Above Ian F. G. Dunn, at Morning Times
July's First Fridays are usually chance opportunities for art viewing. This one however is looking strong. New works at Rebus Works, Morning Times and VAE and a good last chance at the Mahler.
VAE hosts an exciting show Pulp which includes a piece by italian illustrator Blu- as well as many other local and national artists. Juried by Kate Schaffer of CAM Raleigh this exciting show will be a great starting place.
Illustrator Pat Fitzgerald opens the hand drawn second part of his Rebus Works exhibition. Fitzgerald is a master of observational sketches, capturing the human condition in action with an empathy for situational emotion. Last month's all digital show didnt disappoint, make sure to read our interview with Pat Fitzgerald here.
Ian F. G. Dunn has some stunning hand printed photographs at the Morning Times. The coffee shop consistently shows some of the most impressive photography shows in Raleigh, this one is no exception- Dunn's work has a weight and grittyness unique to his work and this chance to view full scale prints is an opportunity.
Tomorrow the Mahler will close their retrospective on Marvin Saltzman an 80 year old abstract painter with a large body of work spanning over 50 years.
You can also still catch Shaun Richard's Concession show at Flanders- it will hang until the 16th. Our take on Richard's show is here.
Also, don't forget that First Fridays are the only time you can get free Admission at CAM- check those shows out before they come down. We posted an outsiders look at the current CAM shows here.
Bike First Friday will also meet at the NCSU bell tower at 7pm. As always, bring locks, lights and helmets.