Vangi Cathcart Art Show

Painter Vangi Cathcart just graduated from the North Carolina Botanical Garden & University of North Carolina’s Botanical Illustration Program.  This was her show on July 17, 2016 at the Botanical Garden’s Gallery.  It was well attended and we are all proud of Vangi’s achievement.

Kelley Hunter and Maria Tadd, Different & Similar

Such differences in the same category, painting.Both are masters of their art. Kelley Hunter paints layered acrylic abstracts and Maria Tadd paints layered watercolors. Kelley typically has no idea of what the painting will be when she start starts.The result is intuitive and up to the viewer’s interpretation, a thoughtful response. For Maria Tadd, animals […]

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 […]

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

Leah Purvis, Horses and More

Just in at the Joyful Jewel, these amazing paintings (that look like photographs!) by new artist Leah Purvis!   ~~~ 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

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 […]

Forrest Greenslade Art Reception “Happy Hour”

With his usual exceptional sense of humor, Forrest Greenslade brings his dimensional art, both paintings and sculpture, to be featured at the Joyful Jewel during the month of February. His “Happy Hour” includes a variety of party animals with titles like “Happy Hour at the Sour Mash Shine Shack, Happy Hour at the Big Chill […]

Haw River Assembly, River Book

The Haw River Assembly is a 501(c)(3) non-profit citizens’ group founded in 1982 to restore and protect the Haw River and Jordan Lake, and to build a watershed community that shares this vision The scenic 110 mile Haw River is at the headwaters of the Cape Fear River Basin, and includes the Jordan Lake reservoir, […]

RoseMarie Roth, Writer -Yoga DVD

STOCKING STUFFER FOR THE YOGI OR YOGINI ON YOUR LIST This yoga DVD is the perfect gift for your family members or friends who do a lot of sitting. Whether knitting, painting, making music, devouring books, or spending the day sitting in front of a computer, this artfully produced DVD is for them. This practice […]

Shannon Bueker, Sculpture

Best known for her paintings, Chatham County artist Shannon Bueker is also a long time sculptural potter who makes a variety of dimensional wall pieces.  She displays these along with her paintings.   Shannon Bueker, Sculpture