Spring Group Exhibition 

May Your Soul Blossom with the Beauty of Art
May 29 - July 15

Spring has come to the High Country and Carlton Gallery is planning its 39th Spring Group Exhibition. It will be a “Drop-In Opening Reception with “May Your Soul Blossom with the Beauty of Art” on May 29 from 11 to 5. This group exhibition includes ART in paintings, sculpture, glass, wood, clay, and jewelry by the talented artisans of the gallery and runs through July 15.

New abstracted landscape paintings by Allison Chambers; plein air landscape oils by Sharon Rusch Shaver; still life flowers and fruit by Mary Kamerer; traditional landscapes with minute details by Egidio Antonaccio; impressionistic landscapes and interiors by Connie Winters; figurative mixed media paintings by Marion Cloaninger; colorful and textured palette knife acrylic landscapes by Karin Neuvirth; “Waiting for Spring Chicken” mixed media of printed paper, oil, acrylic, cold wax, along with florals in oils by Lori Hill; wildlife rendered in ball point pen by Brian Carney; figurative oils and pastels expressing attitude and flamboyance by Arlene Mandell; non-objective abstracts by Tonya Bottomley; landscapes and wildlife rendered in watercolor by Freeman Beard, along with colorful abstracted landscapes by Andrew Braitman are some of the gallery artists exhibiting in this exciting spring show.

This exhibition is featuring in memorial a collection of oil paintings by Warren Dennis. Warren was a long-standing artist of Carlton Gallery whose paintings depict people and objects of everyday life. His unique perspective and painting style is unparalleled. Warren was a prolific painter throughout his life and worked into his later years creating his signature style oils which always manifested his terrific sense of humor and zest for life.

The gallery welcomes new artist, Monique Carr, who is exhibiting florals and landscapes in her contemporary impressionistic style incorporating composition, harmony, movement, and atmospheric effects. Guest artist, Jean Rupprecht, is showing her 48x48 oil on canvas “High Country Sunset” with a majestic sky along with her waterfalls and low country scape titled, “Summer Reflection”.

Painting workshops begin on May 25 and continue through October 21 at Carlton Gallery. Workshops are for three-days and are offered in oils, acrylics, mixed media, and drawing, and are open to all skill levels.

The gallery is located 10 miles south of Boone, 7 miles north of Linville or Banner Elk and 8 miles from Blowing Rock at 10360 Hwy 105 S in the Grandfather Mountain community. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 to 5 and 11 to 5 on Sunday.    

2021 Group Exhibitions

Spring Group Exhibition

May 29 thru July 15

Opening Reception May 29, 11-5pm

Mid-Summer Group Exhibition

July 24 thru September 15

Opening Reception July 24, 11-5pm

Autumn Group Exhibition

October 9 thru November 15

Opening Reception October 9, 11-5pm

Holiday Open House

November 26 and 27

Winter Group and Small Works Exhibition

November 26 thru April 30, 2022