SECCA to Present Exhibition Featuring Cindy Taplin: Sixth Artist in SECCA’s Southern Idiom Series
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (August 27, 2018)—The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) is presenting an exhibition featuring artwork by Cindy Taplin, the sixth artist in SECCA’s new curated sale series Southern Idiom. The show is called Cindy Taplin: A Touch of Red and will be on display in the Preview Gallery at SECCA. An opening reception will be held on Thurs., Sept. 6, 2018 from 6-7:30 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. Taplin’s artwork will be available for purchase and will remain on display through October 7.
Opening Reception Sept. 6 – Exhibition is entitled: “Cindy Taplin: A Touch of Red”
Cindy Taplin was born in High Point and has spent most of her life in Forsyth County. She earned a B.A. in Mathematics at Salem College, where she also studied studio art. Her paintings were exhibited annually at Artworks Gallery in Winston-Salem from 2009–2017, and she was a founding member of Delurk Gallery in Winston-Salem. She became a shop artist at The Marta Blades Shop in the Sawtooth School in Winston-Salem last year. She mostly creates large acrylic paintings, but also loves to make tiny landscape paintings for Artists in Cellophane to send all to Art-o-Mat hosts all over the United States. For more information about Taplin visit cindytaplin.net.
Located in SECCA’s Preview Gallery, Southern Idiom is a new series that explores local artists and the variety of forms they produce. Past artists include Frank Campion, Kevin Calhoun, Eric Juth, Laura Lashley, and Travis Philips. Artwork in the series is for sale, and proceeds benefit both the artist and SECCA’s exhibition fund.
The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in Winston-Salem, N.C. is a creative leader of the arts in the Southeast, a museum boldly giving artists of the region a platform for visibility while connecting local communities with the international world of contemporary art. Located at 750 Marguerite Drive, the museum is open Tuesday through Sunday. For hours, please visit secca.org. SECCA is an affiliate of the North Carolina Museum of Art, a division of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. SECCA receives operational funding from The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Additional funding is provided by the James G. Hanes Memorial Fund.
About the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) is the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Led by Secretary Susi H. Hamilton, NCDNCR’s mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development. NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the N.C. Zoo, the nation’s first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, along with the Division of Land and Water Stewardship. For more information, please call (919) 807-7300 or visit ncdcr.gov.