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Custom Framing: Gerry Davis Fashion Drawing

Photo and framing by Louis Aliotta. “This piece painted by one of our fine artists, Gerry Davis, was especially fun to frame. I was given full rein on this one and chose to give it the very contemporary showcase that seemed to accent the linear design and bold use of black and yellow. Repeating the black and yellow in the […]

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Custom Framing: Shadow Box Frame

This shadow box frame was created for our long-standing customers, who wanted to create a showcase for a gift received from their daughter and her husband. The gift was designed as a salt and pepper table piece but is certainly more cherished in this beautiful black satin-lined shadow box. The frame was chosen for its 2-inch depth and the little […]

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Kimberly Dawn Clayton show chronicles the artist’s soul-searching adventures in Brazil

 Artist Kimberly Dawn Clayton, Favela Rising, acrylic 36 x 52 Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, N.C. will feature works by acrylic and mixed media artist Kimberly Dawn Clayton from June 10 through July 4. Opening reception for the exhibition is Thursday, June 11 from 5 – 7 p.m. What began as a way to bond with her teenage boys […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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