Marilyn Shannon Reading at the Joyful Jewel

Marilyn Shannon is coming to share from her book. Don’t we all want to know what men think/feel? http://www.joyfuljewel.com/artists/marilyn-shannon-writer/ She will be here Sunday Aug. 6, 3 – 4pm at the Joyful Jewel.  

Vision & Voice 2017

This year’s Vision & Voice, April 30, 2017 was so poignant, meaningful and fun!  Here are the photos that Mary L. Barnard took.  The event featured writers who wrote about pieces of art from the Joyful presenting their poems or stories alongside the artists who inspired them.

Maryphyllis Horn’s Art Reception

Maryphyllis Horn‘s Art Opening was February 3, 2017, in the them “Shamanic and Metaphorical Images” paintings that show Maryphyllis’s deep connection to animals and her exquisite skill in pastel drawing.  Included were award-winning art pieces. Here are some examples of the Maryphyllis Horn’s work as well as photographs from her reception:     Maryphyllis Horn, […]

Sharon Blessum, Medicine Bags

  One of the many new creations that Sharon Blessum has brought in to the Joyful Jewel for her October feature, “Love in Your Pocket.” This exquisite little medicine bag is a perfect example of love in your pocket! You can see this, + photographs + jewelry, + caps + new Love in Your Pocket […]

One of our favorite singer/songwriters, Isabel Taylor, has just released her first CD, “Awake Again” – and it’s all original songs! There are twelve well-crafted songs in which Isabel’s clear and compelling voice soar along with just the right amount of interesting musical accompaniment.  Isabel sings of her own longings–which as the best of writers show […]

Word Sparks event teaser!

Here’s a bit of a Teaser! Sunday June 26 Word Sparks at the Joyful Jewel will include this and much more! Artists have created as they are inspired by poems. 3 – 6pm. This is page 10 of the beautiful booklet that Sharon Blessum put together. Page 10 poem is by Bonnie Korta, and artists […]

Classes at the Joyful Jewel

The Joyful Jewel is delighted to be offering classes to the public again.  Please check here often as more classes are being planned.   Watercolor Class for Beginners & Intermediate Students Beginning June 11 at the Joyful Jewel   Beth Bale, watercolor artist, will be teaching a series of 6 watercolor painting classes at The […]

Shannon Bueker, Art Opening, Possums & More

More samples of Shannon Bueker‘s work:   ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at (919) 883-2775 Subscribe to our newsletter. The Joyful Jewel Website Connect with Owner Mariah Wheeler on LinkedIn

Judy Hogan and Valerie Nieman Book Reading

Two of our favorite authors, Valerie Nieman and Judy Hogan, will be reading from their new books at the Joyful Jewel on 1st Sunday, April 3, starting at 3:00pm. These well known and award-winning writers each have excellent new books to share!  Both books are full of absorbing mystery and intrigue.  These writers are entertaining […]

Terry Perkinson’s “Photo Bombing Bear”

“Tess the Teddy Bear” by Terry Perkinson Who doesn’t want to be photo bombed by this attention-seeking bear? This photo was taken at Marilyn Penrod‘s  Art Reception, “Carolina Dreamscaping,” and features three of special people — plus “Tess the Teddy Bear” by Terry Perkinson.  Tess is actually more purple in color than the picture, and […]