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Common Threads

Fabric art by Peace by Piecing Quilt Guild of Wilson County and Tar River Piecemaker's Quilting Guild of Nash County

March 13 - April 26
Boykin Gallery

At this exhibition you will see all types of quilting techniques and styles created by these fabric artists, but they all have a "common thread." They all share the love of their craft and the camaraderie that is associated with it. Whether they meet as a group and work on a common project, or have their own individual projects, they enjoy and appreciate each other's talents. Both groups get together to share ideas, challenge each other and work on joint projects. You will enjoy the craftsmanship and creativity involved in making the pieces that are shown.



The King and I

Due to the enormous success of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat last summer, the Arts Council of Wilson is happy to announce, Jeremy Tucker and Trish Bradshaw will reunite to bring Wilson the fourth annual Summer Community Musical! Auditions will be held on Tuesday, May 20, at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, May 21, at 7 p.m. in the Grand Studio of the Arts Council. Get ready to be swept off your feet by this musical! Pending approval, we propose The King and I, the musical. If you have any questions about auditions or volunteers please contact Jeremy Tucker at Show dates are Thursday-Sunday, July 17 - 20.


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WAAA Featured Artist
Susan Williamson

March 13 - April 26
Lowe Gallery
Susan Williamson's passion for sculpting with clay began as a child when she spent time at the beach playing in the sand, mud and water. After raising her family and retiring from a career with the State of North Carolina, she found time to devote to her craft. Although a self taught artist, she continues to be a student of Dan Finch in his studio in Bailey, NC. Working in her home studio in Rocky Mount, she enjoys experimenting with forms and glazes, producing whimsical as well as classical pieces in clay.



Wilson County Elementary
School Art Exhibition

March 13 - April 26
Cooke Student Gallery
It is once again time for the Wilson County Elementary School Art exhibit at the Wilson Arts Center. The Wilson County Schools art teachers have been working hard to create a show that will amaze you with works of art from their talented students. These students have been studying artists such as Georges Suerat, Jasper Johns, and Leonardo da Vinci while learning techniques such as drawing, pointillism, painting, paper mache and creating relief sculptures. The student reception will be held on March 15, 12 - 2 p.m. All are welcome to come out and support the hard work of these students.

Participating Teachers

Demetrius Smith, Susan Canady, Jeanine Kittinger, Buffy Driver, Anna Roberts, Victoria Ellis, Andrea Boggess, Ben Gufford and Jane Gardner

Participating Schools

Barnes Elementary, Elm City Elementary, Gardners Elementary, Hearne Elementary, Jones Elementary, Lee Woodard Elementary, Lucama Elementary, New Hope Elementary, Rock Ridge Elementary, Stantonsburg Elementary, Vick Elementary, Vinson-Bynum Elementary, Wells Elementary, Winstead Elementary.