Dare County Arts Council Announces August Featured Artists
Dare County Arts Council will host the work of two talented artists for the month of August with Kathryn Osgood and Beverly Perdue.
On exhibition will be new works in Jewelry Design by Osgood and Watercolors by Perdue.
The two exhibits will be on display August 7-31.
Kathryn Osgood is a studio jeweler, enamelist, and assistant professor at College of The Albemarle in Manteo. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Maine and her Master of Fine Arts degree from East Carolina University.
Her fabricated and enameled jewelry pieces are inspired by botanical forms and the flora and fauna of her coastal North Carolina environment. She has been published in The Art of Enameling: Techniques, Projects and Inspiration, 1000 Rings, 500 Necklaces, 500 Earrings, Contemporary Enameling: Art and Techniques, and The Art of Jewelry: Wood.
Beverly Perdue is a signature member of the prestigious American Watercolor Society. Based in Virginia, she is the recipient of many national and international awards, including Best in Show for the Southern Watercolor Society and Virginia Watercolor Society competitions. She has been selected into multiple exhibits throughout the United States.
Her work is included in many private and corporate collections such as Bank of America, Media General and the University of Virginia Bev has been featured in Artist Magazine and American Artist Watercolor Magazine. Many of Bev’s “plein air” (on location) paintings are set in Italy, France, New Mexico, Monhegan and Grand Manan Islands off the coast of Maine, Anguilla in the West Indies and on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
You are invited to the opening reception on Friday, August 7, from 6 to 8pm during the First Friday celebration, featuring live music from The Jazz Factory, libations, light fare, and opportunities to meet the artists.
Gallery hours are 10am – 6pm, Monday through Friday, and noon – 4pm on Saturdays. We are closed on Sundays.