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Curator's Pick - Courtney Johnson
10/16/2018
Approaching a Decade at GreenHill

Courtney Johnson's dreamy, pink and brown-hued images of the Carolina coast seem to glow with humidity. On view in Analog, selections from Johnson's series Salt depict familiar scenes: the sun rising over the Atlantic,  small waves crashing on the Wrightsville Beach shore, and a calm sea at Bald Head. Courtney explains her process: "Salt is series of salted paper prints using salt water with varying salinity from natural sources. Varying the salinity of the water used in the gelatin salt solution results in a tonal variation of the prints from pinkish gray to sepia shades. The natural salt water is mixed directly with gelatin, rather than diluted to a consistent salinity ...

Beyond Ornament Curator Picks #3
10/07/2018
Approaching a Decade at GreenHill

ELIANA ARENASEliana Arenas’ eloquently designed earrings, entitled “En Mesa,” embody her exploration of “how we are able to adjust to different circumstances to create home and to live in family.” Black and white letters on paper are applied to metal and the artist notes “each material is strong and fragile at the same time.” Arenas hopes this piece, and others on view from this body of work become a protective “shield” that will help the wearer feel at home.Eliana Arenas, En Mesa, 2018, brass, sterling silver, powder coating and newspaper, 4 x ½ x ½ inches KAT COLEKat Cole’s sculptural wall relief entitled Red ...

Curator's Pick - Lee Sipe
09/27/2018
Approaching a Decade at GreenHill

Lee Sipe’s woven copper vessels have long been presented at Blue Spiral gallery in Asheville and will be seen in Winter Show for the first time. Sipe describes her unique process for creating these intricate pieces:  “. . .precise twined copper wire interspaced with hammered ends formed into striking shapes. The shape flowed from my hands as the piece was created. Mixing of the different colored wire was critical to create the color I desired that would enhance the symmetry of the vessel. The shape and color had to complement each other and the end result had to be pleasing to the eye. I was also seeking a result that would create a sense of peace and ...

Art on the Rocks
09/27/2018
Approaching a Decade at GreenHill

ART ON THE ROCKSJoin us for an evening of art and fun  - all for a good cause.Coupled with art activities, a scavenger hunt, and curated cocktails/mocktails at three different stations. Tickets are $20/person in advance and $25/person at the door. Tickets include two drinks. Additional drinks available for $5/each.TICKETS:  www.GreenHillnc.org/on-the-rocks. Proceeds from the event support GreenHill and North Carolina art and artists. ACTIVITIESScavenger HuntIn groups of 2 or more complete the scavenger hunt for your chance to win! Riddles and clues help guide guests through the exhibition spaces in search for art, activities, and the potential to win ...

Curator's Pick - Joshua White
09/25/2018
Approaching a Decade at GreenHill

Joshua White's lumen prints and chromatypes dazzle the eye--colorful, wispy nebulae surround and elucidate common plants and bugs in silhouette. He says, "there is an immediacy and magic to lumen printing. Salts, precious metal, natural subjects, and sunlight combine to capture the shadows of my local ecological landscape, describing their exquisite forms and structures in minimal detail. Making these images is a form of investigation as well as play, allowing me to quickly respond to light and land. I often print in the same sunlight that shines on my subjects, allowing me to observe the quiet processes that surround us every day, deepening my understanding of our communion with nature." ...