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Upcoming events

    • September 25, 2021
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Rotary Shelter at Harold D. Ritter Park, 301 Lochmere Drive, Cary, NC
    Register

    Please join us for our Annual Member Dinner Meeting. Our featured guest speaker is Mary Carter Taub who has a hands-on community art experience planned for us. 

    Members are free, guests are $12. 

    Please bring a mask for the art portion!

    About Mary Carter Taub:

    Mary Carter Taub is a public artist based in Chapel Hill, N.C. She holds dual degree MFA and MBA, and 25 years experience making large-scale, site-based artwork. Past projects include free-standing artwork, designs that create purpose of place, public artwork integrated into existing structures, and collaborative artwork built in partnership with community. She has created artwork for UNC Healthcare (Panther Creek), Red Hat, TEDx, PTI Airport in Greensboro, Town of Chapel Hill, UNC - Chapel Hill, Duke University, Wake Forest University, City of Raleigh, City of Durham, NC Arts Council, Durham Arts Council, Hodges Taylor Gallery in Charlotte, Nashville International Airport in Tennessee, Bay Area Discovery Museum in California, and 92nd Street Y in New York. In Southwest Cary she is working on a colorful public sculpture for a new 20-acre park scheduled for construction in 2022.



    • September 27, 2021
    • October 21, 2021
    • Cary Senior Center, Bond Park, 120 Maury ODell Place, Cary, NC, 27513

    This is FALC's annual art exhibition for senior members and non-members living in Wake County.  Please find the complete requirements for this exhibit in the prospectus.  Go to Shows and Venues, from menu, to view the prospectus. Art drop-off for this show is on September 27, 2021, and pick-up is at the close of the show on October 21, 2021.  Times to be determined.

    The cost for exhibit is $15 for your first piece of art, and $5 for a second piece.  The judge for this show is Dr. Jane Steelman.  (www.steelmanstudios.com)  Brochures with the prospectus are available  at the Cary Senior Center.  In addition to the details of the prospectus, please refer to  www.fineartsleagueofcary.org/Shows for FALC show and display guidelines before entering this show.


    Awards

    First Place Award:  $100.00

    Second Place:   $75.00

    Third Place:   $50.00

    Five Honorable Mentions:  $15.00


    • October 08, 2021
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • FALC Office, 875 Walnut St., Suite 275-22, Cary 27511
    Register

    Members are invited to exhibit in the hallways outside of the FALC Office.  One to two pieces is the typical contribution at this venue.  Please refer to the requirements listed under Shows and Venues on this website.  If you currently have artwork displayed at this location, please arranged to pick it up at this time.  The coordinator for this event is Judi Bank.  You may contact Judi if you have questions:  bankjudi@yahoo.com

    Registration is helpful but not required.  

    • October 09, 2021
    • January 08, 2022
    • WakeMed Cary, 1900 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary NC 27518

    Open Call for WakeMed Cary Reflections Gallery

    The theme of this curated WakeMed exhibit is “Vertical Visions”.  Artists should submit one entry that is taller than it is wide (min. width 12”) to show chair Sonia Kane at soniakane@nc.rr.com by October 1, 2021 for this October 9, 2021 exhibit.

    Important Dates:

    October 1st. Submit image digitally for curating. Include: Artist’s Name; Title; dimensions (H x W), medium, price, email, phone #

    October 4th: Notification of acceptance

    October 9th: (1:00-3:00 pm) Deliver accepted work.  Pick-up for August exhibit is also at this time.  New exhibit will be installed.

    January 8th:  (1:00-3:00 pm)  Pick-up for this exhibit.  Next exhibit will be installed.

    Location:  WakeMed Reflections Gallery, 1900 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary NC 27518.

    • October 09, 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Final day of the Plein Air Exhibit at the WakeMed Cary Reflections Gallery.  If you have work in this show, please collect it this afternoon, 1-3 pm.

