11/13/09

Hatteras Island Arts & Crafts Show is Nov. 27-28

Hatteras Island Arts & Crafts Guild will have an arts and crafts show on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 27-28, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Cape Hatteras Secondary School on Highway 12 in Buxton.

This is an annual event to help locals and visitors alike get a jump start on their Christmas shopping island style. The show will feature work by dozens of renowned local artists, artisans, photographers, and craftsmen. Admission is free, and everyone is welcome to stop by and browse the array of works, or purchase some island inspired art and crafts to take home. Lunch and snacks will be available for a small fee. Continue reading


10/1/09

Local Photographer Daniel Pullen featured in Outer Banks Art Show

Photo by Daniel Pullen Photography

Photo by Daniel Pullen Photography

Hatteras Island photographer Daniel Pullen will open a joint art show with Stephanie Kiker on Oct. 3 at Roanoke Island Festival Park in the Art Gallery. Pullen’s photography is featured in Surf or Sound Realty’s website and vacation home catalog, and he works with Surf or Sound rental guests on family portraits and special event photo sessions. Continue reading


08/21/09

Linda Browning will offer watercolor workshop

Linda Meyer Browning, award-winning watercolorist, photographer, and painting instructor, will be conducting a watercolor workshop for adults on Saturday, Sept. 12, and again on Monday, Sept. 14.

“Watercolor for Beginners” will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will be held at Linda’s studio in Frisco on Hatteras Island.
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06/4/09

Sea Glass Trunk Show at Indiantown Gallery

On Thursday, June 4, the Indiantown Gallery will feature a Sea Glass Truck Show from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., featuring authentic gift items, jewelry, and pieces by artists Pem Bryant, has over 300 pieces of LOCAL sea glass that he has made into jewelry and gift items. Continue reading


05/15/09

Outdoor painting workshop set for May at SeaWorthy Gallery

SeaWorthy Gallery in Hatteras village will sponsor a three-day “Plein Air” outdoor painting workshop on May 19-21 from 9 until 4 p.m. each day. The workshop will focus on marshes, boats, beaches, cottages, and other coastal scenes. All media is welcome, but the demonstrations will be done in watercolor. Class size is limited, so the instructor can give personal attention to each student. A brief critique will conclude each painting day. Continue reading


02/24/09

Gee Gee's Review of “The Story of Edgar Sawtelle” by David Wroblewski.

If you haven’t yet read “The Story of Edgar Sawtelle” go do that right now. Then come back and be overjoyed that author Wroblewski has announced the book will be part of a trilogy.

“Edgar” is a deeply affecting story of a family in Wisconsin farm country that breeds dogs. The Sawtelles are dogs bred for personality, not conformation or hunting talent or show. Continue reading


02/12/09

Celebrating Valentine's Day on Hatteras Island

Photo by Jamie Hampton of Surf or Sound
Photo by Jamie Hampton of Surf or Sound

There’s a lot to love about Valentine’s Day on Hatteras Island. If you’re planning a last minute Valentines’ getaway, you might want to check out these romantic, unique or just plain fun local events that are happening this weekend. Continue reading


09/21/08

Ocracoke Art Walk

Planning a day trip to Ocracoke during your fall Hatteras Island vacation? Then check out Ocracoke Island’s 5th annual art walk on Saturday, September 27th, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
During this free and self guided walking tour, you can explore Ocracoke Island’s artist studios. Local quilters, painters, potters, photographers, carvers, jewelers, and other artists will all have their studios, work spaces, and galleries open for the public to visit and explore.
A map will be provided with all artist locations, and a shuttle bus will be available for those who prefer to ride. For more information on Ocracoke’s Art Walk, call (252) 928-3401.


08/3/08

Hatteras Island Galleries & Mementos

Everyone needs a memento to remind them of their beach vacation, whether it’s a shell discovered on an early morning beach walk, or coastal furnishings to make home always feel like a favorite vacation on the shore.

Here on the island, you won’t find the towering beach emporiums that clutter other resort destinations. Instead, the villages feature a blend of smaller but brightly colored stores and cottage-style shops that offer a unique blend of souvenirs that are strictly Hatteras style. Continue reading