Horace Raper will be having an art exhibit at the Boykin Center July 18-21st and is hoping to be there during each of the shows of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in the Hammond Gallery. It is located right as you enter the Boykin Center on Nash Street. The art show will be this Thursday, Friday and Saturday ( I think the play starts at 7:30) and Sunday will be around 2:30.
Attached is the membership renewal form.2013%20Membership%20Form
We have some exciting guest speakers outlined for upcoming meetings and the Featured Artist for the next show will be Gene Rouse from Goldsboro. He is a new member of our organization. If you haven’t seen the current show in the Vincent Lowe Gallery with Featured Artist Frans van Baars, please stop by the Arts Council of Wilson.
If you haven’t seen the current show in the Vincent Lowe Gallery with Featured Artist Frans van Baars, please stop by the Arts Council of Wilson. He has a vast collection on exhibit with many additional members of the WAAA showing in the gallery as well as those featured in the Annie Boykin Gallery downstairs. It’s a fabulous collection of art!
Just a reminder that Wendy Ferguson-Whitehead is STILL looking for vendors to set up during the weekend when A Portrait of Patsy Cline opens with the Theatre of the American South. This is a free opportunity for you to display and sell your work!!! Contact Wendy for details.
–free just bring your table and chairs May 18 contact Wendy for more info 252-532-9150
Please join us! The February program speaker will be Renee’ Moore.
The Wilson Active Artists Association met on January 8, 2013, at 4:00 PM for the purposes of a field trip by bus to go to Jerry’s Art-a-Rama in Raleigh, NC. There was no regular meeting and no WAAA business.
Janice Gravely was the Featured Artist for the January-February show. She was introduced at the opening reception by Amy Hughes, gallery director, downstairs in the Boykin Gallery and then was escorted upstairs with seating and a display table for her books, cards,etc. The opening reception was well attended by members of the WAAA.
Please find the 2013 Membership Form here: 2013%20Membership%20Form
Our WAAA Biennial Show is coming up soon. Normally we bring work in by 1:00 on Tuesday before the opening reception. That will not be the case this time. Since this is our BIG SHOW and we will be displaying work upstairs and downstairs and need more time to hang, please bring work in on Tuesday or Wednesday, July 24-25. Hanging will begin on Thursday, July 26. You may bring up to 5 pieces of art for this show.
Reception will be Thursday, August 2 from 5:30-7:30.