Posts Tagged ‘Visiting Greensboro NC’

The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority in Greensboro, NC, Calls for Proposals – Deadline Apr. 1, 2015

March 13, 2015

The Project: The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority (PTAA) in partnership with the Cemala Foundation is accepting submissions from North Carolina artists for a suspended artwork in the Main Terminal of the airport facility in Greensboro, NC. The piece will be hung in the center section, upper level area of the newly renovated Main Terminal of the airport. The budget for the design, fabrication and installation for this artwork is $40,000.

The deadline for applications is Apr. 1, 2015.

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For questions e-mail Cheryl Stewart at (

Greenhill in Greensboro, NC, Call for Artists to Particapate

March 11, 2015


Greenhill in Greensboro, NC, is currently seeking artwork submissions from North Carolina artists in all mediums for possible inclusion in Greenhill’s Gallery, In Focus Gallery, and Shop. Greenhill’s mission is to promote the visual arts of North Carolina and in order to do so we continuously strive to identify new artists and stay informed of what working artists are doing throughout the state. Both new and familiar artists to Greenhill are invited to submit their work through our online submission form to help keep Greenhill informed of your current creative endeavors.

Greenhill is the only non-collecting organization dedicated to presenting, promoting and advocating for contemporary visual art and artists of North Carolina. Since its founding in 1974, Greenhill has presented and sold artwork of over 9,800 visual artists and engaged over 1 million visitors through free access to The Gallery, InFocus Gallery, The Shop and the educational programs of ArtQuest.

Exhibitions are composed of two complimentary programs, The Gallery and InFocus Gallery. The Gallery represents the primary space within which Greenhill presents exhibitions that demonstrate the creative and artistic expressions of NC artists. With aesthetic quality invariably at the forefront, exhibitions are planned to give emerging, mid-career and established artists opportunities throughout their careers. Exhibitions in The Gallery are varied and layered, typically running for two months, and include surveys of mediums, investigations of contemporary issues, themes and topics, and retrospectives. InFocus Gallery is an art space designed to bring together new and seasoned art collectors and artists with exceptionally collectable works for sale. InFocus Gallery is Greenhill’s platform for investment in art in combination with The Shop, which offers unique, handcrafted artworks from selected NC artists in a variety of mediums and serves as an accessible entry point for new collectors.

All North Carolina artists are invited to submit. Greenhill defines a North Carolina artist as an artist living and working in the state as well as artists who have worked extensively in NC, received their education in NC or maintain significant ties to NC.

·     Contact Information
·     3 Images with Artwork Information
·     CV
·     Artist Statement

·     Add/update your information to our database.
·     Include you in our ongoing communications including other artist opportunities, if desired.
·     Keep your information on file for consideration in opportunities in The Gallery, The Shop and InFocus Gallery.

·     You will receive an email confirming your submission was successfully received.
·     Please do not contact Greenhill about your submission. Our staff regularly reviews all submissions and will be in contact if your work is a good fit for an exhibition in The Gallery or inclusion in The Shop or InFocus Gallery. Please note Greenhill exhibits quality work that fits our overall mission, aesthetic and exhibition calendar; your work may be of high quality but not a good fit at this time.

For further information contact Toni Tronu, Shop Manager|Registrar, 200 N. Davie Street | Greensboro, NC 27401; Phone 336/333-7460; 850/292-4081, or visit (

Greenhill in Greensboro, NC, Announces Pop-Up Residencies, a Call for Triad-based Artists – Deadline Apr. 1, 2015

March 6, 2015


Greenhill in Greensboro, NC, is excited to announce a call for proposals for 2015 Ten-Day Pop-Up Residencies in ArtQuest at Greenhill. ArtQuest is Greenhill’s one-of-a-kind hands-on education studios for children and families. Filled with sunlight, the NC Studio, a socially charged educational space, will serve as a pop-up studio for selected artists. Greenhill is looking for artists who have a genuine interest in sharing their techniques and processes with children and families who frequent the space. If desired, artists can invite visitors to participate in art making activities alongside them. Artists will be expected to work in the studio during regular business hours for a minimum of five to seven days to include one Family Night, which takes place on Wednesdays from 5-7pm, and First Friday 6-9pm offering artists a unique opportunity to share their work with visitors.

