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NICOLE'S STUDIO & GALLERY EXHIBITING ARTISTS
(Artists listed in alphabetical order - click on name or scroll down to view all)

Click here for a special page with scenes of
just RALEIGH

Roxanna Alexander
(Special Guest Artist) Dan Beck
Pam Berger
Shannon Bueker

Sarah Cawn (Fused Glass)

Diana Coidan
Judy Crane
Joseph DiGiulio
Sharon DiGiulio
Wyn Easton
Kelly Frost

Jean Grunewald
John Poon (New)
Cecilia Guitarte

Nicole White Kennedy
Kimberlee Maselli
Catherine Martin
Rick McClure
Dan Nelson

Click here for scenes of
just RALEIGH
Click here for: Gallery & Artists in the News

All Art is copyrighted by the artist/all rights reserved





Spring Break
Shed those winter blues and take an artistic Spring Break at Nicole's Studio & Gallery

Friday April 4th - April 26th

 


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Cathy Martin
Sun Dappled Gate

30 x 40 acrylic on wrapped canvas
$ 1950



CATHERINE MARTIN
If you were to name one acrylic painter that exemplifies the best of what expressionistic realism should be...Cathy Martin would be on the top of that list. She uses the medium to create dramatic expressionism with vivid color and bold brushstrokes often pushing realism into abstract. Her paintings are spontaneous and flooded with brightcolors. She is an honest painter who sees the world in her own way but has been greatly influenced by Vincent Van Gogh, the Fauves and Alfred Chadborne. Cathy continues to study with contemporary impressionistic masters throughout the US.. In the past few years Cathy has studied with some of the top painters in the USA, including; Charles Sovek, John Poon, Rick McCure, Sally Strand, Peggi Kroll Roberts, Stephen Early and others. Cathy is in private and corporate collections throughout NC.

Read More about Cathy Martin


 


Cathy Martin
Time Worn in the Tropics

48 x 60 acrylic on wrapped canvas
$ 3150


Cathy Martin
Enchanted Entry

48 x 48 acrylic on wrapped canvas
$ 2650

Cathy Martin
River Runs Wild

16 x 20 acrylic on wrapped canvas
$ 750


Cathy Martin
A Splash of Crepe Myrtle

36 x 48 Custom Framed
$ 2275



Cathy Martin
Shaded Bungalow

36 x 24 acrylic on wrapped canvas
$ 1200


Cathy Martin
Printemps in Paris
Spring in Paris

40 x 30 acrylic on wrapped canvas
$ 1950

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Cathy Martin
Ce soire en Paris
Tonight in Paris

40 x 30 acrylic on wrapped canvas



Diana Coidan
Cool Runnings
(Pisgah National Forest)
Pastel - 3" Wood Pewter Frame - 18 x 14
$ 850


DIANA COIDAN

Diana has been a professional full time artist for the past seventeen years, and has been a multi-media painter for most of her life. But after being introduced to pastels ten years ago, she fell in love with this medium and feels this is the most expressive to work in. Diana has an unconscious attraction to blue which is evident in her strikingly realistic pastels capturing the spectacular skyscapes and nautical scenes which she is noted for. She spends a lot of time on the coast and has has traveled extensively in France providing her with opportunities to photograph many cloud formations and ports along the way for her subject matter. Diana has won many awards since 2004, at least eight 1st and 2nd Place awards combined in juried exhibits regional to national. She recently won the Strathmore Award in the 2013 NC Statewide pastel Exhibit at the Hickory Museum of Art. One of her beautiful cow paintings won the NC State Fair Commissioner’s Choice Award in 2012.
She teaches pastel workshops throughout the Triangle.

Diana teaches pastel workshops at Nicole's Studio

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Diana Coidan
O'Canada
Pastel - 3" Wide Walnut Frame - 18 x 14
$ 875


Diana Coidan
Misty Morning Along the Blue Ridge
Pastel - Wood Frame with mat - 13 x 25
$ 950

Diana Coidan
Beaufort's Alice Marie

Pastel - Metal Framed and Matted - 30 x 23
$ 1200


Diana Coidan
Beauty and the Bench
Pastel - Custom framed & Matted - 20 x 25
$ 1075

diana coidan at nicole's studio
Diana Coidan
Afternoon Break
19 x 23 pastel
$ 650
diana coidan at nicole's studio
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Diana Coidan
Dusk on Fort Macon
23 x 28 pastel
$ 775




