This page will be regularly updated with news and events relating to 5 Points Gallery and our member artists. In May 2023, our current exhibit features the work of member artist, Donna Stubbs, as well as new artworks by our other artists. Our next Third Friday Public Reception will be held on Friday May 19, 2023, from 6 – 9 pm.
The amazing multi-layered art of autistic artist and gallery member, King Godwin, was recently documented in a video by the Tar Heel Traveler for WRAL.com. The Tar Heel Traveler, also known as journalist Scott Mason, travels all around North Carolina to report on the most unique and interesting people and places in our state. This video gives an up-close look at King working on some of his pieces, and explains how he came to be an artist, as well as some of the deeper meaning behind the numbers that adorn all of King's colorful and highly personal creations. Please check out the video linked below to learn more about King!
Our member artist, Yuko Nogami Taylor, was recently featured in a wonderful video piece by the Tar Heel Traveler for WRAL.com. The Tar Heel Traveler, also known as journalist Scott Mason, travels all around North Carolina to report on the most unique and interesting people and places in our state. His piece on Yuko reveals some of the extensive technique that she uses in creating her traditional Japanese paintings, and discusses some of the cultural inspirations that have influenced Yuko's work since she moved from Japan to the US. Please check out the video linked below to learn more about Yuko!
The Duke Chronicle has published a thought-provoking article about our member artist, Jim McKeon. Written by Katherine Zhong, it highlights several artworks from Jim's recent featured exhibit at 5 Points Gallery, and discusses the deeper meaning inherent to these pieces. While some of Jim's art is lighthearted and playful, some of his other works intentionally focus on more serious issues like racism, the pandemic, and social injustice. Please use the link below to read more:
One of our artists, Teddy Devereux, was the subject of a fascinating profile piece by John Yewell, that was published in the December 2021 newsletter of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). This article discusses Teddy's previous career as a research scientist at NIEHS and how she became interested in making fused glass art, while also delving into her artistic process and some of the scientific themes that continue to inspire her fused glass creations. Check out the link below to read more: