This category features non-sculptural two- or three-dimensional works that incorporate more than one type of physical material to produce a single, original work of art.
My wind chimes are hand assembled using repurposed materials found at flea markets, estate sales and antique stores. My tops are painted and or sprayed with a clear glaze for weather resistance. Holes are drilled or screw-eyes are used to hang items. I test different metal objects to find the best sounding components. Pieces are strung on 19 strand nylon coated beadalon and secured with sterling crimp beads. The final touch is to add the perfect wind catcher for each creation.
The PaperClips Company
We are a mother-daughter team that designs and creates 3D paper silhouettes and vignettes in shadow boxes. We use acid free paper in all our work. Our process enables us to use images that we create in either auto cad or photo shop. We then upload the images to a cricut machine that allows us to precisely cut out the images. We then hand assemble our shadow boxes using scrapbook spacers between the layers which enables us to give it a 3-D look.
Lani Kee Designs
A self-taught dottilism painter creating 2 & 3D acrylic dot paintings on canvas, beach rocks, vinyl and wood. I like landscape designs, ocean art and mandalas depictive of my island upbringing. I use various size dotting tools, such as crochet hook bottoms, metal punches, clay sculpting & nail art tools. All designs are drafted first with a charcoal pencil then painted in layers. I sometimes combine fluid art techniques with dot painting.
A Good Catch
I paint onto watercolor paper using Caran Dache Aquarelles watercolors as they give me so much vibrancy. I then scan in the artwork to develop and design the layouts for fabric. The design is then printed digitally by the yard. I then cut and sew the fabric to create function items for the home including Pillows, Tabletop linens, Kitchen towels and light shades.
My designs are created by myself in my home studio in Morganton, NC. I locate and rescue forgotten watches, carefully disassemble and then bring the pieces back together creating clever designs that lend themselves to the uniqueness of the watch parts. Most of the designs are outlined with aluminum wire that is glued onto felt. The watch parts are then placed liked a puzzle into the design and then glued into place. The finished design is titled, matted, framed under glass and ready to hang.
The Glass Garden
Using colorful glass and copper, I handcraft unique garden decor such as birdbaths, tiki torches, copper garden critters and glass garden panels. All of my copper pieces are hand cut, hammered and soldered for hanging or display. I hand cut and grind all of the stained glass in my panels as well.
Kathleen Master Designs
Holly Springs, NC
Acid etched copper sculptures in watercolor backgrounds.
We re-purpose old windows into pieces of home décor. Photographs of loved ones or scenery images are placed onto the panes of glass in a transparent print screen effect enhancing the beauty of the glass window. Wall decor of chalk, cork, or dry erase boards using burlap or printed fabric on 2-pane window. Chicken wire is used to create a unique jewelry display or memo board. Vinyl lettering window with various phrases or biblical verse. Phrases can also be added to photo windows.
Stacy Lee Gallery
Canvas and wood panels with acrylic paints in liquid, spray, and paint pen form. Various types of resin are used. Backgrounds are pours, paper, and/or stencils. For insect art: First- it takes a few days to rehydrate the specimen. Then I pin them in position, and they dry for a few more days. I create the background and then then pour a layer of resin and wait for it to become sticky. After setting the bug in position, multiple layers are added over the next few days for protection.
New Bern, NC
Using a variety of wire types, we bend and shape it to create sculptures which are then adorned with fibers, beads and other materials, resulting in unique and whimsical personalities. We create sculptures in several varieties; standing, hanging ornaments, pot decorations and garden poles.
If you would have asked me to paint a stick figure two years ago, I would have told you, "I can't paint, or draw, or do anything artistic. "Just not me." Due to an injury to my wrist, I was encouraged to start painting with this cool medium called Alcohol Ink. And here I am pursuing a new dream of creativity and originality with Ink. In 2019 I recieved my first award - 1st Place- 2D Artist - in our local fine arts fair. Also accepted by the #1 Fine art Fair at St. James Court in Louisville, KY.