Is Greenville becoming new hub for both emerging, veteran artists?
People move to Greenville for a variety of reasons—weather, housing, air quality, economy, the mountains, career opportunities. But recently, more and more people are relocating here for one big reason—the Greenville art scene.
Open Studios: Tanya Stiegler transforms nature into wearable art
Translating ideas and aesthetics from nature, artist Tanya Stiegler handcrafts pieces of jewelry using a variety of materials. For her, jewelry tells stories, represents experiences, and celebrates friendships.
For Bob Ripley, working with wood is a family affair
Bob Ripley works primarily in metals and wood, and his creations can range from an impossibly detailed and intricate portrait to a beautifully made door. It’s a combination of artistic ability and craftsmanship that he comes by naturally.
Vivian Morris gets a charge out of showing the lighter side of otherworldly beasts
At first glance, many of Vivian Morris’ creations, which she makes through a combination of woodwork and printmaking, look like animals and creatures that one might find in animated TV shows or movies.
Judy Verhoeven’s elaborate collages capture everyday beauty and charm
When Judy Verhoeven decided to pursue art full time following two decades split between being a graphic designer and a stay-at-home home schooling mom, she revisited an art form that had been a staple of her adolescence.
Kate Furman unleashes the natural beauty of the objects she collects
Kate Furman’s work has been showcased all over the world, from Australia to the Netherlands. Many of her larger, avant-garde pieces go to her dealer in New York and are sold to art collectors and interior designers. But her focus isn’t solely on those works, as she also has an extensive collection of wearable jewelry, ranging from necklaces to brooches.