Dan Beck
Cool Breeze
24 x 16 oil - custom framed

$ 3000



DAN BECK

Oil Painters of America (OPA)
BEST IN SHOW WINNER


Dan Beck's impressionistic figurative interpretations have garnered accolades thoughout the nation.
Dan Beck is the Gold Medal winner of the 2011 Oil Painters of America National Exhibition. Other accolades include six awards of excellence with Oil Painters of America (three National and three Regional).  He has also won two consecutive Raymar Art Competition Awards of Excellence, Award of Excellence with Salon International, a first place, second place and eight finalists with Boldbrush Art competition. Dan Beck is a Signature Memner of Oil painters of America and has been juried into numerous presigious exhibits over the years and has been featured on the cover of Southwest Art Magazine and featured in numerous national publications including American Art Collector and others.
Dan teaches workshops at Nicole's Studio
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Dan Beck
Paperback

14 x 18 oil - custom framed

$ 2500


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Dan Beck
An Arrangement

20 x 10 oil - custom framed

$ 2200


Dan Beck
Dress Up

16 x 12 oil - custom framed

$ 2100


Dan Beck
Been There Done That

10 x 8 oil - custom framed

$ 1000
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Dan Beck
Ramblin' Kelley
12 x 9 oil - custom framed

$ 1350


Dan Beck
Days End

18 x 24 oil - custom framed

$ 2800
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Dan Beck
Play
20 x 20 oil - custom framed

$ 3000


Dan Beck
Journal
16 x 12 oil - custom framed

$ 2100



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Dan Beck
Fields
18 x 24 oil - custom framed
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Dan Beck
Back Yards

16 x 12 oil - custom framed

$ 1900


Dan Beck
Winter Walk

16 x 20 oil - custom framed

$ 2600


David Oakley
Linda Ann
24 x 30 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$ 950



DAVID OAKLEY
David Oakley is a NC contemporary impressionist making a statement with his intriguing depictions of farmland, landscapes and old weathered classical structures disappearing throughout rural NC. His original brushwork and beautiful unique palette colors create a mood both subtle and deep. It's no wonder he has recently won 2nd place in painting at the 2010 NC State Fair and 1st Place in the 2010 Junior League Juried Exhibit. David Oakely is in numnerous private collections and Corporate Capital Bank.
David has studied with national instructors John Poon, Rick McClure Peggi Kroll Roberts, Nicole White Kennedy


David Oakley
Winter Trees
30 x 40 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$ 2,175

David Oakley
Hay Bales in Field
15 x 30 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$ 900


David Oakley
The Homestead
24 x 30 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$ 1,200



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David Oakley
Across the Pond
36 x 48 oil on canvas- Custom framed

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David Oakley
Sneads Ferry Shrimp Boat
18 x 24 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$ 950


David Oakley
Sneads Ferry Boats
16 x 20 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$ 775


David Oakley
View from the Field
11 x 14 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$ 500


Kimberlee Maselli
Spring Meadow
24 x 30 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$ 1,500


KIMBERLEE MASELLI

Kim Maselli's artwork explores a wide range of subject matter, with a strong focus on landscapes, coastal and woodland scenes. Her bold brushstrokes, palette knife texture and vibrant use of color leads the eye into her paintings and the viewer is invited to explore the subtle complexities and unfolding narrative.Kim is a rising star on the regional
"en plein air" art scene. In 2011, three of her pieces were juried into the national Jack Richeson miniature exhibit and 4 into the Landscape International Juried exhibit. Kim was included in the International Charvin Plein Air competition in '09 and received national recognition in American Artist’s NC Plein Air competition. She also authored TWO beautiful Coffee Table Book: Painting North Carolina, "En Plein Air.. Kim’s works are in numerous Corporate Collections throughout the Triangle.
Kim is one of the Art Instructors at Nicole's Studio
Read More about Kim Maselli

Painting North Carolina by Kim Maselli
Painting North Carolina
A Visual Journey
by Kimberlee Maselli
Available here for $29.95


Kimberlee Maselli
Slow Water Creek
30 x 24 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$ 1,500

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Kimberlee Maselli
Highland Getaway
24 x 30 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$ 1,500

Kimberlee Maselli
Golden Glow
9 x 12 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$ 500



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Kimberlee Maselli
Angels and Evergreens
30 x 40 oil on canvas - Custom framed



Kimberlee Maselli
Water's Edge
30 x 40 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$ 2200
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Kimberlee Maselli
Morning Meadow Along the Blue Ridge
36 x 24 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$ 1800