    • October 12, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Fonville Morisey, Prestonwood 1903 High House Road, Cary
    Register

    Members are invited to exhibit at Fonville Morisey, Prestonwood.  One to two pieces is the typical contribution at this venue.  Large works look best here: 20x24, 24x36, or 30x40. Please refer to the requirements listed under Shows and Venues on this website.  If you currently have artwork displayed at this location, please arranged to pick it up at this time.  The coordinator for this event is Blythe Follett-Colon.  You may contact Blythe if you have questions:  blythefc@gmail.com.

    Registration is helpful but not required.  

    • October 13, 2021
    • March 09, 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • Zoom
    Hello, FALC Friends!

    Dan Nelson here with an INVITATION for you to join us for our Painter's Critiques on the second wednesday of every month from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EST.

    Starting September we will return to in person critiques at the Cary Arts Center. Same time (masks required), same days (second Wednesday of the month).

    ANY kind of painting-- acrylic, oil, pastel, watercolor . . .

    and ANY STYLE of art-- from photo-realistic to abstract . . .

    and ANY SUBJECT-- Landscape, figurative, portrait, still life . . . 

    ***Send a photo of your painting to me (at least by mid-day Wednesday) ---- DanielNelsonArt@gmail.com---- and I will print it out and work on it during our critique. ***

    If we can keep doing both at the same time, online and in-person, you know the drill-- Here's the ZOOM LINK-- (same link every month)

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89939121578

    YOUR presence with us will make our gathering richer.

    Hope to see you there!

    Dan



    • October 21, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • See Description for Zoom link

    The FALC Boards meets on the third Thursday of each month except December.

    Click here for Zoom link. 

    Enter the Meeting ID and Passcode if requested:
    Meeting ID: 869 9279 2857
    Passcode: 464101

    Contact Beth Barger for more information. 

    • November 18, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Find Zoom link in Description

    The FALC Boards meets on the third Thursday of each month except December.

    Click here for Zoom link. 

    Enter the Meeting ID and Passcode if requested:
    Meeting ID: 869 9279 2857
    Passcode: 464101

     Contact Beth Barger for more information. 

    • November 19, 2021
    • 1:00 AM - 2:30 PM
    • Cary Ballet Conservatory, 3791 NW Cary Pkwy, Cary, NC 27513
    Registration is closed

    Members are invited to exhibit at the Cary Ballet Conservatory, between 1:00 and 2:30.  One to two pieces is the typical contribution at this venue.  Please refer to the requirements listed under Shows and Venues on this website.  If you currently have artwork displayed at this location, please arranged to pick it up at this time.  The coordinator for this event is Kavita Katti.  You may contact Kavita if you have questions:  kattisrus@gmail.com.

    If you currently have art hanging at this venue, please arrange to pick it up at this time.  This show will change again on...[Date to be announced.]

    Registration is helpful, but not required.  Volunteers are helpful.

    • January 20, 2022
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • See Description for Zoom link

    The FALC Boards meets on the third Thursday of each month except December.

    Click here for Zoom link. 

    Enter the Meeting ID and Passcode if requested:
    Meeting ID: 869 9279 2857
    Passcode: 464101

Recordings

Click here for the FALC Playlist of recorded speaker presentations. The playlist includes: 

2021 Presenting Artists

  • Roisin O'Farrell shares business tips for artists
  • Lyudmila Tomova shows us how she tackles a portrait in watercolor
  • Jason Clark talks about his experience and process with spray paint and murals
  • Colley Whisson talks about his plein air painting experiences
  • Ryan Fox offers tips on how to photograph your artwork
  • Ashlynn Browning, curator of "Front Burner" exhibition at NCMA, February 2021
  • Sarah Sedwick, guest oil painter, January 2021
2020 Presenting Artists
  • Lynn Sanguedolce, guest oil painter, September 2020
  • Chelsea Lange, guest portrait artist, June 2020. 


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