March Issue 2002
Center of the Earth Gallery in Charlotte, NC, Features Annual Realism Exhibition
The Center of the Earth Gallery, located in the NODA District in Charlotte, NC, is proud to present the 4th Annual Realism Invitational, highlighting some of the nation's finest realist painters from Mar. 1 through Apr. 27, 2002.
Realism has been embraced more fervently in
the past decade as individuals search for a vision of the world
that reflects contemporary life in all its poignancy. What sets
these painters apart from other highly accomplished realist painters
is their persuasive and invigorating use of diverse and intriguing
content. This is a national survey of the variety and splendor
of this genre. A few of the featured artists include favorites
like Robert Azank, whose unmistakable style is revealed through
minimalist precision and keyed up color. Anthony Schepis uses
curious objects in playful surreal settings that are activated
by an otherworldly sense of light. Carol Lee Thompson paints in
the style of the Old Masters, depicting fruit and objects in a
luxurious manner. North Carolina artist Rebecca Fagg's use of
light and shadow creates dramatic and timeless imagery of quiet
interiors. All of these artists are avidly collected all over
Center of the Earth Gallery also features the works of over forty contemporary emerging and established artists in all mediums. Critics and readers of two area publications voted Center of the Earth Gallery "Best Gallery" from 1995-2001.
For further information check our NC Commercial Gallery listings, contact the Gallery at 704 375-5756, e-mail at (email@example.com) or on the web at (http://www.centeroftheearth.com).
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