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NC impressionist Mike Rooney exhibits at Sunset River

We’d like to welcome Mike Rooney to the gallery. His style is strong, loose and colorful. Mike is known for his deceptively simple paintings of complicated scenery – whether it be a coastal boatyard, a marshscape or an bustling city scene. Please come by to see his work. You won’t be disappointed!Mike Rooney, besides being one of the most affable, outgoing artists around, […]

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Gallery features ‘A Sunset River Holiday’ show

Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, NC, is featuring an exhibition of holiday-themed rustic decor through Dec. 31. The eclectic show, which is titled A Sunset River Holiday, includes a variety of primitive pieces along with traditional Christmas pottery, hand-blown glass, paintings, holiday table runners, placemats and other items. On a table near the gallery entrance is a trio […]

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We welcome Jemtiques to the gallery!

We’re so excited to welcome Julie Rose Saccio (JuJu) and Jeanne Burroughs to the gallery with Jemtiques, their gorgeous generation-spanning necklace designs. Victorian, Art Deco, designer creations – we can’t wait to see more!! Jemtiques is a luxurious line of exquisite gemstones styled with vintage amulets. Jeane and JuJu have been a designing duo for several years now. Currently working […]

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Author Steve McMillen spoke at gallery Nov. 5

Steve McMillen, author of Cougars at the Beach: A Mickke D Grand Strand Murder Mystery and Murder On the Front Nine, spoke at the gallery Thursday, Nov. 5 as part of our Coffee With the Authors series. Thank you Steve! Shown, L-R, owner of Sunset River Marketplace, Ginny Lassiter; author McMillen; and  gallery event coordinator Debbie Bissette.

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Local writer/performer to speak at gallery Dec. 3

 On Thursday, Dec. 3, from 10 to 11 a.m., Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, NC will present its final event in its 2015 Coffee With the Authors series  with a presentation by local writer and storyteller, Joan Leotta. The author of Simply a Smile, a collection of short fiction, each inspired by an object, such as a shell […]

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Gallery to feature Eloise Randolph Oct. 21 – Nov. 21; reception Nov. 7

Acrylic artist Eloise Randolph will be featured from Wednesday, Oct. 21 through Saturday, Nov. 21 at Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, NC, gallery owner Ginny Lassiter has announced.  “We love Eloise’s abstract figural paintings and are looking forward to sharing them with our friends and clients,” Lassiter said. “She brings such emotion to every painting.” The exhibition is […]

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Five Simple Framing Tips

Don’t have a measuring tape? Use a U.S. bill. It measures six inches. Fold it in thirds, two inches. Fold it in half, now you have six one-inch increments. Voila! Instant measuring tape! Wiring. In most situations, you want to keep the framing wire near the top of the frame. This way, the pieces lays flat against the wall. Always […]

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