friends of Mary Sparrow
Bob Trotman is a sculptor working in western North Carolina. He has received fellowship support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the North Carolina Arts Council.
Jennifer’s paintings have been in many group and solo shows in the Tennessee Valley over the past 7 years. Her work can be seen in 5 galleries and have been bought by collectors all across the globe.
Painting is my gateway to happiness and freedom of spirit. Art is magical and has the power to transform the human existence. Early childhood admiration for cartoons and whimsical drawings started my love affair with art.
Betsy Havens paints the American lowcountry and its people, the shrimpers, basket weavers, and street scenes with great emotion and color. She paints her own interpretation of medieval and renaissance knights of Europe, domes of Byzantium, and landscapes of Tuscany and southern France.
Jim paints in oil, watercolor, and pastel in an impressionistic poetic style. He has studied under international master painters. Jim’s paintings allow the viewer to see the essence of the subject while providing imaginative interpretation.
In PAINTING my work is characterized by a strong use of color, texture, or line to represent an idea or feeling, sometimes representational, sometimes not. I am always exploring new avenues with my work.
Beth Adams is a professional photographer specializing location photography including Babies, Children, Families, Weddings and Commercial. Beth captures the special expression, beauty and heartwarming moments family, pets and livestock.
Fen paints Alla Prima, or wet on wet all in one session and his style could be considered Contemporary Impressionism. “ I paint within the moment either on location or still life. If I paint from photographs, I only paint from my own that I took at a time or place that did not allow for an on location painting.’’
Now residing near Portland Oregon, Heidi Maiers has been creating portrait sculpture for over 30 years. She received a bachelor of fine arts from the University of Oregon in 1980 and has since studied with such renowned sculptors as John Coleman, Eugene Daub, and Tuck Langlund at the Scottsdale Artists School.