For the Birds
October 7th brings a new exciting exhibit, "For the Birds" features several signature artists from the Society of Animal Artists. This is an exhibit focused on art depicting our feathered friends. Some of the artists featured are Sharon Call, Mary Cornish, Dana Lee Thompson and several other artists working in various media all with a bird genre. These works will be on display October 7th – November 11th in the main gallery at Allure Art Center. Opening reception will be October 7th.
For The Love of Equine
July 8th brings a new exciting exhibit, "For the love of equine" opens featuring the works of Daphne Benton, Donna Doyle, Debby Thomas, Marion Mercer, Dolores Flessner, Rhonda Lawrence and several other artists working in various media all with an equine genre. Paintings, sculpture, drawings, hand crafted jewelry and more will all be on display. We may even have actual horses on the property! These works will be on display July 8th – August 13th in the main gallery at Allure Art Center. Opening reception will be July 8th. Several artists are scheduled to be on the grounds working opening day.
Plein Air Unleashed
April 22nd a new exciting painting exhibit, "Plein Air Unleashed" opens featuring the works of some of the regions finest plein air painters. As part of this exhibit, the opening day - April 22nd - will feature several of the plein air painters doing demonstrations and working on new pieces on the grounds. These works will be on display April 22nd - May 21st 2017 in the main gallery at Allure Art Center. UPDATE: Our exhibiting artists created 24 new works while onsite opening weekend and some of them have been added to the main exhibit bringing the current total to 45 pieces.
Old World / New World Exhibit
July 1st a new exciting painting exhibit, "Old World / New World" opens featuring the works of Gary Edmondson and Anne Murphy. The works of Mr. Edmondson are reminiscent of the old world masters in his technique and subjects with majestic still life and atmospheric landscapes. Mrs. Murphy offers a unique approach to modern abstract themes that experiments with color and textures, mixing acrylics with various mixed media. These works are on display now in the main gallery at Allure Art Center.
May 14 – June 2016
Gone to the dogs… and cats exhibit
Saturday May 14th the Allure Art Center will go to the dogs, cats and other animals. Our artists have created animal themed works to celebrate our furry friends and to help raise money for the Animal Welfare League. In conjunction with the art exhibit in the main gallery, we will have an outdoor artisan market featuring local artisans showcasing their latest works. Come out and bring the family to help with a great cause. Raffle tickets are on sale now at the gallery for one of the sculptures by a local artist with all of the proceeds going to the Animal Welfare League. Show and outdoor artisan market start at 9am.
September – November 2015
Painting Exhibition Featuring David Aiken and Aaron Bowles
Bright, Bold and Colorful. That is the prevailing theme in the works of two area painters in a new exhibition at the Allure Art Center in White Stone on September 25th from 5-7pm. Accomplished painter and illustrator David Aiken, featuring paintings that are vivid impressions of the places and people he finds as he travels the water routes of the Chesapeake Bay, United States and the Bahamas and accomplished painter Aaron Bowles, whose themes involve the environment, dreams and mythologies of the land, and the dramatically changing qualities of nature are the featured painters. These artists have been featured throughout the region in juried art shows, in collections and selected for commissioned works.
August – September 2015
Papier Mâché Sculpture Group Show Featuring Hank Mook
A new group show of Papier Mâché sculptures featuring fun and whimsical creations from regional artists.
These artists use a combination of wire matrix construction, papering and sculpting to create these fun and
The show will feature Hank Mook, well known regional artist and instructor, along with 4 of his former students
who have gone on to be successful artists exhibiting their works in regional galleries and art shows.
Works by JLyn Henderson, Caroline Garrett Hardy, Cheryl Beahm Connors and Sandra Nahm will be in the exhibit.
June – August 2015
Fine Art Photography featuring nature and the river regions
Watercolor Artist featuring landscapes and sea scapes
Papier Mâché sculptures featuring fun and whimsical creatures
Sculpture and Metal Works
Watercolor Artist in a variety of subject matter