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2019 Members’ Holiday Market Exhibit @ SunTrust Gallery

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The Durham Art Guild will showcase local affordable artwork by member artists in SunTrust Gallery for gift-giving this holiday season! THINK PRESENTS! There is a variety of over 168 items! This is a non-juried annual exhibition to showcase the work of our valued member artists who are able to display 1 or 2 works of…



TRIGGER WARNING by Jade Wilson @ Golden Belt

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The Durham Art Guild presents “Trigger Warning” featuring new work by DAG’s 2019 Artist in Residence Jade Wilson. “While struggling to connect with a community to earnestly share stories of defeat and triumph, I found that I needed to take a dark and scary trip through past traumas to find my focus.” – Jade Wilson…



Results Delayed – NOW UPDATED – 2020 Exhibit Selections

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UPDATE from 11/21/19 post: Thank you so much for your patience. The review and assignment/pairing process took a little longer than anticipated, which caused this delay in notification. We greatly appreciate the submissions and the many artists that shared their work with us. There was about a 30% increase in submissions this year, which made the…



Lost @ Golden Belt

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The Durham Art Guild presents “Lost: A Photographic Journey by Joseph Rafferty.” “L O S T” prints were shot between 1999-2004, a mixture of Joseph Rafferty’s Editorial Commissions & Personal Work. All prints from “L O S T” disappeared in 2007 until 2018, when discovered by a child rummaging through obscure toy box. Joseph Rafferty:…



100+ Years of Earth and Fire @ SunTrust Gallery

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The Durham Art Guild presents “100+ Years of Earth and Fire: ARetrospective of Four Women Working in Clay” featuring works by Cynthia Aldrich, Natalie Boorman, Carmen Elliott and Marilyn Palsha. Aldrich, Boorman, Elliott and Palsha are ceramic artists who have been working with clay collectively for over 170 years! Our commonality is that we have…



The Power of Music @ Golden Belt

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The Durham Art Guild presents “The Power of Music” featuring work by DAG member Owens Daniels. This exhibition is about music and the musicians that make it into magic. Featured image is “Badass” by Owens Daniels. Owens Daniels: www.owensdaniels.com This exhibition is on view in the DAG Gallery at Golden Belt October 2 – October…



Gather Everything Somewhere @ Golden Belt

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The Durham Art Guild presents “Gather Everything Somewhere” featuring new mixed-media works by DAG member Tonya Solley Thornton. Tonya Solley Thornton’s intricate compositions are conversations between disparate elements that connect and intertwine in unexpected ways, creating abstract forms with a peculiar emotional resonance. Through collage and found object sculpture, she explores the expressive potential in…



65th Annual Juried Exhibition @ SunTrust Gallery

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The Durham Art Guild presents the 65th Annual Juried Exhibition. This is the Guild’s longest-running, largest, and most impressive annual exhibition featuring the work of 48 regional artists working in a variety of mediums and styles. This exhibition is on view in SunTrust Gallery from August 16 – October 12, 2019. This year’s artwork is…



PIECES: a paradoxy @ Golden Belt

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The Durham Art Guild presents “PIECES: a paradoxy” featuring work by DAG member Krystal Hart. PIECES symbolize the debris of our physical, psychological, and metaphysical worlds. Debris taken from adversities converge on substrates to bear works of regeneration. Works not masked in the delicate ornamental opulence of refined and perfected walls, but a splendor of…



Night Swim @ Golden Belt

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The Durham Art Guild presents “Night Swim” featuring work by DAG member Vanessa Murray. “Night Swim” explores the psychological vulnerability that is felt when we place our self under the dark sky in the presence of the unknown. Both paintings and sculptures explore a quiet push and pull between exposure and concealment, concave and convex,…