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Sammy Guy I Passion, Faith & Freedom
02/21/2017 2:51PM
Sammy Guy I Passion, Faith & Freedom

Sammy Guy is a man of character, laughter and friendship. A Greensboro native, Sammy of Sammy's Cycle World loaned his Kawasaki KZ900 for our current M.A.D exhibition. Sammy describes himself as a friend to everyone, proven to me by the constant flow of visitors who came by during our short visit this week. Sammy shares how what started as a passion spotted on the back of his grandfather's truck in the form of a Simplex Minibike has since turned into Sammy's Cycle World. Watch Sammy's full interview below to learn more of his journey from rider to shop owner.  

The Power of ArtQuest Studios
02/20/2017 4:15PM
Sammy Guy I Passion, Faith & Freedom

The Power of ArtQuest StudiosJoyce Fulton is an Early Head Start Home Base Specialist. Her job consists of her making home visits once a week for 90 minutes to teach children from birth to three years old. Read below as she shares how ArtQuest Studios has impacted not only her life but the lives of the children and families that visit on a weekly basis. Words from Joyce:“In our Home Base Program we have 24 Family Engagement Experiences (FEE) so children can interact to develop social skills and for families to receive life-skills information.  Our FEE topics range from finance management, conscious discipline, breast cancer awareness, domestic abuse, literacy, music, ...

Steven M. Cozart works with Weaver Academy student docents
02/13/2017 3:37PM
Sammy Guy I Passion, Faith & Freedom

Artist Steven M. Cozart works with student docents at The Gallery at GreenHill The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University has awarded the twenty-fourth Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize to American artist, illustrator, and documentarian Steven M. Cozart. His winning proposal, The Pass/Fail Series, primarily explores colorism within the African American community. Steven M. Cozart, who lives and works in Greensboro, North Carolina, received his BFA in art education, with a concentration in printmaking and drawing, from East Carolina University in 1995. Cozart’s work has been exhibited at North Carolina’s Greenville Museum of Art, Center for Visual Arts in ...

B.Y.O.V. in The Shop
02/06/2017 3:42PM
Sammy Guy I Passion, Faith & Freedom

This Wednesday, February 8th, The Shop at GreenHill will host a B.Y.O.V (Be your own Valentine) event from 5:30PM - 7PM. With 20 jewelry artists to choose from, there is sure to be something for you. Included in this blog is an interview from one of our featured artists, Maria Eife. We are so excited to have her work in The Shop!Keep scrolling down to peruse earrings from each of our Shop artists :) Who are you and what do you do? I am Maria Eife and I am a jewelry designer working with 3D printing and digital technologies. I studied Jewelry, Metals & CAD-CAM at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. I currently have a studio in the shared JV Collective ...

JANUARY ARTIST OF THE MONTH- TARA UNDERWOOD
01/05/2017 1:48PM
Sammy Guy I Passion, Faith & Freedom

JANUARY | ARTIST OF THE MONTH | TARA UNDERWOOD ABOUT THE ARTIST Tara began working with clay twelve years ago in a community studio in Nashville, Tennessee. Her artistic education includes a B.F.A. in ceramics from Guilford College, membership in several artist cooperatives around the Southeast, and an apprenticeship with artist, Akira Satake. She currently lives and works as a potter in Asheville, North Carolina. When she isn't working in the studio, Tara loves to dance, hike, swim, and write.ARTIST STATEMENT As a five or six year old, in the summertime of the South, the neighbor kids and I began digging up rocky, impure clay from our backyards and pinching it into ...