Art has a positive effect on health as we age

Older adults need to exercise their brain and their body. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association have found that exercising the brain is as important to keep the brain alert and strong as physical exercise is to keep the body strong and able with older adults .The benefits of inventing or creating…

Silent Auction – Kat Lamp

Great news for all you Kat Lamp fans.  Kat has donated a piece of art for our Silent Auction. About the artist: Kat Lamp is my real name. Writing about myself is hard. I’m an artist in Winston-Salem, NC. I love to doodle, draw, paint, make stuff, play music, see bands play music, say bad…

Featured Artist: HELEN ETTERS

When the NC Museum of Art held a competition, art in the style of Stella, I experimented with formal relations between angle, circle, and sphere, with minimal use of color. I won, and these two pictures were on display in the Museum in Raleigh.

Featured Artist: BILL TALICH

Most often when I have the opportunity to take photos, I usually focus on scenic photography.  My favorite subjects are barns, grist mills, coastal and mountain scenery.  But when I considered this year’s theme for the Second Spring Arts, “Music and the Mind,” I immediately thought of a picture I had taken of a friend’s…

Featured Artist: JEREMIAH MILLER

Jeremiah Miller lives in a secluded home in a wooded area of rural North Carolina. The subjects of his paintings are intimate depictions of his environment, the interiors and exteriors of his home and studio and the regional landscape that he loves to explore. His paintings evoke feelings of solitude and harmony and tend to…

Featured Artist: ELLEN F. REECE

This a painting of my two grandchildren, Anna and Evan. The children were patiently waiting for an Easter egg hunt to start, but waiting for such a fun event is difficult for little ones. Anna was comforting her brother by holding him gently. Evan was soothed by her gesture and did what he always does…

Twin City Artisans

We are happy to announce that the Twin City Artisans will be joining us this year. A Group of Like-Minded Artisans Working Together for the Mutual Benefit of All. Twin City Artisans, formed in 2014, gives North Carolina Artisans the chance to improve and develop their artistic voices in chosen mediums. The members encourage each…

Featured Artist: KATHARINE WEBSTER

The pattern was assigned to me. I will be teaching it to other teachers in September. I created a color plan that would enable me to focus my etching on contrasts – in value, color temperature, and contrast in fibers. Though this is not a design I would have chosen, I am pleased with the…