Artist Directory

Tracy C Gansrow
John Rambo, Hickory Community Theatre

2009 Community Theatre of the Year - North Carolina Theatre Conference

Anita M. Sigmon
Hickory, NC Email this Artist

Please find me on Facebook…Paws Four Reflection

Margaret Price
Drexel, NC

306-C South Main Street, Drexel, NC 28619

Genie Greenlaw, Gee! Threads
Hickory, NC Email this Artist
Voodoo Creative Graphic Design Co. /Christopher Jennings
Ashley Gaylord, Ashley Gaylord Pottery

Facebook: Hickory Tree Pottery

Jay Imura, Dead Exposure Studio

Featured in Salt Block Exhibits, and Blue Bar Exhibit

Jane Moyles/JK Moyles Pottery & Gallery
Lenoir, NC Email this Artist

This is a working studio with pottery classes. Nineteen regional artists works in Gallery. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday…

Kathryn Regel

Kathryn creates mixed media works that combine art and ancestry. These works along with drawings and paintings, are for sales and can be fo…

John Coffey
JEL Farris Designs, Jana Farris
Karin Koval

Facebook: Karin Koval

Kim Cook
Hickory, NC Email this Artist
Lance Turner

People’s Choice at Rock School Competition, Worked at HMA as Curator.

Kim Ellington, Ellington Pottery
Debra Zimmerman, Groovy Girl Art & Studio
Fanjoy Labrenz Studios

United Arts Council Innovative Artists Grant Recipients for multimedia installations.

Fanjoy-Labrenz Exhibits/Grants:

Maria Register, Art by Maria Register
Kendra Williford

Facebook: Kendra Williford

Pat Flachbart, Pat's Place for Painting, Pottery and Paper

Painting and Pottery Instructor - Catawba Valley Community College Continuing Education Department. 2013 Director - Uni 4 Artists.

Wink Gaines, Wink Gaines Photography

National Wildlife Federation | Best Bird Image of the Year 2015 Great Horned Owl Sheltering. 3 National Audubon Society Top 100 Awards. Natu…

Stephen Brooks
Hickory, NC Email this Artist


The forests blanketing the North Carolina Highlands inspired this group of paintings. Traces of the space, light, te…

Carrie Graves

Facebook: Carrie Reed Graves

Work exhibited at Trade Alley Art Gallery

Beth S. Shuford
Maria Campagna, Cotton and Wood Designs

Facebook: Maria Velez Campagna

Featured in ArtPop 2022

John Post, Hog Hill Pottery
Rose Mary Cheek Fine Art
Allen Finley, Allen Finley Advertising

Facebook: Allen Finley, 20/20 Rock Band

Over 230 Industry awards including CLIO, ADDY, BMA, Communicator, TELLY, PICA - Top 20 Agency in …

Karen Parker, GhostWoman Studios

Show Vita:

Jan Jackson
Hickory, NC Email this Artist
Michaele Leatherman

Etsy store called “ How Eye See It“

Full Circle Competitions, participate in various local craft festivals and fairs

Jeff Kiefer, Big Red Cube Studios
Stuart Davis
Hickory, NC Email this Artist
Pamela Chambers, PC Effects

Facebook: PC Effects

Kim Bost

Facebook: Kimberly Bost Art

Lindsay Barrick, Minetta Lane Studio
Lon McSherley, Lonzart

Various “Art in the Park’ events

Sara Jenne Echerd, Jenne Fine Arts
Jeff Hartman, Hickory Arts

Hickory Arts is the “un-studio”—a simple, custom, specialized, non-event-driven teaching & production studio dedicated to developing and res…

Krystallin Loudermilk, Loyal Blush
Priscilla Wallace
  1. One woman show at the Hickory Museum of Art, 2010
  2. Winner of NC State ArtsCouncil grant, 2012
  3. Collage chosen to represent Morgan…
Liz Yang, Liz Yang Art

Trade Alley Art Gallery 2020 People’s Choice for the Juror Exhibition 2021 People’s Choice for the Juror Exhibition

John David Brown III Art
Amy Mchugh

Facebook: Amy Mchugh

Artist in Residence at Edgewood Cottage in Blowing Rock August 2014 Alumni Exhibit at Edgewood Cottage June 2015 Honor…

