A R T – Alpha Romeo Tango

En Plein Air: Of Light and Color

2016 Summer Camps for Children

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2016 Summer Camps for Children @ Cape Fear Studios
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – Aug 11 @ 9:00 am
En Plein Air: Of Light and Color @ Cape Fear Studios
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm

Paintings by PaintNC Members:  Brenda Behr, Carole Bryant, Karen Crenshaw, Doug Hoppes, Sonia Kane, Rose Kennedy, Kim Maselli, Flora Pinkham and Vickie Wilson

PaintNC is a group of emerging and professional artists who meet regularly to paint “en plein air” (outside on location) within North Carolina.

This collection represents landscapes from the mountains to the sea, in beautiful, luscious strokes of light and color!

Opening Reception at Cape Fear Studios:  July 22, 2016 – 6 pm until 9 pm

Show on Display: July 22 – August 22, 2016

“Atmospheric” Wood Fired Ceramics by Stephen Heywood @ Cape Fear Studios
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm

Opening Reception at Cape Fear Studios:  August 26, 2016  6 pm – 9 pm

Show on Display: August 26 through September 20, 2016

Stephen Heywood received his Bachelors of Science Degree in ceramics from Southern Utah University and his Masters of Fine Arts Degree in ceramics from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. He has been a visiting artist at a number of colleges and Universities throughout the country. Heywood Exhibits his work extensively and had been in over 200 national juried shows and invitationals. In 2004, Heywood was selected to represent the United States in the First International, Ceramics Journal Editors Symposium, Emerging Artist exhibition, in Xian China. In 2011, Heywood participated in and won the “Craft Award” in the Westmoreland Arts National in Westmoreland Pennsylvania. In 2013, he was awarded an honorable mention at the 8th Cheongju International Craft Biennale in Cheongju, Korea. He is a member of The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts and Florida Craft Art. Selected publications include: 500 Cups, 500 Bowls, The Best of 500 Ceramics, Image Transfer on Clay, Printing on Clay, and the Periodicals Clay Times and Ceramics Monthly. As an artist he is primarily interested in ceramic wheel-thrown vessels and hand-built mechanical forms that relate to function. His work is influenced by architectural structures including factories, silos and water towers. These vessels are often composed of many wheel-thrown and hand-built parts and take their shape as small “functional sculpture”. He is currently a Professor of Ceramics at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.

Drawing for the Fun of It (Ages 8 and above) @ Cape Fear Studios
Sep 8 @ 4:30 pm – Nov 17 @ 5:30 pm

Drawing for the Fun of It

Drawing for the Fun of It


Students will learn basic drawing skills using artists pencils and markers. Cartoon and anime characters will be explored along with traditional subjects.

$50/month/ group lesson (does not include supplies)

Thursdays 4:30-5:30 pm

September 8, 2016 – November 17, 2016

Registration required by purchasing a class at






Drawing for the Fun of It (Adults) Beginner and Beyond @ Cape Fear Studios
Sep 8 @ 5:30 pm – Nov 17 @ 6:30 pm

Students will learn basic drawing skills with artists pencils.  No prior knowledge required.

Thursdays 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm – $50/month group class

September 8, 2016 – November 17, 2016

Registration required by purchasing a class at http://www.capefearstudios.com/product/drawing-for-the-fun-of-it-adults-beginner-and-beyond/

A R T – Alpha Romeo Tango @ Cape Fear Studios
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm

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L’America   Steve Opet

Military Art Exhibition open to all Active Duty, Reserve, and National Guard, and Retirees stationed at Fort Bragg (all Services).

No Entry Fee

People’s Choice Award ~ (gift basket comprised of items donated by downtown merchants)

Submission Deadline:  31 August, 2016

Opening Reception ~ 4th Friday, September 23

Show will be on display from September 23rd through October 22, 2016.

Military personnel and their dependents (18-years or older, and must be based at Fort Bragg) interested in entering, should submit digital images of their work to the Cape Fear Studio (artgallery@capefearstudios.com) no later than 31 August 2016. Military Retirees are also welcome and encouraged to enter their work. Art submissions are not limited to military subject(s). All styles and subject matter welcome for submission.

Click here for more information and prospectus:http://www.capefearstudios.com/competitions-and-call-for-entries/art-military-call-for-entry-sept-2016/




Pottery Workshop @ Cape Fear Studios
Oct 29 @ 9:00 am – Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm

This workshop is geared to participants with some throwing experience.

October 29 and October 30, 2016   

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Cost: $315.00


A short free presentation will open to the public at FTCC the evening of

Saturday, October 28, 2016 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Place: Pottery Studio Room, 627 Horace Sisk Building, Fayetteville Technical Community College Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Sponsored by Cape Fear Studios & Fayetteville Technical Community College

To register contact Cape Fear Studios 148 Maxwell Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301, or call 910-433-2986 or Register by email to artgallery@capefearstudios.com

Click here to purchase the workshop: http://www.capefearstudios.com/product/hands-on-pottery-workshop-with-master-potter-simon-leach/

Workshop is full. 

Please send an email to artgallery@capefearstudios.com

to reserve a spot on the waiting list.





Workshop with Master Potter Simon Leach

Cape Fear Studios and Fayetteville Technical Community College are looking forward  to presenting a hands on pottery workshop with Master Potter Simon Leach on October 29 and October 30, 2016  from  9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. The cost of the workshop is $315.00. This workshop is geared to participants with some throwing experience.  The workshop will be held at the FTCC Pottery […]

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