Art exhibits and events during the 2nd Friday ArtWalk on January 13 in Chapel Hill and Carrboro.

2nd Friday at The ArtsCenter
The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro
2nd Friday reception: 6 to 8 p.m.

Opening reception for Kristina Keeter at The ArtsCenter

Interdisciplinary artist Kristina Keeter creates minimal, abstract works using ordinary materials as inspiration. With simple sculptural, photographic and illustrative techniques, she transforms everyday subject matter into surreal, enigmatic imagery.

Opening reception for Chad Hughes at The ArtsCenter

Chad Hughes, a Durham artist most known for his large-scale paintings of still lifes, will be exhibiting his work at The ArtsCenter during the month of January. This show represents his investigation of painting in a representational style and move toward an understanding of how one refocuses and reinterprets scale, proportion and spatial relationships throughout the construction of a painting. Hughes continues his investigation of glass and its distortions and innate abstractions.

Visit The Shrine Room and send Elvis your prayers!
Cameron’s, 370 E Main St., #130 Carrboro
2nd Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.

The ever-changing art installation, The Shrine Room, invites you to stop in for a bit of peace, joy and happiness.

Featured artists Mary Lamb, Ronan Peterson, Emma Skurnick
FRANK Gallery, 109 East Franklin St., Chapel Hill
2nd Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m., on view through Feb. 4

FRANK Gallery is ringing in the New Year with an exhibition of featured artists who unite to create a show that deeply explores both the natural and the mystical world. Mary Lamb, Ronan Peterson and Emma Skurnick show off their unique perspectives of the reality around them. Peterson’s ceramics, Lamb’s encaustics and Skurnick’s paintings play off each other to create an engaging show for those with an interest in a variety of artistic mediums.

Birds and Flowers by Torey Wahlstorm
Perch Studios, 106 S. Greensboro St., Ste. E (behind the building), Carrboro
2nd Friday reception: 6 to 8 p.m.

Charlotte Bennett Cassidy Photography at Caffe Driade
Caffe Driade, 1215 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill
2nd Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.

Charlotte Bennett Cassidy, age 13, is a seventh grader at Phillips Middle School in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. iPhone in hand at all times, Charlotte perceives nature in a unique way and is always at the ready to document the look and feel. This exhibit features work shot primarily in her neighborhood in Chapel Hill and the Duke Gardens with a few from the High Line in NYC and Western North Carolina.

Meet Jewelry Artist Dede Corvinus at Womancraft
Womancraft, 360 East Main Street Carrboro
2nd Friday reception: 6 to 10 p.m.

The first 2nd Friday ArtWalk of 2017 at Womancraft will feature artist Dede Corvinus. Dede loves creating unique, one-of-a-kind necklaces, bracelets and earrings using gorgeous, natural stones (after all she is a geologist!)

New works by Paul Hrusovsky
Studio Design Gallery, 431 West Franklin Street Chapel Hill
2nd Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.

Artwork by Stacy Bloom Rexrode
Horace Williams House, 610 E Rosemary St. Chapel Hill
2nd Friday reception: 6 to 8 p.m.

In this body of work, Rexrode explores material and cultural value, the affirmation of labor, and the role of the artist’s hand in the production of “heirloom” objects. More broadly, she uses the context of “handing down” objects as a reflection of what we will leave behind for the next generations.

Admission is free. The Horace Williams House is open Thursdays and Fridays, 12 to 4 p.m., Sundays 2 to 5 p.m. and Friday, January 13, 6 to 8 p.m. as part of Chapel Hill’s 2nd Friday ArtWalk or by appointment.

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