Opening Reception: Nicholas Batounis | Friday June 22 | 6 to 9 pm | Taylor Lee Jazz Trio | Award-winning Yadkin Valley Wines
Ralph Wilson, popularly known by his nom d’artiste, “Mr. Shrine,” is an American folk artist noted for his quirky shrines to admired subjects surrounded by found objects that are both fun and symbolic.
Opening Reception: Doug Campbell | Friday May 25 | 6 to 9 pm | Taylor Lee Jazz Trio
Paul Weir, an American folk artist is recognized for his authentic, hand carved fish decoys and folk art wood carvings. Weir’s fish theme folk art, as well as his ice fishing and spearing decoys, are crafted in tupelo wood, reclaimed tin, and house paint. Paul Weir folk art is a charming mix of primitive style and realism.
Opening Reception: Samantha Blue | Friday March 23 | 6 to 9 pm | Taylor Lee Jazz Trio
Nigerian thorn wood figures are a highly collectible form of contemporary African folk art. Often referred to as “tourist art,” the small figures depict the every day life of the Yoruba people.
Ivey Hayes is recognized as one of North Carolina’s most beloved and prolific contemporary artists. Ivey Hayes prints are treasured by collectors of contemporary art. His later work is admired for its vibrant colors and bold shapes.