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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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Designing a shadow box to hold military pins and medals

This frame measuring 16 x 16 inches was created for one of our Veterans who served in both the Army and Air Force.  A dramatic black velvet background was chosen to display this unique collection of medals from each of the two branches of service. They were displayed in order of their branch and significance.  A simple 3/4-inch faced and 2-inch […]

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Bringing the outside in

Fall has always been my favorite season. Since childhood the anticipation of school starting back and the holidays coming soon have given me a sense of good things, warmth and excitement. This means it’s a perfect time for sprucing up and tidying the house and yard to have things ready and refreshed for Fall entertaining. Warm days, cool nights – […]

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Mystery author Steve McMillen to speak at gallery Thursday, Nov. 5

Steve McMillen, author of “Murder On the Front Nine” will be featured at the gallery’s Coffee With the Authors event on Thursday, Nov.5, 2015, from 10 – 11 a.m. If you enjoy a good mystery/thriller adventure and a travel story, Steve McMillen’s first novel, “Murder on the Front Nine,” set in the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina, offers both. […]

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Stroke victim, subject of “Can I Paint In Heaven?” to speak at gallery

On Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 from 10 – 11 a.m., stroke survivor Linda Weatherspoon will speak as part of the gallery’s ongoing Coffee With the Authors series. “Can I Paint In Heaven?” is her family’s story of her near death experience and the long road to recovery.  In 2007, Linda, who lives in the Carolina Forest area of Myrtle Beach, […]

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