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New Paint & Party offerings!

Hey Paint & Partiers! We have a new schedule of Paint & Party classes that we’ll be adding to the website this week, but we wanted to get the list posted ASAP. We also wanted to let you know that we’re adding another Paint & Party leader! Janie Aldridge (You’ll love her!) will be handling the new Tuesday night classes. […]

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Carolina Arts Ad – Aug 2017

Here’s an ad for our Take a Little Coast Home With You show. The exhibition includes  work by 24 of our most popular artists, who have been invited to participate in this special event. They have created 70+ small, original coastal-themed works especially for area visitors. The artwork includes seascapes, marsh scenes, beach people and other coastal images – each […]

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Photography & Framing for CresCom Bank in Wilmington, NC

Earlier this month our custom framer/photographer, Louis Aliotta, visited an installation of his work at the new CresCom Bank, in Wilmington, NC.  Louis had previously been commissioned to do several black and white photographs, for the bank’s training center in Little River, SC.   Each commission involved taking a series of black and white photographs and framing them for the two different locations.  This latest […]

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‘Take a Little Coast Home With You’ show especially for area visitors. Reception Aug. 3

Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, NC will present Take a Little Coast Home With You, a collection of small coastal-themed paintings – all designed for easy transport home.  The exhibition, which runs from August 1 through Sept. 9, features original works by 24 artists who have been invited to participate in the special event. There will be a […]

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Custom Framing: Great Gams!

This interesting little 8 x 10-inch acrylic piece on stretched canvas was painted by a client’s granddaughter, so they wanted something very special. Seeing this piece got me inspired; I had to come up with a really great showcase.   At first, I felt that a black moulding would be the way to go and it had to be deep enough to create a shadowbox. As I […]

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Two shows opening June 7th!

Tarheel Wandering: a Journey in Black & White Sgraffito Pottery by Raine Midddleton June 7 – July 29, 2017 Opening Reception: Wednesday, June 7, 5 – 7 p.m.   POV: Abstraction Works in Acrylic by Ginny Lassiter June 7 – July 8, 2017   Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash announces the opening of two art exhibitions in June.  […]

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Debbie’s Gallery Picks!

All of us who work here at the gallery have our favorite pieces of art. These are some of mine! 1. Marcus McClanahan is a NC native.  Lone vessels and structures dominate his work.  I love his brushstrokes and broken color sparkle on the canvas.  “Drifter” is one of my favorites.  You must take time to look at his paintings.  I […]

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James Ellenberger at Coffee With the Authors May 11

James Ellenberger, who co-wrote High Hand with two other authors, will speak at Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash as part of the art gallery’s ongoing Coffee With the Authors series. The event runs from 10 – 11  a.m. There is no charge to attend, but seating is limited so reservations are required. Call the gallery at 910. 575.5999 to hold your […]

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Gallery features group show Blooms through June 3

Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash is featuring a group show titled Blooms from April 19 through June 3. According to gallery owner Ginny Lassiter, the exhibition is celebrating Spring and rebirth with a colorful mix of works in a range of media.  Included in the show are works by Ruth Cox (oil), Ginny Lassiter (acrylic), Gene Horne (oil),  […]

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Golf author Pete Hoyer to speak April 6 at Coffee With the Authors

J. Peter (Pete) Hoyer is scheduled to speak at Sunset River Marketplace on Thursday, April 6 from 10 – 11 a.m. as part of the gallery’s ongoing Coffee With the Authors series. Characters On the Green: Everyday Golfers are the Real Character of the Game is Hoyer’s first book. Inspiration came after more than 40 years of golfing with zany […]

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