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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…

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 is the Owner and Visionary of Artfolios. Additionally, Carrie is an artist, designer, and marketer. She...

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...

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...

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...

Mark Casey Milestone

Mark Casey Milestone

Artfolios Artist

Mark Casey Milestone identifies as a symbolist. Classified over his 40-year career under many different categories, including “folk artist”...

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...

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…

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 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...

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...

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 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 ...

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...

Robyn Churn

Robyn Churn

Emerging 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…

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...

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…

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…

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...

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…

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...

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…

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...

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...

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...