Richard Welsh

September-October 2016

Crooked Hand Instruments is a surprise marriage of carpentry and music. In 1993, Rheumatoid Arthritis stripped Richard of his ability to play guitar and later his profession as a carpenter. Never one to let the disease beat him, he picked up the dobro and a new passion for creating Crooked Hand Instruments.

Kelly Sweitzer

July - August 2015

Kelly Sweitzer, graduate of the UNCW Theater Department, is a freelance artist and lover of a good pun. Shop here.

Mark Weber

March - April 2015

Mark Weber is a multimedia artist developing work just down the street at ACME Art Studio. Find out more about Mark here.

Darren Mulvenna

January - February 2015

Darren creates organic, surreal pieces inspired by the people and places he visits. Traveling helps saturate his palette and explore roads unknown.

Flytrap features five curated solo exhibits each year, with local artists rotating every two months. The last show of the year is a jurried art show displaying works by Cape Fear Community College art students.

We are seeking submissions for 2018 solo exhibits. 
To be considered for a show, please send an email of interest to with a short bio, artist statement and link to your website or portfolio. All submissions will be reviewed. However, due to volume, we may not be able to respond to each submission.

Previous Artists

Upcoming Artist

Featured Artist

Shannon Limberger

October - December 2014

Shannon was Flytrap's debut artist. Her mixed media work can be found at other downtown establishments.

Char Oden

May - June 2015

Char Oden is a Freelance Illustrator who utilizes themes inspired by her fascination with antiques, trinkets, lifestyles and her dog. More here.

Flytrap Brewing is committed to supporting the community.  As part of the Brooklyn Arts District, we are honored to display the work of local artists in our tap-room. We also celebrate arts and culture with the Arts Council of Wilmington's 4th Friday Gallery Nights. Exhibitions rotate, so be sure to come and enjoy!

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Local Art

Zach Duff

September - October 2017 | Opening Reception September 7  6:00-9:00pm

Trained in painting by both the local Community College and University, as well as at the Academy of Art of San Francisco, the outdoor enthusiast has found a way to combine his passions for art and the study of all living things."Wild Carolina," is an exhibition by Zak Duff benefiting the Cape Fear River Watch. Featuring animals found in North and South Carolina, each watercolor is painted on repurposed NOAA Charts or recycled paper. There will be 100 paintings, all for $100 or less. Duff will donate 10% of proceeds to the CFRW.

Nathan Verwey
May-June 2015

"American Graffiti" is an exhibition showcasing the beautiful grit and texture of the streets and the expansive art that takes place there. It’s a display and commentary on how graffiti has influenced, infused and added to art as a linage.

Bob Bryden

March-April 2017

Working with a variety of drawing and printmaking processes, Bob Bryden overlays simple elements and patterns to create complex visual structures and translucent color fields. More here.

Gaeten Lowrie

July-August 2017

Using his signature pen & ink style, Gaeten collages together dreamlike landscapes, waterfalls, wildflowers, butterflies, sea turtles and the like. These alcohol inks result in prismatic stained-glass-like qualities.

Cape Fear Community College Jurried Student Art Show
November - December 2015

Right:   "Mother Nature" by CFCC student Marshall Sharp

Ally Favory

July - August 2016

Ally Favory is an artist living and working in Wilmington, NC. Flora and fauna, along with her pup, Wally, bring Ally endless inspiration and joy.

Cape Fear Community College Jurried Student Art Show
November - December 2016

Right:   "The Corn Eater" by CFCC student Angela Rowe

Katie Martin

May - June 2016

Katie Martin received her B.A. in Studio Art from UNCW. She explores the natural beauty of her surroundings to gain inspiration, and strives to consistently push the limits of color, light and contrast in her work. 

David Mercer
January - February 2016

David Mercer is a self taught artist from Surf City, NC best known for his fun and colorful portraits. Mercer's collection was influenced by the fictitious and dysfunctional Bluth family in "Arrested Development."

Nick Mijak

January-February 2017

Nick Mijak is a self-taught artist often found painting outside along the riverwalk. Using colors borrowed from nature, abstract forms and a loose technique, he has developed a unique style seen.

Christa Pun-Chuen
September - October 2015

Christa Pun-Chuen is a watercolor artist and illustrator from Knoxville, TN. As a Navy Veteran and graduate of the UNCW, Christa is a local jobler, happily taking on any task that comes her way.


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Cape Fear Community College Student Art Show

November-December 2017

Coming soon!

Topher Alexander

March - April 2016

Topher Alexander is the Assistant Gallery Director at UNCW CAB Art Gallery and teaches printmaking at the Cameron Art Museum School. His work is driven by experimentation and grounded in raw materials. More here.