Friday, November 16 -
Friday, January 04, 2019
Theatre Art Galleries
220 East Commerce Avenue
High Point, NC 27260
Cost: Free and open to the public
Theatre Art Galleries (TAG) announces the opening of a new fall exhibition. An Opening Reception will be held the evening of Friday, November 16th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at TAG. The opening reception is free and open to the public.
The Main Gallery will feature SCOTT HARRIS: Surface Expression. Scott Harris is an aluminum artist & sculptor living in Greensboro. Born in Fargo, North Dakota, Scott re-located to the mountains of NC in 1996. He completed his BA in Visual Arts from Brevard College with an emphasis in both painting and sculpture. It was there he first experimented with painting on aluminum due to its flexible surface. As the process evolved, he discovered the reflective quality of the material added depth and movement to his art.Harris enjoys creating imagery that exhibits the contrast between a warm, organic image on a cold, industrial surface. He has been featured in several publications including “Carolina Home and Gardens,” and “Greensboro Monthly,” including being a finalist in the 2017 Artist Magazine Competition. His work is featured in galleries throughout the country.
The Upstairs Gallery will host HOW I’M USING MY SOCIOLOGY DEGREE: Paintings by Jan Swanson. Jan is a self-taught artist with a sociology degree from Clemson. She says, “All my relatives grew up on a farm in Weaverville, NC that has been passed down to me after 135 years. My work comes from somewhere inside. It is my realism of things I remember from my childhood like the fabrics my father sold or the pearls my mother wore. My father was very creative and funny and I got both those traits from him. My mother was determined and her determination was instilled in me too. It takes me a long time to be happy with a painting, but when I am happy with it, there is no better feeling. Sometimes during the struggle I almost destroy the painting to get my best work. Most of my paintings have a sense of humor too.”
The Hallway Gallery will feature a first-time exhibit by artist Katie Holden titled New Beginnings. Katie approaches her art as a way to express the struggles she has undergone in her life. An addict in recovery with Caring Services, Katie creates art to express what she can’t find the words to convey to other people. She wants to change the way people view addicts. She wants to show that “addicts have dreams and want to succeed, and we can.”
The Kaleidoscope Youth Gallery is hosting the Annual Elementary Art Exhibit with art work from the students of many of our Guilford County elementary schools.
Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday from 12:00-5:00 p.m.
(336) 887-2137 | http://www. tagart.org