NEWBURYPORT — Outside-In, an exhibit featuring photography by Jay McCarthy and paintings by Kale Baker Amato, continues through Nov. 15 at the first floor gallery at the Firehouse Center for the Arts, 1 Market Square.

The Institution for Savings Gallery, on the first floor of the Firehouse, hosts 12 art exhibits each year. All art is for sale and proceeds benefit the artist and Firehouse Center for the Arts.

Award-winning photographer McCarthy has been passionate about his craft for the past 30 years. He specializes in landscape and portraiture photography and his work has been featured in numerous juried shows and galleries across the region. His work graces calendars, magazine covers and feature spreads, and be found in galleries near and far.

Baker Amato’s latest project “Vessels” depicts potted plants in controlled setting of a greenhouse. Through use of perspective and subject matter, Baker explores the parallels between the potted

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The Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta will be hosting a student photography exhibit in its upper gallery beginning Wednedsay, Oct. 20.

Titled “Through the Eyes of a Child,” the exhibit is part of a comprehensive Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math program hosted by the USC Aiken Ruth Patrick Science Education Center. The program provides children an opportunity to investigate and document the nature they see around them. The program aims to inspire youth to get outside more, discover their natural world and take digital photos of their discoveries using a cellphone, tablet or camera.

“Today, competition for a child’s attention is fierce, and they are spending less time outdoors than ever before,” said John Hutchens, director of special programs at the Ruth Patrick center. “Many people blame this disconnect from nature on addiction to screens and gadgets. But digital photography actually can capitalize on their fascination with devices

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IN THE MOMENT: A Year Through The Arts In Wake County Photography Exhibit On Display In The Betty Ray McCain Art Gallery

After a year-long postponement, IN the MOMENT: a year through the arts in Wake County, presented by the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County with documentary photographer Christopher Janaro is now open.

IN the MOMENT: a year through the arts in Wake County
September 28 – December 31, 2021
Betty Ray McCain Gallery
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
2 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Gallery hours: Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and during performance hours

As Wake County’s 2019-2020 Artist in Residence, photographer Christopher Janaro captured moments illuminating the vibrance and diversity of Wake County’s artistic landscape – predominantly through the lens of United Arts. His photographic journey through the arts began in August 2019 when the arts and festivals were collective experiences. It ended in June 2020, during the pandemic and a summer of social justice activism, when artists responded

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Source: Morehead State University

MOREHEAD, Ky. (MSU Public Relations) – An art exhibit featuring the works of black artists from across the country will open Wednesday, Sept. 29, at Morehead State’s Golding-Yang Gallery in the Claypool-Young Art Building.   
“Black Art Matters” will feature sculpture, painting, drawing, and photography from black artists and creators. The exhibit is inspired by nationwide unrest in recent years in response to systemic racism and violence against people of color. Melissa Yungbluth, instructor of art and design and director of the Golding-Yang Gallery, said the exhibit is a powerful artistic response to the injustices faced by the black community.    
“People should attend the exhibition to see what artists outside of the area are creating in general, but also in response to being a black artist in today’s society. It’s important to see this perspective,” she said. “I have been part of Eagle Diversity since I began

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