Art from the Heart

Art from the Heart

Morehead Plaza Shopping Center, Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC | (252) 726-9156

February 17, 2017 - March 4, 2017

February 17 – March 4, 2017

The Arts Council of Carteret County announces the 28th annual show and sale of original artwork, Art From the Heart. The exhibit will open on Friday, February 17 and close on Saturday, March 4.

This non-juried show is open to artists 18 years of age or older who reside in Carteret, Craven, Onslow and Pamlico Counties. Artists from those counties may participate whether or not they are members of the ACCC. All ACCC member artists may participate regardless of their county or state of residence.

Artist registration will be held Friday and Saturday, February 10th and 11th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, and Sunday, February 12th from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

The show will be held in Morehead Plaza in the 2900 block of Arendell Street in Morehead City, in the commercial unit between Snap Fitness Center and The Tractor Supply Store on the west end of Morehead Plaza.

Judging Art From the Heart 2017 will be professional artist, art teacher and gallery owner Nicole White Kennedy from Raleigh, NC. To view Ms. Kennedy’s full resume and selections of her work please go to her website: and

Ms Kennedy will conduct a critique and commentary session on Monday, February 13 at 6:30 pm. Artists may sign up for that session during registration. The cost will be $10 per participant.

Art From The Heart 2017 participants will be allowed to enter two pieces of original artwork for a fee of $10 per piece. All work must be for sale.

Complete rules for entry and downloadable entry forms are available at the Council’s website