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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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Woodsong Porch Art Stroll – April 22

We’re excited to share that Sunset River Marketplace will once again be joining forces with Woodsong Village to bring you the Woodsong Porch Art Stroll. That means the charming front porches of the beautiful Woodsong neighborhood in Shallotte, NC will be filled with artists and artwork from Sunset River Marketplace on April 22 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (And […]

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Author Carole O’Neill to speak at gallery March 9

On March 9 from 10 – 11 a.m., author Carole O’ Neill will speak at Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash, NC as part of the gallery’s ongoing Coffee With the Authors series. O’Neill’s book, Hidden Truth: A Seaside Murder, is a story woven around an actual murder in the Victorian town of Onset Village in coastal Massachusetts. For half a […]

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Gallery features Raleigh artist Mary Storms; reception March 18

Sunset River Marketplace, the eclectic gallery in Calabash, will feature acrylic and mixed media paintings by artist Mary Storms from March 1 through April 15. There will be a public reception on Saturday, March 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. Reservations are not required. Gallery owner Ginny Lassiter says, “I was fortunate enough to see Mary’s one-woman Wilson Arts Council […]

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Special framing discounts available

Throughout the gallery, there are many beautiful original paintings. Some are framed and some are not. There are also many bins with prints and unframed originals throughout.   When you purchase any of these art treasures, you will receive a certificate for 25% of in our framing department. We offer an extensive selection and pricing that is in line with suggested […]

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Custom Framing – Sometimes less is more!

Pure simplicity, sometimes that’s all it takes to showcase a beautiful piece of art. This magnificently colorful piece, by Ivey Hayes did not take an elaborate frame to bring out the vibrance of color.  When this was brought in for framing we originally started looking at some matting to bring out the colors in the piece, we found the blue to be a good […]

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