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Kimberlee Maselli
Quintessential Moments
30 x 40 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$ 2200



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Cecilia Guitarte
Hang in There
36 x 24 oil on canvas - wrapped edges
$ 1,300

CECILIA GUITARTE
Oil paintings by Cecilia Guitarte have a clean graphic style with a keen eye for lighting nuances and a focus on everyday subjects elevated to high art. From sliced fruit and vegetables to mist-shrouded trees, serene skies and whimsical still lifes, Cecilia’s distinct detailed imagery stands apart “My paintings are based on photos taken around my home and on my travels. I see lines and shapes, darks and lights and try to accent what has caught my attention. I have a very logical mind, so I like to simplify the objects and the colors that I use; I liked clean lines and a smooth surface” It's no wonder Cecilia gets juried into numerous prestigious shows, including the Raleigh Fine Arts show judged by NC Museum Director Larry Wheeler and the N.E.W Show juried exhibit at VAE. She won 1st place in the 2012 Small Treasures exhibit at the Cary Gallery and in 2011 won Honorable Mentions in the Fine Arts League of Cary annual exhibit and the NC State Fair Juried Exhibit. She is in numerous private and corporate art collections both local and in her home country, Argentina.
Read More About Cecilia
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Cecilia Guitarte
Grace & Elegance
15x30 - oil on wrapped canvas


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Cecilia Guitarte
Crossing the Andes
36 x 48 oil on canvas
$ 1,700
Patricia Pittman
Patricia Pittman
Lady in Red?

40 x 30 oil on canvas
$ 2,500


PATRICIA PITTMAN

Patricia Pittman is an award winning artist with an amazing versatility in both style and subject matter. From blue ribbon award winning cows (NC State Fair) to classical and colorful still life. Patricia paints everything from pencil protraits to oils and acrylic. She has studied with some of the top artists/instructors in the nation including Robert Liberace, Stephen Early, Dawn Whitelaw, Peggi Kroll Roberts and many other imternational masters.
Read more about Patricia Pittman



Patricia Pittman
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Patricia Pittman
A Different Tune (in progress)

40 x 30 oil on canvas
$ 2,500

Patricia Pittman
Patricia Pittman
Cocktail Hour

24 x 18 oil on canvas
$ 850


Patricia Pittman
Patricia Pittman
Shades of Red

20 x 16 oil on board
$ 750

Pam Berger
Pamela Berger
Voyager VI: Cadillac Mountain
16 x 20 acrylic - custom framed
$775



PAMELA BERGER
Pam has studied the art of meditation extensively and her practice has carried over into her passion for painting. She studied art in college and has recently studied with instructors such as Don Hatfield, Linda Wallace and Marilyn Phillis, as well as nationally renowned artist John Poon. Pam Berger is in the corporate collections of several Capital Bank branches and Duke Raleigh Hospital. She was juried into the FALC exhibit 2013 and was awarded First place in the Visual Art Exchange Scope exhibit. Pam is a landscape/ scenic artist to watch at Nicole's Studio & Gallery. Her works are beautifully executed and often evoke a travelling or meandering theme, like her award winning Voyager series.

Pamela Berger
End of Day
12 x 24 oil - custom framed
$750

Pam Berger
Pamela Berger
End of Day
18 x 24 oil - custom framed
$ 850


Pam Berger
Pamela Berger
Italian Retreat
12 x 16 acrylic - Custom framed
$675



Lori Putnam
Cotton Candy
48 x 36 oil on canvas
$ 6,700



LORI PUTNAM
Lori's paintings exemplify bold, confident brushstokes, harmonious color and clear focus of intent producing beautiful and sophisticated works of art. It is no surprise that Putnam has become one of the rising stars in Contemporary American Impressionism, attracting collectors around the country.To call Lori’s accolades prolific would be an understatement. Since 2011 she has been awarded Plein air Richmond by Everette Raymond Kinstler, Best of Show at Los Gatos Plein air Festival, 1st place at Plein air Artists of Colorado, Wexford Ireland Quick Draw Award, Signature Member status American Impressionist Society. Plein air Magazine “Artist’s Profile” April 2012. Lori was juried into the 2013 Oil Painters of America and also the American Impressionist Society annual exhibits.
She won Best in Creative Excellence at OPA.
Lori Putnam teaches art workshops at Nicole's Studio
•Read More About Lori Putnam
• Check out her most recent Accolades





