We are going to introduce you to five artists at a time. As you will see we represent a wide range of styles and mediums!
I'll have to say we have a real affinity for clay, probably because we are potters ourselves. Vicki Grant works with porcelain, to which she adds found objects, the color is added with water soluble oil paints. Vicki throws, does hand-building, and tile making. Visit her page on our website to see more by clicking here.
North Carolina ceramicist Holden McCurry began making clay prayer towers and shrines after a trip to Mexico a decade ago. He was inspired by the colorful and creative forms found in the local artwork and architecture.
Dan Nelson and Mike Rooney
The top painting is by Dan Nelson. It is quite a sight to watch Dan paint. He loves to paint really big, with both hands, as talking to the audience. Working in acrylics and oils, his paintings always have a lot of atmosphere. Dan sometimes comes to New Bern and conducts workshops for us. To get on our list for an upcoming workshop send us a note by commenting at the bottom of this post, include your email address (we will not post your email address I promise!)
To see more of his work click here.
More of Mikes paintings.
Watch in the weeks ahead for posts about more of our North Carolina artists!