Founded in 1977, the Wellington B. Gray Art Gallery is an integral part of the School of Art and Design’s educational mission. The Gray Gallery provides educational programming for students and the community through six to eight exhibitions each year and numerous symposia and lectures by visiting artists and curators. The collections that the Gallery and School of Art and Design maintain includes a significant collection of western and central African art, Baltic ceramics, the Dwight M. Holland collection, a major and on-going donation of contemporary ceramics and a suite of Larry Rivers prints.
ARTQUILTSrivers and ARTQUILTSwaters Exhibition (June 5-28, 2013
The School of Art and Design is proud to announce the ARTQUILTSrivers
Exhibition in the Wellington B. Gray Gallery from June 5 through June 28. A reception will take place, Friday, June 7, at 6:00 PM.
is a joint international exhibit featuring PAQA-South members and Taiwan Art Quilt Society members. PAQA-South (Professional Art Quilters Alliance-South) is a group of professional artists from across the southeastern United States who come together to promote innovative art quilts, art cloth, and art garmets. Twelve artists, six from each group, created one continuous river that visually flows across 12 quilted panels. The exhibit has been displayed in Taiwan and Cary, N.C. . Artists in the show are, from PAQA-South: Mary Beth Bellah, Ann Flaherty, Christine Hager-Braun, Denny Webster, Eileen Williams and Christine Zoller: from the Taiwan Art Quilt Society: Lin Hsin-Chen, Wang Li-Chun, Lin Mei-Hui, Chuang Huei-Lan, Huang Ming-Mei and Chen Yen-Chiu.
ARTQUILTSwaters is PAQA-South’s tenth annual international juried exhibition of innovative quilts. The water theme was chosen to coordinate with ARTQUILTSrivers. The artists in the exhibit are: Gwen Bring, Connie Carrington, Gerrie Congdon, Kathryn Conte, Laura Gaskin, Ruby Horansky, Eileen Kane, Linda Laird, Deb Langsam, Nancy Lassiter, Susan Lenz, Roxane Lessa, Jeanelle McCall, Laura McGrath, Andrea Perejda, Wen Redmond, Annette Rogers, Joan Rutledge, Linda Schmidt, Susan Shie, Jen Siegrist, Bonnie Smith, Marie Spadaro, Lois Sprague, Judy Warner, Martha Warshaw, Jenny Williams, Diane Wright and Nanette S. Zeller.
The Wellington B. Gray Gallery is located off of 5th and Jarvis Streets on the campus of East Carolina University in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center. Summer gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The gallery is closed for all University holidays. Jenkins Fine Arts Center is handicapped accessible. Parking for the reception is available in the lot surrounding Jenkins Fine Arts Center.
For more information, please contact Tom Braswell, Interim Gallery Director, at (252) 328-6336.