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Our Artists

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 Rizza Mellin

Barbara Rizza Mellin

Founding Artist

Barbara Rizza Mellin is an award-winning artist and writer, who has exhibited in one-person and juried, group exhibits throughout the country and internationally. As an art historian (Harvard University), she enjoys...

Cindy Taplin

Cindy Taplin

Founding Artist

Cindy Taplin was born in High Point, NC and has spent most of her life in Forsyth County. She earned a B.A. in Mathematics at Salem College, where she also studied...

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...

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...

Kevin Wade Calhoun

Kevin Wade Calhoun

Founding Artist

Kevin Wade Calhoun was born and raised in Surry County, NC. His childhood was spent working along side of his grandparents...

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…

Sharon Hardin

Sharon Hardin

Founding Artist

Sharon Hardin has been painting with watercolor for the past three decades. Her work has been exhibited locally, regionally and nationally as well as internationally. Publications include...

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…

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...

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...

David M. Kessler

David M. Kessler

Artfolios Artist

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

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...

John Mark Lucas

John Mark Lucas

Founding Artist

John Mark Lucas has his undergraduate degree in Painting from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC, and his Masters in Painting from…

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 ...

Paul Travis Phillips

Paul Travis Phillips

Founding Artist

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

Terri Dowell-Dennis

Terri Dowell-Dennis

Founding Artist

After completing her MFA at Clemson University’s School of Art and Architecture, Terri Dowell-Dennis moved to Winston-Salem to work as an educator at...

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…

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

Founding Artist

Carrie Leigh Dickey is a trained oil painter (BA in studio art with a concentration in oil painting from Salem College), yet she mainly works in acrylics. She likes experimenting...

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…

Hannah Gaskins

Hannah Gaskins

Emerging Artist

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

Kevin Owen

Kevin Owen

Founding Artist

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

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...

Scott Sanders

Scott Sanders

Founding Artist

"when i was a child i caught a fleeting glimpse, out of the corner of my eye..."
Comfortably numb describes the work of Scott Sanders...

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...