The goals for the Pop-Up Artist Residency program at Greenhill are two-fold: 1) to provide a space and materials for emerging Triad-based artists to create and exhibit artworks in a family friendly education setting and 2) to deepen Greenhill visitors’ experiences by engaging artists in discussions about their creative practices so that they can make connections between processes and works in The Gallery.

Selected artists will receive a $200 material stipend, exposure, networking opportunities, internet access, plus, close proximity to The Gallery at Greenhill and use of ArtQuest materials and equipment. The first artist residency is May 27 – June 5, 2015.  Applications are due on April 1, 2015. All interested applicants should go to ( to fill out an application. Prior to submitting an application it is recommended to view information about ArtQuest and exhibitions that will be taking place in The Gallery during scheduled residencies which can be found at ( Applications are accepted year round and will be reviewed bi-monthly. If selected, a background check will be conducted.

For more information, contact Lynn Sanders-Bustle, Ph.D., Director of Programs at 336/333-7460 x 103 or e-mail to (

2015 Available residency dates include:



May 27 – June 5, 2015

April 1, 2015

August 26 – September 4, 2015

May 15, 2015

September 23 – October 2, 2015

June 15, 2015

October 28 – November 6, 2015

July 15, 2015

Greenhill in Greensboro, NC, Announces 2015 Prudential US Figure Skating Championships Poster Competition Results

January 30, 2015


Greenhill, in Greensboro, NC, in partnership with North Carolina 2015, Local Organizing Committee for the 2015 Prudential US Figure Skating Championships, invited North Carolina artists to create and submit original works of art for the 2015 US Figure Skating Championships Poster Competition. The 2015 US Figure Skating Championships took place Jan. 17 to 25, 2015 at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.

Together, Greenhill and the US Figure Skating Championships sent out a call to artists looking for an original artwork portraying the spirit, athleticism and grace of figure skating for the official poster of the 2015 US Figure Skating Championships taking place at the Greensboro Coliseum from Jan. 17-25, 2015. Forty-four works by forty North Carolina artists were on view. The winning artist received $3,000 for reproduction of their work on the poster as well as royalties from sales during the Championships. Second and third place entries received $750 and $500 respectively. A People’s choice award of $750 voted by the public was also awarded.

On Jan. 17, at a reception, judges announced the following three artists to receive prizes for the Official 2015 Prudential US Figure Skating Championships Poster Competition: First Place – Jessica DeHart for “Whirlwind”, Second Place – Alexis Lavine for “Poised”, and Third Place – David Eichenberger for “Slow Dance on Ice”. Upon the completion of the Championships, The People’s Choice Award was announced to winner Nicole Agresto for “Swirls and Twirls”.

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People’s Choice Award Recipient, Nicole Agresto, Swirls and Twirls ©Nicole Agresto

First Place Award Recipient, Jessica DeHart, Whirlwind ©Jessica DeHart

Second Place Award Recipient, Alexis Lavine, Poised ©Alexis Lavine

Third Place Award Recipient, David Eichenberger, Slow Dance on Ice ©David Eichenberger

Annette Bartlett-Golden in Greensboro, NC, Will Host Her 6th Annual Holiday Open House Art Show Dec. 7 & 13, 2014

November 16, 2014

Greensboro, NC, artist Annette Bartlett-Golden will host her 6th annual Holiday Open House Art Show on Sunday, Dec. 7, from 1-5pm and Saturday, Dec., 13, 2014, from 10am -5pm at 4101 Lawndale Place in Greensboro, near the Natural Science Center.

