6866 Main St., Wilmington, NC 28405
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Sunday 12 – 6pm
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Art in Bloom Gallery Shorts – Matinee Artist Film Screenings

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Date(s) - 06/25/2023
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts


Join us at Thalian Hall in the Ruth & Bucky Stein Studio Theatre on Sunday, June 25th from 2-5pm for a series of film shorts produced by Art in Bloom Gallery!  Since 2019, the gallery has produced films about our artists and their respective processes.  Two of these films premiered as an official selections of the Cucalorus Film Festival!

Screening will begin at 2:30pm with 3 of our documentary shorts featuring artists, Karen Paden Crouch, Elizabeth Darrow, and Gayle Tustin followed by a Q&A session with the Director, Christina Capra, Editor Jessie Robertson, and our artists.  After the Q&A Session concludes, all guests will be invited to a reception in the lobby.

Tickets are on sale now!   Visit Thalian Hall’s website to purchase!
Limited Seating is available. Tickets are $25 each. (Plus NC Sales Tax).

Our Film Shorts will include the following documentary shorts:

Karen Paden Crouch:  In the Land of Make Believe: An Artist’s Journey
An honest reflection on how welding transformed a trial lawyer after several traumatic experiences.
August 2022
    Official Selection ~ Cucalorus Film Festival 2022
    Nominee ~ LA Independent Women in Film Awards 2023
    Semi Finalist ~ Dublin World Film Festival March 2023
    Nominee ~ California Indies 2023
    Semi Finalist ~ New York International Women Festival March 2023
    Semi Finalist ~ Nashville Independent Filmmakers Festival Spring 2023
    Semi Finalist ~ Paris International Short Festival April 2023
Official Selection ~ North Carolina Film Festival Summer 2023

Gayle Tustin: Seeking Freedom Through Art
An intriguing documentary about the artistic process of Gayle Tustin, a nonrepresentational ceramist, sculptor, painter, collage and assemblage artist.
August 2021

Elizabeth Darrow: Believing in the Process
Look deeper into the many phases and processes of Elizabeth Darrow’s art work in this documentary.
August 2019
     Official Selection ~ Cucalorus Film Festival 2020
     Official Selection ~ Docutime 2020

Art in Bloom Gallery is open every day of the week at 6866 Main St., Mayfaire Town Center. Stop by to view original art by Karen Paden Crouch (welded-bronze sculpture); Gayle Tustin (ceramic, sculpture, collage, and assemblage); and Elizabeth Darrow (oil painting, oil pastel, and collage) before or after the Film Shorts.