About Our Artistsa line or three about the creators
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Artist Billy Roper .is a renowned self taught contemporary folk artist, highly collected world wide.
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.
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.
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.
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Everything we have going on at Canvas & Cork
Intro to oil painting using a limited palette coming in March. Details upcoming on how you can create these misty pine trees in oil!
"In the Pink!" Art Show
Try some alcohol ink at our class on Feb. 14. No experience needed! Call 706-525-1563 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register
Join us for soup, sandwiches and songs from the Emerald Isle, a Fundraiser in memory of Mary Lourdes Killian and to benefit special needs individuals and their families. Sat., Feb. 10, 2-5pm
Pick and paint a moonlit tree. Lots of samples to choose from - personalize it in your own style!
Come join us Saturday, Feb., 3, 2pm, for some folk music and paint a mini heart canvas for Connectability - the local support organization for special needs individuals and their families.
Jan 31, 1-3pm, Beaded Earrings, 1 spot left Feb 1, 6-8 pm, Love and Luck sign painting class, $3 Feb 7, 1-3 pm, Moon and Trees, acrylics, $25 Feb 10, 10-noon, You Design Signs, $25 Feb 13, 1-3 pm, Art Tag Tuesday, $25 Feb 20 - Mar 27, Folk Art Composition and Design,...
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 1-3pm, $25. Come create a mini Valentines masterpiece with Cat. Call 706-525-1563 to register.
Snowy Trees - in acrylic, Wed, 24th, 1-4pm, $35 Winter birch trees - alcohol ink, Wed., 24th, 5-7pm, $25 Family/couple's name - sign painting, Thurs., 25th, 6-9pm, $25 Beaded earring design, Wed., Jan. 31st, 1-3pm, $20 Call us for details and registration...