Exhibitions

Cloudy & Cool: a Group Show
Sept. 19 – Nov. 9, 2019

The gallery is presenting Cloudy & Cool, a group show that opened on Sept. 19 and runs through Nov. 9. It features works by R. L. Thomas, acrylics; Carol Iglesias, pastel; Nancy Hughes Miller, oil; Mark Hilliard, photography; Janet B. Sessoms, oil; William West, watercolor; Phil Meade, oil; Richard Tardell, oil; Dianne Hutchinson, acrylic; Jeanie Plyler, oil; Tina Lepsig, acrylic; Doug Kazantzis, photography; Diane Larson, oil; Robin Smith, photography; Joyce Vollmer, oil; Erna Tunno, watercolor; and Rachel Sunnell, acrylic.

Gallery owner Ginny Lassiter said, “I’ve been so impressed by the stunning landscapes and seascapes our artists have created, I wanted to present them in a different way. The cloud theme came together naturally. I invite everyone to come by and enjoy it!”

Baird’s Birds
Photography by Gary W. Baird
July 3 – August 1, 2020
Meet the Artist: Friday, July 3, 4 – 7 p.m.

From Friday, July 3 through Saturday, August 1, Sunset River Marketplace will present Baird’s Birds, an exhibition of wildlife photography by Carolina Shores, NC artist Gary W. Baird. The public is invited on opening day from 4 to 7 p.m. to meet the artist and view the exhibition for the first time.
Baird, an avid backpacker, first became interested in photography during his teenage years in California and Colorado. He carried his first camera through the Sierras and the Rocky Mountains. Baird’s work has been featured in assorted publications and books. He was honored in the Audubon Society Photo contest where his work earned a spot in the Top 100 out of more than 8,000 entries. Locally, his photographs have earned a Grand Prize, Photography Division at Sunset Visions and Best Wildlife in Coastal Carolina Exhibit and Fort Fisher Aquarium
Special Covid 19 Notice: To meet North Carolina State mandates, Sunset River Marketplace requests that patrons wear face coverings and requires the use of hand sanitizer plus six-foot social distancing between gallery visitors and at the cash register. The gallery staff conducts thorough cleaning of surfaces upon opening and closing and during the day and has placed complementary hand sanitizer throughout the gallery for visitor use.

A Day At the Beach
Group Show
August 12 – Sept. 12, 2020

This delightful group exhibition will be featured at the gallery showcasing our Carolina artists who create coastal beach scenes in a range of media. Participating artists include Brenda Butka (oil and watercolor); Janet Sessoms (oil); Phil Meade (oil); Vicki Neilon (acrylic); Ortrud Tyler (acrylic); Linda Karaskevicus (watercolor); Lee Mims (oil); William West (watercolor); Sue Coley (acrylic); M.T. McClanahan (acrylic); Nancy Hughes Miller (oil); Rachel Sunnell (acrylic); and Beti Strobeck (acrylic). All are inspired by the unparalleled sandy beaches of North and South Carolina. Come by and find the one that whispers to you.

Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment. Call for additional information. 910.575.5999.