found objects

by Keith Barber

Artworks Gallery presents Go Postal! A Group Show with all its exhibiting members showing new work related to the “postal” theme or other communication in a variety of mediums. The exhibit is free and open to the public and runs through Jan. 21. For further info, call 336.723.5890.

SciWorks presents Our Expanding Oceans: The Blending of Art and Science through Feb. 25. An exhibit created by artist Mary Edna Fraser and scientist Orrin Pilkey, Our Expanding Oceans chronicles the effects of global climate change and the greenhouse effect on melting ice and rising seas. SciWorks is located at 400 W. Hanes Mill Road in Winston-Salem. For further info, call 336.767.6730.

The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art currently has three exhibitions on display. Artist Lilly McElroy’s staged public performances capture the nuances of human intimacy. Mexican-born artist Margarita Cabrera’s work reflects her work as an activist and organizer. Her sculptures address timely issues related to border relations, labor practices and immigration. And SECCA’s Out of Fashion exhibit touches on one of North Carolina’s greatest legacy industries: textiles. SECCA is located at 750 Marguerite Drive in Winston-Salem. For further info, call 336.725.1904.

The Womble Carlyle Gallery at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts presents its exhibit Homage to Abstraction: Artists of the Enrichment Center Respond to Modern Masters through Jan. 28. Participating local artists include Shanthony Exum, Andrew Fansler, Matt, Groce, Laura Lashley, and Jason Lancaster and Jae Pitt. Artists representing the Enrichment Center include April Anders, Emily Caldwell, Chris Cuthrell, Josh Lawrence, Adam Lefevre, Kenneth McMahan, Marjorie Waser, and Valarie Williams. Finally, Associated Artists of Winston-Salem presents new works by its juried members with an opening reception on Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the gallery located at 301 W. 4th St. in downtown Winston-Salem. The exhibit runs through Feb. 17. For further info, call 336.722.0340.

Finally, the High Point Museum presents High Point’s Furniture Heritage, an exhibit that examines the history of the relationship between the furniture industry and the people of High Point, offering a unique perspective on the history of furniture in North Carolina. The exhibit runs through May 31. For further info, call 336.885.1859.