The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County Presents “Pop” –A Holiday Pop-Up Show
Winston-Salem. NC (December 13, 2019) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County is presenting “Pop” — A Holiday Pop-Up Show, in the Arboreal Gallery of The Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts featuring artwork from instructors and participants in Enrichment Center programs. The show will hang until January 13 with a closing reception on Friday, January 10, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
ABOVE PHOTO – John Britt, artist “Blue Design” Pottery
The Enrichment Center, located on South Marshall Street in Winston-Salem, provides creative outlets for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have limited connections with their community. The mixed exhibition includes photography, pottery, ceramics, pastels, and glasswork and demonstrates how these talented artists communicate their understanding of the world around them.
Enrichment Center Show At The Milton Rhodes Center Until Mid-January
Diana Blanchard, Director of Community Engagement and Communications at The Art Council, said, “We are constantly looking for opportunities to touch every corner of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County community. We saw this ‘Holiday Pop-Up Show’ from the Enrichment Center as a unique way to raise visibility for the Center, showcase their art, and let people know about the amazing work they are doing”.
Exhibiting artists are Adam Lafevre, Adam Ploch, Alex Dazey, Alex Park, Andrew Shumaker, Brad Evans, Charli Robertson, Chazz Holmes, Chris Stewart, Corey Williams, Diana Robbins, Jane Fulton, Janet Childress, John Britt, John Zakon, Kevin Raby, KM, Levon Moore, Lisa Vanho, Marcie Haley, Margie Waser, Mark Malcom, Mimi Waldrep, Oanh Nguyen, Omari Jones, Paul Quinn, Philip Kniejski, Sara Ashby, Stephan Leecost, Sue DeHart, Tim Befus, and Walker Lewis.
The Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts is located at 251 N. Spruce Street in downtown Winston-Salem. The exhibition is open during normal Center hours
Winston-Salem, known as a City of Arts and Innovation, and Forsyth County have a robust arts community that enriches the lives of area residents every day and accounts in large part for the recognition they continue to receive as a great place to live, learn, work and play. Forsyth County’s nonprofit arts industry supports 5,559 full time equivalent jobs; accounts for more than $129 million in resident household income, and generates more than $14.8 million in local and state tax revenues.