A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT


GREETINGS FELLOW ARTISTS AND ART LOVERS!!

We have been on the move this year,

with “First Thursday” Artist Showcase Receptions and the introduction of “Last Fridays” reception events.  Please join us again March 30th for the Last Friday reception to peruse CVA Member art and studio space located inside Clayton’s School of Creative Arts, 427 E. Main Street. See the event calendar for more information.

Also, a quick reminder that the 2018 “Capture the Town” contest deadline is April 24th.  All the entry, judging and reception information can be found here: www.claytonvisualarts.org.  The weather is warming up, so get out there with your camera and send us the Best of Clayton!

As always, if you are not already a member of Clayton Visual Arts I encourage you to join and help us with our mission! – “Bringing Art to Clayton”

–Princess Hester
Artists interested in having a 10×10 vendor booth at this year’s Mondo Roots must apply no later that April 14th

All artists working in 2D and 3D media may apply to be part of this year’s Mondo Roots Cultural Arts & Music Festival. Jurors are seeking fine arts and fine art crafts, both functional and decorative. If you would like to be part of this year’s Festival,
go here to apply.

Krissy Crittenden has several paintings on display at Clayton Steakhouse

View Krissy’s nostalgic watercolors while enjoying a meal at Clayton Steakhouse. Follow Crittenden’s artistic journey on her Facebook page: Windows n Time. Contact Amy Beshgetoorian at amytbesh@gmail.com if you are interested in displaying your artwork at Clayton Steakhouse this year.

See Donleycott’s ethereal watercolors at the Smithfield Public Library on Main Street.

Cathy Mendola’s fiber art to be on display at Revival 1869 in April

Revival 1869 is located at 222 East Main Street, Clayton NC.

Amy Beshgetoorian is one of four watercolor artists featured in 311 Gallery’s Exhibit: Watercolor Heaven

The April Exhibit will also feature watercolor artists Rick Bennett, Janie Johnson, and Patricia Williams.

Enter 311 Gallery’s Portraying Pets & People Juried Show
Artists may enter up to two pieces, in 2D or 3D. Entry deadline is March 23, 2018. Selected artwork will be part of the May exhibit at 311 Gallery. This art gallery is located at 311 W Martin St, Raleigh, in the heart of Raleigh’s Warehouse District. Entries are through CaFE; www.callforentry.org;search for 311 Gallery.

Enter 311 Gallery’s Flowers & Gardens Juried Show
Artists may enter up to two pieces, in 2D or 3D. Entry deadline is May18, 2018. Selected artwork will be part of the July exhibit at 311 Gallery. This art gallery is located at 311 W Martin St, Raleigh, in the heart of Raleigh’s Warehouse District. Entries are through CaFE;  www.callforentry.org;search for 311 Gallery.

Town of Cary’s 5th Annual En Plein Air Auction & Gala
Artists may apply to be part of this year’s en plein air competition in Cary. Deadline to apply is April 21st, (unless spots fill before that date). Artists may begin as early as 7:30am at any location of their choosing. Artwork must be turned in by 6pm and must be framed, ready to hang. Artwork will be on display in various Cary businesses until June 1st, at which time there will be a silent auction and gala at the Cary Arts Center. Artists receive 70% of the auction price. For more information click here.

Enter Fuquay-Varina’s en plein air Paint-Off
Artists have two dates to paint: Friday May 4th and Saturday May 5th. A live auction is held Saturday evening. Juried entrants are each assigned a location. Artists receive half the winning bid price.  Click here to learn more and to apply.

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