Amidst a wilderness of animals and spirits of the wild, I met with artist Shannon Bueker. In fact, we were not out in the wilds of Chatham County, but in her home studio, densely-packed with her lush paintings of animals and people in their element and on the move. Almost indistinguishable at times, the forms are… Read More →
“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”― Albert Einstein The annual Day of the Books/ El Día de los Libros is coming up on Saturday, April 29th, ready to bring books to life and delight in both… Read More →
Our kids’ festival of folk art fun!
Reception in conjunction with the unveiling the Galloway Ridge Artists Collaboration’s 15th Exhibit. Celebrating our 5th year for this program. Share with friends of the arts.
Artist Allison Tierney is known for applying paint in a “non-traditional”style. But paint isn’t the only thing she is applying to her canvases. “My pieces often employ found items that are embedded within the frame and these objects bring with them histories and stories of their past,” she said. Even the scraps from her paintings… Read More →
** Postponed to Sunday, October 4, 2015 due to a forecast of rain ** The original advertisement was not much bigger than a postage stamp. But in the back of the The New Yorker magazine, the ad captured the eyes of a unique bunch of people. Many residents of Fearrington Village were lured here from jobs in prestigious educational institutions, international outposts,… Read More →
Julia Kennedy has known for some time that she has a passion for vintage muscle cars (she drives a 1967 Chevy Impala SS 3964), Korean pickled crab, dark mystery novels by the likes of Ross MacDonald and Raymond Chandler, and her ever-changing family of rescued animals (currently four dogs). But it wasn’t until a friend… Read More →
This is the Chatham Arts Council’s second in a monthly series focusing on arts events in Chatham County that are not to be missed. During this time of year, people’s thoughts and deeds are especially focused on family, community, and children. In Southeast Chatham County, a painted mural serves as the centerpiece for a gathering place that… Read More →