by Jordan Green

Spring is in full bloom. Go out and do art. Graphically Speaking, a traveling exhibit featuring prints and posters, lands at the Sechrest Gallery at High Point University on Wednesday and runs through April 23. An opening reception will be held on Friday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the gallery.

QueerLab, a youth-led media experiment collecting stories from LGBTQ-identifying youth in the Southeast to create the online and print magazine, I Don’t Do Boxes on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit

Children’s book author Clay Howard reads from his book The Energy Thief at Barnhill’s Books in Winston-Salem on Friday at 6 p.m. He gives a private reading for children at Murphey Traditional Academy in Greensboro earlier in the day.

Local painters and illustrators, along with students from Hope Academy, exhibit their work at the Spring Garden Arts Festival at Spring Garden Community Church on Saturday from noon to 10 p.m. The church is located on the corner of Aycock and Florida streets.

Biographer Gail Levin lectures at the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro on April 14 from 2 to 3 p.m. Levin is the author of Lee Krasner: A Biography, published by HarperCollins in 2011. Krasner was overshadowed by her husband, Jackson Pollock, but she was a significant artist in her own right. Levin makes the case that she was “an independent woman of uncompromising talent, and a fiery genius… well deserving of recognition in the 20th century’s cultural lexicon.”

100 for 100, an exhibit featuring 100 canvases for $100 each, closes at the Center for Visual Artists in Greensboro on Friday.

Picking up from the last First Friday, Chad Beroth, Patrick Harris and Chris Powers exhibit at Delurk Gallery in Winston- Salem through April 27.

The work of five North Carolina abstract painters, Brett Baker, Mark Brown, Ashlynn Browing, Bonnie Melton and Philip Lopez, can be seen in the Independents exhibit at the Green Hill Center for NC Arts in Greensboro through June 2.

And Last Bite: One Poet, Two Artists, an exhibit featuring the poetry of Robert Moyer and art by Guntram Porps and Mona Wu, is on view at Inter_Section Gallery in Winston-Salem.

The Center for Visual Artists in Greensboro has hired a new executive director. Katie Lank, who assumed her new position on April 1, had previously served

as education director for the center since May 2007.