Welborn Gallery

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David Collins

Birds Through a Camera’s Lens

On Display May 2 – June 21, 2024


An exhibit by bird photographer David Collins featuring original bird photographs from the Americas printed on metal panels using a HD sublimation process. Presented in partnership with the Yadkin Arts Council and Audubon NC. Photos will be available for sale and proceeds will benefit these organizations.

About the Artist:

David Collins, MD retired from medical practice 10 years ago and found a second career and passion as a bird photographer. He has photographed birds locally, across the US and Canada, and in Central and South America. He is active with various land and wildlife conservancies and hopes his photography can be of benefit in focussing attention on the protection of birds, land preservation, and climate change. He has lived in Winston Salem, NC with his wife Carole for the past thirty years.

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An opening reception will be held on Thursday, May 2nd from 5-7pm in the Welborn Gallery to celebrate this exhibit.

Refreshments will be served. Free Admission, all are welcome to attend.

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Yadkin Arts Council

2024 Juried Exhibition

On Display July 12 – August 30, 2024


Jurors: C. Stephen Hurst, Viktoria K. Majestic, and Austin Sheppard

This year we celebrate the 13th Annual Yadkin Arts Council Juried Exhibition.

This exhibition, to be featured collectively in the Welborn Gallery and Red Wall Gallery, is a celebration of some of the finest creativity in North Carolina. Eligibility for entry is open to 2D and 3D Fine Art artists that are a minimum of 18 years of age and reside in North Carolina. There will be $3,500 in combined prizes awarded to the best artists.

For More Information about this exhibit and how to APPLY: CLICK HERE

The Gallery is open for visitors Monday-Friday 9:30am-4:30pm and during special events. Hours may vary during holiday weeks.

Please email info@yadkinarts.org if you are interested in purchasing a piece from one of our gallery exhibits.

On the Schedule for 2024…

Yadkin Arts - Welborn Gallery 2023 Schedule
Yadkin Arts - Welborn Gallery 2023 Schedule

History of the Gallery

The Welborn Gallery was named after Marion and Jewell Welborn of Boonville for the generous lead gift they made to the Center’s capital campaign. The Welborns gifted the final funds needed to close the campaign and make possible the opening of the center.


About The Gallery

Our Welborn Gallery warmly greets every visitor to the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center as soon as you walk in the building. Our Welborn Gallery is designed to expose residents and visitors to continual and varied 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional pieces of art. You can always find something to inspire and challenge you with every visit. The Welborn Gallery operates on the same business hours as the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center: Monday thru Friday (9:30am-4:30pm) & during special events. We are closed on major federal holidays.

Guidelines For The Welborn Gallery

Portfolio Submission Guidelines for Exhibitions (2024/2025):

Please send 5 – 7 good quality .jpeg digital images of your work. These images should be a fair representation of the work you wish to exhibit at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center, or similar to work you intend to create for the exhibit. Each image should be labeled with the size of the piece, medium, and title.

In addition to providing examples of your work, we request that you provide us with your website with specific instructions to guide us to the selections of art you wish to exhibit.

Other information we require includes a brief description of your exhibition idea. How many art objects? Is there a theme? You’ll also be required to provide information about yourself, your exhibition experience, and your training, if any.

If you are accepted to exhibit with us, you will need approximately 25 to 30 pieces of art at various sizes. All work must be wired for hanging.

For questions about submitting artwork to exhibit in our gallery please email info@yadkinart.org.