ATHERTON MILL 2010 Carolina's Got Art!. Sponsored by Elder Gallery, this is the second annual juried exhibition for artists from North and South Carolina. For more information, visit www.carolinasgotart.com. Oct. 1-30. 2000 South Blvd., Charlotte.
CHRISTA FAUT GALLERY Dream Point. Featuring paintings by Herb Jackson. Oct. 1-Nov. 30. Holiday Jewelry Show and Group Exhibition. Featuring jewelry, paintings, glass, ceramics, and sculptures by gallery artists. Dec. 1-31. 19818 N. Cove Road, Cornelius. 704-892-5312. www.christafautgallery.com.
DIALECT ART GALLERY The Ain't Gots. Featuring paintings by Antoine Williams and poetry by Kirsten Hemmy. Fri., Sept. 10. 3204 North Davidson St., Ste. C, Charlotte.
ELDER ART GALLERY The Russians Return. Exhibition of Russian impressionism. Paintings from several young painters will comprise the show and will include landscapes, still lifes, as well as figurative work. Sept. 3-28. Salon des Refuses. This is Elder Gallery's selection of artwork not included in the 2010 Carolina's Got Art! exhibition that is on display at Atherton Mill during the month of October. Based upon the French impressionists salon exhibition of the late 1800s, Carolina Salon de Refuses represents some of the best work submitted from artists from around the North and South Carolina. Oct. 8-Nov. 30. Southern Landscapes. Featuring paintings by South Carolina artist Carl Blair. Dec. 3-31. 1427 South Blvd., Charlotte. 704-370-6337. www.elderart.com.
EXTRAVAGANZA DEPOT The Light Factory 29th Annual Auction. Featuring fine art and photography from a variety of artists. Sat., Nov. 20, 7 p.m. $75. 1610 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-331-5331.
THE GALLERY AT CARILLON Carl Plansky, Abstract Expressionist. Exhibit of paintings by New York artist Carl Plansky. Features the energetic floral bouquets, which have become the artist's trademark, along with landscapes and figure paintings from the artist's collection. Sept. 1-Dec. 31. 227 W. Trade St., Charlotte. 704-334-8840.
GREEN RICE GALLERY Up(grade)town. Featuring new works that revolve around artist Holly Spruck's love of travel and her experiences throughout Europe, Asia and North America. Reception on Friday, September 3, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 3-26. New Mixed Media Sculptures by artist Jason Basden. Featuring figures that make reference to the human form, yet have a system of anatomy of their own. Opening reception on Fri., Oct. 1, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 1-31. New Works by Artist Bethany Hadden. Bethany's current work for her solo exhibition focuses on the antique automotive genre, including planes, motorcycles, trains and more. Artist reception on Fri., Nov. 5, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Nov. 5-28. Group Exhibition by Green Rice Artists. Featuring artwork from across the Carolinas. Opening reception on Fri., Dec. 3, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 3-Jan. 30. 451 E. 36th St. 704-344-0300. www.green-rice.com.
JULIAS COFFEE Works by Scott Partridge. Featuring surrealistic acrylics by Partridge. Reception on Sept., 10, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 1-30. 1133 N Wendover Road, Charlotte. 704-295-4585. www.juliascoffee.org.
THE LIGHT FACTORY Suspicious Minds Acoustic Connection featuring Andrea Thorne. An evening of music and art. Greensboro singer-songwriter Andrea Thorne will spin songs off the art work in Suspicious Minds. Held in Knight Gallery. Fri., Sept. 10, 7 p.m. Free for members; $5 for non-members. 345 N. College St., Charlotte. 704-333-9755. www.lightfactory.org.
MCCOLL CENTER FOR VISUAL ART ZipStir. Installations by Hong Seon Jang and Jonathan Brilliant. Opening reception on Sept. 24, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Closing reception on Nov. 19, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 3-Jan. 8. 721 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-332-5535. www.mccollcenter.org.
MINT HILL ARTS Queen City Inspires. The exhibit contains multimedia works inspired by the greater Charlotte metropolitan area. Reception on Fri., Sept. 10, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 10-30. 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road. 704-545-0894. www.minthillarts.org.
NEIGHBORHOOD THEATRE All Arts Market. Featuring affordable and original handmade art, including paintings, prints, sculptures, jewelry, pottery, stained glass, knits and more. For more information, visit www.nodarioty.org. Sept. 3, 6-10 p.m.; Sept. 4, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte. 704-358-9298.
PROVIDENCE GALLERY Country Roads. Solo exhibition of art by Curt Butler. Opening reception on Fri., Sept. 10, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 10-30. 601 Providence Road, Suite A, Charlotte. 704-333-4535. www.providencegallery.net.
REDSKY GALLERY AT EPICENTRE New exhibitions at RedSky Gallery. Featuring ceramic works by Lambeth Marshall and fiber works by Susan Lee Webb. Opening reception on Friday, Sept. 17, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Sept. 17-Oct. 13. 210 East Trade St., Ste B-134, Charlotte. 704-971-7552.
REDSKY GALLERY, DILWORTH New exhibitions. Featuring paintings by Kevin Harrison and wood works by Joel Hunnicutt. Opening reception on Friday, Sept. 10, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Sept. 10-Oct. 6. 1244 East Blvd, Charlotte. 704-377-6400. www.redskygallery.com.
THE PARK EXPO & CONFERENCE CENTER (FORMERLY THE CHARLOTTE MERCHANDISE MART) Charlotte Fine Art Show. Juried art show featuring a variety of vendors with a mix of mediums, including sculptures, paintings, glass, wood, photography, jewelry and more. For more information, visit www.hotworks.org/charlottefineartshow. Oct. 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5; Free for children 12 years old and under. 2500 Independence Blvd., Charlotte.
TWENTY-TWO Sew What!. A group show featuring fiber arts. Artist reception on September 4 at 7 p.m. Sept. 1-26. 1500 Central Ave., Charlotte. 704-334-0122. www.gallerytwentytwo.com.