Category: Artist Spotlight

Artist’s Spotlight: Abstract Kimonos

DRAPED IN COLOR Lisa Hoang and Susan Woodson turn abstract paintings into kimonos by Jessie Ammons photographs by Juli Leonard Dramatic and elegant, Lisa Hoang’s latest kimono collection includes floor-length silks in a cool palette of blue, grey, purple, beige,…

Artist’s Spotlight: Dwane Powell

Dwane Powell Congenital Cartoonist by Liza Roberts photographs by Peter Hoffman In a career spanning more than 40 years, nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist Dwane Powell has published more than 15,000 cartoons, won countless prestigious awards, and had his body of…

Raleigh Now Spotlight: artist Preston Montague

Cover Artist Botanical Illustrator Preston Montague by Liza Roberts photograph by Madeline Gray Botanical illustrator Preston Montague was already considering which native North Carolina plants he might include in his drawing of the letter W for his Codex Carolinum alphabet…

Artist Spotlight: Murphy Trogdon Ayala

MURPHY TROGDON ALAYA’S Rural Landscapes by Liza Roberts photographs by Catherine Nguyen Raleigh landscape artist Murphy Trogdon Ayala, known for her serene paintings of rural Southern landscapes and architecture, is busier than ever with the work that has made her…

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