Dare County Arts Council – July 2016

  Dare County Arts Council 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave. Manteo, NC check online for more information or call the Dare County Arts Council (Scroll down through post for more information information) https://www.facebook.com/carolyn.sleeper Facebook/darecountyartscouncil  

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July 2016, Dare County Arts Council Show

See Carolyn’s work throughout this July at: Dare County Arts Council 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave. Manteo, NC Opening Reception, Friday, July 1, 2016 6pm to 8pm Check back for updates on time of Opening Reception and all the fun! You know you love the Outer Banks, you know you love Manteo, NC and if you add Carolyn Sleeper’s pottery — her whimsical animals, her yardbirds — a ceramic artist with a “command of her medium” unsurpassed and rarely, if ever seen outside of a museum. Seriously, her work is insane! And obviously she is not writing this post because she […]


Stockley Gardens Arts Festival!

This is the MacDaddy of all festivals! The BEST Arts Festival Norfolk Virginia has to offer! The event website says it all: Building community takes art. Music. Food. Laughter. A willingness to work together. Most of all, it takes vision. For almost 30 years, Hope House has been the vision behind the Stockley Gardens Arts Festival. And now, the free event is a community tradition, drawing more than 50,000 visitors annually. Twice a year, on the third weekend in May and October, people flock to Stockley Gardens in Norfolk’s historic Ghent neighborhood to browse through jewelry, pottery, paintings, and other […]

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Intracoastal Waterway Celebration in Belhaven, NC

Carolyn will be adding her own style of Art to the celebration in Belhaven on the 19th of September. Join her and other artists/artisans/craftsfolk for a wonderful day filled with Food and Fun. They’ll even have a Blessing of the Boats … there truly is nowhere like Belhaven. If you haven’t ever been there, well, ya’ oughta’ go at least once in your life!    

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Women’s Work — In Their Own Voice

The Boykin Gallery at the Wilson Arts Center is pleased to feature the exciting work of seven women artists. Their varied styles and mediums will showcase well known artists, regional as well as local. Carolyn Sleeper is from Washington, NC. Her ceramic pieces are not only unique, but beautifully crafted. This exhibit will surely delight the viewer and show all these Women’s Work . . . In Their Own Voice.   Lauri Arnsten of Wake Forest, NC uses encaustic, mixed media and oils in her work. Textiles, polymer clay and goose egg pysanky are the mediums that Julie Ann Haas […]


Outer Banks Bluegrass Island Festival

Carolyn will be in Manteo for the Outer Banks Bluegrass Island Festival September 23 – 26! The Outer Banks Island Festival. While the festival’s website may not give information regarding the curated group of artists and craftsmen (craftspersons), trust me when I tell you that they don’t let every gidget and gewgaw maker in area come in and set up a table and sell trinkets and junk. No siree, Bob. Artisans and Artists and Crafts beyond compare… You can get more than music at the Festival. But, speaking of music: Sam Bush. Steep Canyon Rangers. Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis . You can’t […]