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“Tributaries of Abstraction: Art by Dick Roberts” at ACME Art Studios

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Date(s) - 11/22/2020 - 01/29/2021
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Acme Art Studios

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“Tributaries of Abstraction: Art by Dick Roberts” at ACME Arts Studios
November 22, 2020 – January 29, 2021

Photography by William Fridrich

Art in Bloom Gallery is excited to partner with Dick Roberts of Acme Art Studios to open a new exhibit, “Tributaries of Abstraction”.  The exhibit, opening on November 22nd, showcases Dick’s paintings.

Regarding this works in this exhibit, Dick states “The paintings are about the act of painting. Although individually the paintings possess different intensities, opposing levels of complexity and abstraction, and perhaps a vague adherence to a narrative, the core of the process of painting remains consistent. The paintings are a reflection of the process of painting them. Every process is unique.  The magic of painting can never be totally explained. I find joy in discovering the emerging world of a new painting. Although harmony of the mind and the heart is important, the metabolic process of converting color, form and line into the forces that drive the painting is absolutely necessary.”

Dick Roberts is an artist and poet with his studio located at Acme Art Studios (Wilmington) which he co-founded in 1991, as a work and exhibition space for artists. He also co-founded No Boundaries International Art Colony (Bald Head Island, NC) in 1998, a residency program that in the last twenty years brought over 200 artists from around the world with the goal of creating a cross-exchange of cultures and artistic practices to share with our local community.

The upcoming exhibit will be exhibited at Acme Art Studios and can be viewed in person or via our Virtual Tour. 

Art in Bloom Gallery will hosts dates for Client Visits, as well as appointments.  These dates will be announced closer to the exhibit.  Client visits to Acme will be limited to 3 – 5 people and hosted by the artist. Masks will be mandatory.  To view and purchase the art in-person, an appointment can be made by calling 484-885-3037. Acme Art Studio is located at 711 N 5th Ave, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401.  The exhibit can also be viewed virtually on the web with a virtual tour created by Angle Pros, LLC of Wilmington.

Art in Bloom Gallery offers free local delivery, curbside pick-up or shipping to other locations at reasonable rates.