From Sound to Sea Paint Out

Friday, October 16, 2015 All Day - Saturday, October 17, 2015

Sponsored by Oil Painters of America and Hosted by Irene Art Portraits supported by the Seaside Arts Council.

Description:  Oct. 17, 2015

Free to Artists!

Please RSVP by Oct. 10, 2015

Contact Irene Bailey: 252-723-3258 or

To purchase tickets for this event go to:  (Free to Artists of course)


Oct. 16, Friday evening there will be a “Wine and Cheese Check-in Social" at the Host Home/Studio/Gallery of Irene Bailey and Don Wells.

On Saturday morning, there will be a "Continental Breakfast" at the home of Debbie & Collin Peel. This is also an alternate check-in for those unable to attend Friday evening.

There are two homes from which you can paint:

1) Host Irene Bailey’s Home, /Studio/Gallery is located on the spectacular Crystal Coast of Emerald Isle, NC. You can walk down to the beach or paint scenes of the ocean, sea oats, sand fences or beach homes from the porch.

2) The second home, a short distance away, is Debbie Peel’s which has panoramic views of the sound, marsh and seagulls and offers a lovely back porch, yard and boat dock from which to paint.

Debbie is co-president of the Seaside Arts Council, the group sponsoring the “Wet Paint Sale and Artist Meet and Greet Reception” Saturday evening, Oct. 17th. This event will feature your Art Work, Live Music, Wine & Beer, and Appetizers. Local art supporters will have a chance to view and purchase your lovely creations.  Both of these homes will have rooms available to rent. Other nearby locations to paint are ocean and sound public accesses; and the quaint fishing village town of Swansboro offering sound and river views, shrimp boats and historic homes and is located only 10 minutes away.

Site maps will be provided at check-in.


Friday evening, October 16, 2015, from 5:00 -7:00pm, at 905 Ocean Drive, Emerald Isle, NC. Irene Bailey’s home/studio/gallery,

a "Wine and Cheese Check in Social".

Saturday morning, October 17, 2015, from 8:00 – 10:00am, at 6402 Old Cove Rd. Emerald Isle, NC., Debbie Peel’s home, there will be an alternate Check in with complementary "Continental Breakfast" provided.

Lunch on you own – See the link below for area restaurants.

Saturday night, October 17, 2015, from 5:00 – 7:30pm, Visitors Center, 8401 Emerald Drive, Emerald Drive. “Wet Paint Sale and Artist Meet and Greet Reception”, sponsored by the Seaside Arts Council with Live Music, Wine/Beer and Appetizers.

Rain Date - October 18, 2015


Irene Bailey’s - 905 Ocean Dr. – 252-723-3258

Debbie Peel’s – 6402 Old Cove road - 919-210-6397