Exhibitions

Uni – 4 – Artists Winter Show

January 27 – February 27, 2016.   Oils, Watercolors, Fabric, Clay, Mixed Media, Collage, Paper, Jewelry Uni-4-Artists is a membership based organization whose purpose is to encourage and promote visual artists of the Unifour area and enhance the quality of life for everybody in the community through the arts.   OPENING RECEPTION AND MEET THE ARTISTS Friday, January… Read more »

“Three Different Views”

The Work of Three Amazing Artists – Peter Milne, Mark Poteat, and Lance Turner Opens on Thursday, May 19 with an Artist Reception, 5 until 7. On Exhibit thru June 17. Mark Poteat:  Department Head, Visual and Performing Arts at Western Piedmont Community College Peter Milne:  Graduate of Rhode Island School of Design and a… Read more »

DEAN MITCHELL, “Traces of Humanity”

 The Burke Arts Council, Morganton, North Carolina is proud to present the work of nationally recognized artist, DEAN MITCHELL. Mitchell is considered one of America’s greatest watercolorists and exhibits in the most prestigious museum invitationals throughout the United States. Check out Dean’s website www.deanmitchellstudio.com      Dates of the exhibition:  August 6 thru September 13. Opening Reception:… Read more »

NOW ON EXHIBIT – PETER MILNE – Retrospective and New Works

July 14 – August 8.   Meet the Artist at a special reception to be held on Thursday, July 17, 5 – 8 pm as a special highlight to Downtown Morganton’s Third Thursday Art Crawl. Peter Milne of Morganton, paints with acrylics on paper and canvas.  He has recently developed an interest in block printing and prints from… Read more »

THE FOURTH ANNUAL AUTUMN PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

THE FOURTH ANNUAL AUTUMN PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

August 25 – October 14, 2017

NOW ON EXHIBIT: THE ART OF CHOCOLATE

April 11 – 30, 2014 OPTIONS, INC Advocacy for victims of domestic and sexual violence Options, Inc. is pleased to announce THE ART OF CHOCOLATE, our seventh annual fundraiser for women and children affected by domestic and sexual violence in our community. Our event will be held in the historic Armory building on Friday May… Read more »

THE ART OF CHOCOLATE ARTIST RECEPTION

Thursday, April 27.  5 – 7PM. The Burke Arts Council will host the Art of Chocolate Artists Reception. Get a first look at the artwork, generously donated by fine artists from across the region – all in support of Options’ Domestic Violence Programs.   Some of the artwork will have “buy-it-now” prices. Beer, wine, and… Read more »

The Sixth Annual Western North Carolina Studio Glass Exhibition

The Sixth Annual Western North Carolina Studio Glass Exhibition

JUNE 17 – JULY 15, 2017  ARTIST RECEPTION – SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017 The mountains of North Carolina are home to some of the world’s most talented studio glass artists. To recognize the exceptional work of these distinguished artists, and others, an exhibition of work is scheduled in a collaborative effort taking place in three downtown… Read more »

ARTS IN MEDICINE: Carolinas HealthCare Blue Ridge

The Burke Arts Council’s Annual Photography Exhibition will be moving to  The Atrium of Carolinas HealthCare System – Blue Ridge, Morganton.   The exhibit will be on display in the atrium through December.   Join the staff of the hospital for a reception on Wednesday, November 16, 4:30 – 6PM. If you have not seen… Read more »

FIRST FROST ART SHOW AND SALE

November 18 – December 23, 2016.  Annual art show and sale. Artist Reception:  Friday, November 25, 5 – 7pm. The Burke Arts Council is pleased to present the  Annual First Frost Art Show & Sale. Beautifully displayed in a gallery and gift shop setting, the show will feature a unique variety  of fine artwork featuring artists… Read more »

NOW ON EXHIBIT – THE THIRD ANNUAL WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA STUDIO ART GLASS EXHIBITION

June 2 – July 11, 2014.   Please join us for the Artists’ Reception, Saturday, June 14.  5 until 8 pm. at each of the host galleries.  The mountains of North Carolina are home to some of the world’s most talented studio glass artists. To recognize the exceptional work of these distinguished artists, and others, an… Read more »

NOW ON EXHIBIT: CONTEMPORARY FIBER ART EXHIBITION

AUGUST 12 – SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 Reception:  Friday, August 15, 5 until 7pm Featuring the 2014 SAQA Traveling Trunk Show.  This is SAQA’s third Trunk Show. Curated by Eileen Doughty, it was designed to showcase SAQA’s diversity of talent and its mission to “promote the art quilt through education, exhibitions, professional development, documentation, and publications.”… Read more »

CURRENT EXHIBIT: ARTIST COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION

JULY 18  –  AUGUST 3 ARTIST RECEPTION: THURSDAY, July 18, 5 – 8PM ARTISTS FEATURED: Beth Bailey, Courtney Long, Julie Cioffoletti, Jenny Mastin, Kim Ollis, Denise Riddle, Suzie Rowland, Mary Marcia Salsbury, Kristin Steiner, Joanne Stock, Judy Teele, Debbi VanOrdstrand Discover the body of work displayed in the Gallery that tells the story of twelve different… Read more »

CURRENT EXHIBIT: The Annual Woodworkers Exhibit

January 8 – February 21, 2014 ANNUAL WOODWORKERS EXHIBIT Featured woodworkers include: Charlie Burleson * Tom Blanton * Tom Denne * John Ferguson * Blaine Johnston Connie Molland  * Michael Pumphrey * Ian Robins * Joey Stevens AND FEATURING TRENT BURLESON’S PAINTINGS AND WOODEN BOXES  VISIT THIS WONDERFUL EXHIBITION  –  JANUARY 8 THRU FEBRUARY 21, 2014… Read more »