Stacy Lewis “Nubian Goat” at the Joyful Jewel

“Nubian Goat” Stacy Lewis Watermedia on Canvas, 12″ x 12″ $90 Just as beautiful as the “Goats on Parade” in Pittsboro is this watermedia painting by new artist Stacy Lewis.  Titled “Nubian Goat” he prances among the posies showing off for anyone who will watch, and on his own even when no one is watching! […]

Marilyn Penrod “Mona”

“Mona” Marilyn Penrod Acrylic on Canvas, 20″ x 24″, Original $425 Beautiful, beautiful Mona!  I wonder if this is one of artist Marilyn Penrod’s cats or one who is waiting for a home at the Goathouse Cat Refuge.  She looks at you with pensive, curious blue-green eyes as if to ask for a loving pet. […]

Rita Baldwin “Testing the Waters”

“Testing the Waters” Rita Baldwin Original Oil Painting on Canvas, 19 3/4″ x 19 3/4″ $350 Let hair fly and dresses billow! I hope to have as much fun in the next few days at the beach “testing the waters” as these three in Rita Baldwin’s sumptuous and fetching oil painting.  Rita has captured the […]

Ron Thomas “Huey, Dewy & Lewy” at the Joyful Jewel 10-16-14

“Huey, Dewy & Lewy” Ron Thomas Watercolor painting, ~11 1/2″ x 8″ matted & framed to 16 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ Original, $85 Ron Thomas is our very newest painter at the Joyful Jewel.  His watercolors and a few oils are of quaint farm scenes and of colorful town events and flowers.  Here is what […]

Kate Ladd “Sunflowers and Asters”

“Sunflowers and Asters” Kate Ladd Acrylic on Canvas, 8″ x 16″, Original $110 I think of sunflowers as Fall flowers and asters definitely are.  We could use this color on a rainy day like today.  Thank you Kate Ladd for bringing us the sunshine! ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel […]

Emma Skurnick “Buffalo with Fan”

Buffalo with Fan Emma Skurnick Watercolor and Mixed Media, Print , 14″ x 11″ $25 Interesting content, Emma Skurnick.  This painting with all the fierceness and power of a wise and gentle-giant buffalo — and he is standing next to a household fan!  I know there is a story here.  Is it that this guy […]

Forrest Greenslade – “Fearrington Barn” at the Joyful Jewel 10-4-14

“Fearrington Barn” Forrest Greenslade Framed Original Mixed Media Painting on Board, 4 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ framed to 8 1/2″ x 10″ $75 Here is another well-known local scene by Forrest Greenslade.  It is Fearrington Barn, a place many of us have visited for poetry & book readings by favorite authors, for ChathamArts big yearly […]

Emma Skurnick “Bynum Front Porch” at the Joyful Jewel 10-3-14

“Bynum Front Porch” Emma Skurnick Print of Water Color painting, 14″ x 11″ $25 It’s Friday and would be time to get over to Bynum — except Bynum Front Porch Music Series is over for the season.  DG & I sure enjoyed it.  This saucy painting by Emma Skurnick can remind us of the many […]

Shannon Bueker “Black Grackle on Birdhouse” at the Joyful Jewel 9-30-14

“Black Grackle on Bird House” Shannon Bueker Acrylic on Canvas, 24″ x 48″, Original $850 In this large painting I see  kind of a new style for Shannon Bueker, perhaps it is because this is acrylic rather than watercolor.  I find the layers interesting & pleasing, and as with her watercolors, that sense of aliveness […]