The Orange County Artists Guild is a non-profit organization seeking to increase the visibility and recognition of area artists and crafts people.
The Orange County Artists Guild is a group of over 100 artists based in Orange County, North Carolina. Established in 2000, the guild supports member artists with community and educational opportunities. The guild’s most visible public event is to organize and promote the annual Open Studio Tour.
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View the video about the Orange County Artists Guild show at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts by Trudy Thomson
Check out the lovely work on display at the current Orange County Artist Guild show at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. You’ll find a range of expressive 2D and 3D work; you’ll likely be surprised by the many styles and techniques used. There are serious realistic and representational compositions as well as many fun and fanciful items. Special thanks to member Elaine O’Neal who took a wide range of pictures for me to include in the movie. Art Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Last Fridays 10:00 am – 9:00 pm The…
When I create my works with fiber I am inspired by the rhythms and patterns found in nature... waves of water, the ebb and flow of surf on sand, the flutter of leaves on trees, the swish of clouds, multifaceted buds and flowers, the feathered wings of birds. No matter what materials I use, there is repetition as well as variation in both my process and form. My marbled patterns on silk or paper can be simple: ripples, swirls and shapes: cross currents sweeping across the landscape of fabric. I create these works in various forms: hung as panels or…
Not long ago, my dear friend Jean sent me a picture of an unusual hibiscus flower. The colors were like nothing I had ever seen before, as if the flower was not in a photo, but a painting. I was determined to paint the flower but needed to see it first to believe it was real. I like to have my subject in front of me as I paint and prefer not having a computer around while I form a relationship with what I paint. As flowers are usually my subject, they tend to speak to me as I try…
This program is supported by the Orange County Arts Commission.
This program is supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.
Building recognition and support for the extraordinary and dynamic value of the arts and to lead, serve, and advance the diverse networks of organizations and individuals who cultivate the arts in America.