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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…

Anne Wall Thomas 86th Birthday Invitation

You are invited to celebrate the 86th birthday of Anne Wall Thomas and mark the closing of her 69-year retrospective exhibition at Lee Hansley Gallery on Saturday, November 22, from 2 until 5pm. You can view details of the exhibition and the artwork on display here.

Bimonthly Auctions Live!

Our bimonthly online art auction is now up and running. Click the “Auctions” option in the menu above to see what is available. Let the bidding begin!!! If you have any questions please call the gallery at 919 828 7557.

Herb Jackson Show Opens at Performing Arts Center

Herb Jackson Show Opens at Performing Arts Center

RALEIGH — A solo exhibition of large scale paintings by Davidson artist Herb Jackson is now on view at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. The exhibition, courtesy of Lee Hansley Gallery, opened December 6 and runs through Feb. 26. All twelve paintings are from the Veronica’s Veil series, a group of…

Heyden-London Exhibition Opens at Durham Arts Council

DURHAM — A major exhibition of 75 works by tapestry artist Silvia Heyden and painter-collage artist Edith London is now on view at the SunTrust Gallery of the Durham Arts Council. Lee Hansley, owner of Lee Hansley Gallery and a friend of both artists, is the exhibition curator. Titled “Silvia Heyden & Edith London: Together…