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MARCH ARTIST OF THE MONTH - ANNIE GRIMES WILLIAMS
02/22/2018
MAY ARTIST OF THE MONTH - BOB HOLTJE

MARCH | ARTIST OF THE MONTH | ANNIE GRIMES WILLIAMSDid you know that GreenHill shows the work of over 100 North Carolinian artists all year round? In our shop, you can find original, handmade artwork for any budget. Each month we shine the spotlight on one of our shop artists to help you find the artwork that inspires you. This month, we’d like to introduce you to enmamelist and metalsmith Annie Grimes Williams. Annie transforms sheets of copper into forms inspired by sealife by shellforming, piercing, and enameling. The colors and shapes range from minimalist circles with bold pops of color to flowing miniature vessels with rich colors hidden inside organic folds, making her ...

FEBRUARY SPOTLIGHT - JEWELRY
01/29/2018
MAY ARTIST OF THE MONTH - BOB HOLTJE

SPOTLIGHT | JEWELRY GreenHill’s shop shows the work of the finest studio jewelers and metalsmiths in North Carolina. Here are a few highlights of special, unique pieces available right now. Una Barrett, Lauren Markley, Emily Triplett, and Erica Stankwich Bailey all create wearable art that is eye-catching and completely handmade. From delicate metal work to bold statement pieces, these artists are producing the best of the best. To purchase any of these pieces, call Elizabeth at 336.333.7460 ex. 101, or email elizabeth.harry@greenhillnc.orgTake a closer look at some of our favorite pieces from each artist below: Una BarrettUna Barrett creates wearable and sculptural jewelry. Her ...

Catching up with Pop-Up Artist Julia Lawing
01/11/2018
MAY ARTIST OF THE MONTH - BOB HOLTJE

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 ...

JANUARY ARTIST OF THE MONTH - MIMI LOGOTHETIS
01/01/2018
MAY ARTIST OF THE MONTH - BOB HOLTJE

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, ...

DECEMBER ARTIST OF THE MONTH - JOANNA GOLLBERG
12/01/2017
MAY ARTIST OF THE MONTH - BOB HOLTJE

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 ...