June Gallery CrawlMay 24, 2017 7:05 am
Whether you prefer two-dimensional or three-dimensional creations, art that is family-friendly or art that encourages you to think about class and gender, viewing art or creating art, this month’s South End Gallery has something for you. The June Gallery Crawl on June 2nd will feature a diverse mix of art from a variety of artists at seven galleries and artsy locations, all within walking distance of each other.
Stop by to see the exhibitions, talk to artists about their work and celebrate the art community in Charlotte. The list of participating galleries below is in alpha order, but you can start wherever you like!
Studio Cellar – 1800 Camden Rd., Suite 106
Bring your own idea to life at Studio Cellar. They’ll have their bar and studio open from noon to eleven and will feature work from artists Saloane Whaley, Melanie Sherwood and Madison Carpadakis.
Coffey & Thompson Art Gallery – 1200 Graham St.
Coffey & Thompson will have pieces from encaustic artist Paul Fontana and ceramics artist Tomoo Kitamura. Both artists will be on-site to chat about their work.
Elder Gallery – 1520 S Tryon St.
Elder Gallery will host an evening of art, music, fashion and discussion with art from North Carolina artist Greg Siler and artist Carl Plansky. Both their work focuses on the role gender and sexuality play in their art. Siler will be in attendance to discuss his work in-person.
Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique – 128 E Park Ave.
Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique will be hosting the opening night of ‘Keepsake’, their new exhibition showcases artwork, sculptural ceramics and one-of-a-kind jewelry.
Ciel Gallery – 128 E Park Ave
Four artists will present their view of wild beasts at Ciel Gallery’s ‘The Wisdom of Wild Things’, opening on Gallery Crawl night. This interactive local art exhibit is also kid-friendly and fill feature both two-dimensional and three-dimensional art.
Dilworth Artisan Station – 118 East Kingston Avenue
Stop by Dilworth Artisan Station to get a peak inside six participating artist’s studios. Some artists will be on-site to share a glimpse into their work and inspiration.
Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy – 118 E Kingston Ave., #16
Hodges Taylor will host its final month of ‘ELIZABETH ALEXANDER: I May Not Be A Lion’. This exhibition uses sculpture, collage and photography to examine femininity, domesticity and class in America.
Magnolia Emporium – 307 Lincoln St.
Magnolia Emporium will feature art by Jonay di Ragno, a painter who is inspired by the color and light present in his previous homes of Tenerife Islas Canarias, Spain and Puerto Rico. Work from additional award-winning artists will also be on display.
Studio Cellar: Noon – 11 pm
Elder Gallery: 5 – 8 pm
Lark & Key: 5 – 8 pm
Ciel Gallery: 6 – 9 pm
Dilworth Artisan Station: 6 – 9 pm
Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy: 6 – 8 pm
Magnolia Emporium: 6-9 pm