Lori Putnam
Yes, We Have No Bananas
22 x 22 oil on canvas
$ 2,600


Lori Putnam
The Calm After the Storm
24 x 32 oil on canvas
$ 3,700


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Lori Putnam
Obstructed View
18 x 30 oil on canvas
$ 2,800

Lori Putnam
Wild, wild west
40 x 30 oil on canvas
$ 5,100



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Lori Putnam
Stopping for Cafe
10 x 8 oil on canvas
$ 1,000



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Lori Putnam
Still Standing
12 x 16 oil on canvas
$ 1,500
 

Jean Grunewald artist NC
Jean Grunewald
Victoria Falls
70x48 - oil on canvas

$6,500


JEAN KOLB GRUNEWALD


Jean was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and was inspired at an early age by her father, a talented artist. She attended VCU and Radford University, graduating with a degree in fine art. She continued her studies with nationally renowned artists including Kevin MacPherson, Camille Przewodek, Maggie Siner, Don Hatfield, Rick McClure, John Poon, Peggi Kroll Roberts and Dreama Tolle Perry. Jean's art has been exhibited around the US and she's won a numerous awards at judged shows, but says she has dedicated herself to painting just because she loves art. While skilled at still life, portraits, and paintings from photos, her passion is plein air creations. "I love being outside with my subject matter so I can experience the environment that surrounds them.". Jean had 2 paintiongs juried into Women Painters of the Southeast as a start to her 2014 year. Jean is a founding member of the group PAINTNC.ORG. She currently resides in Wake Forest, North Carolina.

•Read More About Jean Grunewald



Jean Grunewald
Northern Falls
50x30 - oil on canvas

$3,500

Jean Grunewald
Best Friends
12x12 - oil on canvas

$850

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Jean Grunewald
Morning Crunch
9x12 - oil on canvas

$750

Jean Grunewald
Painted Field
9x12 - oil on canvas

$750


Jean Grunewald
Tropical Flow
18x24 - oil on canvas

$1,625


Jean Grunewald
Cooling Falls
22x28 - oil on canvas

$2,000

Jean Grunewald
Mill Race

12x16 - oil on canvas
$950

Jean Grunewald
Finding Shade
18x24 - oil on canvas

$1,550

Jean Grunewald
Blue Skys and Pastures
20x24 - oil on canvas

$1,775

JEAN GRUNEWALD
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Jean Grunewald
Flower Meadow
18 x 24 oil on panel - framed
$1,725


Jean Grunewald NC artist
Jean Grunewald
Snow Cottage
11 x 14 oil on panel - framed
$875


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Jean Grunewald
Vineyard View
15x30 - oil on canvas

$1,775

Jean Grunewald
View from Artessa
12x36 - oil on canvas

$1,750
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Jean Grunewald
Mill Dam Falls
10 x 8 oil on panel - framed
$575



Jean Grunewald
Across the Pond -
( Pullen Park)
16x20 - oil on canvas

$1,250

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Rick McClure
Asheville Farm
12 x 24 oil


RICK McCLURE
Rick McClure is one of the most accomplished classical oil painters in the US today. McClure has won numerous awards and accolades for his beautiful landscapes & scenic oils around the nation.
In 2009, he was juried into two prestigious exhibits: the American Impressionist Society National Exhibition for which he is a signature member and
National Academy of Professional Plein Air Painters. Rick has also been juried six times (including 2011) into the prestigeous Oil Painters of America annual exhibits.

Read more about Rick McClure

Take an art workshop with Rick


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Rick McClure
Winters Relic
12 x 24 oil Framed


Rick McClure
Hill Country Charm
11 x 14 oil
$ 750


Rick McClure
Off Okracoke Island
14 x 18 oil on canvas - framed
$ 1450

Rick McClure
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Rick McClure
Forgotten
10 x 12 oil on linen framed


Rick McClure
Rick McClure
Rural Interlude
14 x 18 oil on linen
Beautiful Hand finished Plein Air frame
$ 1400

Rick McClure
Rick McClure
Backwater Study
12 x 16 oil on linen
Beautiful Hand finished Plein Air frame
$ 950

Rick McClure
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Rick McClure
Moonlit Marsh Study
12 x 12 oil on linen
Beautiful Hand finished Plein Air frame





John Poon
Country Morning
12 x 16 acrylic on canvas - custom framed
$ 1600

JOHN POON
John Poon is a painter of great merit. Leaving behind the life as an instructor and administrator for the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, John and his family moved to Utah. John’s paintings have proven their quality over the years by persistently shining out from in and around the rest of John’s busy life, becoming part of numerous collections, and receiving national awards including Landscape of Merit in the highly competitive and prestigious national show, Arts for the Parks in Jackson, WY, Artists’ Choice at the Sonoma Plein Air, Best of Show in the Society of Western Artists annual national competition . John is a plein air painter, painting out in the landscape, and rising to the challenge of changing light and fleeting time and weather. He quickly finds the structure of a landscape. As a teacher, John is highly sought after by painters of every level.


