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September 2013

FRANK Gallery in Chapel Hill, NC, Features Works by Jane Filer and Works Inspired by Photography

FRANK Gallery in Chapel Hill, NC, will present two new exhibits including: Jane Filer at FRANK, on view from Sept. 10 through Nov. 3, 2013, with a reception on Sept. 13, from 6-9pm, and FRANK In Focus: Inspired by the Lens, on view from Sept. 10 through Oct. 6, 2013, with a reception on Sept. 28, from 7:30-10pm.

September 2013 at FRANK will be one to remember! Our main exhibition will feature Chapel Hill favorite Jane Filer with Jane at FRANK. FRANK: In Focus will return with a show Inspired by the Lens, and our featured artist will be ceramicist Sasha Bakaric.

Jane at FRANK features new work by locally and internationally collected artist Jane Filer. She draws inspiration from nature, the world around her, and the aboriginal art of Western Australia, where she lived as a child. Filer is best known for her bright colors and whimsical creatures, partnered with her impressionistic brush strokes.

Join us on Thursday Sept. 19, 6-8pm at FRANK for An Evening with Jane Filer, as she gives a talk about her work, inspiration and what drives her as an artist.

FRANK: In Focus, with the North Carolina Museum of Art Consortium, presents Inspired by the Lens featuring work from FRANK member artists and guests in various mediums - all inspired by photography. Organizations partnering with FRANK as part of this exciting extension of our photography festival include the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Ackland Art Museum, Cassilhaus, the Duke University Center of Documentary Studies, the Duke University MFA in Experimental and Documentary Studies program, Flanders Gallery, and Through This Lens Gallery. Each organization will host a photography related event, a list of which can be found at (www.frankinfocus.wordpress.com).

On Sept. 26, at 7:30pm, Amanda Hughes, Director of External Affairs at the Ackland Art Museum will facilitate a panel discussion with FRANK artists Barbara Tyroler and Alan Dehmer. Joining them: UNC and Duke Professors elin o’Hara slavick, Pat Davidson and Tom Rankin; recent graduates Lisa McCarty and Christina Fletes; and National Geographic photojournalist Carolyn Drake.

The mission of the Franklin Street Arts Collective is to support the arts community of Chapel Hill and the region, strengthen community appreciation of the arts through educational outreach, and promote Chapel Hill and North Carolina as a major arts destination. Franklin Street Arts Collective (DBA) FRANK Gallery is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, promoting the arts since 2010.

For further information check our NC Institutional Gallery listings, call the gallery at 919/636-4135 or visit (www.frankisart.com).

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