Guest Artist: Deborah G. Rogers

Deborah G. Rogers is a self-taught American ceramic sculptor. She uses air-dry clay to hand sculpt charming, narrative pieces that express and communicate her ideas, questions and pent up opinions. Deborah’s work is a combination of her distinct drawing style that developed from experience as both a children’s book... Read More

Keepsake

Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique presents KEEPSAKE, opening Friday, June 2nd from 5-8pm during the South End Gallery Crawl. The exhibit will be on view through July 29th, 2017. KEEPSAKE features new artwork from Mary Alayne Thomas with guest artists, illustrator Jess Polanshek and ceramic sculptor Deborah G. Rogers,... Read More

Vicki Sawyer: Work In Progress

Our ‘Garden Party’ featured artist Vicki Sawyer creates a world full of charming bird and animal portraits, each creature adorned with natural materials fashioned into hats, jewelry or masks.  While her work is often whimsical, Vicki’s portrayal of each animal is based in realism. With great detail she captures their essence and allows their personality traits... Read More

Featured Potter: Teresa Pietsch

For Teresa Pietsch pottery reflects the need to make objects that are both functional and beautiful. She strives to make pots that people want to touch, hold and use.  She loves the entire process of making from her studio in Penland, NC. The process of throwing and forming functional pieces–while getting covered with clay... Read More

Featured Jeweler: Anna Johnson

Anna Johnson studied metalsmithing and jewelry design at Appalachian State University.  After college, she moved through Western NC from Boone to Spruce Pine and then to Asheville.  Anna credits the region with “its plants and animals, its mountains, its rich artistic culture, and its people” for greatly influencing her... Read More

Artist Spotlight: Jessica Pisano

Inspired by the natural beauty of her hometown of Martha’s Vineyard, Jessica Pisano’s interest in art started at a young age. She pursued her passion for the arts at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, graduating in 1999 with a BFA in painting and photography. Pisano participated in... Read More

Surface

Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique presents SURFACE, opening Friday, February 3rd from 5-8pm during the South End Gallery Crawl. The exhibit will be on view through March 31st, 2017. The show explores the concept of ‘surface’ – above, below and within.  It features encaustic and mixed media artwork... Read More

Artist Spotlight: Vicki Essig

Vicki Essig is fascinated with light and translucency, the contrast between the fragile, and the strong. With natural materials, she shows the small and delicate as the powerful and significant. Vicki’s work is comprised of fine handwoven fiber, usually silk, horsehair and other natural materials. Occasionally, she uses spun stainless steel and other man made... Read More

Guest Artist: Jeanie Tomanek

We have long been fans of the Jeanie Tomanek’s artwork and are excited to welcome her to our Myth Makers exhibition and for ongoing representation. Jeanie draws upon themes that first developed in her poetry; exploring various feminine archetypes from myths, folk-tales, fairy tales and her own experiences. The natural world as... Read More