Southwest Art Magazine's article on John Poon

John Poon instructional DVD
John Poon's
"Landscape Painting Techniques" DVD now available at Nicole's Studio....





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John Poon
When in Rome...
24 x 30 acrylic on canvas - custom framed
$ 5200


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John Poon
Last Light
12 x 16 acrylic on canvas - custom framed
$ 1600



John Poon
An early Spring
8 x 10 acrylic on board - custom framed
$ 875

John Poon
By the Stream
8 x 10 acrylic on board - custom framed
$ 875

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John Poon
Western Homestead
8 x 10 acrylic on board - custom framed

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John Poon
Wilmington Mornings
8 x 10 acrylic on board - - custom framed
$ 875
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John Poon
Evening Shadow
9 x 12 acrylic on board -- custom framed
$ 950

John Poon Artist
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John Poon
Early Fall
8 x 10 acrylic on board- - custom framed
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John Poon
House Coastal Inlet
12 x 16 acrylic on canvas - custom framed
$ 1600

John Poon Artist
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John Poon
Blue Ridge Landscape

6 x 8 acrylic on board- custom framed

John Poon Artist
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John Poon
Evening Stroll
12 x 9 acrylic on board

John Poon Artist
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John Poon
Early Shadows at the Coast
9 x 12 acrylic on board -- custom framed


John Poon Artist
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John Poon
Clouds over Corciano
9 x 12 acrylic on board - - custom framed



Wyn Easton
Fall Pond
11 x 14 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$500



WYN EASTON
Wyn Easton is passionate about art, especially
painting en plein air. Any given day will find
Wyn in a field, painting supplies in his backpack, dodging farm animals to find a beautiful pastoral scene.
Wyn has been juried into many prestigous shows, including
FALC and The NEW Show at Visual Art Exchange. Easton has studied with some of the most well known artists in the US, including: Charles Sovek,
Kenn Backhaus, John Poon, Rick McClure,
Peggy Kroll Roberts & Armand Cabrera.




Wyn Easton
Over the Pond
11 x 14 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$500


Wyn Easton
Allen Farm
11 x 14 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$500



Wyn Easton
Heavily Wooded
14 x 18 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$550


Wyn Easton
Forest Trail
18 x 24 oil on canvas - Custom framed
$ 875
City of Oaks Exhibit by Dan Nelson on display at Piebird Restaurant now thru March 618 N. Person St. One Block from
Nicole's Studio


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Dan Nelson
Capitol Confederate
Oil on Gallery Wrap Canvas
30 x 40


DAN NELSON
Dan Nelson is renowned in Raleigh for his unique illustrative style depicting scenes downtown...one of his favorite subjects. It is not unusal to see him about town with either a French Easel or a rig that let's him paint "en plein air" paintings 10 feet tall!! He has travelled throughout the world and paints scenes from his trips as well as local scenes en plein air. Dan is in the Corporate collections of numerous companies; Duke Raleigh, Capital Bank, City of Raleigh, Downtown Raleigh Alliance to name a few.
An avid master illustrator by profession, the lost art of drawing is not lost on Dan. In fact he
teaches drawing classes at Nicole's Studio.
•Read More about Dan Nelson
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Dan Nelson interviewed on WRAL




Dan Nelson
Last Light
30 x 40 Oil on Gallery Wrap Canvas
$ 2400

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Dan Nelson
Raleigh Times Evening
(painted on location at Dec 6th First Friday)
24 x 18 oil on gallery wrapped canvas

$ 925
(Painting at Nicole's Studio)

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Dan Nelson
A Capital's New Years Eve
48 x 48 oil on gallery wrapped canvas


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Dan Nelson
Krispy Kreme Afternoon
24 x 24 oil on gallery wrapped canvas

$ 1100

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Dan Nelson
Logan's Aura
12 x 16 oil on gallery wrapped canvas
$ 700
On display at Piebird restaurant

