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Domenic D'Andrea, Bowl_2413_ds300Nature can inspire all of us. For artists, that inspiration often results in powerful works that speak to our connection with the world in which we live.

Explore humanity’s relationship with nature during Earthy Abstractions, an exhibition presented by Ellington-White CDC at the Arts Council. The show opens during 4th Friday, March 27, from 7 to 9 p.m. and continues through May 16.

This contemporary exhibition features more than 30 artists who physically, philosophically or stylistically incorporate elements of natural materials such as soil, clay, wood, metal, stone and other materials into their visual practice.

The non-objective works have a direct connection in either theme, texture, or materials with the natural world. Employing resonant elements that enhance each other, the works cultivate visual, tactile, and, at times, harmonic experiences.

 The galleries are open 6 days a week for this show. See gallery hours below.

Arts Council galleries are located at 301 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC. Admission is free.

Gallery Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to noon
Saturday: noon to 4 p.m.

Upcoming exhibits*:

Earthy Abstraction (invitational)

Presented by Ellington-White CDC
March 27 – May 16, 2015
Features the work of artists who work with natural materials of soil, stone, clay, found objects, wood and other natural materials to create two- and three-dimensional nonobjective works of art.

Public Works 2015
Presented by The Arts Council
May 22 – June 20, 2015
Trees, triangles and trains.  Eagles and eyeballs.  More than 100 pieces of work represent a cross section of subjects, styles and skill levels of our community. (click here for the Call for Art)call_artists_Web200

*Schedule subject to change.

The Arts Council’s galleries at 301 Hay Street are free and open to the public six days a week.

The Arts Council’s 2014-15 exhibitions are curated by The Ellington-White Community Development Corporation.

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