6866 Main St., Wilmington, NC 28405
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Champagne Toast at Platypus & Gnome Restaurant for Elizabeth Darrow

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Date(s) - 06/20/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Platypus & Gnome Restaurant


“Asylum” Oil and collage on paper 20.5″ x 25.5″

Dine at Platypus & Gnome Restaurant to view an enticing new exhibit,  “Asylum,” an exhibit of collages by Wilmington artist, Elizabeth Darrow, as part of our partnership with CHECKER CAB productions and local restaurants.  The exhibit continues through September 30th, 2019.

Join us for a special champagne toast and special reception  for the artist on Thursday, June 20th from 6-8pm.  The reception is free and open to the public with complimentary champagne and appetizers. If you would like to stay for dinner, please call 910-769-9300 for dinner reservations.

Elizabeth Darrow has made Wilmington her home since 1977. Born in Hartford, Conn. Darrow is a 1967 graduate of Oberlin College (Oberlin, Ohio), where she majored in painting. She has been working in oil and collage throughout her career, usually in the manner of Abstract Expressionism.

She works in a variety of styles depending on her medium, but never works “from life” in the traditional sense. Most of the imagery that comes to her seems to hatch of its own accord, emerging from the process. Darrow enjoys working with color, repeating patterns and embedding humor (and angst) into her work. Each piece takes her on a journey of discovery where she hopes to lose herself to the process.

Enjoy the Fine Art of Dining!

Platypus and Gnome is located at 9 South Front Street in Wilmington, NC.