July 5th – First Friday ArtWalk – 5-7pm
Come join us, browse the new art, enjoy beverages and visit with friends and neighbors.
This evening’s features include:
Danielle Beaty. (in the Jenkins Gallery)
Title of her show: Turtle Bay Gallery Jewelry Event
Danielle has been designing her unique style of sterling silver and mixed media art jewelry for over fifteen years. With a background in graphic arts, she translated those skills into jewelry design and found a niche within her passion for the sea.
From her Facebook page: “Her pieces reflect a nautical and easy beach living theme that speaks to water lovers everywhere. Each design is handcrafted in her shore-side studio and fused with whimsy and prose. Utilizing natural materials and mixed metals, her pieces have become symbolic of the things most treasured by those living a coastal lifestyle.”
Laura Berendsen Hughes. (in the 516 Gallery)
Title of her show: “The Way to Heaven is on Horseback”
Laura Berendsen Hughes is a graphic designer and fine artist From Durham, NC. Her current work features acrylic equine inspired paintings that bridge realism and abstraction and rely on the beauty and drama of color and shape. The titles are taken from the Sufi poet Rumi, and seek to express transcendence and the ecstatic state of union with the divine.