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Joy of Art Show

3rd Annual Invitational Joy of Art Exhibit and Sale

February 22nd, 24th, 25th, 2024


CLICK HERE to purchase Preview Party tickets or to become a Sponsor

Please contact Bnai Israel at 910-762-1117 if you have any questions.


We are excited to announce the 3rd Annual Invitational Joy of Art Exhibit and Sale, featuring 25 NC Regional Artists displaying their 2- and 3-dimensional mixed media art in a gallery-like setting at Bnai Israel Congregation, 2601 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.



Meet the artists at a ticketed preview party and enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres on Thursday, February 22, from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM.
Hours for the Preview Party are:
Thursday, February 22, 6:00 - 7:00 PM for Sponsors
Thursday, February 22, 7:00 - 9:00 PM: Ticketed Reception for Sponsors & Preview Party Attendees






Free Admission Dates:
Saturday, February 24, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Sunday, February 25, 12:00 PM- 5:00 PM 

*Throughout the day on Sunday, many of our artists will explain the process involved in creating their art. 

Desserts, Coffee, Tea and Cold Drinks will be served on Sunday.

*Meet The Artists (Estimated Schedule of Appearance)

12:30 - 12:45     Joanne Geisel                             2:45 - 3:00      Angela Rowe

12:45 - 1:00       Pam Toll                                      3:00 - 3:15      Fritzi Huber

1:00 - 1:15         Brian Evans                                3:15 - 3:30      Rick Conn - Wood Bowls

1:15 - 1:30         Janette Hopper                           3:30 - 3:45     Rick Conn - Sculpture

1:45 - 2:00         Jay DeChesere                           3:45 - 4:00     Robyn Gahr/Judith Cohen

2:00 - 2:15         Janice Castiglione                      4:00 - 4:15     Janet Sessoms

2:15 - 2:30         Steve Kelley                               4:15 - 4:30     Elena Wright

2:30 - 2:45         Kari Feuer



There will be a raffle for a Dr. Seuss lithograph.  This special raffle is made possible by a donation from The Gallery of Fine Art @ Mayfaire Town Center. Raffle tickets are available for purchase each day of the show and the winner will be announced on Sunday, February 25, at 5:00 PM.  Winner will be notified if not in attendance. 


To purchase preview tickets in advance for $36.00:

CLICK HERE to purchase online through ShulCloud
Contact the Bnai Israel Office at 910-762-1117 Monday-Friday from 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, or at
Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $40.00.

Show includes the following renowned artists: Bob Bryden, Richard Bunting, Bradley Carter, Rick Conn, Todd Carignan, Elizabeth Darrow, Jay Dechesere, Brian Evans, Christine Farley, Kari Feuer, Robyn Gahr, Joanne Geisel, Barten Hatcher, Janette Hopper, Fritzi Huber, Steve Kelly, BF Reed, Angela Rowe, Sarah Sheffield, Gale Smith, Maggie Smith, Traudi Thornton, Pam Toll, Peggy Vineyard, Katherine Wolf Webb, and Elena Wright.

Become a Sponsor:


As a sponsor, meet the artists at a ticketed preview party and enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres on Thursday, February 22, from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. 
Contact Alane at or 910-512-3515 for more information.

If you would like to become a sponsor, CLICK HERE for online registration and payment.
Proceeds from this fundraiser will support and benefit the following organizations: Bnai Israel Congregation, Cameron Art Museum, Cape Fear Literacy Council, Good Shepherd Center, and St. Jude's Metropolitan Community Church.

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