David Goldhagen Blown Art Glass studio is located in Hayesville North Carolina. David has been working in the hot sculpted glass medium since 1979. His commissioned work can be found in numerous permanent collections and exhibitions nationally.
Penny Johnson is an award-winning watercolorist who has made the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina her home and inspiration since 1996. As an artist she captures the essence of her subject and expresses it using the dramatic flow of transparent watercolors. Her fascination with light and shadow and the mood it creates has encouraged her to capture that feeling in her paintings.
Marty Stover creates one of a kind handcrafted wood furniture, heirloom furniture, wooden cutting boards and servers. He also creates intricate handcrafted jewelry boxes with features such as Double, Double Box Joints, Dovetail Joints with contrasting inlays. He has particularly likes to work with native woods such as Walnut, Cherry, and Maple.
Nancy Oliver Smith is a North Georgia Artist who works in watercolor, colored pencil, graphite, mixed media, and pastels.
Bill Jefferson Wood Turner Working with the lathe while crafting Windsor chairs, Bill discovered his interest in woodturning. Since then he has studied under many well known wood artist perfecting his craft and winning awards for his work.
Marie Hamby works in oil on canvas using a palette knife. She has been Painting or thinking about art most of her life. She will paint commission work and also paints Great Murals ... Faux Finishes and Children's Rooms.
Kelly LaForte of Kelly's Kustometal has mastered the skill of Sculpture Metal Art. Each Sculpture piece differs in shape, color and contrast. Though a sophisticated presence is felt in each of Kelly's pieces, they range from vibrant shades of red and blue to bare metal or classic gray.
Robin & Billie Bloom create a unique porcelain slab flower vase. Each vase is high-fired in an electric kiln, and all of their vases come with matching dried flower arrangements Their work has been sold through some of the most exclusive galleries, including Smithsonian Museum Shops, New York City's An American Craftsman,Asheville's New Morning Gallery and Brasstown, North Carolina's John C. Campbell Folk School
Melanie Miller creates beautiful one-of-a-kind art jewelry that is organic, sculptural and as unique as the individual it is created for. She uses precious metal clay silver and .999 fine silver jewelry, accented with semi-precious stones and pearls for many of her pieces.
Bella Vista Tile is high end decorative tile designed and handmade by Lisa & James TeviaClark in the mountains of western North Carolina. The intricate detail of their carved imagery has a romantic lyrical feeling. Each tile is created, using old world techniques which produce exquisite bas-relief decorative tile, including insets and coordinating borders, liners and murals.
Mike Nunn is an award winning Illustrator, Graphic Designer, & Art Director serving clients across the USA.
Owner of Nunn & Associates, Inc Art Studios, Mike is now making his vibrant fine art prints collection available to the public for the first time as archival grade, Giclee , Limited edition prints on 100% acid free paper and canvas.
Donna LaConte is an artist that enjoys portraying vibrancy and the joy of life in her paintings. Currently she is painting murals,faux,acrylic painting and Limited Edition Giclees.Most of Donna's paintings are enhanced acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas.
Nestled amongst the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia and Western North Carolina there is a Mecca of artistic activity. The peacefulness along with the natural beauty of the mountainous area seems to attract artists like magnets. Once here, who wouldn't want to call it home?
With John C Campbell Folk School which has been here since 1925 to the William Holland School of Lapidary Arts, the vibrant force of creativity abounds in the area. The downside is that many a talented artist struggles to survive on art alone, due to the labor-intensive process of selling his or her wares.
The term "starving artist" although not literal is characteristic of many our local artist, whom would much rather practice their craft than look for ways to showcase their talents. This web site is dedicated to serving as an outlet for those artists, to reach the public in a direct and approachable way.
If you like what you see, please let the artist know you came through this web site.
Now see why we love to call this area home!
Have your own page with link to your existing web site free of charge until March 2008 ! Contact info@Blueridgemountainarts.com for more information.