Dan Nelson
Fayetteville Street Twilight
36 x 24 oil on gallery wrapped canvas
$ 1600


Dan Nelson
City on a Hill
18 x 24 oil on gallery wrapped canvas

$900
On display at Piebird restaurant

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Dan Nelson
Misty at Krispy Kreme
24 x 30 oil on gallery wrapped canvas
$ 1500



Dan Nelson
Sweet Southern Sunset
18 x 24 oil on gallery wrapped canvas

$ 1075
On display at Piebird restaurant

Dan Nelson
Glenwood Corner
20 x 26 oil on gallery wrapped canvas
$ 950
On display at Piebird restaurant


Dan nelson NC artist
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Dan Nelson
Warm First Friday
24 x 36 oil on gallery wrapped canvas
$ 1450


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Dan Nelson
Duke Gardens Winter
18 x 24 oil on gallery wrapped canvas

$ 900

Dan nelson NC artist
Dan Nelson
City Color
16 x 20 oil on gallery wrapped canvas
$ 750
On display at Piebird restaurant



Dan Nelson
Duke Gardens Fall
18 x 24 oil on gallery wrapped canvas

$ 900
On display at Piebird restaurant
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Dan Nelson
A Positive Outlook
36 x 60 oil on canvas
$ 3200

On display at Piebird restauran

Dan Nelson
Downtown Sunlight
39 x 24 oil on gallery wrapped canvas

$ 1500
On display at Piebird restaurant

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Dan Nelson
West on Hargett
24 x 30 oil on gallery wrapped canvas
$ 1500

On display at Piebird restaurant

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Dan Nelson
Watch Over Fayetteville Street
48 x 60 oil on gallery wrapped canvas
$ 3600
On display at Piebird restaurant

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Dan Nelson
Bright Morning Shadow
30 x 60 oil on gallery wrap canvas
Collection SAS Institute



John Sweemer
Dinghies at Rest
Watercolor framed 29 x 36
$ 750


JOHN SWEEMER
The lost art of drawing and skilled draftsmanship is alive and well in Sweemer's precisely executed watercolors and oils. He has won so many awards & ribbons, they fill, "a couple of shoe boxes" according to John. Sweemer is a signature member of the NC Watercolor Society and Midwest Watercolor Society. He has been juried into countless exhibits both local and nationally. John was a well-known illustrator and graphic designer in Chicago for over 35 years before moving to Cary in 1997.

UPDATE: IN 2013, John Sweemer has retired from painting at the age of 97. These are 2 of his last paintings he will have on display anywhere.

Read more about
John Sweemer



John Sweemer
Buoy Designs
Watercolor framed 21 x 28
$ 475


Sarah Cawn
Tall Nature - Blown Glass Vase
$ 400

SARAH CAWN
FUSED & DICHROIC GLASS
Sarah started working with glass using the Tiffany stained glass technique creating custom window designs for client all over the country. She discovered the beautiful look of fused and dichroic glass a decade ago and now produces innovative designs from vases and votives to barrettes and bracelets.

Her innovative use of color, shapes and creative designs never fail to engage the viewer. Sarah's creations captivate the power of light's interaction with glass, showing the beauty of the color spectrum. This quality has inspired her to explore many unique aspects of the glass medium and transform ordinary functional objects into unique innovative art treasures.

Sarah has taken workshops throughout the US and has studied with glass masters, Newey Fagan, Phil Teefy and Jayne Persico to name a few. She has been juried into many festivals and exhibits including Fine Arts League of Cary and in 2012 won1st place in glass at the Annual Coastal Fine Arts Show in Wilmington, NC. Sarah will also be teaching at the Cary Center for Visual Arts Center.

View more of Sarah's beautiful works available at Nicole's Studio by clicking here for accesory items



Sarah Cawn
Blue Splash - Folded Glass Vase
$ 325


Sarah Cawn
Iris - Inlaid Glass Dish

$ 175


Sarah Cawn
Iradecent Dream - Iradecent Glass Dish

$ 110


Sarah Cawn
Synthesis II - Fused Glass Dish

$ 90


beach people art by nicole
Audubon Artist Org Winner at Salmagundi Club
The Crimi Award or Oil Painting Excellence
2011
Juried into Women Painters of the Southeast 2013


