February Show: Hope, Peace, Love
Gallery Crawl: Friday February 3, 6pm-9pm
December 2016/January 2017: Holiday Boutique
November 2016: Fall into Art Juried Show
October 2016: ComicCAL: Celebrating the Art of Comics featuring Mortar and Brick Winners
September 2016: Community Organizations: Art for All
August 2016: Member’s Only Salon
July 2016: Beyond Skin and Street
June 2016: “Naked: Body Beautiful:
May 2016: “Take Flight”
April 2016: Annual Spring into Art Juried Show
February 2016: “Hidden”
December 2015-January 2016: Holiday Small Gifts Show
November 2015: “Fall Into Art” Juried Show (Oct 29-Nov 20)
October 2015: “Autumn’s Palette” (Oct 2-23)
September 2015: Members Only Salon (Sept 1-28)
CAL members are invited to hang their art salon style filling the gallery walls with their best and newest work. For a $25 entry fee, members will get a 4’x8’ wall in the gallery to hang as much work as possible. Additional space may be available, depending on demand. Floor space is available for 3D work.
August 2015: “Giving Back – Outreach Through Arts” – an Exhibition of creative expression from community art programs from ArtWorks945 at the Urban Ministry Center, MOSAIC: A LIFESPAN Studio, UMAR, our Summer Art Camp, and classes held at Charlotte Art League for Metrolina Association for the Blind (MAB).
June-July 2015: “Texture, Tone, and Transparency”
May 2015: “The Block”
The Block is a cultural experience created to showcase the work of talented local artists and celebrate the South End street scene. This is the second annual contemporary art exhibit presented by EIDO USA in collaboration with the Charlotte Art League.
The theme for this show is South End street culture, but is not limited to any particular style or medium. The artists are challenged to submit their most thought provoking work. To Step out of Their comfort zones and experience something new.
A sampling of some of our entries are below. Visit the Charlotte Art League to view the full exhibit!
April 2-24: Spring Into Art
64 Artists from around the Carolinas submitted 180 works of art and 50 pieces were selected by juror Brad Thomas for exhibition in the show. The following prizes were awarded at a public reception on Friday April 3rd.
HONORABLE MENTION – ribbons only no prizes
Susan Card RETRO-FUTURISTIC GARDEN, acrylic $1,850
Paul Keysar LOADING DOCKS, oil $2,850
MERIT AWARDS – $50 cash each and $50 Cheap Joe’s Gift Certificate
Ayana Price THIS FEELS LIKE FOREVER, mixed media $275
Sherry Wilson LAKE WYLIE, clay, found items, natural materials $550
Craig Ritchie INTERROGATION CHAMBER, mixed media $395
THIRD PLACE – $100 cash and $200 Cheap Joe’s gift certificate
Bradley Tucker THE LAST MISSING PIECE, ceramic $1,200
SECOND PLACE – $250 cash and $350 Cheap Joe’s gift certificate
Lauren Puckett PEYTON SHANE COBLE “RAPPER SHANE,” b. July 29, 1983 Male Archetype Series, part 1 stained glass $2,800
FIRST PLACE – $500 cash and $500 Cheap Joe’s gift certificate
Marianne Heubner QUANTITIES OF CIRCULARITY, gouache, pen, pencil $850
all photos by Vikki O’Keefe
February 2016: “Hidden”
March 2016: “Taking Flight”
April 2016: “Spring Into Art” Juried Show
All themes are suggested and subject to change and not mandatory to enter the exhibit.