Amanda Dobbins, Dobbins Pottery Studio

Facebook: Amanda Dobbins

As seen in Our State Magazine, 2016

G. David Burnell

Facebook: The Triangle Group

Chicago printmakers coalition, Cadillac Ft. Myers purchases, Artist Wanted Billboard show/Time Square 2012, Re…

Victoria Morales
Hickory, NC Email this Artist
Adrian Rice

Facebook: Adrian Rice, Other Facebook Sites: ‘The Belfast Boys’, and ‘Adrian Rice Poetry Books from Press 53’

Adrian Rice has established…

Michael Reno Harrell

Micahel Reno Harrell is an award winning songwriter, storyteller and published author. His songs have been described as “Appalachian grit a…

Irina Khudyakov
Hickory, NC Email this Artist
Andrew Richtmyer

Instagram: @AndrewrDoesArt

Audrey Sherrill, JAG Studio
Sims Country Cloggers, Jill Kirby
Granite Falls, NC Email this Artist

Our cloggers compete and perform all across the US. We also offer beginner-advanced clogging classes and other fitness classes at our studi…

Lindsey Manning, Linzi/Zi

Facebook: Lindsey Manning

I sell online (through Insta), my commissions are open, and I frequent farmers’ markets.

Zan Thompson Watecolor Art, LLC
Rick Cline

Facebook: Rick Cline

Ukama Award, Best Outdoor Event NC, Hickory Music Factory Tribute

Nan René Lacy – Life at Lacy

I have exhibited at the Caldwell Arts Council during their county-wide exhibition for two years in a row and a special showing of Catawba Va…

Martha Burgin
Theresa J. McDanel

Instagram: Art By Theresa McDanel

Bill Morgan

Metrolina Theatre Award, Kay Awards, Best Actor Lambuth University

Heidi Schoener
Kim Houston, KDH Designs

I am a Mural Artist and a Graphic Designer. I received a Bacelors degree in Graphic Design from Full Sail University. I recently completed…

Adele J. McCarty Divine Creations

Freelance artist offering creative services for your home or business: custom paintings, book illustrations, murals or faux finishes.

Joan E. Gardner

Facebook: Joan E. Gardner

My extensive vita can be found at I won the first place …

Brandon Pope, BPope Productions

Looking to get your advertising ideas moving in the right direction?

Utilizing ground and sky technology, we have the edge in making your p…

Mark S. Kastner, The Creator's Little Apprentice

First place NC Senior Games Silver Arts-Sculpture, Third place NC Senior Games Silver Arts-Woodworking, People’s Choice Award Rock School Op…

Kim J. Gant, Clefnotes Music Studio

Voice and piano lessons.

Marietta Burke, Belle le Verre Stained Glass

My studio is located in historic downtown Newton. I offer ready-to-purchase stained glass art and even classes if you want to design your o…

Denise Lehman

Facebook: Denise Posegay Lehman

Peter Milne
Morganton, NC Email this Artist
Beth Oczkowski, ECHO Arts
Hickory, NC Email this Artist
Chris Witherspoon
Hickory, NC Email this Artist
Wildskeins Yarn Company/Shop Dog Yarn, Camantha Corsi
Derfla/Kent Paulette

I use uninhibited, energetic brush strokes and knife marks to create paintings with thick icing-like textures! I have shown in many venues…

Nikki Thornburg-Lanigan, Thornburg Bead Studio

I am an exhibitor at the Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Shows (, and the Bead & Button Show (

Teena Stewart, Serendipity Studio

Disciplines: glass, mixed media, acrylics, jewelry making
A focus on contemporary art with animal and nature themes

Member of Trade Alle…

Melissa Crosson, Nomadic Artist

Facebook: Melissa Croson

ArtPop Street Gallery Class of 2022 Exhibit at Charlotte Art League this July

Tyrone Powell, Cazbu Pugantge
Hickory, NC Email this Artist
Bud Caywood, The Caywood Studio

Bud Caywood lives and works in Alexander County, North Carolina, where he is a freelance furniture design consultant, artist and writer, and…

Shaina Dyson

Made by Smree was born a love of crafting with a side of geekery, and offers unique, handmade crochet pieces and other crafts.

