Art exhibits and events during the Third Friday Art Walk on April 21 in Durham.

Friends & Family Show, mixed medium
Cameron Gallery at The Scrap Exchange, The Shoppes at Lakewood, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.; on view through May 13

Friends and Family is our annual open-call, non-juried art show open to all members of the community. This year, in gratitude for the 26 years of community support, all artists participating will keep 100 percent of the proceeds! Festivities are open to the public and will include a tailgate party in our parking lot, free refreshments, free art-making and music by the Bulltown Strutters! Artists interested in submitting work for the show should visit our website for more information.

Bottled Light by Catherine Edgerton, Mapping the journey of seven multimedia stained-glass kaleidoscopes
The Carrack, 947 E. Main St.
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.; on view through April 23

Edgerton’s exhibit — which explores mental health in an insane society — maps the journeys of seven multimedia stained-glass kaleidoscopes. Their paths are interwoven with work from Edgerton’s handbound collage books, which explore her own navigation of mental health and related points of departure. It also includes interactive crisis prevention/intervention work created with the Art Asylum, turning the critical lens to the system we live in, while building creative cosmic connections between and beyond us all.

The Who I Am Project
Arrow Studio, 105 W. Main St. 
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.

Artist Beth Mann is a Durham-based photographer and owner of Early Bird Photo. The Who I Am Project is a new collection of captivating portraits that depict the strength and resilience of a diverse group of adolescent women at a time of social and personal upheaval. Please join us for an opening reception featuring food and drink, salon swag bags and a family portrait session raffle.

Peace of Mind, by Christine Hager-Braun, art quilts
Durham Arts Council, Allenton Gallery, 120 Morris St.
Third Friday reception: Gallery open to the public until 9 p.m. for Third Friday Durham; on view through May 12

Filaments of the Imagination, a group show by Threads, a textile study collaborative
Durham Arts Council, Semans Gallery, 120 Morris St.
Third Friday reception: Gallery open to the public until 9 p.m. on April 21 for Third Friday Durham; on view through May 12

Stories from the Heartland, by Rachel Campbell, paintings of urban landscapes
Durham Arts Council, Ella Fountain Pratt Gallery, 120 Morris St.
Third Friday reception: Gallery open to the public until 9 p.m. on April 21 for Third Friday Durham; on view through May 25

Aisha Sanders. Photo by Beth Mann.

Look Up: A Hanging Garden Escape, Aisha Sanders, a plant-based living art installation
Durham Art Guild, Room 100 Gallery at Golden Belt, 807 E. Main St.
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m., on view through May 6

The Durham Art Guild presents “Look Up” with DAG member artist Aisha Sanders featuring a living art installation that aims to bring the beauty of nature back to its place of prestige in the world of art.

2017 Members’ Showcase, diverse mix of over 90 works of art by current DAG members, multiple mediums
Durham Art Guild, SunTrust Gallery at Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St., Durham
Third Friday reception: 5 to 8 p.m., on view through June 11

The Durham Art Guild presents the 2017 Members’ Showcase featuring over 90 works of art by current DAG members. This is one of two nonjuried exhibition opportunities we provide for our members each year.

Water is… by Pleiades member artists and featuring wood and mixed media sculpture by Erik Wolken in our upstairs gallery
Pleiades, 109 E. Chapel Hill St.
Third Friday (closing) reception: 6 to 9 p.m.

There’s Content: The First Five Years of the Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental & Documentary Arts
Power Plant Gallery, 320 Blackwell St., American Tobacco Campus
Third Friday reception: 5 to 8 p.m., on view through May 6

“There’s Content” celebrates the fifth anniversary of Duke University’s MFA program with a joint exhibition at the Power Plant Gallery and the Archive of Documentary Arts in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. The dual exhibition features works by 41 alumni — and soon to be alumni — from their time as students, as well as new pieces completed in the years after graduation.

Mark Maya opening reception
RUNAWAY Gallery, 212 W. Main St.
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.

This collection will specifically feature Maya’s double exposures and will be on display in the RUNAWAY gallery from April 21 to July 21. Maya, a triangle based artist, mentors and trains artists from around the world to help them reach their full potential. His focus is on creating raw, organic and authentic photography.

FLAG POST: Roxane Hopper
SPECTRE ARTS, 1004 Morning Glory Ave. Durham
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m., on view through May 25

FALUN DAFA, by Eric Bess and Visual art (painting)
SPECTRE ARTS, 1004 MORNING GLORY AVE., DURHAM, NC 27701
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m., on view through May 5, 2017

Winners and Selected Works from the 5th Annual Will Grossman Memorial Photo Competition
Through This Lens, 303 E. Chapel Hill St., Durham
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m., on view through May 13

With more than 150 images on display there are works on display by professional and amateur photographers from the region, this exhibition is a once-a-year opportunity to see such a wide variety of photographs in one easy to visit location. Through This Lens is free and open to the public Tuesday Through Saturday.

 

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