prishonda Daniels.