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Art on the Green seeks artists; ArtWorks on Main closes

artnewsbugDavidson’s Art on the Green will return April 30-May 1 and the town is seeking artists to apply for spots in the annual art festival. Also, ArtWorks on Main in Mooresville has closed. Also ahead: artist Betsy Birkner will give a presentation on color theory at a monthly meeting of The Lake Norman Art League on Feb. 14.


Are you an artist itching to share your work? Then consider applying to exhibit at this year’s Art on the Green. Applications are due Feb. 14.

The Town of Davidson is now accepting applications from artists who wish to exhibit at this year’s Art on the Green. The popular annual event brings crowds to Davidson to enjoy food, live music, performances and art. Also a juried art festival, the event features booths filled with top- quality art works and demonstrations from artists throughout the region.

Artists must submit their applications, specify mediums and include digital images of their work. All work must be original and attributed solely to the demonstrating artist. The application requires a $25 non-refundable fee, and if selected, artists must pay $100 for an exhibit space. Tents are not provided. Applications are due Feb. 14.

For a printable application (PDF), CLICK HERE> Online applications will be available soon at, under the Downtown Davidson tab.

The 2011 Art on the Green festival will be held April 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and May 1 from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m.

For more information, contact Tina Gibson at 704 596-0342 or or Kim Fleming at 704 940-9622 or For more information on the Town of Davidson, visit or contact Megan Pillow Davis at or 704-940-9602.

- Town of Davidson


ArtWorks on Main, at 165 N. Main St., has closed its doors. The shop held a closeout sale with 75 percent off art supplies through the middle of this month. The closing comes with the retirement of the shop’s owners Dan and Suzanne Hicks. (Read more about ArtWorks on Main in Lisa Jewel’s Oct. 8, 2010, “Art Around Town” column.)


Artist Betsy Birkner will give a presentation about “Color Theory” at the Lake Norman Art League member meeting on Monday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Lake Norman Chamber office, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius.

In this Valentine’s Day meeting, Ms. Birkner will start with a discussion of red and its companions on the color wheel, and light and perception. The talk will examine the five components of color
and Johannes Itten’s seven Contrasts of Color.

The meeting is open to the public. For more info, visit


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