About Our Artists

a line or three about the creators

Studio Artists

Ann McCormack

Ann McCormack

Artist Ann McCormack works in recycled glass, alcohol ink, pastel and more. She produces handcrafted jewelry, one of a kind glass bowls, platters and more as well as pastel and alcohol ink artowrk of a natural and organic origin.

Beth Brightwell

Beth Brightwell

Artist Beth Brightwell paints mainly jazz and blues musicians and singers in acrylic, pastel and charcoal. She also paints impressionistic scenery on old windows, makes beaded and copper wire wrapped jewelry and paints the wine glasses in the tasting room with different motifs and designs.

 Exhibiting Artists

Mike Miller

Mike Miller

Artist Mike Miller  specializes in commissioned portraits in oil as well as contemporary  palette knife paintings.

Carole Barker Kennedy

Artist Carole Kennedy paints landscapes and other north Georgia scenery and is known especially for her paintings of birds.

Ashton Woodall

Artist Ashton Woodall, our youngest gallery member is quickly making a name for herself with her detailed and unique works of fish and wild life oils on birch board and oak panel.

Helen Miller

Artist Helen Miller is our premier potter with extensive experience creating in clay as well as teaching. Helen works in a variety of glazes and finishes. She is also an expert in Chinense Brush Painting and teaches periodic classes in that medium.

Norma Hulsey

Artist Norma Hulsey loves painting for the public and talking to customers. You can often see her on our front porch painting away during nice weather. Norma has an extensive catalog of oil painting, still life, landscapes and plein air. Norma makes it all look so easy but her work is extrordinary!

Billy Roper

Billy Roper

Artist Billy Roper .is a renowned self taught contemporary folk artist, highly collected world wide.

Janie Garrett

Artist Janie Garrett started at Canvas and Cork as a student and used her past experience as a water colorist to take on a new medium, alcohol ink,. She especially enjoys trees as her subject matter and now also teaches alcohol ink, especially for new students.

Claire Livingston

Artist Claire Livingston is also the owner of Cavender Creek Vineyard and does triple duty as an instructor too. Claire calls it “facilitating” but whatever you call it,  Claire’s acrylic painting and mixed media classes are very popular with our students. She alse exhibits her multi subject acrylic paintings in our gallery.

Shirley Bailey

Artist Shirlely Bailey came to us a couple years ago when she relocated to Dahlonega from the southwest. Shirley has extensive eperience in a variety of mediums and is our “can do it all” artist, watercolor, acrylic, alcohol ink,  mixed media, she is at her creative best with any new challenge.

Kevin Pope

Kevin Pope

Artist Kevin Pope…born in London, UK and now living in Dahlonega, GA. Paints mostly in oil with his fingers and with his Grandmother’s palette knives. Studied classical art back in the UK and takes his inspiration from a combination of Michaelangelo, Picasso and Degas.

Recent Blog Posts

Everything we have going on at Canvas & Cork

Don't Be Shy. Get In Touch.

If you are interested in working together, send us an inquiry and we will get back to you as soon as we can!
Contact Us

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Share This

Share this post with your friends!