found objects

by Jordan Green

Artist talks, fundraisers, exhibit openings and closings, transitions and contests — there’s plenty of action in the arts.

Nava Lubelski, whose work is featured in the Southeaster Center for Contemporary Art’s paperless exhibit, talks about the growth of her art at the center at on Thursday at 7 p.m. The exhibit runs through Sept. 16.

Novation: 7 Emerging Artists, an exhibit of work by Renee Lindsey, Cori Smith, Kara Chambers, Shannon Johnson, Catherine Nuzum, Yenthlyn Harmon and Wren Wilson, wraps Friday at the Mary Davis Holt Gallery in the Salem College Fine Arts Center. Associated Artists of Winston-Salem holds its Spring for Art Gala on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. No word on the location. Call 336.722.0340 or e-mail for details.

The African American Atelier in Greensboro opens its Alberta Cuthbertson Memorial Guilford County Minority Student exhibit with an artists reception on May 20 at 3 p.m.

Mount Holyoke College professor Christopher Bentley interviews artist Roy Nydorf about his work, influences and insights at the Green Hill Center for NC Arts on May 23 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Ongoing exhibits worth checking out include Dimensions at the Associated Artists of Winston-Salem Gallery, located at 301 W. 4 th St., through June 1; A Genius for Place:

American Landscapes of the Country Place Era exhibit at the Reynolda House Museum of American Art through Aug. 5; and Light and Space: The Sculpture of Stanislav Libensky

and Jaroslava Brychtová exhibit at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, also through Aug. 5.

Associated Artists of Winston-Salem has announced plans to leave its current space at the corner of West 4th and North Cherry streets and relocate to the Milton Rhodes Arts Center on July 1. Associated Artists will hold four exhibits a year at the center’s Womble Carlyle Gallery and manage the gallery on behalf of the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County for the remainder of the year. Executive Director Piers Clarkson said the organization also plans to hold exhibits throughout the city through temporary rentals.

The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County seeks applications for its regional artists project grants. The deadline for applications is July 16. Visit for guidelines and applications.

The Yadkin Arts Council is calling for entries for the Eye of the Artist Juried Show — Town and Country. All North Carolina residents who are 18 years or older are eligible to compete. Visit or call 336.679.2941 for more information.