“Southern Pastoral” Art Reception Thursday, March 7

"Housing Market Crash (Jackson County, 2008)" by Nate Carlson

“Little Blue (Hunting Island, SC)” by Nate Carlson

Looking for something fun to do this Thursday evening? Love art, free wine or both?

Stop by Leo Castelli Gallery in the Burd Center Thursday, March 7, from 5:30-7 p.m. for the opening reception for “Southern Pastoral.”

In this exhibition, Athens-based artist Nate Carlson investigates the relationship between the old, traditionally rural south and new, booming metropolitan growth. The works explore themes of rural gentrification and economic displacement while finding beauty in the colors and forms that create the southern landscape.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Allison Lauricella at 770-534-6263 or at ude.uanerb@alleciruala.

Sonos Wireless Speaker for Sale

White Sonos speaker on deskSonos Play 3 Wireless Speaker in excellent condition for sale. Great sound quality, especially for a compact speaker. Asking $255 or best offer.

Contact Allison Lauricella at ude.uanerb@alleciruala for more information.

Holiday Arts & Crafts Market Friday and Saturday in Sellars Gallery

Looking for a way to shop small and support local artisans this holiday season? Look no further. The Second Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Market is this upcoming weekend at Brenau’s Sellars Gallery. Stop by to find the perfect handmade gift for everyone on your list! The Brenau Holiday Arts and Crafts Market will be held in the Simmons Visual Arts Center’s Sellars Gallery from 4-6 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Artwork for annual holiday sale.Sponsored by the Brenau University Center for the Arts and Design, the event will feature handmade pieces by Brenau students, faculty and staff from jewelry and ceramics to original artwork and handmade crafts. With over 20 vendors, you are sure to find something that you’ll love.

Students will be set up to screen print Brenau-related designs, so bring your shirts and bags to be printed on site for a small fee as a fundraiser for art student organizations.

The Staff Development Committee will be on hand at the Brenau Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair from 4-6 p.m.  Friday to help you gift wrap those special purchases! For a suggested donation of $1-3, they will give you a pretty gift bag and tissue paper. This money goes to help fund professional development and social engagement activities for Brenau faculty and staff.

For more info, contact Allison Lauricella at 770.534.6263 or at ude.uanerb@alleciruala.

Brenau Galleries Open House This Weekend

Visitors view artwork in Brenau University Seller's GalleryIf you haven’t had a chance to see Brenau Galleries’ Fall exhibitions, stop by Leo Castelli Gallery, Presidents Gallery and Sellars Gallery Sunday, Nov. 11, between 1 and 4 p.m. Typically only open on weekdays, this free public event offers visitors a great opportunity to immerse themselves in Brenau’s galleries. For more info, call 770.534.6263 or visit galleries.brenau.edu.

2nd Annual Holiday Arts and Craft Market, Nov. 16 and 17

Holiday Arts and Crafts Market flyerIf you are interested in finding one of-a-kind gifts for your loved ones this holiday season, there’s no need to leave campus. The Brenau Holiday Arts and Crafts Market will be held in the Simmons Visual Arts Center, Sellars Gallery,  from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Sponsored by the Brenau University Center for the Arts and Design, the event will feature handmade pieces by Brenau University students, faculty and staff from jewelry and ceramics to original artwork and handmade crafts. With over 20 vendors, you are sure to find something that you’ll love.

Students will be set up to screen print Brenau-related designs, so bring your shirts and bags to be printed on site for a small fee as a fundraiser for art student organizations.

For more info, contact Allison Lauricella at 770.534.6263 or at ude.uanerb@alleciruala.

Free Recycled Folders and Hanging Files

The gallery has an excess of previously used, but perfectly good, file folders and hanging files. If you are in need of folders, look no further. Please contact Allison Lauricella at ude.uanerb@alleciruala or at 770-534-6263 to claim your stash.

Lacemaking Exhibition Reception Thu. Nov. 1

Vignettes and details from the Good Wife exhibit in the Leo Castelli Gallery of the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts.

Stop by Presidents Gallery between 5:30 and 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, to enjoy a reception and bobbin lacemaking demonstration in celebration of “Lacemaking in Georgia and Beyond.” This exhibition brings together garments and artifacts from the Brenau University Historic Clothing Collection with work done by local hand lacemakers, including the Gainesville and Athens Lacers, to demonstrate the versatility of lace.

This event is free and open to the public. For more info, call +1-770-534-6263 or visit galleries.brenau.edu.

The exhibition runs Thursday, Sept. 27, through Thursday, Nov. 15.

Dominique Labauvie Artist Talk and Reception this Thursday, Oct. 4

La Feuille Passe à Travers l’Arbre, 2017 Steel 65 x 65 x 32 inches

Join Brenau Galleries for the reception and artist talk for “Love’s Vacuum: Works by Dominique Labauvie” from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in Leo Castelli Gallery. The exhibition runs from Thursday, Aug. 23, through Thursday, Nov. 15.

Dominique Labauvie’s sculptures create an elegant and fragile dialogue between the raw power of the artist’s hand within the forged steel line and the precarious element of balance in space that these sculptures master. In this exhibition, color has become a new addition to this conversation about line,  balance, and space. Free and open to the public. For more info, call 770.534.6263 or visit galleries.brenau.edu.

Calling Artists and Crafters: Vendors Needed for Holiday Arts and Crafts Market

Holiday arts & crafts market

All Brenau faculty, staff and student makers are invited to participate in the second annual Holiday Arts and Craft Market on Friday, Nov. 16, from 4-6 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10-4 p.m. in Sellars Gallery. All handmade items are eligible to be sold — from original artwork to jewelry, ceramics, etc. There is no fee for participation and all profits go directly to the seller.

For more information or to register, please contact Allison Lauricella at ude.uanerb@alleciruala or 770-534-6263.

Reception for ‘Donald Sultan: Lantern Flowers and Poppies’ this Thursday

“BIG RED, SEPT 14, 2014” by Donald Sultan

Stop by Brenau’s Sellars Gallery this Thursday evening, Sept. 13, between 5:30 and 7 p.m. for an artsy evening out! Enjoy a glass of wine and other refreshments while viewing the works of Donald Sultan and mingling with fellow art-lovers.

This exhibition features both prints and sculptures by Sultan. In his recent works, Sultan draws inspiration from the natural beauty of flowers in his colorful and graphic depictions of lantern flowers (derived from the decoration of Japanese lanterns) and poppies. The works are on loan from Lococo Fine Art Publisher. The reception is free and open to the public. For more info, call 770.534.6263 or visit galleries.brenau.edu.

The exhibition dates are Thursday, Aug. 16, to Thursday, Nov. 15.