It’s the most wonderful time of the year, y’all! For many months now, the American Folk Art elves have been on the hunt for special pieces to include in our end of the year celebration show “A Few of Our Favorite Things”! Whether you are looking to add to your own collection, or giving the gift of art this season, there are so many exciting pieces in this year’s show!
From Black Friday through the end of the year, American Folk will be honoring the season of light and gift-giving with spirited new work from 12 of our artists. “A Few of Our Favorite Things” will feature striking new woodblock prints from Kent Ambler; paintings from Cornbread, Peter Loose, Liz Sullivan, & Michael Banks; face jugs and pottery from Wayne Hewell, Chad Brown & Kim Ellington; and new sculptural assemblages from the one and only Buddy Snipe!
As a fun & funky new addition this year, we have framed several drawings from one of North Carolina’s own, Stacy Lambert. Typically known for his brightly painted and wildly funny “story” jugs, Stacy’s pencil drawings take inspiration from pop culture and mythology, among other sources, and still showcase his very healthy sense of humor.
In keeping with our yearly tradition, we will also have a selection of unique tree ornaments to choose from: miniature face jugs from Wayne Hewell and Vicki Miller, hand-carved & painted ‘critter’ ornaments from Kentucky sculptors Lonnie & Twyla Money, and seasonal vignette paintings from Liz Sullivan, just the right size to hang from your garlands and greenery.
“A Few of Our Favorite Things” opens on our website and in the gallery on Black Friday, November 24th at 11AM. Stay tuned all December long, as new work will be arriving throughout the season.
Join us however you are able as we celebrate the spirit of the season and prepare to welcome the coming year with art in our hearts!