Past Exhibitions

2017

Charles Williams

Lost + Found

Gallery One
December 2 , 2016- January 21, 2017

After a near-death experience in the water, artist, Charles Williams became fascinated with the emotional and physical power of the natural world. Through large-scale paintings of the ocean, self portraits, and video work, Williams explored in this exhibition the fear and awe he experienced as a child being swept up in an ocean current, and the freedom he has earned in overcoming that fear.

Angela Eastman & Sonja Hinrichsen

Traces

Gallery Two
December 2 , 2016- January 14, 2017

Throughout history, human interactions with the natural environment are too often defined by destruction and displacement. Angela Eastman and Sonja Hinrichsen explored in Traces the more nuanced ways that landscape is capable of being both transformed and transformative.

2016

Collectors Gala

Live Auction

Gallery One
November 4 – 19, 2016

We kicked off our 30th Anniversary Celebration at the Collectors Gala with an art-filled evening celebrating Artspace and the Triangle Arts Community. Proceeds from the Collectors Gala benefited the Artspace Inspiration Fund, providing our community with opportunities to experience the creative process and engage with artists. 

Collectors Gala

Silent Auction

Gallery Two
November 4 – 19, 2016

We kicked off our 30th Anniversary Celebration at the Collectors Gala with an art-filled evening celebrating Artspace and the Triangle Arts Community. Proceeds from the Collectors Gala benefited the Artspace Inspiration Fund, providing our community with opportunities to experience the creative process and engage with artists. 

Freecell: Lauren Crahan, John Hartmann, Tak Cheung, Sam McBride, Gia Wolff

Light & Air

Gallery One
September 24 – October 29, 2016

Artists Lauren Crahan, John Hartmann, Tak Cheung, Sam McBride and Gia Wolff of Brooklyn-Based Freecell Architecture created a site-specific architectural installation. These artists are known for their ability to shift our understanding of physical space and to encourage a more open and imaginative understanding of the world around us.  

Titus Brooks Heagins
Rorschach

Gallery Two
September 2 – October 29, 2016 

This exhibition showcased Heagins’ body of work Rorschach in which the artist takes stripped down portraits of people in his own community as a means of transforming cultural norms of beauty.

Andrew Hladky, Summer Artist in Residence
Its Some Kynd of Thing It Aint Us But Yet Its In Us

Gallery One
June 29 – September 10, 2016
During his month-long residency, Andrew Hladky created a series of paintings in his distinctive additive style, fusing everyday household objects, such as toothpicks and cocktail sticks, with thick layers of oil paint to create intricate, undulating surfaces that push the boundaries of painting and sculpture. 

Lincoln Hancock
Flag

FLIGHT at 17 E Martin St, Raleigh
July 1 – September 10, 2016
FLAG was a site-specific, interactive installation designed to invite a participatory response to the state’s politics.

FRESH
New Works By North Carolina Artists

Gallery One
May 19 – June 25, 2016
Fresh was an open call exhibition that set out to demystify the process for the public about what goes into the making of an exhibition. 

FRESH
New Works By North Carolina Artists

Gallery Two
May 19 – 28, 2016
Fresh was an open call exhibition that set out to demystify the process for the public about what goes into the making of an exhibition. 

Carolyn Janssen & Jillian Mayer
Strangers in Paradise

Gallery One
March 26 – May 7, 2016
Strangers in Paradise featured a combination of video and installation pieces that tackled questions of identity, place, and what authenticity means in an increasingly digitized world. 

Artspace Teaching Artist
Showcase

Gallery Two
April 1 – May 7, 2016
Presenting the work of the Summer Arts Program instructors, the Artspace Teaching Artist Showcase displayed the varied talent that comes together to make Artspace’s programming possible. 

Robert Otto Epstein, Margi Weir & David Curcio
Americana: Textile History as Muse

Gallery Two
February 5 – March 26, 2016
This group exhibition featured work that challenged the connection between artist and product and preconceived notions about gender roles in art. 

American Tapestry Alliance
Small Tapestry International

Gallery One
January 23 – March 5, 2016
An exhibition featuring the work of tapestry artists from around the world with works not exceeding 12″ in any direction. 

