It's All About The Story at The Hillsborough Gallery of Arts

Members of the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts Celebrate Hillsborough's own Jaki Shelton Green with artwork inspired by her poetry collection, Breath of the Song.
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. - Feb. 13, 2023 - PRLog -- The Hillsborough Gallery of Arts, an artist-owned and operated gallery in downtown Hillsborough, North Carolina, presents the 9th annual featured show, It's All About the Story. Each year gallery members choose a local writer whose work they respond to in their own medium. Previous writers include Michael Malone, Jill McCorkle, Lee Smith, Allan Gurganus, John Bemis, Nancy Peacock, Elizabeth Keckly and Billy Strayhorn. This year the artists have selected a work by North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green as their source of inspiration. Each piece in the group show, It's All About the Story, is inspired by one or more poems in Breath of the Song. The show runs from February 14th through March 26th, with an opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk on Friday, February 24th from 6-9 pm.

Ms. Green will read her poetry in the gallery on Sunday March 12th, 4-6pm. The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing.

Jaki Shelton Green is the ninth Poet Laureate of North Carolina, the first African American and third woman to be appointed as the North Carolina Poet Laureate. She is a North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame Inductee, and a 2003 recipient of the North Carolina Award for Literature. Jaki Shelton Green teaches Documentary Poetry at Duke University Center for Documentary Studies.

About the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts:
The Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned and operated by 21 local artists and represents these established artists exhibiting contemporary fine art and fine craft. The Gallery's offerings include paintings, sculpture, ceramics, photography, textiles, jewelry, glass, metals, encaustic, enamel, and wood. 121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278. Phone: (919) 732-5001. The gallery is open 10am-6pm Tuesday - Saturday, and 12pm-4pm on Sunday. More information can be found on the HGA website:
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