The event will feature a selection of her artwork and fine wood furniture crafted by Steve Golden. Note cards, and small wooden accessories will be offered for sale, in addition to the paintings and furniture. The show will include refreshments, holiday music, and a drawing for a FREE framed print by Bartlett-Golden. Parking is available on the street. Admission is free.

Bartlett-Golden uses crisp lines and rich, vibrant colors to impart a sense of immediacy, vivacity and optimism to her oil paintings and watercolors on a variety of subject matters: local and foreign landscapes, exotic and domestic animals, still lifes, and more. Recently, she participated in the Thirty Paintings in Thirty Days challenge sponsored by California artist Leslie Saeta. The event challenged artists around the world to paint thirty paintings during the month of September. Artwork created by Bartlett-Golden during the painting challenge will be featured in this year’s show. An artist and art teacher for over 15 years, Annette Bartlett-Golden’s work has been shown locally and is in private collections both in the US and abroad.

In addition, woodworker Steve Golden will also be participating in the show. Golden has been building traditional handmade furniture for 27 years. In 2010 and 2014 he was selected as one of America’s best craftsmen and listed in the Directory of Traditional American Crafts. Golden uses pole lathe turning, green woodworking, and other aspects of traditional furniture construction in his work.

For more information about the show, please contact Annette Bartlett-Golden at 336/288-0307 or by e-mail at (

GreenHill in Greensboro, NC, Offers 2014 Collector’s Choice Event – Dec. 6, 2014

October 16, 2014


GreenHill, a space for NC art, in Greensboro, NC, will culminate its 40th Anniversary Year, with  the 2014 Collector’s Choice event, on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, from 7-11pm, at The Gallery at Greenhill.

Curator Edie Carpenter has assembled an impressive list of North Carolina artists for “Winter Show 2014″. Artists include 40 friends from our first three decades – Richard Fennell, Christopher Stephens & Betty Watson among them – and 40 favorites from the last 10 years, including Tamie Beldue, Jason Craighead and Alexis Lavine. We will also have 40 artists new to “Winter Show,” such as Dean Alison, Eleanor Annand, Melissa Engler and Damian Stamer.

Collector’s Choice offers a rare opportunity to meet and mingle with “Winter Show” artists, purchase great art and enjoy a lively evening of food, cocktails and music.

Admission is $70 for members and $85 for non-members. Click here to make your reservations (

Participating artists by medium include: (clay) Nicole Aquillano, Blaine Avery, Anja Bartels, Patty Bilbro, Blair Clemo, Laura Cooke, Julie Covington, Lynn Duryea, Seo Eo, Donna Flanery, Alison Flegel, Charles Freeland, Bruce Gholson, Erik Haagensen, Scott Hansman, Tiffany Hansman, Samantha Henneke, Lisa Bruns Joerling, Nick Joerling, Kate Johnston, Kathie Kline, Heather Knight, Elizabeth R. Lasure, Chris Luther, Katherine Maloney, Brett McDonough, Maureen McGregor, Deik Pierce, Lindsay Rogers, Kathleen Ryall, Amy Sanders, Michael Sanford, Luba Sharapan, Molly Kite Spadone, Charlie Tefft, Betsy Vaden, Conrad Weiser, and Adam Wiley; (books and fiber) September Krueger, Mary Kircher, Janet Taylor, and Barbara Zaretsky; (glass) Dean Allison, Kate Bernstein, Will  Bernstein, George-ann Greth, Judson Guérard, and Scott Summerfield; (metal and jewelry) Niki Grandics, Kirk Davis, Molly Dingledine, Jim Gallucci, Glen S.Gardner, Jon Shearin, Michael Waller, and Paul Weller; (painting, drawing and printmaking) Erin Anfinson, Peg Bachenheimer, McDonald Bane, Tamie Beldue, Raymond Berry, Keith Buckner, Jason Craighead, Warren Dennis, Rebecca Fagg, Richard Fennell, Charlotte Foust, John Gall, Mario Gallucci, Joanne Q. Geisel, Kathleen Jardine, Delia Ware Keefe, Mark Kingsley, Alexis Lavine, Jean LeCluyse, Henry Link, Nancy Tuttle May, Jeremiah Miller, Roy Nydorf, Alberto Ortega, Jenifer Padilla, Chrys Riviere-Blalock, Aditya Shringarpure, Tom Spleth, Damian Stamer, Christopher Stephens, Margie Stewart, Lynne Santy Tanner, Cindy Walton, Mark Weber, James Williams, and Betty Watson; (mixed media) Eleanor Annand, Harriet Bellows, Bryant Holsenbeck, and Abigail Heuss; (photography) Raymond Grubb. Marta V. Tornero, Elizabeth Matheson, and Julie Anne Greenberg; (wood and sculpture) Chris Boerner, David Caldwell, Daniel DiCaprio, Melissa Engler, Holly Fischer, O’Neal Jones, Wyatt Speight Rhue, Shane Snider, Paul Sumner, Michael Van Hout, and Presley H. Ward.