Rachel Campbell, Judith Condon, and Jane Paradise
Carpe Diem

Gallery Two
December 4, 2015 – January 23, 2016
Carpe Diem presented the work of three artists, each working in three different mediums, who express the many feelings associated with growing old. 

2015

Michelle Podgorski & Leah Smith
Forest For The Trees

Gallery One
December 4, 2015 – January 9, 2016
Smith and Podgorski’s installation of sculptural and watercolor works, respectively, highlights the sometimes strained relationship between humans and nature. 

Collectors Gala
Silent Auction

Gallery One
November 6 – 21, 2015
Silent auction of artwork donated by Artspace artist members. 

Collectors Gala
Live Auction

Gallery Two
November 6 – 21, 2015
Live auction of artwork donated by Artspace artist members. 

MaryKate Maher + Laura Moriarty
Geometric Geologic

Gallery One
September 19 – October 31, 2015
Geometric Geologic exhibited the mixed media sculptural works of MaryKate Maher + Laura Moriarty. 

Expanding the Constellation
Elsewhere at Artspace

Gallery Two
September 4 – October 24, 2015
Expanding the Constellation presented seven artists who had completed residencies through Elsewhere Museum’s Southern Constellations project. 

Amy Marie Masters
The Gatlinburg Special

Gallery One
June 29 – September 5, 2015
During her month-long residency, Amy Marie Masters created a life-size, fiber putt-putt course based on her experiences in Gatlinburg, TN. 

FRESH: An Exhibition of New Work by North Carolina Artists

Gallery One
June 5-26, 2015
FRESH: An Exhibition of New Work by North Carolina Artists exhibited, through a series of openings and events, the latest artwork from artists working in North Carolina, as well as the processes involved in a juried exhibition. 

Karen Bell, Andrea Frank, Robin Germany, Lori Kella, Traer Scott, Millee Tibbs,
Wild at Heart: Our Affair with Nature

Gallery Two
March 28, 2015 – May 23, 2015
In Wild at Heart: Our Affair with Nature, each of the artists grapple, through painting, photography, and site-specific installations, with the complexities inherent in human interactions with the natural world.
  

Elisabeth Applbaum, Derek Cote, Gayle Stott Lowry, Jackson Martin
Wild at Heart: Our Affair with Nature

Gallery One
April 3, 2015 – May 16, 2015
A continuation of the exhibition in Gallery Two, Wild at Heart: Our Affair with Nature featured artists that grapple, through painting, photography, and site-specific installations, with the complexities inherent in human interactions with the natural world.
  

Marty Baird & Malu Fatorelli
Raleigh/Rio: An Artistic Conversation

Gallery One
January 31, 2015 – March 14, 2015
Raleigh/Rio: An Artistic Conversation showed the collaborative work of Raleigh-based artist Marty Baird and Rio de Janeiro-based artist Malu Fatorelli. The installations addressed the effects time and distance can have on a relationship.
  

Raul Gonzales III
Adventures in Drawing

Gallery Two
February 6, 2015 – March 21, 2015
Adventures in Drawing featured drawings from the graphic novel Lowriders in Space, select works of fine art created since 2011, and a mural Gonzalez painted on the wall connecting Artspace to Raleigh’s historic City Market.  

Threads of War
Guest Curated by Betsy Greer

Gallery Two
December 5, 2014 – January 31, 2015
Threads of war, guest curated by Betsy Greer, author of Craftivism: The Art of Craft and Activism, featured work created by artists from around the world that communicates the realities of war. 

2014

Fine Contemporary Craft of the Southeast
Juried by Stefanie Gerber Darr

Gallery One
December 5, 2014 – January 17, 2014
A biennial exhibition, Fine Contemporary Craft of the Southeast featured the work of artists and craftspeople originating from the Southeastern US. 

Collectors Gala
Silent Auction

Gallery One
November 1 – 27, 2014
Silent auction of artwork donated by Artspace artist members. 

Collectors Gala
Live Auction

Gallery Two
November 1 – 27, 2014
Live auction of artwork donated by Artspace artist members. 

Mark Brown
October Red

Gallery One
September 13 – November 1, 2014
Mark Brown’s reductive paintings “pay attention to the properties of paint, the uncertainty of risk and insistence on the work of the hand.”  

