Exhibition Schedule

2017 Exhibits

June 3 – June 27 “Color, Shape, Style.”  Flat colorful images form Frankie’s world.  Self-taught artist, Frankie Scarborough, creates his artwork with a unique perspective on everyday life.

June 9 – Arts Tour.  Our featured artist is Marsha Vrono who returns for a trunk show of her beautiful jewelry creations.

July 1 – Aug. 8 “Vintage Folk” Mose T (Mose Tolliver), RA Miller, Jimmie Lee Sudduth, Issac Smith, and Howard Finster.  Art from the late 1980’s and 1990’s from private collections. 

July 29 – Oct. 10  “Twisted Woods.” North Georgia landscape paintings, sometimes tinkered with, to produce a fresh view.  Also, new paintings of everyday objects beautifully defined by fine art painter, Jeffrey Kronsnoble.

Oct. 14 – Nov. 25 “Deep in Play.” Mysterious landscapes populated with intriguing and surprising inhabitants.  Richly detailed, fine art paintings with a fanciful flair by Tampa artist, Diane Elmeer.

2016 Exhibits

March 18 through April 29,  “Folk Expressions XIII,” Clayton Galleries, 4105 S MacDill Ave., Tampa, FL 33611.  Bringing over 100 works of art by self-taught artists, from Main Street Gallery for a collaborative exhibit at Clayton Galleries, Tampa, FL.  This will be our 13th show together, so please join us if you are in Florida!

June 4th- July 5, “The House” Gallery artists interpret the concept of “house.”

June 4th- 11:30 to 3:00, Designer, Marsha Vrono, returns for a trunk show of her glamorous, sparkling jewelry.

July 9 – August 2, Jay Schuette, new paintings “The Shorty Show,” inspired by his infatuation with the friendly wild raccoons which visit him at home.

Aug 6 – Aug. 28,  A fine art debut for Main Street Gallery of Ted Whisenhunt’s kinetic, found art sculptures. Whisenhunt is a musician, associate professor and art department chair at Young Harris College.

Sept. 3 – Sept 27, “Mrs. Snuff Box” and Friends,” metal cut-outs, sculpture, and paintings by Buddy Snipes.

Oct 1- Oct 29, “Farm to Forest.” Cornbread, aka John Anderson, captures the essence of animals in his popular paintings, and Lonnie and Twyla Money create charming, gestural animal sculptures from gourds.

Nov. 4 – Nov 22, “Folk Expressions XIV,” Clayton Galleries, 4105 S MacDill Ave., Tampa, FL 33611.  The Folk Art Society of America’s meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl.  prompted another collaborative exhibition between Main Street Gallery and Clayton Galleries in Tampa.  Visit us in Tampa for a two week show.

2015 Exhibits

May 16 through June 16,  “Let it Shine,” folk art paintings and sculpture by Missionary Mary Proctor.

Saturday, June 13, 11:00 until around 3:00, Marsha Vrono will be bringing her fabulous, handmade jewelry collection for a trunk show at the gallery.

June 20 through July 21,  “Reflect, Recycle, and Rejoice,” paintings by Dorethey Gorham and Paper Mache sculptures by Carol Roll.

July 25 through September 1, “Folk to Fine: A Few of Our Favorite Things,” still-life paintings by Betty Edwards, Mary Klein, Jeffrey Kronsnoble, Peggy Maine, Sarah Rakes, Jay Schuette, and Mark Stevenson.

August 14 – August 16 “Folk Fest” at the North Atlanta Trade Center, Norcross, Ga.  More than 80 dealers of folk art converge for a weekend in Atlanta.  For details visit www.slotinfolkart.com or contact us.

September 5 through Oct 20,  “Abstract Reality,” fine art oil paintings and watercolors by Jeffrey Kronsnoble.

