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The Arts Council of Carteret County in Morehead City, NC, Offers “26th Annual Regional Artshow – Art From The Heart 2016”

December 16, 2015

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On Friday, February 19, 2016, The Arts Council of Carteret County (ACCC) will open its signature event, “ART FROM THE HEART”, an exhibition and sale of original artwork created by area artists of all levels of expertise.

A non-juried show, “Art From The Heart 2016” will be held in Morehead Plaza between Arendell and Bridges streets in Morehead City, next to the Snap Fitness Center.

Artist registration for “Art From The Heart” will be held on Friday and Saturday, February 12th and 13th  from 10am until 4pm, and Sunday, February 14th  from 9am until 1pm.

“Art From the Heart” will be on display for the public at no charge for two weeks, beginning Friday, February 19th at 6pm and ending Saturday, March 5th  at 5pm.

This show is open to artists over eighteen years of age from Carteret, Craven, Pamlico and Onslow Counties.  Participants from those counties are encouraged but not required to be members of the ACCC.  Additionally, artists from counties other than the four listed above may participate if they are members of the ACCC. Levels of Arts Council memberships for artists begin at $25 per year. Artists may renew their membership or join the ACCC at registration for this show.

“Art From The Heart” entries may include oils, acrylics, pastels, water media, drawings, mixed media, photography, computer generated art, fiber arts, jewelry, sculpture, pottery and all types of three dimensional artwork including those created from wood, metal and glass. Entries must have been created within the last two years and may not have been entered in previous “Art From The Heart” shows.

All artwork entered into this show must be for sale. The ACCC will charge artists a 30% commission on artwork sold at this show.

Artists may enter one or two pieces of artwork in this show. Entry fees are $10 for each piece entered. Please check the rules for entry for size limits and other important information.

Artists receiving Awards of Excellence will each receive $200 and those receiving honorable mention recognition will be awarded $50. A People’s Choice award of $200 will also be given at the end  of the show. Awards typically total over $5,000 based on number of entries.

A full calendar of events for “Art From The Heart 2016” can be viewed and downloaded at the Arts Council’s website at (www.artscouncilcarteret.org).

Rules for entry and entry forms will also be posted on that site by early January 2016.

The judge for “Art From the Heart 2016” will be Raleigh, NC, artist, teacher and gallery owner, Nicole White Kennedy. To view Ms Kennedy’s full resume and selections of her work please go to her website at (http://www.nicolestudio.com/bio.html).

A critique and commentary session for artists will be conducted by Ms. Kennedy at  6:30pm on Monday, February 15th at the “Art From The Heart” gallery.  Artists may sign up for the session at AFH registration. The cost will be $10 per participant.

For more information please contact the Arts Council of Carteret County at PO Box 2294, Morehead City, NC (28557), or call 252/726-9156 and leave a message for a Council representative.

Arts Council of Carteret County, NC, Calls For Entries – Deadline Feb. 10, 2013

January 7, 2013

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The Arts Council of Carteret County in NC is calling for entries for its “23rd Annual Art From The Heart” exhibition to be held Feb. 15 through Mar. 2, 2013, in Morehead City, NC. The non-juried show will open with a public reception on Friday, Feb. 15, with the gallery open free to the public seven days a week. The Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013.

Artist Registration for “Art From the Heart” will be held Friday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 9, from 10am – 4pm, and Sunday, Feb. 10, from 9am – 1 pm.  “Art From the Heart” is open to artists 18 years of age and older. Artists from Carteret, Craven, Pamlico and Onslow counties are encouraged but not required to be members of the ACCC to participate in this show.

Artists from counties other than those four counties must be members of the ACCC to enter the exhibition.

The location for the exhibition will be units 6 and 7 at the Morehead Plaza on Arendell Street in Morehead City, NC (just west of Lowe’sFood Store in Morehead Plaza).

Rules for entry are posted on the Arts Council’s website at (www.artscouncilcarteret.org).

Arts Council of Carteret County NC Holds Annual Membership Meeting – June 26, 2012

June 19, 2012

The Annual Membership meeting of the Arts Council of Carteret County in NC will be on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 5:30pm in the Chamber of Commerce Conference Room, 801 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC. All Arts Council of Carteret County members are invited to attend.

In addition to a short business meeting, there will be a “Year in Review” of 2011-2012 Arts Council activities as well as solicitation of program suggestions and recommendations for this coming year.  If members are unable to attend but would like to share their comments and suggestions, please respond to this e-mail or call Sandi Malone at 252/728-7550.

We look forward to your participation in our planning activities. Please RSVP to this e-mail address (artscouncilcarteret@gmail.com) if you plan to attend.

Thank you for your support for the Arts in our community.

For further info call 252/726-9156 or visit (www.artscouncilcarteret.org).