Nicole White Kennedy
Seeking Sea Shells
30 x 20 oil on linen Custom Frame
$1875

Click Here for Nicole's Beach People

NICOLE WHITE KENNEDY
Nicole Kennedy, known for her North Carolina Beach people and Carolina Ballet and scenic Italy. She was juried into 2013 Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Exhibit and Women Painters of the Southeas in 2013 and 2014. In 2011 Nicole won the Southwest Magazine Art of Excellence Award at the American Impressionist Society in Carmel, CA. She is a 2 time award winner at the juried Audubon Artists National exhibit, Salmagundi Club in NYC and First Place winner Fine Arts League of Cary, Durham Art Guild and NC State Fair. Nicole has been featured in numerous publications from the News & Observer, Wrightsville Beach Magazine to American Art Collector. Click on these images to go to Nicole's artwork categories -- beach people, figures, scenic, coastal, still life.

Click Here to Read About
Nicole Kennedy and her BIO/RESUME

Lago di Como oil by Nicole Kennedy
Nicole White Kennedy
La Luce Lago di Como
The Light n lake Como
Oil on Panel linen 30 x 40 framed
$2600

Click Here for Nicole's European Art



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American Impressionist Society Winner:
Southwest Art Magazine Award of Excellence


Nicole White Kennedy
Ferry To The Grotto
24 x 24 oil -custom frame
$2000

Click Here for Nicole's Coastal

Nicole White Kennedy
Juried into Oil Painters of America Regional Exhibit
Nicole White Kennedy
Dancer at Rest
24 x 30 oil on linen - custom framed
$2800

Click Here for Nicole's Figurative

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Nicole White Kennedy
Beautiful Blue Ridge Morning
16 x 20 oil on linen-framed
$1000

Click Here for Nicole's Town and County


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Nicole Kennedy
Peeling Clementines
18 x 24 oil on canvas
Custom Frame
$
1000
Click Here for Nicole's Still Life


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Joseph DiGiulio
Raleigh 36363
36 x 36 Acrylic on canvas
$ 1250.00


JOSEPH DIGIULIO

Joseph's vivid use of color to create mood, tension or the sublime is incorporated in many of his pieces. His abstract expressionist style is an intuitive process that allows the artist to respond to their personal life experiences and self associations.
An integral part of the local art community, Joseph DiGiulio also teaches and has instructional DVD's. He has travelled worldwide to test and sample quality art products for the national art store franchise, Jerry's Artarama.
Joseph DiGiulio is in numerous Corporate and Private collections: SAS, RBC, Bank of America, Shanahan Law Group, Duke Raleigh Hospital and others.
Joseph Teaches workshops at Nicole's Gallery
Joseph DiGiulio's Bio


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Joseph DiGiulio
Raleigh Series
12 x 16 framed and matted under glass
Acrylic on board
$ 195
(Note: -2 left in this series)

Kelly Frost
Kelly Frost
Peak-ing Through the Reeds

24 x 24 oil on canvas
$ 575



KELLY FROST
Light and atmosphere emerging through harmonious colors and brushstrokes cast an alluring soft glow over many of Kelly's paintings. You feel as though you have stood there-- Kelly loves focusing on the "lone" structure weaving a subtle narrative. Many of her paintings are inspired on by her travels abroad or the farm fields down the road. As the Gallery Director and Workshop Coordinator at Nicole's Gallery, Kelly runs all of the gallery's art workshops and is fortunate to have studied with some of the best instructores in the US; John Poon, Rick McClure, Lori Putnam, Don Hatfield, Dominic Vignola and many local instructors. She is in the permanent corporate collections of Duke Raleigh, Capital Bank and Shanahan Law Group.

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Kelly Frost
Kelly Frost
A Tuscan View

24 x 36 oil on canvas
$ 850


Kelly Frost
Kelly Frost
Moody Farm

16 x 20 oil on canvas
$ 400
Kelly Frost
Kelly Frost
Sunny Bungalow

16 x 20 oil on canvas
$ 400


 


R alexander

Rocky Alexander
Drenched in the City
Watercolor framed & matted to 26 x 32
$ 800


ROXANNA (ROCKY) ALEXANDER

Rocky Alexander was raised in the Marin County area of California and studied Landscape Architecture after moving to Colorado. While studying architecture she also became a watercolor artist and her flair for design carried through into her paintings. Her art is profoundly influenced by her love of nature and architecture. From stunningly vivid floral scenes to serene nature and cityscapes, Rocky’s style marries two of her lifelong passions. Rocky has been juried into prestigious art organizations like ArtSpace and is a founding member of the Fine Arts League of Cary (FALC). She is a Signature Member of the Watercolor Society of NC and has been juried into many regional to national exhibits. Rocky recently won the 2nd place award in the highly regarded WSNC annual exhibit in addition to The Windsor Newton Merchandise Award. Rocky Alexander is featured in Corporate collections throughout the Triangle and in Private collections throughout the US. She teaches watercolor at the Cary Center for Visual Arts.

