Opening Reception: “Traveling Light: A Collaborative Exhibit by Gale Smith & Alice Blake Powell”

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Date(s) - 11/02/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Art in Bloom Gallery


Join us for the new exhibit, “Traveling Light,” and a collaboration between artist, Gale Smith, and fashion designer, Alice Blake Powell. This exhibit idea has grown out of the collaboration between Gale and Alice during last year’s “ExperiMetal” exhibit where they designed and created a dress for Gale to wear during the reception.  Gale wove a copper tapestry using various shades of blue and Alice created and fashioned the design.

The opening reception will be held on Friday, November 2nd from 6-8pm.   Visit with the artists and enjoy refreshments with live music.

About Gale Smith
Gale Smith is an award winning artist, living and working in Wilmington, NC, with her works exhibited in galleries, private collections and corporate installations. Her newest interest is working with copper.  As a plein air painter, she began using copper panels as her canvas and loved how the copper made her colors warm and vibrant. She experiments with different gauges of copper and mediums and discovered that inks and oils on copper made colors radiate vibrantly.

About Alice Blake Powell
Alice Blake Powell currently resides in Wilmington, NC where she has worked in the film industry for nearly 25 years. Her resume includes over 40 television and major motion picture film productions such as Dawson’s Creek, One Tree Hill, Good Behavior, The Secret Life of Bee’s, Secretariat and Iron Man 3 to name a few. When Alice is not working film, she promotes her business “By the Hands” producing charity fashion shows and designing for local artist.