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Cary Artist Combining Bees With Paintings

Cary, NC – One of the great things about art is how tweaking your thinking a little bit can result in new, imaginative works. And a Cary artist is mixing her passion for painting and photography with her interest in bees, as well as educating visitors on how to take care of local bees. Read more

Cary Resident Starts Incubator for Aspiring Artists

Cary, NC – For artists, finding places to promote their work or hone their craft can be difficult. But one Cary resident has started a center for local musicians, painters and other artists to reach their next level. Read more

Cary Town Hall Hosts Chinese Art Exhibition

Cary, NC – Cary is home to a variety of people with different backgrounds and cultures. Some of that culture will be on full display at Cary Town Hall as it hosts the second annual Discover China Fine Arts Exhibition. Read more

Village Art Circle Honoring Late Cary Artist in Auction

Cary, NC – Earlier this year, Cary lost one of its longtime artists, Ella Tracey Williams. To honor her work and give back to the community, her family has organized an auction of her artwork at the Village Art Circle. Read more

Waverly Artists Gallery Closing in November

Cary, NC – After five years in Waverly Place, the Waverly Artists Group Studio and Gallery will be closing. In their short time, they have been voted as the best gallery in Cary, hosted more than 3000 guests and have made a significant impact in Cary’s art scene. Read more

Rare Showing of Contemporary Art at The Ackland

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Chapel Hill, NC — You’ve been to the NC Museum of Art. You’ve been to the Nasher. But have you been to the Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill? If not, now’s a good time to go, with a rare exhibition of works from their Contemporary collection on display. Read more

Art: Meet the Painters of Downtown Cary

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Cary, NC — On Saturday, May 2, 2015, over 20 artists brought their easels, canvases and palettes outside to paint along the streets of Downtown Cary. I talked to a handful of them and even ended up becoming a model in one of the paintings. Read more

Town of Cary Workshops on Traditional Indian Art Forms

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – We all know the work of Andy Warhol, Vincent Van Gogh and Rembrant. But how many of us have ever heard of artforms called Rangoli, Warli and Zentangle? Local artist Sampada Agarwal is set to  teach some workshops presented by Town of Cary to acquaint people with these traditional and modern styles of art. Read more

Artist Of The Month: Christine Long

“Autumn Paints the River II”

Story by Cristina Virsida of Cary Visual Art. Artist of the month is edited by Leslie Huffman.

Cary, NC – Like a great many local triangle artists, Christine Long’s journey into art has been a winding one, with many stops and starts along the way. Read more

Artist Of The Month: Tim Lee

Story by Guest Columnist Cristina Virsida of Cary Visual Art.

Cary, NC – Today, in partnership with Cary Visual Art, we debut Artist of the Month. 

Tim Lee comes from a background in illustration. His work has been called surreal Americana and was recently featured at the Cary Art Ball. Read more