September Gallery CrawlAugust 29, 2017 8:27 pm
The best things in life are free, including the monthly South End Gallery Crawl! On Friday, September 1st, join nine galleries and art destinations in kicking off the holiday weekend with an evening of art and exploring the South End neighborhood. Each stop will be staying open late to showcase work from a variety of artists. Learn more about what you’ll see at each gallery below!
Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique – 128 E Park Ave.
Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique will host “Confluence” featuring new paintings by gallery co-owner Duy Huynh and pottery by featured potter Julie Covington. Along with their separate artwork, Huynh and Covington will also have collaborative one-of-a-kind pottery pieces that combine Huynh’s imagery with Covington’s pottery.
Studio Cellar – 1800 Camden Rd., Suite 106
Studio Cellar will have artwork displayed and give you a chance to make your own creation through their 7:30 painting class or freestyle painting throughout the night.
Acquisitions – 2212 Hawkins St.
Acquisitions will be hosting Jill Seale Design Studio, a graphic designer originally from Washington, DC who has created work for The White House and National Geographic and now focuses on textile and home decor design.
C3 Lab – 2525 Distribution St.
C3Lab and Charlotte Lit will unveil the next set of poetry and art posters for 4X4CLT, Charlotte Lit’s poetry and art showcase series. Featured poet Matthew Olzmann will do a reading and featured artists Michele Hoffman and Laura Sussman Randall will be giving short talks about their work.
Charlotte Art League – 1517 Camden Rd.
Charlotte Art League’s September exhibit “Community Organizers” will feature work from their nonprofit partners including UMAR, Behailu Academy, Lifespan Mosaic, SHRED, Artists Recovery Movement, The Relatives, Speak Up Magazine, Guerilla Poets/Time Out Youth, and Studio 345, along with work from the students of their 2017 Summer Art Camp.
Ciel Gallery – 128 E Park Ave.
Ciel Gallery is asking artists to live fearlessly and unleash their signature style of work with its new exhibition “Unleashed”. The gallery will be showcasing 2D and 3D artwork by Ciel’s artists, with most artists at the event to talk to guests about their work.
Dilworth Artisan Station – 118 E. Kingston
Dilworth Artisan Station will be open for visitors to stop in and see what their 35 artists are currently working on and to see their new murals facing the Light Rail that were painted by students at Holt School of Fine Art.
Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy – 118 E Kingston Ave., #16
Hodges Taylor has collaborated with David Lusk Gallery to bring Kit Reuther’s “Casual Geometry” to South End. The Nashville artist’s collection of abstract paintings and sculptures are Reuther’s playful take on the confines of geometry and rules.
Magnolia Emporium – 307 Lincoln St.
Magnolia Emporium will feature work from Carey J. King, a visual storyteller based in Charlotte and New York City who is the house photographer for the shop and official photographer for the Gold District in South End.
Due to uncertain weather, the musical performance by Larkin Dodgen is postponed. But she’ll be back at the next South End Gallery Crawl, first Friday in October. All the galleries will be open, so pack your anorak just in case and enjoy the show!
Lark & Key: 5-8
Studio Cellar: 5-11
C3 Lab: 6-8
Charlotte Art League: 6-9
Ciel Gallery: 6-9
Dilworth Artisan Station: 6-9
Hodges Taylor: 6-8
Magnolia Emporium: 6-9