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Kentuck Art Night | February

  • Kentuck Art Center 503 Main Ave Northport, Alabama 35476 (map)

Join Sydney for the first Art Night in her new studio space in the Clarke Building! See her latest work and enjoy some wine and hors d'oeuvres while browsing.

FREE FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT!
Art Night occurs the first Thursday of each month at Kentuck Art Center in Historic Downtown Northport, Alabama.

Museum & Teer Gallery:
Kentuck Art Center is proud to present the work of Tom and Charlotte Wegrzynowski.

Tom Wegrzynowski has been a full-time instructor with The UA Department of Art and Art History since 2006. He has exhibited work nationally, most recently at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in New Orleans, Contemporary Arts Center in Las Vegas and Transmission Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Awards for his work include the Trudy Williamson Award for Excellence in Two Dimensional Work from the St. Tammany Art Association in Covington, La. and the Howard & Michael Goodson and Richard Zoellner Purchase Award from The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa. He is also a past recipient of an emergency support grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation.
In addition to painting, Wegrzynowski is also interested in collaborative projects. These include the “Hand to Hand” chronicle of the Iraq War, which was curated by Cecelia Kane and exhibited nationally; illustrations for Alan May’s anthology, “Dead Letters”, which was published by BlazeVOX in 2009; and Jerry Cullum’s conceptual catalog of the “First Walker Street Biennial”.

In her ninth year of teaching at UA, Charlotte Wegrzynowski teaches Drawing I and Design I in the Foundations area of The UA Department of Art and Art History. She has taught graduate level watercolor classes for the Department of Theatre & Dance and has given guest lectures in art appreciation as well as in anthropology classes. She also teaches through the community partnerships program at Arcadia Elementary School in Tuscaloosa. Wegrzynowski has been juried into exhibitions at the Meridian Museum of Art, the Alabama Women’s Art Caucus in Huntsville and won second place in the SECAC 2016 Juried Exhibition. She received the Best of Show award in the 31st West Alabama Juried Art Show. She received her BA from The University of the South and the MFA from The University of Alabama Book Arts Program.

Gallery Shop:
The Gallery Shop will be open for browsing and buying.

Courtyard of Wonders:
Enjoy live "old time" music from G.W. Henderson and booths from local vendors.

Artists Studios:
Kentuck's Studio Artists will have open studios for browsing, learning, observing, and buying.

*This Art Night is made possible in part by Evangeline's. Visit their location on McFarland Blvd for elegant, upscale dining. Perfect for Valentine's Day!

Kentuck Art Center and Festival was established in 1971. Kentuck's mission is to perpetuate the arts, engage the community, and empower the artist. The Kentuck Festival of the Arts is held annually in October, and during that weekend, makes a $5.5 million economic impact on its community.

Earlier Event: December 6
Come What May | Solo Exhibition
Later Event: March 7
Kentuck Art Night | March