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PNC Pop In Resident, Debbie Quick

During the month of May Artspace’s PNC Pop-In resident artist, Debbie Quick, created intricate beadwork drawings based on stories from a childhood reader. The final installation will be on view through June 30, 2018. During my time as Artspace’s May 2018 PNC Pop In resident, I had an amazing time making work for the exhibition while interacting with the public. Many […]

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artfor(us) by Sherrill Roland

Exhibition Dates: April 20 – May 12, 2018 April 21, 4pm-6pm | Artist Reception + Community Conversation: Resilience May 10, 7pm-9pm | Spoken Word Response with Dasan Ahanu Presented in partnership with The Black on Black Project “The fate of millions of people – indeed the future of the black community itself – may depend on the […]

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Materials Re-Imagined at Artspace

The exhibitions currently on view at Artspace explore the transformation of existing materials into new works of art. The narrative created by the repurposing of old into new adds a shared meaning among otherwise distinct bodies of work.  In addition to the theme of reimagined materials,  notions of place, history, and social justice are found […]

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New Year, New Hours!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! We’re kicking off 2018 with new creative energy at Artspace! Stop by to see our new exhibitions, to welcome two new Regional Emerging Artists in Residence to their studios, and check out our updated roster of classes and workshops for artists of all ages and abilities. And save the date for our […]

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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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