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Alix Hitchcock

Alix Hitchcock

Artfolios Artist

Alix Hitchcock received her MA in painting from NYU, and her BFA in printmaking and painting from UNC-G. She was an Instructor in Drawing at Wake Forest University for 23 years. She has also taught…

Ann Bonner

Ann Bonner

Founding Artist

Ann Bonner is a graduate of Salem College where she majored in Studio Art. She earned her MDiv from Wake Forest University School of Divinity with a focus on...

Bryn Lenkaitis

Bryn Lenkaitis

Emerging Artist

Bryn Lenkaitis is a Pennsylvania native who fell in love with the people and places of North Carolina and decided to make it home. Her artwork explores...

David M. Kessler

David M. Kessler

Artfolios Artist

David M. Kessler is a nationally recognized contemporary abstract painter, workshop painting instructor, author and...

Elliot Strunk

Elliot Strunk

Artfolios Artist

Elliot Strunk is a North Carolina transplant from Cleveland, Ohio, with a BFA in Graphic Design from Ohio University. An award-winning designer, he has...

Hannah Gaskins Pabón

Hannah Gaskins Pabón

Artfolios Artist

Hannah Gaskins Pabón graduated with a bachelors in Studio Art from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. During her time there, she discovered...

Joan Rutledge

Joan Rutledge

Artfolios Artist

Originally from Connecticut, Joan Rutledge earned her BFA from Hartford Art School, then studied Graphic Design at the Art Institute of Boston. Before retiring, she...

Kimberly Varnadoe

Kimberly Varnadoe

Founding Artist

Kimberly Varnadoe received her BFA in Painting from the University of South Alabama and her MFA in Printmaking from the University of Memphis. She was Professor of Art ...

Melrose Buchanan

Melrose Buchanan

Founding Artist

Melrose Tapscott Buchanan is an artist and an educator. She has taught drawing and painting classes and workshops at Reynolda House Museum of American Art...

Patricia Dixon

Patricia Dixon

Artfolios Artist

Since she was young Patricia Dixon knew that she would spend her life doing Art and making Music. Her parents fostered...

Sara Bridgman

Sara Bridgman

Artist Emeritus

Sara Bridgman lived in and through art for her 69 years on Earth. Her paintings are inhabited by lively spirits and layered in colorful mystery. Recurring characters in...

Terry Schupbach-Gordon

Terry Schupbach-Gordon

Founding Artist

Terry Schupbach-Gordon addresses concepts of identity, fragility and strength in a deeply personal narrative about who we are and how we claim grace. A printmaker and book artist working...

Trena McNabb

Trena McNabb

Founding Artist

Trena McNabb is a storyteller whose paintings piece together smaller scenes to create one cohesive narrative. She uses many layers of overlapping images to create…

Whitney Durner

Whitney Durner

Emerging Artist

Whitney Durner is an artist local to the Germanton area. As a Veteran of the US Army, she uses her patriotism and love of the country as part of her passion in her...

Yvonne Peters Forbath

Yvonne Peters Forbath

Artist Emeritus

Yvonne Peters Forbath, born in Vienna, Austria, began her love of art creating beautiful watercolor drawings as a young person. After meeting her husband at the end of WWII in Linz, Austria, she…

Amy A. Bronson

Amy A. Bronson

Emerging Artist

Amy A. Bronson is a self-taught abstract artist living in Winston-Salem. Since 2006, she has used a process of building layers of texture and color followed by partial...

Anne Kesler Shields

Anne Kesler Shields

Artist Emeritus

A trailblazer for women artists in the South, Anne Kesler Shields maintained an active art career from her early twenties until her death and came to be regarded as...

Carl Galie

Carl Galie

Founding Artist

Carl Galie is a North Carolina landscape photographer who for the last 26 years has devoted his work to conservation issues, working with organizations like...

Dean Roland Johnson

Dean Roland Johnson

Founding Artist

Dean Roland Johnson has been painting with passion since childhood. While his professional journey has taken many paths, the common…

Emily Clare

Emily Clare

Founding Artist

Emily Clare is an artist living and working in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, who’s imagination is sparked by natures beauty and mystique...

James Gemma

James Gemma

Artfolios Artist

James Gemma’s abstract art is a visual and conceptual exploration of the artistic relationships that can be created among and between colors and shapes. He may use...

John Coyne

John Coyne

Artfolios Artist

John Coyne is an architect, scenic designer and watercolor artist that enjoys exploring the intersection of all three in his artwork. John is drawn to places, spaces and structures...

