Events from June 14 – April 22 – Sunset River Gallery Events from June 14 – April 22 – Sunset River Gallery

Portrait Class w/Brenda Riggins

Six Thursdays from  March 14 - April 18, 10:00-12:30 $150 | non-refundable Please bring your own inspiration photo and supplies. The course will begin with examination of reference photos and things to be aware of in your photos. We will learn how to see the important areas of  your photo to help develop a likeness. We will be discussing colors […]

Third Thursday Jazz

Join us for an evening of fine tunes and good company in the artistic atmosphere you can only experience here at Sunset River Gallery in Calabash, NC. AfterHours is a local band of talented musicians – Jeff Norris on sax, Bill Selway on bass, Dennis Brown on keys, Cliff Hackford on the drum kit,  and Bryan Hughes on vocals.  The […]

Waterway Art Association Spring Show

We're pleased to announce that once again, Waterway Art Association will be holding its Spring Show and Sale right here at the gallery! This is always a popular event, featuring works in oil, pastel, mixed media, watercolor, acrylic, photography, and more – all by some of the most talented artists in the area. An especially exciting part of this 33rd […]

Paint & Party – A Night in Tuscany

Uncork your creativity with this wine-inspired still life in rich jewel tones. Not to worry, Samantha will help you through it step by step. Come with your best pals, or fly solo and make new friends! BYO snacks & beverage. Gallery provides everything else: paint, brushes, canvas, aprons, and instruction. Let’s Paint & Party. $35 per person. Nonrefundable. Sign up […]

Juried 3D Show Reception

Form: Sculptural & Functional opens Friday, May 3 and runs through Saturday, June 8. Featuring artists from North and South Carolina, the show includes works in clay, fiber, art glass, and more. Jurying is complete. An opening reception to meet the artists is scheduled for May 3 from 5 -7 p.m. Best In Show will be named at that time. […]

Concepts of Abstract Workshop

Concepts of Abstract Workshop: Composition and Color Instructor Samantha Spalti Saturday, May 4 & Sunday, May 5 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. $95, nonrefundable This is a stand-alone workshop but does continue the exploration begun in the first Concepts in Abstract workshop. We will be discussing different kinds of compositions (ratios, symmetry/asymmetry, pos/neg space, rule of thirds, etc) and color […]

Elements of Art Workshop w/Dan Beck

This two-day oil/acrylic workshop, May 11 & 12, 2024, with renowned artist Dan Beck will focus on composition, color theory, notan (the Japanese design concept involving the play and placement of light and dark elements in art), abstraction and how it affects figurative, landscape, and still life. Artists should have knowledge of value, composition, and basic tenets of painting. Materials […]

Small Works Show

Don't miss this very special show of smaller paintings, photographs, and more – all 12 inches by 12 inches and smaller! Featuring work by some of your favorite artists, you'll find oil paintings, acrylics, mixed media, and watercolor – most of which fit easily into a suitcase or shipping envelope. These little beauties are perfect for that small corner or […]

Summer Art Market

Mark your calendars for our first ever Summer Art Market, Saturday, July 20 - Sunday, July 21! Our Holiday Art Market in November has become so popular and so many of you have asked about a Summer Market, we've decided this is the year!  Our two-day event will feature 10 - 15 of your favorite artists, free gift-certificate drawings, art […]