July 4, 2014. Highly collected and admired painter Joseph Cave will be celebrating Independence Day weekend at the Art Cellar Gallery. His work is featured along with painter Richard Oversmith in the gallery’s newest exhibition, “Two Views” which opened July 2 and runs through July 26. On Saturday, July 5, Joseph Cave will be at the gallery for a Saturday Coffee Talk from 10 a.m.-noon.
This casual event includes a short talk by the artist and an opportunity to ask questions, purchase his beautiful new books and learn more about his inspiration and technique while enjoying morning refreshments.
The “Two Views” exhibit features the landscapes of Joseph Cave and Richard Oversmith. Both acclaimed artists work in oils but each brings a very distinctive style of working and interpreting the landscape. “Two Views” runs July 2-26 with an opening reception with the artists on Friday, July 11 from 4-6 p.m. Pastoral views, open vistas and waterways will fill the gallery as these accomplished nature artists transport us through their approach to interpreting and capturing the world around us. Richard Oversmith will be talking about his work and doing a demonstration on Saturday, July 12, from 10 a.m.-noon.
During its 22 year history, The Art Cellar Gallery in Banner Elk has established itself as a definitive arts destination in the High Country. 2014 marks another season filled with some of the finest artists from throughout the southeast, with feature exhibitions and engaging shared gallery installations throughout the three floors of exhibition space.
Along with six feature exhibitions this summer, the gallery has expanded its Saturday Coffee Talks to every Saturday in June, July and August, so visitors can join different gallery artists each Saturday for a fun and informative morning 10am to noon. The galleries knowledgeable staff is always available to assist collectors looking for that special artwork, either a single piece or in building an entire collection. The gallery also houses an onsite frame studio, providing all framing needs from custom conservation framing to mirrors.
The Art Cellar Gallery is located in Banner Elk on Hwy. 184 and is open Monday – Saturday from 10am to 5pm, more information is available at www.artcellaronline.com and by calling 828-898-5175.