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Progress on New Location

Progress on New Location

Here are a few photos of the progress being made to our new space. We hope to be moving in sometime in October. We cant wait!  

New Location for Gallery

New Location for Gallery

RALEIGH — Long established as a downtown fixture, Lee Hansley Gallery announced today plans to move to a warehouse complex on Whitaker Mill Road on the fringe of downtown. The gallery, which has been in operation for nearly 25 years, opened in the Capital Club Building and moved to 225 Glenwood Ave. 17 years ago. …

Ceramics Sale

Ceramics Sale

Ceramics Sale Card In preparation for our pending move from Glenwood South, we are offering our entire collection of ceramics and glass at 20 percent off. Take advantage of this one-time offer to expand your collection of ceramics and glass… Our unprecedented sale of paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture continues also. The sale will last…

Robert Barnard Reception

Robert Barnard Reception

The reception held to celebrate the work of the late Robert Barnard (1922-2010),  a former professor of art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, took place Thursday, February 4 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Betty Ray McCain gallery at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.  Despite the rain,…

Robert Barnard at Betty Ray McCain Gallery

Robert Barnard at Betty Ray McCain Gallery

Robert Barnard Paintings Showcased at McCain Gallery An exhibition of paintings by the late Chapel Hill artist Robert Barnard is now at the Betty Ray McCain Gallery at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. A reception for the show, organized by Lee Hansley Gallery, is planned for Feb. 4 from…

Ben Berns: Landscapes Opens at Performing Arts Center

Ben Berns:  Landscapes Opens at Performing Arts Center

Ben Berns:  Landscapes exhibition opened at the Betty Ray McCain Gallery at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Exhibition runs through January 3, 2016. Precision drawings and paintings of rural landscapes in North Carolina, Montana and Wyoming comprise this exhibition.  The drawings and paintings are by Ben Berns (1936-2007), the Dutch born artist…

Lee Hansley Gallery Owner Judges Florida Art Festival

Lee Hansley Gallery Owner Judges Florida Art Festival

Gallery owner Lee Hansley of Raleigh and Jan Clanton of Winter Park, Fla., complete their judging last weekend of the 42nd annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival.  The two awarded $20,000 in prizes in the all-Florida artist two-day show.  One hundred eighty artists were invited to participate in the event on the main town square…

McDonald Bane: 2 Parts Art, 1 Part Science

McDonald Bane: 2 Parts Art, 1 Part Science

McDonald Bane, ETA 60-91, oil on canvas, 60 x 60 inCourtesy of Lee Hansley Gallery The art of Lee Hansley Gallery artist McDonald Bane is now on exhibit in a solo exhibition at the Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The show is entitled “Two Parts Art, One Part Science,” which…

Celebrated North Carolina Fiber Artist Dies

Celebrated North Carolina Fiber Artist Dies

Silvia Heyden   DURHAM – Fiber artist Silvia Heyden, a native of Switzerland who spent most of her life in Durham, died here Monday afternoon.  She was 88 and died from complications resulting from a recent heart surgery. “Silvia Heyden was the leading fiber artist in North Carolina and one of the most important tapestry…

Durham Ceramist Lilo Kemper Dies at 94

Lilo Kemper in her garden in Durham.

One of the original seven artists that premiered when Lee Hansley Gallery opened in 1993 has died. Lilo Kemper of Durham died December 6 at her home. She was 94. Lilo had befriended gallery owner Lee Hansley prior to the gallery’s inaugural exhibition. They shared a mutual friend, painter and collage artist Edith London, also…

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