October Arts on Sunday Series Festivals

Arts on Sunday Festival

The Arts on Sunday festivals sponsored by AFAS, Art for Art’s Sake, continue to be one of my favorite series of events in Winston-Salem. The festivals take place every Sunday in October from 1 to 5 pm. The 500 and 600 blocks of Trade Street, along with a portion of the 200 block of 6th Street is the site for all the action.  The streets are lined with artists and craftspeople showing and selling their creations. Many of the shops and galleries in this area are open as well. Then there is live entertainment, a well managed kids area, chalk Continue reading

Get Ready for Heavy Rebel Weekender!!

heavy rebel car show

Heavy Rebel Weekender is an annual event, and it happens this weekend, July 4-6, 2014. While much of the activity takes place at the Millennium Center, Trade Street and Arts District denizens should know that Saturday, July 5th is the annual Car Show, a showcase of vintage cars and bikes.  This event is HUGE and it gets bigger every year. Businesses and visitors alike should take note of the street closing schedule. Finnigan’s Wake holds the permit for the street closings, which includes putting the barricades up and arranging off-duty police officers to provide security. The barricades will be in Continue reading

Alcohol Ink Workshops

Alcohol Ink Workshops Two are scheduled for February at the Unleashed Arts Center at 204 West 6th St., directly across from 6th & Vine, just around the corner from Red Dog Gallery. Monday, Feb. 17 1-4 pm Monday, Feb 24 6-9 pm Each three-hour workshop is $35 per person. We will supply all materials and snacks. You will go home with 3 or 4 small pieces of your own original artwork that you’ll love. Invite some friends to join you. Everyone is successful at creating artwork with alcohol inks. Wear old clothes and come prepared to have fun and discover Continue reading

New Artists Studios in the Arts District

16over6 building image

Now available for rent: private Artists Studios in Winston-Salem’s Arts District ranging in size from 112 sq’ to 350 sq’. Monthly studio rentals from $175-450 depending on space desired. Amenities: Windows in every studio and skylights in interior spaces. Inside is all non-smoking. Well mannered dogs welcome with proper supervision.   Check out the website to find out more or track down leasing agent Jennifer O’Kelly, especially if you know anyone looking for studio space with natural light.16over6.com Studios 6, 12, 13, 14, 15 are ready for move-in. Studio 3 in progress. Also, we are scheduling some figure drawing sessions Continue reading

Spring Decor at Willy Nilly

Spring Decor, a photo by DebDubya on Flickr. Sprig of real live rosemary in bloom, courtesy of Earthbound Arts, 610 N Trade St. Heineken beer bottle vase, courtesy of Jimmy.  Interesting columnar-shaped vase from thrift shop (probably the Rescue Mission Thrift Shop). Pinwheel and the cool stem of paper flowers, thanks to absent-minded visitors to my shop Willy Nilly, 604A N Trade St.

Fwd: March At Delurk

Hieronymus – iamhieronymus.com Brian Kubecki (aka QUB) Travis Phillips Delurk Gallerywill havean Opening Reception Friday, March 1, from 7pm-10pm. This March Delurk will be featuring new work by three visiting artists. See a one of a kind installation, by Hieronymus, of paintings on canvas and on the wall, inspired by cabinet cards. Brian Kubecki’s, I Need You, is a show completely dependent on something for its success – you. Experience a jaw-shattering reexamination of visual art and be a part of something you won’t soon forget. Isolation; Something To Die For, new work by Travis Phillips, deals with human intentionality and interplay Continue reading