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June Fourth Friday Gallery Night & Closing Reception for Joanne Geisel & Brian Evans

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/22/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Art in Bloom Gallery

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Join us for the closing reception and Fourth Friday Gallery Night on Friday, June 22nd from 6-9pm. Visit with the artists and enjoy refreshments with live music. The exhibits will be on view until June 23rd.

Joanne Geisel has been painting, teaching, exhibiting and selling her work full time since 2006.   Her paintings attempt to capture the feelings, sights and sounds of her subject. She experiments with texture, edges, brushstrokes, palette knifes and layering colors on canvas to create depth, luminosity and beauty. Joanne lives and works in Wilmington, NC. She is on the faculty of The Cameron Art Museum School and the Leland Cultural Arts Center and conducts workshops for many other organizations.

Brian Evans is a ceramic artist who finds inspiration from his surroundings. He uses textured glazes to emulate weathered or patinaed surfaces that are common due to the salty air of Coastal North Carolina. Brian began working in ceramics in 1995 through the Continuing Education program at Cape Fear Community College while searching for an outlet for artistic expression.  He is a full-time ceramic artist.  Brian is a founding member of the Coastal Carolina Clay Guild in Wilmington, NC which began in 2007 and is currently serving as President of the Coastal Carolina Clay Guild. Brian studied under Japanese-American Potter, Hiroshi Sueyoshi and currently lives and works in Wilmington, NC.

In addition, view art by Elizabeth Darrow (oil and collage on canvas), Debra Bucci (oil on canvas), Traudi Thornton (ceramics), Dumay Gorham (sculpture), Brian Evans (ceramics), Richard Bunting (blown glass), Joan McLoughlin (painter) and other artists.