Lea Colie Wight & Laura Heyman
Render

Gallery Two
September 5 – November 1, 2014
Brought together, the artwork of photographer Laura Heyman and painter Lea Colie Wight offers two distinctive, contemporary views on why rendering the human form—particularly the female form—continues to command our attention.  

Leslie Vigeant
Self Digestion

Gallery One
August 1-September 6, 2014
Working with watercolors, Vigeant’s focus lies in creating images that reflect the human ego and figurative energy.  

education

Artspace Summer Arts Program Classroom

Gallery Two
June 16-August 15, 2014 

Jane Fox Hipple-within-2013-acrylic on cotton and paper with paper towel and gypsum-54in x 36in

Jane Fox Hipple
Hamartia

Gallery One
May 2-June 28, 2014
Hamartia, named for one of her works in progress, pinpoints Hipple’s strategy of, in her words, “describing the vulnerability of lived experience.”  

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THE HEALING BLUES project & TEEF
Telling Stories

Gallery Two
June 6, 2014
Artspace teamed with the Open Art Society to host “Telling Stories,” which featured two local art-making initiatives.  

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Courtney McCracken & Tracy Spencer-Stonestreet
Redefining Ritual

Gallery Two
April 4-May 31, 2014
Artists Courtney McCracken and Tracy Spencer-Stonestreet ask what it means to both inherit and make traditional expectations of home and femininity your own in the 21st century, sometimes visualizing as a literal burden or entanglement.

Buchanan, NOLA #1

Artspace Artists Association
New Works

Gallery One
March 15-April 19, 2014
Juror: Tom Braswell, Interim Gallery Director, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina University

Jeanne Heifetz

Orna Feinstein & Jeanne Heifetz
Trajectories

Gallery Two
February 7-March 29, 2014
Feinstein’s sculptural monotypes are influenced by natural structures and geometry, like those found in tree rings and cells. Jeanne Heifetz’s work is inspired by the natural geometry of soap bubbles and the man-made geometry of cultivated fields. 

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Alma Leiva
Celdas

Gallery One
January 25-March 7, 2014
In Celdas, meaning “prisons” in Spanish, Leiva constructed, photographed and captured videos of interior environments that allude to the accumulated, generational fear experienced by residents of Central American countries, including Honduras, due to ongoing drug and gang violence. 

2013

Angela Piehl, Bloom

Angela Piehl & Crystal Wagner
Flirting with Abundance

Gallery Two
December 6, 2013-January 25, 2014
Angela Piehl showed her black and white drawings that speak to our contemporary state of admiring luxury, accumulating objects and being alienated from nature. Crystal Wagner built a unique site-specific installation using relief print, screen-print, cut paper, and birthday party tablecloths.  

 

Susan Martin

Mary Ann Anderson, Linda Ruth Dickinson, Susan Martin
East/West

Three Person Biennial Exhibition
Artspace Artists Association
Juried by Jennifer Dasal, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, NCMA
Gallery One
December 6, 2013-January 11, 2014 

Silent Auction

Collectors Gala
Silent Auction Artwork

Gallery One
November 15-23, 2013 

gala live auction

Collectors Gala
Live Auction Artwork

Gallery Two
November 1-23, 2013 

Becky Joye, Dream Catcher 

Ray Duffey & Becky Joye
Thought Maps & Ladders

Gallery One
September 14-November 9, 2013 

Natalie Abrams 

Natalie Abrams, Cynthia Camlin, & Mi-Sook Hur
Dear Nature

Gallery Two
September 6-October 26, 2013 

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Maureen Cummins
Summer Artist-in-Residence
Accounts

Gallery One
Residency: July 3 -August 1, 2013
Exhibition: August 2-September 7, 2013

 

