Bobbi Hopp

Cary Photographic Artists Founder Honored with Plaque

Cary, NC – Only two Cary artists are remembered with plaques in the artist’s circle in front of the Cary Arts Center. This Thursday, April 26, 2018, that second plaque was unveiled as Bobbi Hopp was honored for her service to the Cary arts community. Read more

Cary Girl Scout Brings the Arts to Senior Citizens

Cary, NC – Getting involved in the arts can have benefits for all parts of life, but as people get older, access to artistic expression can become more difficult. One local Girl Scout created a project to ensure Cary senior citizens got involved in painting, earning herself one of the Girl Scouts’ top awards in the process. Read more

Cary Artist Combining Bees With Paintings

Cary, NC – One of the great things about art is how tweaking your thinking a little bit can result in new, imaginative works. And a Cary artist is mixing her passion for painting and photography with her interest in bees, as well as educating visitors on how to take care of local bees. Read more

Cary Resident Starts Incubator for Aspiring Artists

Cary, NC – For artists, finding places to promote their work or hone their craft can be difficult. But one Cary resident has started a center for local musicians, painters and other artists to reach their next level. Read more

Cary Town Hall Hosts Chinese Art Exhibition

Cary, NC – Cary is home to a variety of people with different backgrounds and cultures. Some of that culture will be on full display at Cary Town Hall as it hosts the second annual Discover China Fine Arts Exhibition. Read more

Village Art Circle Honoring Late Cary Artist in Auction

Cary, NC – Earlier this year, Cary lost one of its longtime artists, Ella Tracey Williams. To honor her work and give back to the community, her family has organized an auction of her artwork at the Village Art Circle. Read more

Waverly Artists Gallery Closing in November

Cary, NC – After five years in Waverly Place, the Waverly Artists Group Studio and Gallery will be closing. In their short time, they have been voted as the best gallery in Cary, hosted more than 3000 guests and have made a significant impact in Cary’s art scene. Read more

Rare Showing of Contemporary Art at The Ackland


Chapel Hill, NC — You’ve been to the NC Museum of Art. You’ve been to the Nasher. But have you been to the Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill? If not, now’s a good time to go, with a rare exhibition of works from their Contemporary collection on display. Read more

Art: Meet the Painters of Downtown Cary

En Plein Air

Cary, NC — On Saturday, May 2, 2015, over 20 artists brought their easels, canvases and palettes outside to paint along the streets of Downtown Cary. I talked to a handful of them and even ended up becoming a model in one of the paintings. Read more

Town of Cary Workshops on Traditional Indian Art Forms

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – We all know the work of Andy Warhol, Vincent Van Gogh and Rembrant. But how many of us have ever heard of artforms called Rangoli, Warli and Zentangle? Local artist Sampada Agarwal is set to  teach some workshops presented by Town of Cary to acquaint people with these traditional and modern styles of art. Read more