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Susan Dahlin

Susan Dahlin

At the young age of six, Susan received an easel, palette and box of paints from her father, Finn, a professional portrait painter. Immediately she felt the gift of artistic expression that was so deeply rooted in the Dahlin family. After graduating with a B.A. from...
Michael Dees

Michael Dees

Michael Dees, Master Caner – Moved to the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia from the sand hills of North Carolina in the late 70’s, became immersed in Appalachian culture and realized that many of the cultural traditions were dying at an alarming...
Paul DeMarrais

Paul DeMarrais

Paul deMarrais, 70, has had a long and varied career in art. For many years he focused on pastel painting ‘en plein air’, sitting out in the Tennessee landscape he loves. In the past seven years, he’s been perfecting his own line of oil sticks, oil...
Addren Doss

Addren Doss

“For me, plein air painting is about recording my emotional reaction to a specific place at a specific time of day.  The studio painting that may come from that experience is an extension of the intense feelings and reactions I had when painting outside.” —...
Jason Drake

Jason Drake

Jason Drake is an American realist painter whose work is focused on the figure, the landscape, and intimate beauty of the natural world. His style elevates uniqueness over the banal, the deep spark over the quick flash. He believes that his art should lift you up,...
Lisa Reavis Drum

Lisa Reavis Drum

Born and raised in Yadkin County, with extreme right brain tendencies, Lisa has devoted her life in the pursuit of visual arts, writing and strategy.  Graduating from UNC-Greensboro with a BFA in Art, she spent her first career developing and implementing one-to-one...
Tom Edgerton

Tom Edgerton

Tom Edgerton’s portrait work includes intimate family subjects and faces from business, education, government, sports and the arts. With a creative career that spans three decades, Tom has received more than two dozen awards for creative achievement, including...
Cheri Fry

Cheri Fry

Cheri C. Fry finds endless inspiration in her birthplace, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Captivated for over 35 years by this region’s unique landscapes, waterscapes, people, and architecture, Fry depicts them in watercolor or oil.  With a strong understanding of elements...
Annie Glacken

Annie Glacken

Annie has always loved creating some type of art.  As a child she would spend hours and hours lost in the joy of creating and drawing.  When she became a wife and mother, life shifted into high gear and the time available for art diminished.  However, once her...
Ted Head

Ted Head

Inspired by a trip to Vienna, Ted Head began painting in 2001. In May, 2006, American Artist magazine featured Ted’s work and the story of his successfully launching into watercolor. He was later published in the best of watercolor series, SPLASH 11 and SPLASH 16, the...
Suzanne Hetzel

Suzanne Hetzel

This North Carolina area artist does  paintings in watercolor, which appear realistic but a closer look reveals how the artist incorporates a variety of techniques including salt, scratching, splashing, pouring and repel to create the finished effect. The artist works...
Marsha Holmes

Marsha Holmes

Marsha Holmes was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, educated at the University of N.C. in Greensboro, majoring in fine arts and specializing in painting and printmaking. She continued her education at East Carolina and at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in...