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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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Gallery features wood carvings by Jim Comer and clay art by Brian Evans

Sunset River Marketplace in Calabash presents Elements of Nature from Saturday, Jan. 14 through Saturday, Feb. 25. The exhibition features the wildlife woodcarvings of Ocean Isle Beach artist Jim Comer along with clay vessels and art pottery by Wilmington artist Brian Evans. An opening reception is set for Saturday, Jan. 14 from 2 – 5 p.m. The public is invited. […]

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Author Eleanor Selph speaks Dec. 8

Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, NC continues its ongoing literary series, Coffee With the Authors, with Eleanor Selph on Thursday, Dec. 8 from 10 to 11 a.m.  Coffee, tea and refreshments will be served. The event is free, however seating is limited so reservations are required. Selph is the author of “Hamburger & Milkshake: Amazing Journey of a […]

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Custom Framing: Antique Shell Prints

This past month I had the pleasure of framing two hand-colored antique shell prints, perfect for our customer’s beach house wall.  Since there were two we decided to keep things neutral so both would look good in the same frame and matting combination.  These were a lot of fun choosing as there were many choices that would work well. After pulling out several mats […]

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artGuide ad Nov 2016

This ad for our very eclectic Out of the Box show features a collage by Jane Staszak, founder of the Art Matters painting group that gathers here at the gallery every Thursday afternoon. The show will be up through Dec. 3. The ad is running this month in artGuide magazine and Carolina Arts.

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‘Out of the Box’ featured at Sunset River Marketplace Nov. 2 – Dec. 3; reception Nov. 5, 2 – 5 p.m.

Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash will feature works by the Art Matters painting group in an eclectic exhibition titled Out of the Box from Wednesday, Nov. 2 through Saturday, Dec. 3. A reception, which is open to the public at no charge, will be held Saturday, Nov. 5 from 2 to 5 p.m. The group began in 2006 […]

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