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Community Mural Project with Georges LeChevalier

This past winter, Artspace was approached by the YMCA and the Southeast Raleigh Promise Project to help beautify the future YMCA Beacon site on Rock Quarry Road. The site will  be the future home of the Southeast Raleigh Y, a Wake County Public School elementary school and many other community services. The goal was to find […]

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Meet PNC Pop In Artist In Residence, Ursula Gullow

For the month of July Artspace’s PNC Pop-In resident artist, Ursula Gullow is facilitating the development of a community mural in the upfront gallery of Artspace. Gullow is a visual artist living in Asheville, NC and for the last four years she has made a self portrait everyday as part of her ongoing series, Self Exam. […]

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You Say Goodbye…

After many many years passing her creative skills onto the youth of our Summer Arts Program, artist and teacher Rebecca Rousseau is leaving for the wide open spaces of Wyoming. Read on to learn a little about where she is headed and what she has done here.   I’ll be heading to Sheridan, Wyoming in July after […]

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100 Sculptures in 100 Days

Lessons learned from creating 100 sculptures in 100 days. Artspace studio artist, Kelly Sheppard Murray, shares with us the insights she gained by challenging herself to create a sculpture a day. Visit her at Artspace in Studio 204. In December of 2016, I decided to take on a project to push my work and to get […]

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Domesticity and the Feminine Mystique

This spring, Artspace features several exhibitions that explore the themes of domesticity and the feminine mystique. While women’s issues have persisted in cultural dialogue throughout the 21st century, the months after the presidential election have been characterized by an increased impulse to make women’s voices heard. The artists featured throughout the building touch on various […]

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Holding On: Jessica Dupuis, Karen Hillier, and Sarah Malakoff

Of all the priceless objects left behind, this is what we rescue. These artifacts. Memory cues. Useless souvenirs. Nothing you could auction. The scars left from happiness. -Chuck Palahniuk Through photography, embroidery and ceramics, the artists of Holding On explore the ways that personal objects function as portraits, family histories and memorials.  Each artist turns […]

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Printmaking Sampler – A Little of This, A Little of That

Ever wonder what the difference is between printmaking techniques? Try your hand at a range of techniques in this sampler class! Experiment with waterless and polyester plate lithography, white line etching, relief techniques, and chine colle (a collage method). You’ll also have a chance to play around with various printmaking papers. Thursdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23 […]

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CSA Artist Spotlight: King Nobuyoshi Godwin

The Artspace CSA is a great way to buy local and support artists. Six Artspace member artists have been selected to participate in our second annual CSA. Each will produce a series of 40 works of art; the resulting 2017 CSA collection will contain one work of art from each artist. Find out more about each of the participating CSA artists in this […]

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CSA Artist Spotlight: Sarah West

The Artspace CSA is a great way to buy local and support artists. Six Artspace member artists have been selected to participate in our second annual CSA. Each will produce a series of 40 works of art; the resulting 2017 CSA collection will contain one work of art from each artist. Find out more about each of the participating CSA artists in this […]

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Celebrating 30 Years of Inspiring Creative Energy

This November, Artspace kicked off our 30th Anniversary Celebration. Can you believe we’re the big THREE – OH? When we first opened our doors in 1986, downtown Raleigh was such a different place. Vacant buildings, empty streets … it was nothing like the vibrant creative community around us now. Over the years, we’ve seen many […]

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