The evening of October 25th was a magical opening with one of North Carolina’s most prominently collected living artists, John Beerman. Predominately known for his luminous depictions of nature and landscape, he is an interesting individual who’s artistic career and practice has been a pleasure to study and acknowledge with his solo exhibition ‘Renewed Wonder’ currently on display at Anne Neilson Fine Art Gallery till late November.
We are so excited to be representing Sally Veach, a new artist to Anne Neilson Fine Art Gallery! She is a fellow mountain dweller from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, and has truly been a joy to get to know.
She’s a passionate, innovative artist who expresses herself, her thoughts, ideas and inspirations not only in her words written here, but also in her expressionistic paintings. Her work is especially meaningful as her Barns of Shenandoah series depicts “the tragedy of historic barns and the fact that they are slowly returning to nature”.
The preservation that occurs by making these paintings is the essence of the artists surroundings; the beauty, color and energy that occurs within nature. Her depictions thrill the viewer with the way air and earth come together to move nature, and also allow it to reclaim. Barns come from trees that belong to the soil, and in turn barns rest upon that soil, that ultimately takes back what is theirs.
Read on to learn more about Sally Veach: as an artist, her likes and her life! (more…)
Dodd is a bright and fabulous woman who’s life-long love of art has generated both large-scale, encapsulating, tactful paintings—as well as simple, yet complex smaller works that demonstrate the components and departed layers of her gestural attributions. Framed together or individually, these works on paper are so satisfying and claim intrigue.
Read on to learn more about the Ellen Levine Dodd, her artwork and her remarkably adventurous life thus far! (more…)
The evening of the 21st of September, we will be featuring the wondrous works of Ellen Dodd + Joyce Howell, a dynamic duo whose abstract paintings inspire a spark of synergy. The first artist we are featuring for the upcoming show is Joyce Howell, an adventurous artist based in Texas whose water-inspired works exemplify the artists joyful and spontaneous spirit.
Joyce Howell is one of those artists whose laughter and happiness reflects off her paintings like light on the surface of water. Her paintings make you smile in the peace and tranquility they elect in the eye. We are so excited to be featuring her work alongside Ellen Dodd this September, their work together magnifies the bliss that comes from their colorful palettes and exuberant depiction of natural elements.
Read on to learn more about the intriguing Joyce Howell, and take a look at her studio! (more…)
Anne Neilson Fine Art is thrilled to share their findings on an artist whose work individualizes the expression of abstraction and details the momentary aspects of color: Susan Britt Macon. A Carolina native, Macon is known for her use of bold colors and ever evolving knowledge grown in the workshops and classes she has taken over the course of her artistic career. Inspired by the color and movement, her compositions are influenced by nature, interior design, photographs, people and personal experiences. The unencumbered joy that is felt by the viewers of her work is innumerable, and we are so glad you all will get to know just a bit more about this wonderful woman as you read our exclusive interview below! (more…)
This August, Anne Neilson Fine Art Gallery will be featuring the collective works of several artists whose work exemplifies the locality of its makers and distinguishes the alumni of the McColl Center for Art + Innovation. This hub for creativity resides in a gothic-revived church that was built in 1926. After the church, a few years of vacancy and a fire that left the interior barren, it was bought in 1995 to become what it is today!
With the support of Hugh McColl and the Arts & Science Council, and with the vision of the FMK Architects and rebuilt by Rodgers Builders, the McColl Center for Art + Innovation opened it’s doors in 1999. Since then it “has become a nationally acclaimed contemporary art center dedicated to connecting art and artists with the community.”
The McColl alumni artists that will be in our upcoming exhibition are: Linda Luise Brown, Ivan Toth Depena, Diane Hughes, Carmella Jarvi and Terry Shipley. The featured local artists to accompany the McColl alumni are Kristen van Diggellen Sloan and Tony Griffin.
Read more about each of these artists & the art— below! (more…)
Our latest exhibition, Chromatic Shift, explores visual variations of line and color by six artists: Marcy Gregg, Audrey Stone, Jeff Erickson, Michael Barringer, and Ken Tate. Each artist employs a unique approach to the inclusion of chroma and differs in method of distinguishing line; while Michael Barringer arranges several canvases to physically create linear barriers between each component within his compositions, Ken Tate actively inflicts color onto the editorial black and white images that reminisce those in catalogues.
All of the artists featured here are brilliant in their activation of color and composition, as well as their refinement in constructing multi-dimensional surfaces that envelop the viewer and beckon them to stare on.
Read on to learn more about each of these artists, and their work! (more…)
There is no energy like the energy of spring after a long winter! In celebration of this time of change and rebirth in the seasons and Anne Neilson Fine Art’s fourth year in business, we would like to introduce our group show, Botanica. Extending through June 1, the exhibition is devoted to new work by gallery artists Jhina Alvarado, Vesela Baker, Caroline Boykin, Paige Follman, Pam Moxley, Eliza Thomas, Judith Vivell, and Vikki Stockton.
We are excited to welcome this bright, versatile body of work into the gallery, and hope that you will stop by the gallery to see the artwork for yourself! Read more about the artists and the inspirations for their botanical explorations below.
Read on to get to know each one of these artists, and their work! (more…)
Anne Neilson Fine Art is excited to introduce our newest artist to the gallery, the beautiful Paige Follmann! In addition to having a large portfolio of pottery, Paige is an accomplished figurative and abstract painter. Her style is self-described as “Matisse meets Picasso” and her playful works have been placed into both private and commercial collections across the U.S. We look forward to working with Paige and are so pleased to bring her work to Charlotte!
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Anne Neilson Fine Art is excited to introduce our newest artist to the gallery, Pam Moxley! Combining photography and mixed media, Pam’s sepia-toned and black and white photos are transferred to a paint-layered board and finished with a high-gloss resin. Her work revolves around memories from her childhood and those of her own children’s, both of which explore complex themes through a nostalgic composition.
Pam Moxley in her studio
Read on to get to know Pam Moxley and her unique, photographic art-practice! (more…)