Contemporary southern folk art, NC wood-fired pottery, and custom picture framing
October Show: To Have & To Hold, exploring the pottery handle
Micheal Banks creates paintings out of his active brain and mighty imagination. No smiling portraits, he captures a moment of recognition or realization, and uses vibrant colors to enliven the most serious of scenes. Always playing with dimension and memory, disparate symbols appear out of nowhere, adding a mysterious element to each of his works of art. We have recently received a few new paintings…click here to see all of his work> Michael Banks
If you have questions or would like to purchase something simply call 828-281-2134. We are here Monday – Saturday 10 – 6 and Sundays NOON – 5.
Within the pages of our website and the walls of the gallery, you will see a variety of selectively curated contemporary self-taught artists. Painters, Whittlers, Carvers & Potters, American Folk presents makers from South Louisiana all the way to Massachusetts with one goal in mind: To expose the world to the creative powers and originality of our regional artists. Their visions bring life, color, joy and complexity to our gallery and to your home. Self-taught art ranges from what is referred to as primitive all the way to exquisitely contemporary. All of our artists are living and working today, some have garnered world wide attention, some are exclusive to American Folk….all have a unique way of expressing their world & their hearts. We are inspired by them every day….
Thank-you for your interest & enthusiasm. We love the artists we represent & we love you for helping to support them, which, in turn, allows them to continue to explore & create….
For more information or to purchase artwork, call us at 828-281-2134 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are OPEN, year round, 7 days a week, Monday – Saturday 10 – 6, Sunday Noon – 5.