Arts Council of Carteret County | Art From The Heart

Wrapping Up Art From The Heart 2021

Congratulations to Morehead City artist Vicky White for winning the People's Choice Award.

Three times is a charm! Congratulations to local artist Vicky White for winning the People's Choice award for the third year in a row. Her paper mache sculpture "Wading in Paradise" received the most votes during the show.

Vicky is shown receiving the surprise award from ACCC Treasurer Pam Cooper.



Art From The Heart by the Numbers

The Art From The Heart Show and Sale came to a close on May 22. Despite being planned only four weeks prior to opening, the show had some impressive numbers for being open only eight days in total.

•  over 350 visitors attended the show

•  204 individual pieces of art were on display

•  114 area artists participated

•  $1,100 in awards were presented

•  over $6,100 in sales

Again, a very big thank you goes out to all the volunteers and board members for making this show happen! Be prepared for next year as the show will be held in February, our usual time of year. We look forward to seeing you again!

DOWNLOAD THE AFTH SHOW PROGRAM for more information on the winners and a listing of all artists and their entries.






What is Art From The Heart? 

Art From The Heart (AFTH) is an annual show and sale of original, two- and three-dimensional artwork, and photography, that typically draws over 2,000 gallery visitors during the event, making it one of the largest regional shows in eastern NC. 

Any artists 18 years of age or older are invited to enter the Art From The Heart. ACCC membership is not required. Artists and others wishing to become members of the ACCC or renew their membership may do so at Art From The Heart registration. Memberships begin at $25 per year and help support the ACCC Scholarship program. For more membership information go to SUPPORT ACCC.