Press Release for the Exhibition
FAYETTEVILLE, NC—A new exhibition, "A Play on Colors," opens Nov. 2 at the David McCune International Art Gallery in the Bethune Center for Visual Arts at Methodist University. The show features handmade felt by Sharron Parker.
There will be an opening reception from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the gallery Nov. 2, which is free and open to the public. Afterward, the exhibit will run through Dec. 12 during regular gallery hours. This semester, the gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, and by appointment. There is no cost to visit the gallery.
Sharron Parker received an undergraduate degree from Duke University and a master's degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She studied education, art, and interior design. Parker continued her study in textiles with classes at Penland School of Crafts, where she has returned to teach workshops in feltmaking. Her work has been exhibited throughout the U.S., and under the Art in Embassies Program, has recently been exhibited in Turkmenistan and Armenia.
A workshop with the artist will take place Nov. 17 from 10:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. For information on fees and registration, contact Executive Director Silvana M. Foti at 910.GALLERY or 910.425.5379. Registration for the workshop is limited to 12 participants.
Methodist University is an independent four-year institution of higher education with over 2,400 students from 41 states and 53 countries. Methodist University offers over 80 majors and concentrations, 100 clubs and organizations, four master's degree programs, and 19 NCAA III intercollegiate sports. For more information, please contact Silvana Foti, executive director of the David McCune International Art Gallery, at 910.GALLERY (910.425.5379) or e-mail
Video of Sharron Parker making Handmade Felt
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