Past Exhibits - Cornelius Arts Center Gallery
|Mud at the Mill
|30 local ceramic artists||A collaboration with Carolina Clay Matters, Inc. Ceramics Guild that featured both functional and sculptural pieces.|
|Home Grown: Sprouts
|Over 100 young artists/summer campers||This mixed media exhibition featured works created during our Summer Arts & Recreation Camps, by young artists ages 4-16.
|Liliana D'ambra||This local artist used acrylics, modeling paste on ceramic bas relief, and canvas to create works inspired by Mediterranean culture.|
|Various local artists||This year's annual local art showcase included over 100 different local artists of all ages & abilities, in all mediums.
|Michelle Podgorski||The watercolor paintings in Adaptation included landscapes expressing nature's resilience to human destruction and the beauty within.|
|Ingrid Erickson||Talons featured gorgeous and intricate paper-cut works inspired by studying birds within their habitat at the Carolina Raptor Center.|
|Various local artists||This year's annual local art showcase included over 90 different local artists of all ages & abilities, in all mediums.
|S. Gayle Stevens, Diana H. Bloomfield, Aspen Hochhalter & Christina Z. Anderson||Awakening united the art of four female photographers from across the United States for a visual exploration of the internal human experience.|
|you AND i
|Rocyeun Kim||Using red thread, Kim constructs visual representations of a multitude of personal connections.|
|Sydney Sogol, Anatoly Tsiris, Michael Hamlin-Smith, Jessica Singerman, Jim Miles & Allison Luce||Transcendence encouraged viewers to wander through the woods to contemplate our inherent connection with the natural world.|
|John Hairston, Jr||Hairston uses both vibrant & rough strokes, brilliant colors & symbolic throwbacks to his 80's roots in his works.|
Nov, 2014-Jan, 2015
|Various local artists||This year's annual local art showcase included over 80 different local artists of all ages & abilities, in all mediums.
|Alchemy of Tea
|Barbara Bartlett, Bridget Conn, Elizabeth Alexander, Jennifer Coyne-Qudeen, Mari Omori & Rodney Thompson||This unique & stunning collection provoked viewers to ponder the transformation of tea into art objects, from installation to photography & porcelain to encaustic.|
|Adam McGalliard||Projected layers added depth to seemingly traditional portraits & forced the viewer to question their meanings.|
|Meredith Connelly||Viewers interacted with & pondered light, shadow, time, nature & energy in this large, sound-sensitive, illuminated sculpture.|
|Markers of Our Lives
|Bryant Holsenbeck||A community mandala was designed by the artist & made out of recycled bottle caps and lids on the floor of the Center.|
|Amy Sanders||Sanders' ceramic pieces use textures, layers, color & form to engage the viewer with a nostalgic sense of comfort.|
|Various local artists||Our celebration of local art featured the work of artists from Cornelius & the surrounding towns. This year's exhibit showcased the talent of over 60 artists.|
|Annada Hypes||In Hypes' poignant paintings & prints, animals take on new forms & interact with words.|
|Nathaniel Lancaster||Lancaster's thoughtfully layered images were paired with whimsical titles that offered new meanings.|
|Amy Bagwell, Andrea Vail, Jessica Naples & Laurie Schorr||These artists resurrect ordinary objects into beautiful new forms of "upcycled" art that transcend their original purpose & meaning.|
|Monique Luck||Luck models the features of figures & natural forms using fragments of found paper. The artist also produced a commissioned piece for the Town that is used as the entrance sign for the Cornelius Community Garden.|
Nov, 2012 - Jan, 2013
|CAC Art Instructors||The Center celebrated the work of the art instructors who provide programs at the CAC in this vibrant & diverse exhibition.|