For further info call 336/333-7460 or visit (

Art-Force and the National Rural Assembly will Host Cross-Currents: Art + Agriculture Powering Rural Economies in Greensboro, NC – Sept. 3-5, 2014

July 15, 2014


Art-Force and the National Rural Assembly are hosting a convening of rural practitioners and leaders, artisans and artists, entrepreneurs and philanthropists, policy makers and nonprofit organizations for three days of dialogue, workshops, and exploration of how partnerships between the creative arts and agriculture can produce innovative strategies for economic redevelopment and well-being in rural and economically distressed communities.

This three-day convening, to be held at the Proximity Hotel in Greensboro, NC, from Sept. 3-5, 2014, includes keynotes, workshops, dialogue and discussions, panels, innovative practice presentations, field trips, and tours to advance creative and critical thinking and solutions.

According to co-organizer Janet Kagan, Director of Art-Force, “Rural leaders, philanthropists, policy makers, creative thinkers, and entrepreneurs are realizing the transformative and sustainable power of artists-artisans-designers in facilitating healthier and inclusive futures for rural communities – from growing methods to delivery systems, and from repurposed buildings to networks of producers. This conference responds to the need for creative solutions to distressed economies whether in small rural towns, impoverished neighborhoods, or communities without resources and infrastructure.”

The opening keynote address “What If Everything You Thought About Rural Communities Was Wrong” will be delivered by Robin Rather, Founder and CEO of Collective Strength. Other session presenters include representatives from Americans for the Arts, ArtPlace America, ArtFields, BlackBelt Treasures, Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, Imagining America Reconsidered, LISC, LoMo Market, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Southern Foodways Alliance, State of North Carolina Department of Commerce Rural Economic Development, the Catalyst Initiative, Triangle Community Foundation, and USDA Rural Development.

The conference is organized around six themes: Artisan + Agricultural Entrepreneurs, Creative Infrastructure, Rural Ingenuity + Creativity, Getting to Scale, Attracting Investment and Philanthropy, and Policy. Full details and descriptions can be found at (

Onsite throughout the conference, participants will take part in art-based endeavors including designing and prototyping farm products and creating an interactive wall for new strategic alliances.

Conference information and registration is available at (

Art-Force is a non-profit organization that stimulates and diversifies economic development in distressed communities. They ally artists, designers, and creative thinkers with entrepreneurs, small businesses, educational institutions, and local agencies to reaffirm connections to place through cross-currents of artistic design and production. For further info e-mail to ( or visit (

The National Rural Assembly is a movement of people and organizations devoted to building a stronger, more vibrant rural America for children, families, and communities. Participants include more than 500 local, regional, and national organizations based in 47 states and the District of Columbia. For further info e-mail to ( or visit (

Greenhill in Greensboro, NC, Calls for Submission for US Figure Skating Championships’ Poster – Deadline Sept. 30, 2014

July 7, 2014


Greenhill in Greensboro, NC, and the US Figure Skating Championships are looking for an original artwork portraying the spirit, athleticism and grace of figure skating for the official poster of the 2015 US Figure Skating Championships taking place at the Greensboro Coliseum from January 18-25, 2015. The winning artist will receive $3000 for reproduction of their work on the poster as well as royalties from sales during the Championships. Second and third place entries will receive $750 and $500 respectively.  A People’s Choice award of $750 voted by the public will also be awarded.

