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Martha Enzmann is a multifaceted artist--painter, puppeteer, educator, rug designer, sculptor, and toymaker. She and her husband moved from Minnesota to Todd in 1996 and renovated an old elementary school, turning it into the nonprofit Elkland Art Center. There she offers art classes while continuing her own work. She is also a creative force in designing parades, having done 35, two of which have been in France.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 6 Issue 3, May 2012, p22-23, il, por Periodical Website
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O'Sullivan explores the work of George Peterson, a skateboarder-turned-artist who moved to Western North Carolina at Lake Toxawayin 1998. He is a wood worker who always uses salvaged wood such as maple or cherry for his functional pieces. One of his bowls was purchased for the Oval Office. For some of his sculpture he uses discarded skateboards of which he has over four hundred.
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O'Sullivan examines the work of Molly Must, a muralist who uses public art to tell community stories. Must states that 90 percent of her time on a mural project is spent on fundraising and organizing and only10 percent on painting. For example, before she could paint the mural under the I-240 overpass, there were years of grant writing, public hearings, planning, and visits with NC Department of Transportation officials.
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22353
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O'Sullivan examines the work of Robert Nicholas, a self-taught lighting designer who is based in Asheville.
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22351
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O'Sullivan discusses the work of Swannanoa artist Sally Sweetland.
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23626
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Asheville designer, Barbara Zaretsky, has revived plant-based dying, an art that was nearly lost with the invention of colorfast chemical dyes. She uses natural plant dyes to color her hand made accessories, which include items like scarves, table runners, and pillows.
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Burnsville conceptual artist Mel Chin was the subject of a major retrospective at the New Orleans Museum of Art, titled Mel Chin: Rematch. O'Sullivan examines Chin's inspirations and artwork.
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Barkley’s Mill began its production of grits in 2013 and orders for the grits are coming in from across the country already. This article briefly highlights how the mill got up and running and discusses the challenges of farming in the mountains of North Carolina.
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Doug Monroe and his family have been making and selling maple syrup in Ashe County since 2010. It started out as a hobby, and grew into the business they have today, with much maple syrup to sell.
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22336
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Rob Amberg captures the raw beauty and complexities of everyday life in Madison County in this photographic collection.
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22270
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O'Sullivan describes the art jewelry creations of Deb Karash, who has been a professional jeweler for almost twenty years. An opportunity to teach at the Penland School of Crafts brought her to Western NC in 2007. She settled in Bakersville and creates in the Marshall High Studios.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 6 Issue 5, July 2012, p24-25, il, por Periodical Website
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22280
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David Earl Tomlinson is a self-taught metalworker. He was in the Marines five years and served in Saudi Arabia during the war. Around Asheville he is known as a musician and a commercial sign maker for some of the city's most recognizable businesses such as Salsa's, Minx, Clingman Cafe, and Mayfel's. He recently came up with the idea of making metal quits from leftover scraps. He placed one with a River Arts District Studio Stroll and it sold the first day. Commissions followed, and Southern Living featured a quilt in 2008. He currently shares space with other metal artists in a hanger-size West Asheville warehouse,
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 6 Issue 7, Sept 2012, p20-21, il, por Periodical Website