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11880
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From his home in Black Mountain Gary Grubbs has been making canvases for nearly twenty-five years. His customers order from all across the nation.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 77 Issue 8, Jan 2010, p154, il, por Periodical Website
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24596
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A mural that depicts the Battle of Gettysburg is portrayed on a canvas that is 410 feet long. The author discusses the artist’s methods of production and inspirations for creating such large works of art.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 32 Issue 22, April 1965, p10-12, 31, il
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27298
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The now country-wide franchise, Wine and Design, got its start in Raleigh in 2010. Six years later, there are 66 locations from the East Coast to the west. The franchise—which offers an evening of wine drinking and painting for an affordable price—is a huge hit with women in particular.
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27011
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The Duke Museum of Art’s exhibit, Morality Tales: History Painting in the ‘80s, does a brilliant job of asking moral questions. Featured artists use the contradictions of sex-roles to attack wide-ranging issues such as AIDS, homosexual eroticism, domestic strife, and prostitution.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 7 Issue 3, Feb 9-22 1989, p16, il Periodical Website
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27584
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Researchers at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina identified the work of Mary Roberts as America’s earliest known woman miniaturist. This was revealed after discovery of a miniature portrait-painting signed by Roberts during the 1740s in Charleston, South Carolina.
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27826
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Artist Dan Nance paints historical renderings of events in the Charlotte area and has been doing so for twenty years. His collection has been reunited for the first time at the Charlotte Museum of History for an exhibit titled: “Charlotte’s Road to Revolution: Paintings by North Carolina Artist Dan Nance.”
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 10, March 2017, p138-142,144, il, por, map Periodical Website
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29606
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A new exhibit showcasing still-life paintings will be on display at the Museum on loan from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The exhibition is centered on the idea of looking and looking at objects closely, slowly, and thinking about them. To preview the exhibition, the history of the form of still-life painting is explored and some of the more famous and interesting works by Paul Cezanne, John Frederick Peto, Auguste Renoir, and Girorgio Morandi are profiled.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Fall 2012, p6-11
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29868
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Rebecca Kahrs is a watercolor painter and owner of the Dragonfly art gallery in Brevard, North Carolina. She paints flora and fauna of the region, and has produced several videos for people learning how to paint.
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31343
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Local artist uses painting to advocate for the children of immigrants. Rosalia Torres-Weiner works with children that are too scared of deportation to speak or too confused to vocalize their feelings, and helps give them a voice though art projects.
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35784
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Art has found a plenteous place in Dare County. Businesses that offered their places included Carolista Jewelry and Design, Barrier Island Gallery, and My Mother’s Place restaurant. Noted were individuals like printmaker Hubby Blevin (also an amateur archaeologist); New York born painter Jean Montana, and woodcarver Gary Storm. This flow of creative juices suggested something in the water—and air—inspired this bustling colony.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p17S-18S