Fine Arts

Joel Sartore’s “Photo Ark,” featuring endangered wildlife, is this year’s “TREES” exhibition on the Downtown Mall. Photo credit: Joel Sartore

LOOKbetween and “TREES” fill in for photo fest downtime

It’s that time of year again when dazzling photographs of exotic wildlife hang from the willow oaks running along the Downtown Mall. Dubbed “TREES,” the exhibition of large, double-sided images is the most visible and popular aspect of LOOK3, the nonprofit organization that celebrates the vision of extraordinary photographers, ignites critical conversations about the subjects […]

With an eye for upcycling, Jesse Fiest creates her own inanimate wilderness of favorite fauna at Telegraph Gallery. Photo courtesy of the artist

ARTS Pick: Second Hand Fauna

Part anthropologist, part pirate, Jesse Fiest hunts for treasure among knickknacks and leftovers. Using found and second hand materials, she creates whimsical sculptures in “Second Hand Fauna,” described as vegan taxidermy–which makes it pretty clear that no animals were harmed in the creation of this artwork. Friday 6/13. Free, 5pm. Telegraph Gallery, 110 Fourth St., […]

Megan Bent's photo exhibit "There is a Crack in Everything, That's How the Light Gets In" opens at the Bridge PAI on Friday night.

June First Fridays Guide

First Fridays is a monthly art event featuring exhibit openings at many Downtown art galleries and additional exhibition venues. Several spaces offer receptions. Listings are compiled in collaboration with Piedmont Council for the Arts. To list an exhibit, please send information two weeks before opening to arts@c-ville.com. First Fridays: June 6, 2014. Blue Moon Diner […]