What our artists have to say about their show:
OCAG PREVIEW SHOW
oct 21 — nov 10
RECEPTION Friday, October, 25th, 6:00 — 9:00 pm
For the ninth year, Pringle Teetor and Linda Carmel will be showing together at Carmel’s studio, 101 Huntington Drive, Chapel Hill, #62 on the tour. Pringle’s blown glass and Linda’s textured paintings complement each other perfectly.
Ali Givens returns to the tour for her third year. Ali creates fabric collages of landscapes, cityscapes and still lifes sewn from hand-painted cotton, colorful batiks and other natural fibers. Her studio is #14 on the tour located at 3611 Mijos Lane, Chapel Hill.
Eduardo Lapetina’s studio, located at 318 North Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, is #63 on the tour map. This is his eleventh year on the tour. Lapetina will show new abstract paintings with vibrant colors in various sizes — including very large pieces.
Michael Salemi, a woodturner, is showing jointly with Miriam Sagasti at her studio (#25). Michael’s work includes both traditional forms: bowls, plates and platters, and unusual pieces such as ikebanas.
Alice Levinson will be exhibiting contemporary wall-hung textile pieces. Each, rich in color and texture, is composed of hand-dyed fabric, densely sewn. Her studio is #18 on the map, 3604 Pasture Road, Hillsborough.
Jason Smith creates one of a kind abstract metal sculptures in steel and copper using reclaimed material. Jason’s studio is #2 on the map, 1709 NC HWY 86 North, Hillsborough.
The tour is an opportunity for art lovers to meet artists, watch them demonstrate how they create, and purchase work directly from the artist. Studio Tour brochures and maps are available at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts and on the Guild website: http://www.ocagnc.org Artists on this year’s tour will have work on display in the preview show at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts from October 21 — November 10. It’s a wonderful opportunity for a first look at the work and help plan your tour route.