Blue Spiral 1 will be opening four new exhibitions with a reception on Thursday, March 9th from 5-8pm. Gallery 2:Color’s ability to drive emotion is felt in contemporary paintings of outdoor scenes and abstract canvases. Two-dimensional works complement sculptural pieces with translucent and/or architectural qualities in glass, clay and acrylic that reference terrain and the landscape. Participating artists include:Alex Gabriel BernsteinCarrie McGeeDonald PennyDavid SkinnerScott UptonSmall Format Gallery:Nicholas Joerling; A collection of pottery from one of North Carolina’s preeminent ceramists—Joerling’s thrown and altered vessels exude personality through articulated gesture and understated glaze flourishes. Showcase Gallery:Inspired by nature, wildlife and architecture—three southern women create texturally satisfying works that speak to interconnectedness. Participating artists include:Vicki GrantBryant Holsenbeck Suzanne StrykAnd more!