​​​​​High country
​watermedia society
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Resources


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

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Name
Contact Information
Comments
 Edrie Knight    
        
 (Statesville, NC)
 704-872-2573
 Variety of options including college classes.
 Norma S. Suddreth  
 (Lenoir, NC)
 828-754-4058

 NormaSuddreth@bellsouth.net

 www.normasuddreth.com
 Group classes, demos “How to Paint in Six Steps”
 Shirley Story

 (Lenoir, NC)
 828-754-5171

 storytransformed@charter.net
 Watercolor, pastels, all levels
 Jennie Martin 
 Tomlin

 (Concord, NC)
 704-455-2020

 jennietomlinartist@gmail.com
 Watercolor, composition/design, drawing
 Marsha Holmes

 (Zionville, NC)
 336-385-6289

 hbarwrance@gmail.com
 Private, also Project on Aging—drawing & studio and craft enrichment
 Joyce Samuel

 (Abingdon, VA)
 423-914-9373

 Jrosearts@charter.net
 Alcohol ink
 Anne Welch

 (Lenoir, NC)
 Ahwelch2015@gmail.com
 Watercolor, acrylics, all levels
​JoAnn Pippin

(Boone, NC)

rj2pip@yahoo.com
Watercolor, digital imaging, watercolor studio