Girl Power opening reception Feb. 10; show runs through Mar. 16

Sunset River Gallery in Calabash, NC will present Girl Power, a juried exhibit of multiple media from Saturday, Feb. 10 through Friday, March 16, gallery director Samantha Spalti has announced.   The show, which consists of North and South Carolina artists, strives to explore the multifaceted dimensions of what it means to identify as a woman in today’s world. Delving into themes that include motherhood, stereotype, self-worth, strength, defiance and struggle, participating artists are presenting a broad range of interpretation. At press time, Spalti said, “Jurying for Girl Power continues for a few more days; so far, response has been wonderful. I love how artists look at the world.”

An opening reception is set for Saturday, Feb. 10 from 2 – 4 p.m. The public is invited and there is no charge. Sunset River Gallery is located at 10283 Beach Drive SW, Calabash, NC. Telephone: 910.575.5999. Visit the gallery on Facebook and Instagram for daily updates. Find an Events Calendar on the website:

About Sunset River Gallery

Located in coastal Brunswick County, NC, Sunset River Gallery caters to both area visitors and a growing local community of full-time residents seeking fine art for their homes and businesses. Featuring works by over 100 fine regional artists including Betty Anglin Smith, Marcus McClanahan, Pat Puckett, and Richard Staat, among others, the gallery is well known in the area for its selection of oil paintings; watermedia; pastels; photography; hand-blown, stained, and fused glass; pottery and clay sculpture; turned and carved wood; unique home décor items; and artisan jewelry.

There are two onsite kilns and five wheels used by the gallery’s pottery students. The gallery also offers ongoing oil/acrylic and watercolor classes as well as workshops by nationally known instructors.

The gallery’s carefully curated selection of investment-grade 20th century fine art is the largest in the Carolinas. Current inventory can be found in the gallery website’s 20th Century Artists section. It includes works by Wolf Kahn (1927-2020), Ed Mell (1942), Raimonds Staprans (1926), Angell Botello (1913-1986), Vladimir Cora (1951), Hunt Slonam (1951), Ginny Crouch Stanford, and two bronze sculptures by Millton Hebald (1930 – 2010).