Summer Arts Program
Youth Exhibition

Gallery Two
August 20 – 24, 2013 

Joomi Chung, Surfaces

Joomi Chung
Surfaces

Gallery One
May 3 – June 29, 2013 

Chapter 7 - Fat Cat

Ira Upin
Strong Man

Gallery Two
April 5 – May 25, 2013 

Julie Brooks, The Empty World

Artspace Artists Association Annual Juried Exhibition
New Works
Juror: Mary Cook

Gallery One
March 16- April 27, 2013 

Former Regional Emerging Artists-in-Residence
Looking Back III

Gallery Two
February 1 – March 30, 2013 

Margaux Crump
Strange Chemistry 

Gallery One
February 1 – March 9, 2013 

2012

National Juried Biennial Exhibition
Fine Contemporary Craft

Gallery One
December 7, 2012 – January 12, 2013

Chris Watts
New Works

Gallery Two
December 7, 2012 – January 26, 2013

Frank Poor, Eufaula Warehouse

Frank Poor
Traces

Gallery One
October 5 – November 10, 2012

Joelle Dietrick & David H. Wells
Underwater: Interpreting the Foreclosure Crisis

Gallery Two
September 7 – October 27, 2012

Jonathan Brilliant
To Weave. To Stack. To Stain.

Gallery One
July 2 – September 22, 2012

Artspace Summer Arts Program
Youth Exhibition

Gallery Two
August 14 -18, 2012

Stephanie Liner
Momentos of a Doomed Construct

Gallery One
May 4 – June 30, 2012

Chris Hondros
A Retrospective

Gallery Two
April 6 – June 2, 2012

Artspace Artists Association
New Works Exhibition

Juror: David J. Brown

Gallery One
March 10 – April 28, 2012

Amy Gross & Barry Sparkman
Microcosms/Macrocosms

Gallery Two
February 3 – March 31, 2012

Jarod Charzewski
What Land Will Take

Gallery One
January 21 – March 3, 2012

Cynthia Farnell
Presence

Gallery Two
December 2, 2011 – January 28, 2012

2011

Lauren Schiller, Jane Terry, & Susan Watson Memory, Myth, & Meaning

Gallery Two
September 17 – October 29, 2011

Tom Stanley
Red and White and Black

Gallery One
September 10 – November 5, 2011

Artspace Summer Arts Program Youth Exhibition

Gallery Two
August 16 – 20, 2011

Dawn Gettler
through the doubt

Gallery One
August 5 – September 3, 2011

Educators’ Juried Exhibition
Juror: Ann Roth

Gallery Two
May 14 – June 4, 2011

Barbara Bernstein
Patterns of Love & Beauty

Gallery One
May 6 – June 25, 2011

Morgan Craig, Tim Kiernan, Greg Lindquist, & Jason Mitcham
Rising into Ruin

Gallery One
April 1 – May 7, 2011

Julie Davidow & Nava Lubelski
Dis/order

Gallery One
March 4 – April 30, 2011

Andrea Donnelly
Mindbody

Gallery Two
February 4 – March 26, 2011

Artspace Artists Association Annual Exhibition
New Works
Juror:  Melissa Peden

Gallery One
January 22 – February 26, 2011

Biennial Juried Exhibition
Fine Contemporary Craft
Juror: Alfred D. Ward

Gallery One
December 3, 2010 – January 15, 2011

Alfred D. Ward
La Mostra Della Borsas

Gallery Two
December 3, 2010 – January 29, 2011

2010

Darren Goins, Mario Marzan, Renee van der Stelt, & Rosemary Winn
Mapping Memory

Gallery Two
September 18 – October 30, 2010

David Garratt
Perpetual Perception

Gallery One
September 11 – November 20, 2010

Artspace Summer Arts Program Youth Exhibition

Gallery Two
August 17 – 21, 2010

Oscar Gillespie
Summer in Carolina

Gallery One
August 6 – September 4, 2010

Artspace Summer Arts Program Instructor Exhibition

Gallery Two
August 6 – September 4, 2010

Hedwig Brouckaert, Israel Davis, & Shaun Cassidy
Markings

Gallery One
May 7 – June 26, 2010

James Henkel
Stacks & Spills

Gallery Two
April 2 – May 7, 2010

Artspace Artists Association Annual Exhibition
New Works
Juror:  Harriett Green

Gallery One
March 13 – May 1, 2010

Heather Freeman & Steve Subotnick
Intimate Animals

Gallery Two
February 5 – March 27, 2010

Howard Sherman
Bogus Rating System

Gallery One
January 16 – March 5, 2010