The fine folks at Hobbs Architects in downtown Pittsboro are powering our Meet This Artist series this year. Architecture is art, and the Hobbs crew values art in our community. They join us in inviting you to take a look. Meet your very inspiring neighbors. Meet This Artist . . . My trip to meet our featured… Read More →
It’s the beginning of the new year. Another opportunity to go out and see more beauty. Thankfully, January’s cold in North Carolina isn’t too bad. Right now, for instance, as I work on my notes from my visit with the NC Arts Incubator’s director, April Weaver, the sun’s light lends life to all sorts of… Read More →
ClydeFEST 2018 was full of laughter, creative art, cool critters, fun games, and a welcoming community spirit! Even while we’re still smiling and excited about all of that, we’re looking forward to what next year will bring! Whether you came out to witness local folk artist Clyde Jones carve a critter for auction, watch performances… Read More →
Pop Quiz! Does your little one like to run around in open spaces? Do your kids love to get messy? Make crafts? Play games? Does listening to live music put you in a good mood? Do you love local art? Like, critter art is the best and you smile when you see it? Does a… Read More →
Join us for this local Folk Art Spectacular! Varying styles and mediums of folk art will fill the PAF Gallery and be displayed throughout the Incubator. 16 North Carolina Artists participating. Music by Sheamus “Skyebaby” Davey of Winston-Salem.
Onicas Gaddis has only one photograph from his childhood. “This is me and my two brothers, Bart and Phillip, and my sister Josephine – before I was taken away,” he said. The photo is blurry, his siblings’ faces like a misty dream. When he said good-bye to his family, he had only his memory to keep… Read More →
The corner of Small and East Streets in Pittsboro is a handmade hive of activity. Salvaged windows allow natural light to wash newly installed walls made of reclaimed wooden planks that glow a translucent milky white. A rusted tin ceiling above and a large sliding door bring to mind rural barns. Modern wiring and flooring appropriate for high traffic areas… Read More →
This is the Chatham Arts Council’s third in a monthly series focusing on arts events in Chatham County that are not to be missed. In 1974, R. B. Fitch and his wife Jenny envisioned building Fearrington Village on the grounds of a dairy farm north of Pittsboro in the image of an English village. About thirty… Read More →