Waitsel Smith offers Painting (oil, watercolor, acrylic) and Drawing Classes in Lenoir - Adults and Children age 11+ – Waitsel Smith,; 404-357-2163 or visit


Teena Stewart - 707-980-0317;


Acting, Dance and Music Classes - Hickory Arts;


Burke Arts Council


Cafe’ for Artists –


Carolina Arts E-zine Artist Opportunities & events –




Crochet - Free Classes contact Robert Dow, 352-602-9523; Lenoir area


Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; visit


Foothills Visual Artists Guild - Matt Strawn: 828-729-3699 or Mary 896-1531


Frye Art Studio – classes for children and adults -  visit Facebook-Frye Art Studio or the website


Hickory Museum of Art


Instruction Space available at the Patterson School in Happy Valley; Susan Rowe 828-493-1497


J.C. Harper School of Music -


John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown  –


Lenoir School of Visual Arts, Margaret Carter Martine:  Call 828-754-3047 or email


Lolli-Lu's art studio in Hudson – classes for children and adults - Jeannie Hawkins, 828-493-3509


Me, You and Some Glue Creative Art Studio; 828-430-1197;


The Red Awning Gallery at The HUB in Hudson; 828-610-6300; Facebook: The Red Awning Gallery (artist co-op, studio space, art classes, gift shop)


NC Arts Council Artist Opportunities –


North Carolina Writers’ Network –


Painting - Soukup Art Studio in Boone - Holly Soukup - or hollysoukup14


Painting Classes in Hickory - Rita Fair, 704-236-9336


Painting Classes in Hickory – Wine and Design


Painting or Drawing Lessons in Lenoir - Anne Welch - 828-781-9536 or ahwelch2015 @ 


Painting classes with Ken Hobson, visit his website for contact information:


Painting - Eddie Tallent  in Lenoir: or leave message at 828-572-0962.


Portrait painting (human & pet) - Carole Childers, fruitcakefactory@,  828-758-9787


Portrait Artist - Judy Greene Prevost, Watercolor Portraiture, Lenoir, NC - 828 - 758 - 8583 or


Portrait Artist - Margaret Carter Martine - 828- 754-3047 or 828- 234-0992 or - website:


Portrait Artist - Audrey Gross Sherrill, 5232 Pittstown Rd, Hickory - 828 - 294- 2087 - / jagartist


Portrait Artist - Kay Robb, Hickory - studio in downtown Hickory at Union Square - portraits in oil or pastel - cell 828 - 850 - 7775 - website:


Portrait Artist - Kevin Aita, Wilkes County - 336- 838- 1914 website:


Portrait Artist - Frances Hairfield, portrait artist in Morganton; 828-413-2882 or 433-5932


Pottery Classes for adults at the Old Lenoir High School gymnasium basement studio  - Caron Baker Wike, 828-403-7368


Pottery Classes - Catawba Valley Community College Potters’ Workshop –


Professional Artist Magazine Artist Opportunities -


Quilting, painting, woodworking, and more - Caldwell Senior Center in Lenoir –


Quilting - Catawba Valley Quilters' Guild;, and Pine Needles Quilters' Guild: call Debbie DeBaeremaeker at 828-394-7897 for details.


Wilkes Art Gallery 







Blowing Rock Art & History Museum -


Burke Arts Council (Morganton)- 


Caldwell Arts Council (Lenoir) –; 828-754-2486


CCC&TI Super Summer Camp (Hudson) -


Frye Art Studio (downtown Lenoir) - 828-320-7819 or Facebook: Frye Art Studio or Facebook: Folk Keeper Gallery 


Hickory Museum of Art -


Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center -


Lenoir Parks and Recreation Center -


Lolli-Lus Art Studio (Hudson) – 


Red Awning Gallery at HUB Station Arts and Business Center -


The New Art School at Newton-Conover Auditorium –



Watauga County Arts Council –