Entries are due by September 30, 2014

CLICK HERE ( to submit your entry.

Winning entry of the 2011 USFC by artist Jordan Grace Owens

Rules for Submission:

1.  Eligibility: The competition is open to current residents of North Carolina (temporary or permanent) or out-of-state residents who have earned a degree from a North Carolina college or university.

2. Artworks must be 2-d.  All media (painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, fiber art) are accepted. Photography is excluded. Do not include typography or illustrated text in your artwork.

3. All submissions must be an original design by the entrant, not an adaptation of another artist’s design, and conceived for reproduction as a 40 x 30 inch poster.

4.  Artists may submit up to two entries in the form of jpeg digital images. There is a $10 fee per entry. Submit online at ( Please address any questions by e-mail to (

5. All submissions must be received by September 30, 2014.

6. Entrants must agree if they are selected as one of the 40 semi-finalists, to exhibit their work at the Coliseum from January 18-25, 2015 and prepare their work for display.

7. Semi-finalists will be notified by October 15, 2014.

8. Drop-off of semi-finalists’ work at the Orientation Room, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 North Davie Street, Greensboro, NC 27401 for juried review: December 11, 2014.

9. Notification of winning design and 2nd and 3rd place entries:  December 15, 2014.

10. Awards conferred during a ceremony at the Greensboro Coliseum on January 16 or 17, 2015 (to be announced).

11. Works picked up at Greenhill, 200 North Davie Street, Greensboro, NC 27401 on January 28 and January 29, 2015.

12. The winning artists give Greenhill and the US Figure Skating Championships the right to use their artwork, or part thereof, in any publication, advertising, or promotional materials.

For more information on the 2015 US Figure Skating Championships, please visit the website at (

Greenhill in Greensboro, NC, Announces Annual Meeting and Artini Contest – June 19, 2014

May 29, 2014


Greenhill in Greensboro, NC, announces the Annual Meeting and “Artini Contest”, taking place on Thursday, June 19, 2014, from 5-8pm in The Gallery at Greenhill. Guests will arrive at 5pm. Cash bar will be available from 5-5:30pm for guests arriving early for the Annual Meeting.

Each year, Greenhill holds an Annual Meeting to give members and other guests an overview of the past year, preview the year to come and allow the membership vote on the roster of new board nominees. The Annual Meeting will begin at 5:30pm. This years’ theme is “Synchronicity: The Artist, Collector & Museum, a conversation with Peter Oakley, Allen Thomas & Larry Wheeler”.

Peter Oakley is a self-taught sculptor who has worked in masonry for decades. Allen Thomas was born and raised in Wilson, NC. He’s been collecting contemporary art for almost 30 years and in 2005 the North Carolina Museum of Art produced an exhibition of contemporary photography drawn from his collection. Since then he has loaned work to numerous institutions and continues to add to his collection. Larry Wheeler is in his 20th year as director of the North Carolina Museum of Art. During his tenure he secured $70 million in public funding for the new 127,000 SF gallery building, obtained a gift of 30 Rodin sculptures to create the largest center for Rodin in the south, created a 162-acre art park and added major contemporary masterpieces to the collection. Together, Peter, Allen and Larry will join Greenhill Members and guests to talk about the importance of supporting artists and arts organizations and how meeting collectors and making contacts matter in the business of being a professional artist.