Nina Hardison, Home Studio

Exhibits: Irving Art Assoc. Jaycee Park, Full Circle Arts, Foothills Painters Group, Rock School Foundation Gallery, Numerous Benefits and A…

Christopher Parsons

Chris’ artwork has been on display in a variety of galleries in North Carolina including The Historic Gertrude Smith House in Mount Airy, Le…

Ellen Ball, Ellen Ball Studios

Two-time RAP Grant recipient from the United Arts Council of Catawba County. Please view the artist’s website for a current calendar of cla…

Sacred Bliss Studio, Renee Barnette
Hickory, NC Email this Artist
Carol Turner

Facebook: Carol Turner-Painter

Best of Show Trade Alley Art 2021 Competition Several Honorable Mentions in area competitions (Full Circle A…

Jennifer Cline, JCline Paintings

Jennifer has won awards in several art exhibition/competitions, including those hosted by Full Circle Arts Gallery, Trade Alley Art Gallery,…

Richard Sinclair, Art In The Shop
Gena Hawkins, Gena Art

Facebook: Gena Art

Lisa Ray
Taylorsville, NC Email this Artist

Facebook: Lisa Ray

Hiddenite Festival, end of September

Angry Mare Pottery - Carla Brandel
Joyce Vukela-Mayer

Unconventional abstract artwork created by rusting and painting steel formed into a canvas shape.
Commissions welcome.

Amy Blankenship

Tektime Best-Selling Author

Anne Fredley, Designs by Anne

President- Foothills Painters, member of Uni4 Artists, exhibiting member (paintings & jewelry) at Full Circle Arts, Hickory, NC. Jewelry…

Janey Miller

Artist’s Awards and Recognition:
Hiddenite Center - Painting - People’s Choice Award, Drawing - 1st Place

  • Dixie Classic Fair 2010 - 3r…
Teresa Bentley

2022 Raleigh North Carolina, North Carolina Museum of Art Coral Reef Travelling Exhibit, 2020 Hickory North Carolina, Hickory Museum of Art …

Bob Sinclair, Bob Sinclair Music
Hickory, NC Email this Artist

Bob Sinclair has been honored as a Merlefest Emerging Artist, WNCW radio 10 Ten Regional Artist, and has ongoing radio airplay in the US, Au…

Dawn Dreibus

Facebook: Dawn Dreibus

Work at Arrowhead Gallery in Old Fort & McDowell Arts Council (MACA) in Marion

Dwayne Hash/12:23 dream factory
Meredith Janssen

I specialize in oils and watercolor painting, handmade jewelry, pastels, pen and ink.

Exhibits: Art on the Avenue, Art in the Shop, Full …

Natalie Ramos, Trinilicious
Troutman, NC Email this Artist

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Small Business Variety Store Owner

Ann Webster, Artistry by Ann Webster

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Instagram: Artistry by Ann Webster

Melissa Gibson, Melissa Gibson Frame Gallo

Facebook: Melissa Gibson

Sigrid Hice
Hickory, NC Email this Artist

I have published prose and poetry, exhibited artist books in various galleries and libraries, and received education project grants and scho…

Amanda Taylor, Oatka Glass Studio

Member of Southern Highland Craft Guild

Dan Smith, Art by Dan Smith

Dan has been awarded local and state funding in North and South Carolina, and Virginia.

Judy Rider Fine Art

I have exhibited locally and nationally in various venues and have won many awards for my original water media paintings.

Tonja Smith

Facebook: Tonja Carswell Smith

Instagram: @tonjas @thepaintedseries

Art in the Hall June/July 2020 -Solo exhibit- City Hall Morganton NC

Heather Niemi Savage

Composer, pianist, teacher, writer, podcaster
My mission is to help individuals and communities grow through music!
I’d love to collaborate!

Alexandria McNeely, Soprano

Facebook: Alexandria McNeely, Soprano

Hawaii performing arts festival

Tevin Carr, XIEVEN & Sleepy Studios

President of Insomniacs, Inc

Lesli Garvett, ArtByLesli

Newton Folk festivals, womens resource center

Scott Owens

Facebook: Scott Owens

Over 200 readings given; Awards from Academy of American Poets, Pushcart Prize, NC Poetry Society, NC Writers Network…