In conjunction with Hickory Museum of Art’s 75th Anniversary, the museum will present new works by the Blue Ridge Realists, a group of painters who have focused much of their work around depicting life in the North Carolina mountains. The organization is celebrating their 50th Anniversary this year.
The Portrait Society of America is a national non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about the traditions of fine art portraiture and figurative art. It is one of the most highly regarded art groups in the world, one that also encourages the education of artists and promotes the highest quality of art in its annual competitions. I recently entered a painting in the Members Only Competition
Blowing Rock Frameworks & Gallery has spent over two decades displaying the works of a variety of local and regional artists. This summer, August 6th through August 20th, Blowing Rock Frameworks & Gallery will feature "Small Works: A Group Exhibition" in which all the work on display will be 14" x 18" inches and under.