Art is never more exciting than when it’s out in the streets and woven into the fabric of the community. Exhibit 1 this week for art as a function of urban design is the Miamibased street art collective Primary Flight’s arrival in Greensboro on Wednesday to create a mural for the Spring Garden underpass section of the Downtown Greenway.
Also in Greensboro on Wednesday, Colab, an after-school program, convenes at Elsewhere in Greensboro from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
And in Winston-Salem, the Womble Carlyle Gallery at the Milton Rhodes Arts Center holds a closing reception for Unclaimed Treasures, the Reynolds art collection, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
A zine-making workshop takes place at the Interactive Resource Center in Greensboro on Thursday from noon to 3 p.m.
Four Decades, a mid-career retrospective of Greensboro artist Roy Nydorf’s work opens Thursday at the Green Hill Center for NC Art in Greensboro from 5:30 to 8 p.m. And over at the Weatherspoon Art Museum on the campus of
UNCG, artist Fritz Haeg gives a talk at 4 p.m., followed by performances of new compositions by UNCG students at 5:30 p.m. and a screening of the film Truck Farm at 6:30 p.m. Haeg’s exhibit, Things Happening with Fritz opens at UNCG’s Gatewood Gallery on Friday. Artist Natasha Bowdoin gives a talk at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Arts in Winston-Salem at 7 p.m. Bowdoin’s exhibit paperless opens on April 27. The Center for Visual Artists in Greensboro holds a fundraiser beginning at 6 p.m. 100 for 100 features 100 works by 100 artists avail- able for $100. Acme Comics hosts a celebration of com- ics, art and literacy with Chris Schweizer, author of The Crogan Adventures, and kid-rock
band Big Bang Boom at the Weatherspoon on Saturday. Trenton Doyle Hancock’s comics-inspired paintings remain on display in the exhibit We Done All We Could and None of It’s Good The Creative Center, located at 900 16 th Street in Greensboro, holds an open house to celebrate Earth Day and showcase its studios, classes and workshops on April 22. Greensboro Beautiful is still accepting submissions of two-dimensional art for the Parisian Promenade, which takes place
on June 3. The deadline is May 3. Contact Mebane Ham at firstname.lastname@example.org or 336.273.7448 for more information.
Congratulations to Andrea Wheless, professor of art at High Point University, for her acceptance into the nationally juried Sacred Art exhibit in Galesburg, Ill. Wheless’ colored-pencil mandala will be included in the exhibit.