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Salvaging a vintage movie poster

This wonderful movie poster was brought in by one of our customers, it was folded in a small 14-inch square when they showed it to me. After unfolding and examining the piece I found that it was an original that had been well kept through the years. These posters were not printed on the best of paper and were certainly […]

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Gallery features works by Joe and Sharon DiGiulio Sept. 8 – Oct. 1

Sunset River Marketplace, the eclectic art gallery in Calabash, NC, will feature works by Raleigh couple, Joseph “Joe” and Sharon DiGiulio from Sept. 8 through Oct. 1. Joe majored in Art Education at East Carolina University and also studied sculpture at the University’s School of Art. A cancer survivor, he has recent installations at the Raleigh Duke Hospital as well as the PNC […]

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Jen Purcell, author of ‘The Nurse Whisperer’ and ‘The Dirty Mermaid’ to speak at gallery Sept. 8

Novelist Jen Purcell is scheduled to speak at Sunset River Marketplace from 10 – 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 as part of the art gallery’s ongoing Coffee With the Authors series. Purcell is the author of Saucy ON the Side, The Nurse Whisperer and The Dirty Mermail. She is currently completing her fourth project, Pirates, Witches and Dirty Mermaids. […]

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Go with the flow – of color!

Framing this vibrant mixed media piece by Babs Ludwick was a challenge with all its bright colors and glitter (that might fall off!)! We first chose some blues and greens and even tried out some other colors to bring out the piece. We finally settled on this emerald green mat, but there needed to be a break between the artwork and […]

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Abstract expressionist Sterling Edwards featured June 29 – July 30

Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, NC is featuring works by Hendersonville, NC artist Sterling Edwards from June 29 – July 30 in a show titled Sterling Edwards: Intuitive Experience. Edwards, who works in both watercolor and acrylic, is primarily self-taught and has developed a unique style of painting that has earned him international recognition and the respect of […]

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Paint & Party schedule updated

We’ve just added several new Paint & Party events to our summer schedule. They’ll be added to the website’s Paint & Party tab over the next few days. In the meantime, figure out which ones work best for you! What is Paint & Party? Uncork your creativity and your favorite beverage in a friendly atmosphere with no pressure to stay inside […]

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Mark Hilliard photography featured June 2 – 25

Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, NC will feature works by renowned low country photographer Mark Hilliard from June 2 -25. Titled Kaleidoscope: Unique Visions of the Carolina Coast, the collection exemplifies the talent and emotional reach of this dedicated photographer. Included in the Sunset River Marketplace show will be Hilliard’s signature low country landscapes and wildlife photos – […]

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Rustic Simplicity – Mixing Styles

Rustic Simplicity May 4 – 31 We love combining different styles, in this case rustic with sleek. The key is keeping it simple. At this gallery this month, we’re showcasing the rustic hand-crafted furniture of SC furniture maker Jean-Claude Rossignol and his son Marcel. Their hand-planed, hand-built, hand-rubbed pieces are reminiscent of another  time, but they work beautifully in today’s […]

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