found objects

by Christian Bryant

This week’s installment of Found Objects kicks off with an exhibit at a Piedmont Triad arts treasure — the Sawtooth School for Visual Art. Highlights, a sampling of Sawtooth’s spring workshop artists is currently on display at the Davis Gallery and features the work of Barbara Cashman, Alix Hitchcock, Gaff Pearce, Pat Spainhour, Joyce Teta and Mona Wu. The show runs through May 21.

The School of Creativity in Greensboro offers a class on journaling beginning Wednesday. Participants are encouraged to “embrace the joy and rejuvenating power of journaling in a style individualized to your creative muse.” By creating meditations, gratitude lists, personal ingenuity and increased self-awareness, the class promises to help you create, empower, affirm and express yourself. For further info, call 336.207.7959.

The Yadkin Cultural Arts Center presents Tales from the Road, an exhibit by New Orleans artist Cory Willingham featuring large-scale figural and narrative landscapes. Willingham implements mixed media and earthen materials in his work, which reflects a fascination for with extreme weather and its devastation of people’s lives. For further info, call 336.679.2941.

The Center for Visual Arts is currently offering pottery classes at all skill levels. Classes are held Monday mornings and evenings, as well as Tuesday through Thursday evenings. New sessions began April 11 and continue through June 2. For further info, call 336.333.7475.

The Paramount Theatre presents an exhibition featuring the works of Alex Clark, Rebecca Jones, Raed Al-Rawi and Beth Brown. The show runs through April 26. The Paramount Theatre is located at 128 E. Front St. in Burlington.

The Greensboro Historical Museum presents Down Home, which documents the 400-year story of Jewish life in North Carolina. The exhibit, which runs through Sept. 18, reveals how Jewish traditions have become a part of the fabric of our state. For further info, call 336.373.2043.

Artworks Gallery presents an exhibition of works by Nanu Larosee and Cindy Taplin, who will show works inspired by a recent trip to the Dorset coast in southwest England. For further info, call 336.723.5890.