Rocky Alexander
Rocky Alexander
Evening Drive
Watercolor framed & matted to 12 x 16
$ 150


R alexander
Rocky Alexander
Lickity Split Spring
Watercolor framed & matted to 26 x 30
$ 750


judy crane

Judy Crane
Cool Waters
48 x 60 oil on canvas - framed
$5800



JUDY CRANE
Judy Crane has been a full time professional artist for over 30 years. Having worked pastel and watercolor, she presently works primarily in Oils. She paints in a manner that encourages the viewer to see the subject as the eye sees a scene, not in photographic focus, but with atmosphere and depth of field.  She captures the sophisticated and lush color of nature and of our man made environment, and presents them in a believable and exciting way.  For the observer, her work conveys a feeling of "being there".




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bueker
SOLD
Shannon Bueker
Colorful Horses
Acrylic on board - 30 x 30
$ 750



SHANNON BUEKER
Pittsboro Artist Shannon Bueker is known for her colorful and expressionistic images of nature, horses, canines and birds. Shannon's whimsical works and her open brushwork translates well onto large canvases, and she loves to paint 48 x 48 and larger. Her ability to paint acrylic lines and strokes masterfully capture movement and celebrate the joy and animation of her subject matter


Shannon's work is currently not in the gallery.
bueker
Shannon Bueker
First Purple and Yellow
Acrylic on wrapped canvas - 30 x 30
$ 750

SHARON'S COLORFUL ENCAUSTICS "ART SNACKS"   Sharon DiGiulio The images above depict how these encaustics are framed...surrounded by black in a contemporary frame 7 x 5 $65 Each Mix and Match-from all these cool options!!     SHARON DIGIULIO  Sharon DiGiulio as one of the top workshop coordinators in US Today working for years at national art store chain, Jerry'sArtarama. As a result, she is surrounded by hundreds of the countrys' top instructors. Heavily influenced by the talent surrounding her, DiGiulio now has no choice but to work in a mixed media fashion. “It seems I learn something new about a different medium weekly and I just have to try it! I dare myself to use every technique I can think of from transfers, to watercolor to basic drawing, and printmaking to encaustics, to painting and stitching in creating my acrylic collages. The choices are endless. Now my challenge is to put it all together with my collection of photos and make it work. I read a ton of books and pull from childhood experiences and memories to embellish my work.” Read more about Sharon    Sharon DiGiulio My World Encaustic 16 x 16  $400    NEW!  Sharon DiGiulio CT001-003 framed in black 7 x 5 (see sample above)  $65 each    NEW!  Sharon DiGiulio CT004-006 framed in black 7 x 5 (see sample above)  $65 each   Sharon DiGiulio Encaustic series # 131, 132, 137 (sold) framed in black 7 x 5 (see sample above)  $65 each   Sharon DiGiulio Encaustic series # 136 (sold), 139 framed in black 7 x 5 (see sample above)  $65 each   Sharon DiGiulio Encaustic series # 134, 133, 136 (sold) framed in black 7 x 5 (see sample above)  $65 each   Sharon DiGiulio Encaustic series # 128, 130, 129 framed in black 7 x 5 (see sample above)  $65 each
Sharon DiGiulio
CT001-003
framed in black 7 x 5 (see sample above)
$65 each


SHARON DIGIULIO

Sharon DiGiulio as one of the top workshop coordinators in US Today working for years at national art store chain, Jerry'sArtarama. As a result, she is surrounded by hundreds of the countrys' top instructors.
Heavily influenced by the talent surrounding her, DiGiulio now has no choice but to work in a mixed media fashion. “It seems I learn something new about a different medium weekly and I just have to try it! I dare myself to use every technique I can think of from transfers, to watercolor to basic drawing, and printmaking to encaustics, to painting and stitching in creating my acrylic collages. The choices are endless. Now my challenge is to put it all together with my collection of photos and make it work. I read a ton of books and pull from childhood experiences and memories to embellish my work.”

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sharon digiulio
Sharon DiGiulio
CT004-006
framed in black 7 x 5 (see sample above)
$65 each