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Monday, December 8, 2014

Katelyn Chapman, Clemson University BFA (Art, painting) Candidate, in Contemporary South at the Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

"His Fist Is Big But My Gun's Bigger" by Katelyn Chapman
The South is emerging as a hub for creativity, with Raleigh as its capital! Contemporary South will bring region’s best artists right here to Raleigh with the help of prestigious and acclaimed curator, Chad Alligood.

This exhibition showcases a survey of artwork currently being made in the regional south, across a wide range of media and aesthetic. A total of 58 pieces were chosen for this survey of southern art.

The Artists


January 2-29, 2015

Visual Art Exchange
309 W. Martin Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
phone: 919.828.7834

Gallery Hours: Tuesday- Saturday, 11a.m. – 4p.m.

First Friday hours: 6-9p.m.


The Juror:
Chad Alligood, curator, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville AK. Chad recently visited over 1000 artists across America in order to build Crystal Bridges’ current exhibition “State of the Art” which showcases the work of over 100 artists,ranging from works on canvas and paper to photography and video to installation and performance art, and more.

Chad earned his Bachelor of Arts in History of Art and Architecture from Harvard University, his Masters of Arts in Art History from The University of Georgia and is currently finishing his Ph.D. in Art History from City University of New York while working at Crystal Bridges Museum.

VAE's Main Gallery hosts 12-16 exhibitions each year. Exhibitions are open to the public five days a week and during First Friday gallery walks at no cost. Exhibitions include the N.E.W. (Never Exhibited Works) juried exhibition, SCOPE: The NC Landscape, B E R S E R K and VAE's Young Artists Exhibit for Wake County K-12 students.

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