​​​​​High country
​watermedia society


Opportunities to exhibit, take classes and workshops, participate in paint-outs, and/or other artistic events can
​be found at the following high country organizations:

-  Cheap Joe’s www.cheapjoes.com/art-workshops.html
-  Watauga County Arts Council   www.watauga-arts.org
-  Ashe County Arts Council   www.ashecountyarts.org
-  Turchin Center for the Arts  www.turchincenter.org
-  Florence Thomas Art School  www.florenceartschool.org
-  Blowing Rock Art and History Museum  www.blowingrockmuseum.org
-  Edgewood Artist in Residence Program  www.blowingrockhistoricalsociety.com/artists-in-residence

​-  Blowing Rock Frameworks and Gallery www.blowingrockgalleries.com
-  HCWS Members Who Teach


Contact Information
 Edrie Knight    
 (Statesville, NC)
 Variety of options including college classes.
 Norma S. Suddreth  
 (Lenoir, NC)


 Group classes, demos “How to Paint in Six Steps”
 Shirley Story

 (Lenoir, NC)

 Watercolor, pastels, all levels
 Jennie Martin 

 (Concord, NC)

 Watercolor, composition/design, drawing
 Marsha Holmes

 (Zionville, NC)

 Private, also Project on Aging—drawing & studio and craft enrichment
 Joyce Samuel

 (Abingdon, VA)

 Alcohol ink
 Anne Welch

 (Lenoir, NC)
 Watercolor, acrylics, all levels
​JoAnn Pippin

(Boone, NC)

Watercolor, digital imaging, watercolor studio
 Annie Glacken

​ (North Carolina)



 Blog:  annieglacken.com

 - Watercolor Journaling
 - Watercolor Color Mixing
 - Watercolor Batik
 - Using a Grisaille Underpainting in Watercolor
-  Beginning Watercolor Journal Binding