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JANUARY ARTIST OF THE MONTH- TARA UNDERWOOD
01/05/2017
JANUARY ARTIST OF THE MONTH-  TARA UNDERWOOD

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 ...

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: JENNIE LORETTE KEATTS
04/07/2016
JANUARY ARTIST OF THE MONTH-  TARA UNDERWOOD

APRIL | ARTIST OF THE MONTH | JENNIE LORETTE KEATTS Above left: Jennie, photo credit: Paul Church | Above right:GreenHill's very own Laura Maruzzella wearing Jennie's Peachbloom earrings, photo credit: Toni Tronu TURNING MUD INTO GEMSTONESJennie Lorette Keatts has been displaying with GreenHill since 2009 and there is something extra special that sets her apart from the rest of our jewelry artists- she hand makes her stones. How, you ask? She makes pottery cabochons by layering glazes and creating one of kind stones that mimic natural stones. Sometimes it is very hard to distinguish which stones are made by Jennie and which are naturally occurring, COOL!  "My ...

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: SARAH TECTOR
03/05/2016
JANUARY ARTIST OF THE MONTH-  TARA UNDERWOOD

MARCH| ARTIST OF THE MONTH | SARAH TECTORDiffused sunlight floods the work surface and metalsmithing tools are scattered about purposefully. Sketches of jewelry concepts and silly buttons cover the corkboards that line the walls, and tiny drawers are filled with trinkets upon trinkets. This is a place where magic happens. This is the studio of Sarah Tector.Sarah’s design philosophy is simple: less is more.“I prefer to let one element in a piece stand out creating mainly in sterling silver, gold, platinum and other mixed media. I specialize in custom made, one-of-a-kind, limited edition, and production pieces of jewelry and small sculptural objects.” -Sarah TectorSarah ...

POP-UP JEWELRY IN THE SHOP
02/05/2016
JANUARY ARTIST OF THE MONTH-  TARA UNDERWOOD

FEBRUARY | POP-UP JEWELRY IN THE SHOP| <3 <3This month I am featuring Ashley Buchanan, Geoffrey D. Giles, and Matthew Smith- three artists whose jewelry will be in The Shop from February 3rd- 15th. I chose these artists because of their noteworthy craftsmanship and unique style. Read about the artists and join us for a Sip and Shop event this Wednesday from 5-7 (additional details below).   ASHLEY BUCHANAN Ashley Buchanan (b. 1986, Atlanta, Georgia) is a jewelry artist who received her BFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from the University of Georgia and is currently making her living as a studio jeweler in Johnson City, Tennessee. She has exhibited nationally and ...

New Year New Plans
01/18/2016
JANUARY ARTIST OF THE MONTH-  TARA UNDERWOOD

  New Year | New PlansA few words from our Curator, Edie Carpenter, on what we are looking forward to in 2016  New Year’s greetings to all of you. GreenHill has so much going on this year, as we patch walls and move pedestals after the abundance of Winter Show I wanted to highlight the exhibitions that we are preparing and extend the invitation to you to visit the gallery, whether while listening to music at one of our First Friday musical performances (link) or during the quiet of a late winter afternoon.            Friday January 29 is a busy evening for the arts but don’t miss meeting Donald ...