for Art + Innovation
Located in a historic neo-Gothic church in Uptown Charlotte, McColl Center for Art + Innovation offers more than 5,000 square feet of Gallery space. We welcome the public to explore our exhibitions and attend our various events, including open studios, community engagement initiatives, workshops and more.
ADORNContemporary Jewelry Show + Sale
ADORN is McColl Center for Art + Innovation’s annual juried contemporary jewelry show and sale featuring unique wearable jewelry art from regional, national, and international artists. The event is free and everyone is welcome.
Curated and juried by Alumna Artist-in-Residence Eliana Arenas and McColl Center’s Manager of Residencies + Exhibitions Claudia Griffin, this special evening features jewelry artwork from 23 artists, including the works of McColl Center Alumni Artists-in-Residence. All jewelry is for sale, making this one of our community’s preeminent craft and jewelry markets.
Participating artists include:
Alejandra Carrillo, Angela Bubash, Anna Johnson, Amy Wyckoff, Ashley Buchanan, Claudia Griffin, Criselda Lopez, Eliana Arenas, emiko oye, Kate Allen, Katie Poterala, Laura Wood, Maia Leppo, Maria Eife, Mary Frisbee Johnson, Nancy Raasch, Natalie Abrams, Olivia Shih, Regine Bechtler, Renee Holliday, Ruth Koelewyn, Samantha Skelton, Sharon Dowell, Stacy Rodgers, and Tabitha Ott
Jewelry Show + Sale preview:
Amy Wyckoff, Ocean Jasper Barnacle Earrings, 2016, Sterling silver, fine silver, brass, copper, stainless steel, ocean jasper gemstones
emiko oye, Mondrian 1x4 Magnetic Bracelet, 2016, Repurposed LEGO®, Argentium silver, nylon coated steel cable, rare earth magnetic clasp
Olivia Shih, Black Gold Mountain Necklace (Black), 2016, Gold-filled elements, acrylic, vermeil neck cable
Event image © Michael O'Neill