Category: Artist in Studio

Labor of Light

by Andrew Kenney photographs by Missy McLamb Patrick Shanahan lives in the wrong city. He’s a movie maker. He shoots on film because he needs its grain and grit. He bought a ’57 Chevy Bel Air, matte black because it was the…

David Burris: Telling stories

by Samantha Thompson Hatem photography by Nick Pironio Everyone should have Raleigh native David Burris’ knack for remaking his career every decade or so and landing a new dream job. This time, Burris, a former executive producer of TV reality show…

Other people’s stories: Patrick Torres meets his new city

by Andrew Kenney photographs by Nick Pironio Patrick Torres watches from the front of the hall as people take the stage one by one. He hears them lay bare their own true stories: The woman who found a moment of…

Denise Hughes: From earthly trash to maritime treasure

by Samantha Thompson Hatem photographs by Nick Pironio Before you even read this, go ahead and pull out a recycling bag. Denise Hughes asks that you kindly fill it with plastic bottle caps. All sizes and colors are welcome. And don’t…

Beverly McIver: Giving voice to those who have none

by Liza Roberts photographs by Lissa Gotwals If you didn’t know better, you might mistake Beverly McIver for a regular person. An unusually warm and friendly person, sure, and one with a reflexive generosity. But familiar. Partly, it’s her easy…

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