Gallery presents ‘A Day At the Beach’ Aug. 12 – Sept. 12

Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, NC will feature a group show titled A Day At the Beach from Wednesday, August 12 through Saturday, September 12. The exhibition will showcase several of the gallery’s Carolina artists who create coastal beach scenes in a range of media. (image detail: Beach Reading, artist Brenda Butkha, oil 36 x 48).

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.

Located in coastal Brunswick County, Sunset River Marketplace caters to both tourists and a growing local community of full time residents seeking fine art for their homes and businesses. Featuring work by approximately 150 North and South Carolina artists, the eclectic gallery is well known in the area for its collection of oil paintings, watermedia, pastels, photography, hand-blown glass, fused glass, pottery and clay sculptures, turned and carved wood, unique home décor items and artisan jewelry.

There are two onsite kilns and five wheels used by the gallery’s pottery students. Art classes are currently being offered on a limited basis. Call the gallery for details.

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.

The gallery address is: 10283 Beach Drive SW, Calabash, NC 28467. Hours are Monday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information, call 910.575.5999 or visit the website at www.sunsetrivermarketplace.com. Daily updates are available on the gallery’s Facebook and Instagram pages.