After the Annual Meeting, Greenhill is hosting an “Artini” Contest for artistically inspired cocktails pleasing to both the eyes and the palate. Immediately following the Annual Meeting, “Artini” Contest participants will start making, shaking and stirring their cocktail to present to the jurors and offer samples to audience members.

At 7:30pm the jurors will announce the winner. Jurors include, and Chip Callaway, Landscape Architect and Renowned Party Expert, Julia S. Hunt, Fine Wine Specialist, American Premium Beverage and Tony Smith, WFMY. $10 at the door or FREE entry if you attend the Annual Meeting. Drinks will be judged based on the following criteria: (1) Creativity and Originality, (2) Presentation and performance, (3) Taste and complexity of ingredients and (4) an artful title.

First prize includes:
· An article in “YES! Weekly” featuring the winner and their “Artini” recipe
· The “Artini” will be featured at Collector’s Choice 2014 & the winner receives two complimentary tickets

The “Artini” Contest is open to the first eight people who sign up. Contestants can sign up online at ( Please address any questions by e-mail to (

Greenhill is located at 200 North Davie Street in the Greensboro Cultural Center in Downtown Greensboro.

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Greenhill in Greensboro, NC, Announces Lynn Sanders-Bustle, Ph.D. for the Director of Programs Position

April 30, 2014


The Director of Programs is a position that will lead the programmatic operations of the organization and will be integral in creating synergies between Greenhill’s exceptional exhibition program, and ArtQuest, the award-winning children and families educational program.  According to Laura Way, Executive Director, “Greenhill is thinking about the future, and looking toward 2016 when the Steven Tanger Center for Performing Arts opens—we need to be bold and make our mark as the anchor to the Cultural District as to not get lost in the enthusiasm of a new venue. Lynn, with her expertise in program development and assessment, will help us move forward into this very exciting time for both Greenhill and Greensboro. I could not be more pleased that Lynn will be joining our talented team.”

Selected by the National Art Education Association as the 2011 National Higher Education Art Educator of the Year, Lynn Sanders-Bustle holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Art Education from East Carolina and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Tech. She taught art in public schools working with students across the K-12 spectrum and most recently at the University of Southern Mississippi. From 2002 through 2012 she served as coordinator of the Art Education program at the University of Louisiana Lafayette. She is editor of the book, “Image, Inquiry, and Transformative Practice: Engaging Learners in Creative and Critical Inquiry Through Visual Representation” published in 2003 by Peter Lang. Sanders-Bustle has published in professional journals such as “Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy”, “The International Journal of Education and the Arts” (2012), and “Art Education”. In addition she has presented at conferences such as the International Society for Arts and Education, the American Education Research Association, the National Art Education Association and the Literacy Research Association. Sanders-Bustle has received grants supporting the integration of technology into instruction, faculty development, and community-based art projects. Sanders-Bustle’s research focuses on community based service-learning, arts integration, and place-based pedagogies.

Lindsay Jones, Greenhill’s Board Chair explained, “Over the last nine-months, the board and a special task force have been looking at ways to make sure Greenhill remains a vibrant, sustainable organization for the future. One outcome from this study was the staff reorganization, which was difficult for everyone on both the staff and board.  Now, we are moving ahead with someone who brings academic scholarship, research and program development and will be a great fit for Director of Programs. Lynn is creative, innovative, committed to our mission and vision for the future. She brings leadership, intellect, fun and energy to Greenhill and we are happy to have her on board.”

The mission of Greenhill is to promote the visual arts of North Carolina by engaging a broad community of artists, adults and children through dynamic exhibitions and educational programs and providing a platform for exploration and investment in art. Greenhill is the only non-collecting organization dedicated to presenting, promoting and advocating for contemporary visual art and artists of NC.  Since its founding in 1974, the organization has presented and sold artwork of over 9,850 visual artists and engaged nearly one million visitors through free access to The Gallery, The Shop & ArtQuest, the award-winning education program for children & families. Greenhill is located in downtown Greensboro in the Greensboro Cultural Center.

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