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Randolph Arts Guild to Feature Local Artist Gail Dubis

Posted on 03/16/16

Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild is preparing to exhibit the work of local artist Gail Dubis during the month of April. An opening reception is set for Tuesday, April 5th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. The Randolph Arts Guild’s Sara Smith Self Gallery is located at 123 Sunset Avenue in downtown Asheboro. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibition will be on display until Tuesday, April 26th and will close with a Lunch and Learn at Noon on the 26th. 

Gail Dubis graduated from East Carolina University in 1976 with Fine Arts Degree in Painting and Commercial Art. In 1990 she received a Teaching Certification from the University of North Carolin Greensboro and began teaching for Randolph County Schools that same year.  She first taught at Liberty and Grays Chapel Elementary Schools before moving to Southwest Randolph Middle School in 1995. She would then go on to teach Middle school Art for 23 years. According to Dubis, “Teaching gave me great joy and satisfaction. I am always amazed and surprised by how creative my students could be in their art work.” 

Gail began her relationship with Randolph Arts Guild in 1992 first teaching Summer Art Camps.  Later she would build upon the Black and White Photography program she had started at Southwest Middle and would share her knowledge and expertise through Summer Photography Camps at the Guild.  However, Gail is most well known for her work with Special Needs Clients during after school hours beginning in 2002.  She worked tirelessly to adapt, modify and create projects that engaged and inspired these individuals. 

In her own work Gail’s primary focuses is  acrylic on canvas working from her own photographs of flowers. For Gail this exhibition marks the continuation of an artistic journey she began 40 years ago and celebrates a life well-spent sharing the joy of art. 

The exhibition by Gail Dubis will be on display until Tuesday, April 26th and the exhibition is free and open to the public. The Randolph Arts Guild is open Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm and Saturday from 10am - 2pm.  For more information please call 336-629-0399.

The Randolph Arts Guild is “Your window to the arts in Randolph County” providing classes, workshops, exhibitions and much, much, more.  For more information please call 336-629-0399, or email [email protected]

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