Annette Szcezktek

Predominantly self-taught, Annette M. Szczekutek is a well-known Fayetteville artist with a strong community following. Originally from Wales, Annette has been a member of Cape Fear Studios, Inc. since 1993 and is one of our in-house artists. She is known best for her florals and has had her series of calla lily paintings featured on notecards in the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Gift Shop in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In addition to her flowers, she also has a strong interest in plein air painting. She has been featured in a number of exhibits including:


“Cape Fear Studios Artists” – Sampson County Arts Council (2011)

“Road Trip” – Olde Town Gallery (2009)

“A Low Country Journey” – Cape Fear Studios (2004)

“Solo Exhibit” – Leonard G. McLeod Gallery (2004)

“Solo Exhibit” – City Center Gallery (2002)

In addition to her many exhibits, Annette has pieces featured in a number of corporate collections:


Health Pavilion North, Fayetteville, NC

Department of Social Services – Fayetteville, NC

Carolina Regional Radiology – Lillington and Angier, NC

Fayetteville Urology Associates – Fayetteville, NC

Women’s Wellness Center – Fayetteville, NC

First South Bank – Fayetteville, NC

Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation – Fayetteville, NC

To reach Ms. Szczekutek, please call Cape Fear Studios.


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​Cape Fear Studios, Inc. is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) fine arts organization that provides opportunities for visual artists and art patrons to work together in promoting and learning visual arts. The City of Fayetteville, The Arts Council of Fayetteville-Cumberland County and the N.C. Arts Council support CFS. CFS is located on the corner of Maxwell Street and Russell Street in historic downtown Fayetteville, Cape Fear Studios provides art studios for rent, a gallery where exhibitions of work by member and visiting artists are held, retail space, and classroom space for private lessons, workshops or classes. We are governed by a Board of Directors, which is elected by the membership and operates under by-laws.

Our stated purposes include provision for:
  • ​An extension of the downtown cultural arts and revitalization
  • Arts education for the public through studio demonstrations, tours and hands-on activities
  • An outlet for artists to exhibit and sell their work
  • A source of quality, locally produced visual arts for the public

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​If you have any questions about any of the above, please don’t hesitate to contact us:

​Phone: 910.433.2986