311 West Martin Street
Gallery & Studios
is a first-class art destination

Posted on Sep 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This year has turned out to be an incredible year at 311 West Martin Street Gallery & Studios in the Raleigh Warehouse District. Carol Joy Shannon took over the gallery and has helped move it up another notch into a first class art destination. The Gallery features a new show each month, with invited or […]

World of Art Showcase

Posted on Oct 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Last year, the World of Art Showcase was held in Las Vegas. This year, it is in our own back yard at the Raleigh Convention Center–and I was juried in! Come see me next week. The opening Masquerade Gala is Thursday evening, October 31 from 6 to 10 pm. Tickets are $65 ($110 for 2) […]

Allen Clapp Paintings at
Upper Crust Pie & Bakery

Posted on May 8, 2013 in Art Shows, Blog | No Comments

    I just installed 18 paintings in the great space at Upper Crust Pie and Bakery (facing Honeycutt Road just off of Falls of the Neuse in north Raleigh), 8 of which were completed in the last week. Upper Crust is a great showplace for large paintings, with high ceilings, an unobtrusive gallery hanging […]

Art of the Carolinas was a blast

Posted on Nov 20, 2011 in Art Events, Blog | No Comments

Always the second week of November (mark your calendar), AOC surpassed itself this year, with deals of every kind. Can you imagine 36 x 72 linen canvas for less than $50? Lots of classes by name artists, as well as lots of free demos in the Exhbition room.

Art of the Carolinas
2nd Weekend in November

Posted on Nov 7, 2011 in Art Events, Blog | No Comments

The 2011 AOC is the world’s largest exhibition of painting workshops, tools, media, etc. The morning, afternoon, and evening classes are run all day Thursday November 10 through 3:00  on Sunday. The Exhibition runs during the day on Friday-Sunday. Classes are the meeting rooms and the Exhibition fills the ballroom and ballroom lobby areas. The best prices […]

Fine Arts League of Cary
Annual Juried Painting and
Sculpture Show &
Demo by Sterling Edwards

Posted on Nov 7, 2011 in Art Shows, Blog | No Comments

The entry deadline has passed and the two jurors, Sterling Edwards for paintings and Paris Alexander for sculpture have selected interesting mixes of works for the shows. These shows will intrigue you. Notifications are going out to entrants and the major prizes will be awarded at the December 4 reception at the Page Walker Building […]

Deadline near for entries to
Fine Arts League of Cary
Annual Juried Painting and
Sculpture Exhibition

Posted on Sep 28, 2011 in Art Shows, Blog | No Comments

We are fast approaching the October 7 deadline for the Annual Juried Show for Painting and Sculpture. We have more prizes this year and more space to exhibit, so be sure to enter. http://www.fineartsleagueofcary.org/2011_Annual_Show_Main.htm

Photos from Allen Clapp’s
Colorful Contradictions Show

Posted on Sep 26, 2011 in Art Shows, Artwork, Blog | No Comments

I have added a PDF file of photos taken of the Colorful Contradictions Show at the PAF Gallery at the NC Arts Incubator in Siler City (see previous post). The opening was great fun. It coincided with the first night of my 50th high school reunion and the show opened an hour earlier for classmates […]