found objects

by Keith Barber

This week’s installment of Found Objects kicks off with a reception and unveiling of a work of public art at BB&T Ballpark in Winston-Salem. The Winston-Salem Dash and the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County will sponsor a reception for local artists Jim and Alisa Keegan and their mural entitled “Dreams” on Thursday, June 2 at 5 p.m. at the ballpark. The culmination of years of planning and hard work, “Dreams” will be unveiled before the Dash’s contest against the Potomac Nationals.

Inter-Section Gallery and Art Space presents mixed media and local artist Mike Shephard’s On the Wings of a Tiger on June 3 at 7 p.m. The exhibit features an alternative view of 2011, featuring the latest trends in home decor, signage from unappealing restaurant concepts, enigmatic corporate logos and “jarringly bright portraits of cute animals.” Currently, Inter-Section is showcasing Pink and Blue, an installation art piece by UNC School of the Arts seniors Sarah Megyesy and Rachel Qualliotine.For further info, call 336.837.1248 or visit:

On Wednesday, Krankies Coffee presents the final installment of its film series You Reely Should Know with a screening of The Philosopher Kings at 7 p.m.

Sawtooth School for Visual Art opens its faculty exhibition at Davis Gallery on Friday. An artists’ reception is scheduled for June 3 at 5 p.m. Sawtooth faculty artists will be showcasing work in a wide variety of mediums that reflect the diversity of classes offered at the school, including ceramic, encaustic, fiber, jewelry, oil, photography, watercolor and wood. For further info, call 336.725.1516.

Piedmont Craftsmen will wrap up its exhibit It’s All in the Pattern this Saturday. A special multi-media group exhibit focusing on the use of repeated decorative motifs, It’s All in the Pattern is the latest in the Craftsmen’s spellbinding series featuring the work of local artists.