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Marion Cloaninger

Marion Cloaninger

Artist bio Marion Cloaninger is a self-taught artist with over 30 years of experience.  She is best known for her colorful acrylic mixed media paintings.  Her favorite instructors are Tim Ford, who taught her how to draw what she sees, and the late Vae Hamilton, who...

Summer Doyle

Summer Doyle

Artist bio I’m a self taught artist who started by watching YouTube videos about 4-5 years ago. I realized at that time there were no instructors in my county or surrounding counties. I started out teaching home classes and expanded to teaching at the Wilkes Art...

Sandra Kimzey Wimbish

Sandra Kimzey Wimbish

Artist bio Sandra Kimzey Wimbish currently lives and expresses her creativity in Clemmons, NC. Her art celebrates the beauty of the natural world—people, animals, flowers, and landscapes. Using a variety of mediums, and often combining them, Sandra’s art pieces come...

Logan Greenlee

Logan Greenlee

Artist Bio Logan is an experienced designer with a background in art and engineering. He first studied printmaking at Purdue University before traveling around the world to learn different techniques from professional printmakers. Logan now operates his own studio in...

Lisa Reavis Drum

Lisa Reavis Drum

Artist Bio Dream – Create – Blue Skies: Art, integral within my life, sustains me, challenges me, fulfills my soul. And at the center of my art world are pet portraits, as I love animals way beyond reason 🙂 On a good art day I am painting a pet for a couple of...

Judy Wilson

Judy Wilson

Artist Bio Started in 2015, Felted Wool Designs grew from our love of sheep and their wonderful, versatile wool. I began needle-felting wool from our Suffolk sheep after watching someone needle-felt about ten years prior. Starting as a hobby, I began making...

Kathy Pruett

Kathy Pruett

Artist Bio Kathy Pruett moved to Mount Airy, NC shortly after earning her degree in music education from Lenoir Rhyne University. She is currently working as organist and choir director at Grace Moravian Church. For many years, Kathy has enjoyed arranging flowers for...

Julia Tampa

Julia Tampa

Artist Bio Julie grew up surrounded by art and artistic people, and has explored many creative outlets. She loves bright colors and whimsical design, and finds great joy in watching people’s light up when they see her work. www.julietampa.wixsite.com/jadreams...

Joan Means

Joan Means

Artist Bio My inspiration comes from the beauty of God’s nature, which includes all that we can see and perceive in our surroundings. I have come from several heart places to be here. My first heart place is Shelby, NC where I was born to a nurturing family. Our...

Jason Yeatts

Jason Yeatts

Artist Bio In the past, I watched a variety of different artists and painters on various platforms of media. I would always comment to my wife about how I wished I could learn to paint or draw if I had the chance. One Christmas, my wife gifted me a paint set and...

Emily Cassidy

Emily Cassidy

Artist Bio I have always loved animals (my degrees are in Animal Science and Veterinary Technology), so it was only natural that they would be my inspiration. Now that my husband and I are official “empty nesters”, animal/pet portraits are the start of a new...

Charlotte Willhite

Charlotte Willhite

Artist Bio I have never lived or traveled anywhere that doesn’t have its own unique beauty. The inspiration for my art comes from a great desire to share with others what I see and appreciate in this amazing world we live in. The color, texture, and vibrancy of pastel...

Bill Gramley

Bill Gramley

Artist Bio Bill is a graduate of Davidson College and Moravian Theological Seminary and renewed his interest in drawing as he approached retirement in the early 1990’s. He works with chalk pastels and began doing street festivals in 1996, mostly in North Carolina and...

Candace Martin

Candace Martin

Artist Bio Candice Martin is a local artist who primarily paints watercolors and acrylics, along with creating unique pyrography pieces. She has been painting watercolors and acrylics for over 20 years, and has been around pyrography since her childhood. She loves...

Bob Campbell

Bob Campbell

Artist Bio Bob always had an interest in woodworking. From the time he was a boy, Bob worked in his father’s furniture shop. Later he made furniture for his own home. Several years ago, his love of wood and nature was a natural transition to woodturning. Today, Bob...

Beth Andrews

Beth Andrews

Artist Bio Throughout my life as an artist, I have increasingly found that the deeper I look into the fabrics and threads of life and creation, the more I find that those things which may appear dramatically opposed to each other on the surface are often connected at...

Barbara Campbell

Barbara Campbell

Artist Bio Barbara has been making pottery for over fifteen years. She is inspired by nature which she incorporates into both thrown and hand-built pieces. Barbara designs each piece often using her own hand-carved stamps and a variety of texturing combinations. Some...

Ann C. Cooper

Ann C. Cooper

Artist Bio My paintings are a fiesta, a celebration of the splendor and wonder of the natural world and the astounding colors found therein. I endeavor to produce work that communicates to me, and others, this bedazzling beauty. I love working in pastel. The rich...

Amos Westmoreland

Amos Westmoreland

Artist Bio I was deeply inspired by impressionist artist and lifelong friend, the late Gene Hege, of Lewisville, NC. Gene made painting look easy and fun. With untold hours of intense observation and pertinent questions about color, light, composition and technique, I...

Abby Williams

Abby Williams

Artist Bio Abby Williams is an artist that specializes in painting abstracts, landscapes, and nature inspired pieces. While painting is her specialty, Abby loves learning new techniques and working with different forms of art. The majority of her artwork is inspired...