Catching up with Pop-Up Artist Julia Lawing
Catching up with Pop-Up Artist Julia Lawing

CATCHING UP WITH POP-UP ARTIST JULIA LAWING 2018 marks the third year of GreenHill's Pop-Up Artist Residency! To date we have had 12 artists participate in our program, which brings local artists into the ArtQuest Studios to share their work with children and families over a 10 day period. Artists submit a project description of what they would like to do while in residence, with an emphasis on how their work will engage the variety of visitors we have at GreenHill. As we begin our third year of this program, we are catching up with some of our past Pop-Up Artist Residents to see what they are working on now.GreenHill is currently accepting submissions for our Fall 2018 Pop-Up ...

Catching up with Pop-Up Artist Julia Lawing

JANUARY | ARTIST OF THE MONTH | MIMI LOGOTHETISI'm holding a porcelain mug by Mimi Logothetis in my hands, and am looking closely. Every surface of this mug is covered with a collage of cut-out black and white images: a black crow, an eye, clippings from an encyclopedia entry, a map of Paris, and some sort of mechanical diagram... or maybe it's a sewing pattern? I can feel the faint impressions of the edges of each image where it was pressed into the wet porcelain slab. The next thing I notice are the seams, where two pieces of slab are joined together to make the vessel; it's utilitarian and beautiful. Mimi works out of a studio she built within walking distance to her home in Cedar Grove, ...

Catching up with Pop-Up Artist Julia Lawing

DECEMBER | ARTIST OF THE MONTH | JOANNA GOLLBERGMeet Joanna Gollberg: jewelry designer, metalsmith, and published author. She's a woman of many talents, and has shared her skill in teaching positions at the Penland School of Crafts and Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, to name a few. Joanna operates out of an amazing studio in downtown Asheville, North Carolina. The vibrant arts community in Asheville, the multitude of tools and materials in her studio, and the amazing colors and textures of rough and faceted gemstones serve as her design inspirations. Joanna loves to design and to work with her hands, ensuring that she is completely involved in the creation of each piece of colorful ...

Pop-Up Artist: Daniel LeClaire
Catching up with Pop-Up Artist Julia Lawing

POP-UP ARTIST DANIEL LECLAIRE Daniel LeClaire is an artist living and working in Chapel Hill, NC who will be presenting his interactive three-dimensional installation during his residency. Daniel has exhibited paintings, sculptures, illustrations and installations across the state of North Carolina as well as in Washington, California, Canada and Indonesia.  Much of his work is marked by his lively and fun color palette, geometric design elements, and themes of nature. He says about his process,  "My work depicts the mystical odyssey of humans within nature and our connection to nature and the cosmos. The imagery, optimistic and happy, is meant to give the viewer a pause, a ...

Catching up with Pop-Up Artist Julia Lawing

NOVEMBER | ARTIST OF THE MONTH | COURTNEY DODDMeet November Artist of the Month, photographer, and glassblower extraordinaire: Courtney Dodd. She is based out of Asheville, but travels around NC and beyond for residencies and teaching opportunities. GreenHill carries Courtney’s stemless wine glasses in The Shop – they are beautiful little gems that look pretty on your shelf and feel even better in your hand.Read more about Courtney and her work, in her own words, below: Who are you and what do you do? Include a little about your background.My name is Courtney Dodd and I’m a maker. Originally trained as a graphic designer and illustrator, I became a Core Fellow at ...