Arrf! My Art is a Business – Can I do that? A Legal Grab Bag of Topics relating to Artists’ Rights and Wrongs

Taking a cue from AFAS’ Red Dog mascot, “Arrf! My Art is a Business,” the series of 5 programs covering most of the important business topics of interest to artists from musicians to painters and playwrights to sculptors will be held during the evening, from 7 until 8.30, at the Unleashed Arts Center, 204 West 6th Street, near the corner of 6th and Trade Streets. All of the sessions are free, open to the public, and will feature discussions by experts as well as an opportunity for attendees to ask questions. The schedule is as follows: April 23 – Copyright Continue reading

Unleashed Art

Deborah Willard Stop by Unleashed Art Center on 6th Street this Friday evening (7-10) to see our newest addition to the AFAS Public Art Initiative, Sharon Allen‘s latest works and Community heART Project. Deborah Willard

You Gotta LOVE February!

The annual CashBash…..at The Garage  110 West 7th St., Winston-Salem NC 27101Friday and Saturday February 22 at 7:00pm until February 24 at 2:00am hosted by Richard Boyd of the Bo-Stevens. 14 bands all coming together for two nights to pay tribute and honor Johnny Cash the man in black…Rockabilly honky-tonk at its finest. First Friday Gallery Hop When the first Friday falls on the first of the month, it means the First Friday Gallery Hop takes place on the 1st of the month.  So it goes in February 2013. So January is over, and you’ve paid all those xmas bills, Continue reading

Cool Stuff to Buy on Trade Street

Exquisite beaded embroidery pendants by Julie Knabb who creates her works in Studio 2, in the alley next to 6th and Vine Restaurant Clever little copper scarf pins by Julie Knabb, at Studio 2 and Red Dog Gallery   Willy Nilly offers Collegiate Kids Interactive Storybooks,  handcrafted wooden toys, and a new line of Christmas cards designed by Deborah Willard in collaboration with Dan Trivelpiece of Wilmington NC. Beautiful handcrafted items by multi-media artist Kim Pegramwhose works can be found at Red Dog Gallery.

December in the Arts District

It’s December 2012.  If the Mayan Calendar is to be believed, something seriously cataclysmic is supposed to happen on December 21st.  The Doomsday Preppers seem to be pretty well prepped.  Gloom and Doom have settled in for the Believers.  Some of the Believers believe it may not happen after all.  Some people think it’s already happening, what with such events as Hurricane Sandy unleashing itself upon New York, New Jersey, and neighboring states. What does it all mean?   We’ll find out when we get there.  In the meantime, maybe you’d better get your Christmas shopping done early.  And the upcoming Continue reading

First Friday Gallery Hop is November 2nd….

First Friday Gallery Hop is coming up….Gallery Hop is a monthly event organized by the Downtown Art District Association (DADA).  The November Hop often promises wonderful shows and exhibitions, not to mention a vast array of very giftable art and craft in the various shops and galleries all around the Art District.  This month’s edition will no doubt live up to the hype. November Gallery Hop E-Newsletter   Unleashed Art Center is an AFAS group event, teaching and exhibition space. AFAS also has a beautiful gallery at 606 N. Trade Street, the Red Dog Gallery. Plus, AFAS is the driving Continue reading