Please join us when artist Amy Funderburk and her husband, photographer James C. Williams, welcome travel guru Michael Lundquist and the Forsyth Voyagers group to Funderburk’s studio.
Amy and Jimmy will show artwork and share spine-tingling tales from some of their favorite haunted locations where they’ve traveled in Ireland, England, Scotland, and Wales. Michael will then relate his recent adventures in legendary Romania, including his visit to Castle Bran, reputedly the home of Vlad the Impaler, the original Count Dracula!
Time permitting, everyone will then be welcome to share their own hair-raising stories as well as some local legends.
Michael Lundquist is the owner of Vital Transport LLC, a full service travel agency for today’s traveler. Lundquist is a group travel specialist, travel writer, and agent. Please visit his website today to see where he can take you!
Artist Amy Funderburk and photographer James C. Williams are drawn to the liminal places where the very stones and trees have stories to tell.
In her visionary series, Images From the Otherworld, Funderburk depicts her extraordinary experiences at sacred sites as well as imagery derived from meditation. Through these works she explores the intersection of the physical landscape with the spiritual realm. Please visit www.AmyFunderburkArtist.com to see examples of her artwork.
Williams has always been drawn to mystery, legend, and stories. That same inspiration has been the basis for most of his photographic work since 2004. To see more of Williams’ work, visit www.JamesCWilliamsPhoto.com.
Funderburk’s studio is located at 915 Bridge Street, Winston-Salem, NC, in the cobalt blue building beside the Porch restaurant in the West End Mill Works community. For more information, please contact Amy Funderburk. Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 11th if you’d like to attend.
Exhibit: State of the Art/Art of the State: Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, NC. This group exhibition of North Carolina artists will be on view October 8, 2017 through July 8, 2018, with a Gala reception on October 7, and a Community Free Day on Sunday, October 8.
Jimmy and I are both participating, so we hope you can see the show if you are going to be in the Wilmington area. My painting Savasana — the Release (above) is included in the exhibit, and Jimmy contributed his Avenging Angel.
While you are visiting the Cameron Art Museum, be sure to take in the fantastic photography exhibit, Created by Light – Photographs from North Carolina Collections, currently on display through February 11, 2018.
For more information, please visit the Cameron Art Museum’s website.
Workshop with James C. Williams: A Taste of Art: Halloween Photography. Monday, October 16, from 6:00 PM – 09:00 PM, Sawtooth School for Visual Art
Join James C. Williams for a spooky evening of Halloween photography! The first part of the evening will be dedicated to decorating, dressing, portrait shooting, special effects, lighting, night photography and creating haunted portraits. The second part of the evening will take place outside, in search of ghoulies and ghosties. Bring a tripod and a camera capable of long exposures for optimum results. Model included.
Registration: Members and non-members, 45.00
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