News/Blog

Artists-at-Work Schedule – Spring/Summer 2015

Artists-at-Work Spring/Summer 2015 Schedule   We love watching artists at work, and so – it turns out – do you! So we’ve invited several of our exhibiting artists to spend a couple hours at a time here at Sunset River Marketplace working. Not teaching a class or making a presentation, just working. This is your chance to see a potter molding […]

Continue reading →

Custom Framing: Vintage Original Drawing

This striking original in pen & ink with a sepia watercolor wash – dated 1939 – was drawn by the late artist Ramona Batsford Bendin while she was still in high school. After she passed away in 2013, her family found this piece in a box of family photos and artwork. They recently brought it to Lou for framing and […]

Continue reading →

Gallery to feature Wilmington Clay Artist Marty Allran May 5 – June 6; Meet & Greet May 9

Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, N.C. is set to feature Sculptural Clay Art by Marty Allran from May 6 through June 6, gallery owner Ginny Lassiter has announced. There will be a Meet & Greet on Saturday, May 9 from 12 noon – 4 p.m. Allran is known for her one-of-a-kind hand-built clay sculptures, displaying fluidity and freedom of form. […]

Continue reading →

Gallery to host student pottery show May 1 – 28

Sunset River Marketplace art gallery and art class center will host a special exhibition and sale of student pottery beginning May 1 and running through May 28. The show will include works by students of gallery instructors Jane Truesdale and Jamie Futera. Pottery for sale will be both hand-built pieces from slab and others thrown on the pottery wheel. Participating […]

Continue reading →

Author of ‘HOA Wars’ to speak at gallery May 7

Robert Stern, author of “HOA Wars: What Happens in Vegas Can Happen Anywhere,” is scheduled to speak at Sunset River Marketplace on Thursday, May 7 as part of the gallery’s ongoing Coffee With the Authors series. The event will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. and is free to the public. Seating is limited, however, so reservations are requested. […]

Continue reading →

Sunset River Marketplace to feature Coasting, works by the Art Matters painting group

L-R,  Top row: Tina Lepsig, Joanne Bendy, Sue Ruopp, Audrey Poole, Sue Nern, Linda Young, Nancy Guiry. Seated: Barbara Riggi, Jane Staszak, Adrienne Johnston Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, N.C. will feature Coasting, a collection of works by the Art Matters painting group, from April 1 through May 2. A reception is scheduled for Saturday, April 4 from […]

Continue reading →

Gallery offers talk by popular local author ‘Jack’ DeGroot on April 9

(Shown: photo of Jack DeGroot by Sheree K. Nielson, www.oceanspiritphoto.com) Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, N.C. will present Sunset Beach, N.C. author Jacqueline “Jack” DeGroot as part of its Coffee With the Authors series on Thursday, April 9 from 10 to 11 a.m. The event is free, but seating is limited and reservations are required. DeGroot is the […]

Continue reading →

Custom Framing: Antique Watercolor Painting

This beautiful watercolor was painted in the early 1900s. It depicts the Sicilian coastline at Taormina. The piece was brought in for framing by one of our long time customers whose family origin of Sicily makes it not only special to them but also to our framer Louis Aliotta who shares the Sicilian heritage. They agreed that this one would […]

Continue reading →