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obx photog biff jennings – just being himself

Posted by on Jun 22, 2016 in artwork, local, news, photos, the stories | Comments Off on obx photog biff jennings – just being himself

obx photog biff jennings – just being himself

Biff Jennings from Shooters at the Beach has built a well-deserved reputation on the Outer Banks as an artist with a camera, and he’s a pretty cool dude. Elizabeth Baier took note and wrote about Jennings’ love of capturing people “just being themselves” in this photo-rich piece over on WUNC’s website. “As Biff Jennings likes to explain, he spent the first third of his life in and around Ashland, Kentucky; the second third on the Outer Banks of North Carolina; and he’ll let you know about the next third—in...

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digging for second-hand gold on the obx

Posted by on Jan 24, 2015 in artwork, do stuff, local | Comments Off on digging for second-hand gold on the obx

digging for second-hand gold on the obx

If you love old stuff that has been given new life, you are going to love all the shops popping up on the OBX featuring interesting pieces, many repurposed so artfully you find yourself saying “How did they think of that?” This great blog post over on the Village Realty website lists many (but not all) of these fun spots. Check ’em out! “Every now and then I love to go to those funky little shops that carry vintage, shabby chic items, antiques…you know the kind. A new version of this type of shop has surfaced,...

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ocracoke alive revives island art programs in school

Posted by on Dec 27, 2014 in artwork, get involved, local, music, news | Comments Off on ocracoke alive revives island art programs in school

ocracoke alive revives island art programs in school

Ocracoke Alive, the folks behind the Ocrafolk Festival, is not allowing state cutbacks in education funding to deprive the Island’s students of an art education. Take a look at their ambitious plan and get involved!   Ocracoke Alive asks supporters to give the gift of ART to Island students this holiday season Recent recent cutbacks in state funding for public education have led to the elimination of the arts education program at Ocracoke School. In an effort to continue arts programming for Ocracoke School students, local...

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michelangelo in manteo?

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in artwork, local, news | Comments Off on michelangelo in manteo?

michelangelo in manteo?

It seems that the Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo may be a repository of surprising historic works of art. First, evidence indicates strongly that a portrait of Queen Elizabeth owned by the Gardens is a rare example of an unflattering depiction of Elizabeth I. Now, according to an article written by Elizabethan Gardens Marketing Director John Buford, there is reason to believe the statuary in the Gardens are the works of 15th and 16th century Italian masters, perhaps including Michelangelo. “We know how the statues came to be here,”...

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master etcher david hunter comes to seaside gallery in august

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in artwork, do stuff, local | Comments Off on master etcher david hunter comes to seaside gallery in august

master etcher david hunter comes to seaside gallery in august

Seaside Art Gallery in Nags Head has been one of the leading art galleries on the Outer Banks for over 50 years. That tradition continues as they bring David Hunter, one of the finest etching artists in the world, to their gallery in August. Seaside Gallery shared the details. Witness the Fascinating Age-Old Process of Creating Original Art with Etchings. Award Winning Artist David Hunter Demonstrates Etchings at Seaside Art Gallery  Etchings began as early as the 15th century in Europe. Initially, it was a practice used by goldsmiths and...

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the story behind the mustang music festival

Posted by on Jul 12, 2014 in artwork, local, music | Comments Off on the story behind the mustang music festival

the story behind the mustang music festival

Mike Dianna’s Mustang Music Festival has become the place to be on the Outer Banks. The fall festival is two days of amazing music and family entertainment over Columbus Day Weekend. The Spring Fling kicks off the winter blues in spectacular fashion with a day of music from local and national musicians. But there is another part to this story and that is the generosity and spirit of community that Mike Dianna believes must be a part of the music. So here is the story of where the money is going:   MUSTANG MUSIC SERIES: WHERE...

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painting with pens-obx artist chris wheeler

Posted by on May 19, 2014 in artwork, local | Comments Off on painting with pens-obx artist chris wheeler

painting with pens-obx artist chris wheeler

Whimsical, colorful and done with a unique flair, the artwork of Outer Banks native, Chris Wheeler is becoming part of the Outer Banks scene. This profile from OBXsurfinfo.com gives a good overview of what all the excitement is about. “Chris Wheeler is 27 years young. Born and raised on the OBX, he’s been drawing since childhood,”I remember always getting in trouble in school for drawing during class, and even though a lot of teachers told me it would never get me anywhere, I continued to push my art and kept drawing.” Wheeler states....

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see the best of roanoke island on may 10th!

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in artwork, do stuff, local | Comments Off on see the best of roanoke island on may 10th!

see the best of roanoke island on may 10th!

Now that the Outer Banks weather is finally improving, it’s time to get outside and enjoy the scenery.  It would be hard to find a prettier place to enjoy the outdoors than Roanoke Island and Manteo. Nancy Proctor at Outer Banks CommonGood does a great job of outlining what to expect on a special tour day on May 10. “Need household ideas? Or perhaps you want to know more about local history and preservation efforts? Find inspiration and ideas on a unique tour that features multiple events brought to you by several local groups...

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meg rubino: joyful outer banks artist

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014 in artwork, local, the COLLECTIVE | Comments Off on meg rubino: joyful outer banks artist

meg rubino: joyful outer banks artist

  Meg Rubino is one of the most talented artists on the Outer Banks. Her paintings of the small everyday things of local life are filled with color and joy. Calling attention to her work, this article from OBXsurfinfo.com includes a wonderful gallery of her work.   “Meg Rubino lives in Kitty Hawk with her husband and two children.   She graduated from Bucknell University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and a Minor in Art.  After teaching elementary school for 4 years, she returned to East Carolina to...

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miniature art show at seaside gallery in may

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in artwork, do stuff, local | Comments Off on miniature art show at seaside gallery in may

miniature art show at seaside gallery in may

Seaside Art Gallery on the beach road in Nags Head has a well deserved reputation for featuring unique and fine art. In May the gallery will be one of 21 recognized International Miniature Art Shows in the nation featuring some of the finest miniature art artists. This press release from PRURGENT gives the details. “The “Minis” have arrived for the International Miniature Art Show at Seaside Art Gallery located in Nags Head, NC, an oceanside community surrounded by the natural beauty of the Outer Banks seashore. It is one of the largest...

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