Laurie Basham

Laurie Basham

Artfolios Artist

Laurie Basham is a pastel artist who enjoys capturing the beauty of color found in light and shadow, whether it’s a landscape, figure or still-life. She loves spending…

Naomi Greenberg

Naomi Greenberg

Artfolios Artist

Naomi Greenberg is a native of Kibbutz Cabri, Israel. She is the daughter of late Israeli artist Sara Samson and Stanley Greenberg of Chapel Hill, NC. From a young age...

Paul Travis Phillips

Paul Travis Phillips

Founding Artist

Paul Travis Phillips is a Winston-Salem conceptually based artist and educator. Phillips’ work is about philosophy and the limits of language, both written and spoken. Phillips co-opts and...

Shannon Boyle

Shannon Boyle

Emerging Artist

Shannon Boyle is an abstract artist based in Winston-Salem, NC. She works primarily on medium to heavy weight paper utilizing a breadth of mediums not limited to...

Tim Bowman

Tim Bowman

Artfolios Artist

Tim Bowman documents the landscape in Winston- Salem, his adopted hometown. He uses antique photographic processes and refashioned equipment to record his actual environment...

True Whiting

True Whiting

Emerging Artist

True creates medicine paintings for personal liberation and care for the earth. She playfully creates from the place where the mysterious world of dreams and mythology intersects with...

Will Willner

Will Willner

Founding Artist

Will Willner’s passion is learning as much as he can about the medium of photography as possible, and consequently he has…

Andrew Stenhouse

Andrew Stenhouse

Emerging Artist

Andrew Stenhouse was born in the NorthEast of England and has lived near Winchester, Hampshire and Malaga in southern Spain...

Barbara Lister-Sink

Barbara Lister-Sink

Founding Artist

Barbara Lister-Sink (B.A., Smith College; Prix d’Excellence, Utrecht Conservatory; Ed. D., Columbia University) is passionate about both music and art. An internationally...

Carrie Leigh Dickey

Carrie Leigh Dickey

Owner and Visionary

Carrie Leigh Dickey, Owner and Visionary of Artfolios, is an artist, designer, and marketer. She has a BA in studio art...

Diana Greene

Diana Greene

Founding Artist

Diana Greene is a multimedia artist based in North Carolina, USA. Her photographs and films straddle the world of fine art and documentary. She believes...

Frank Campion

Frank Campion

Artfolios Artist

Frank Campion grew up in New York City. The Whitney, Guggenheim, The Met and MOMA were his playgrounds. He started painting at a young age and followed it through with a major in Fine Arts...

Jessica Singerman

Jessica Singerman

Artfolios Artist

Born in Bangor, Maine in 1980, Jessica Singerman lived alternatively in France and the United States during her early life. Singerman earned her BA...

Kevin G. Owen

Kevin G. Owen

Founding Artist

Professional architect, lifelong musician, and artist from as far back as he can remember, Kevin G Owen has always been creating...

Marsha Thrift Marion

Marsha Thrift Marion

Artfolios Artist

Marsha Thrift Marion has always loved to draw and paint. Being honored with a green ribbon for a colored chalk drawing in the fourth grade piqued her interest in pursuing art in school and private oil painting...

Pat Spainhour

Pat Spainhour

Founding Artist

Pat Spainhour is a contemporary artist and art educator. She taught studio art and art history in the WSFC Schools and UNC School…

Robyn Churn

Robyn Churn

Artfolios Artist

Robyn Churn is an artist living and working in the Winston-Salem area. She moved to the Triad in 2011 with her husband and twin children for what was…

Terri Dowell-Dennis

Terri Dowell-Dennis

Founding Artist

Terri Dowell-Dennis uses techniques from sculpture, photography, printmaking, and quilting to create mixed-media works exploring identity, gender, and ancestry specific to...

Toby Gordon

Toby Gordon

Artfolios Artist

Toby Gordon has been making drawings, paintings, photographs, prints, and furniture for most of his life. He graduated from...

Virginia Shepley

Virginia Shepley

Artfolios Artist

Drawing from the practice of psychic automatism, Virginia Shepley's abstract forms and representational motifs reconcile the dualities of life. An abstract painter using line drawing and…

Yosimar Alvarez Gutierrez

Yosimar Alvarez Gutierrez

Emerging Artist

Yosimar Alvarez Gutierrez is a creative that works within many platforms—a few being traditional/digital art, graphic design, and wearable art. Whether it be a vibrant canvas piece or…

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