Oct 24 through Dec 8, An exhibition of folk art by artists featured in the new book on the subject of self-taught art, “When The Spirit Speaks: Self-Taught Art of the South,” by Margaret Day Allen.   October 24, 1:00 until 3:00, book signing by Margaret Day Allen.  Some of the featured artists are new discoveries.

 

2014 Exhibits

May 24 – June 24 “Ancestral Threads”: Paintings and sculpture by outstanding African-American artists, including Missionary Mary Proctor, OL Samuels, Buddy Snipes, Mama Johnson, Annie Tolliver and Della Wells. 

May 24 – 11:00 – 3:00 Trunk Show of  Marsha Vrono’s fabulous jewelry.

June 28 – July 22 “Kindred Spirits,” Recent paintings by Sarah Rakes, and Cher Shaffer,  wall constructions and free-standing sculpture by Amy Lansburg.

July 26 – August 26 “Yonder Days”  Memory paintings of the Southern Appalachians by Amy Payne and Southern Folk Pottery by Caroline Simmons, Roger Corn, and other well-known potters.

Aug. 15, 16, 17  “Folk Fest,” at the North Atlanta Trade Center.  See www.slotinfolkart.com for details.

Aug 30 – Sept. 23 “Do Not Disturb,” intriguing keyhole cut-out paintings by Jay Schuette.

Sept. 27 – Oct. 28 Purvis Young  Retrospective;  “A Collector’s Dream” Over 40 Paintings from the 1970’s thru the 2000’s.  Not to be missed!

2013 Exhibits

June 1 – July 2, 2013 “From Railroad Street to Main Street,”  a collector’s selected paintings originally from J.T. McCord’s front porch “showcase” in Thomson, Georgia.

June 7, 8, 9 “Northeast Georgia 2013 Arts Tour”  many participating venues featuring artists at “Art Zone” locations throughout Northeast Georgia.  For more information, maps, lodging, etc., visit www.artstour.org.

July 6 – July 30, 2013 “Heaven to Earth,”  an exhibit of visionary paintings by self-taught newcomer, Tommy Durham, and introducing the stone garden sculptures of folk artist, Mike Jones.

August 3 – Sept. 3, 2013 “An Angel’s Lift; A Devil’s Pull,”  Dorethey Gorham returns with an exhibition of her finely detailed, lively paintings.

August 16,17,18, 2013 “Folk Fest” in Atlanta at the  Northeast Trade Center.  Over 80 vendors featuring southern folk art.  Visit www.slotinfolkart for details or contact us.

Sept. 7 – Oct 15, 2013 “Twenty Five Years of Collecting,” artwork from a private collection which includes Mose Tolliver, Lonnie Holley, Jimmie Lee Sudduth, and many other well known artists.

Oct. 19 – Nov. 23, 2013   “The Kitchen Sink,” recent paintings by Jay Schuette.

Nov. 16 – Dec 31, 2013 “Holiday Ornaments and Art,”  featuring gallery artists.

2012 Exhibits

May 26 – June 19
“Act III; A Narrative”    Sarah Rake’s new paintings explore and incorporate her beginning,  middle, and current journey as an artist.

June 23 – (extended to July 31)
“Cornbread’s Critters” New work by popular Georgia Artist, John (Cornbread) Anderson

August 4 – September 18
“The Spirit Within”  Collages by Della Wells, Paintings by Annie Cochran, and Sculpture by OL Samuels

August 17-August 19
Folk Fest in Atlanta at the N Atlanta Trade Center.
Trade show exhibition of over 80 Folk Art dealers
(contact us or see www.slotinfolkart.com for more information)

September 22- October 16
“Coming to Life” Karen Croner’s Papier-mâché Sculptures; New Looks for an Old Art Form

October 20 – November 24
“Animal Attitudes” colorful animal paintings by Chris Lewallen and gourd animals by Twyla and Lonnie Money.

November 27 – December 31
Holiday exhibit “Mini Marvels”  Small works of paintings and sculpture