Thursday, November 12, 2009

Upcoming events at Crabtree Creek Gallery

November 21st, Saturday

Sandy Creek Weavers of Southern Highland Craft Guild will be demonstrating on a two hundred year old loom from 12:00 till 4:00pm.

November 21st and 22nd, Saturday and Sunday

Make your reservations now for the two day Plein Air workshop with Ellen White. $150 total for two days. call 828-675-0612.

November 27th, Friday -Thanksgiving weekend

Let the holidays begin with our end off the season sale! Storewide savings!
Matt James and Woman Helping Woman will be available to take your holiday orders for "Not your ordinary fruit cake".

December 3, Thursday, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Artist Reception

Award winning water color artist Jo Wainright of Spruce Pine joins Crabtree Creek Gallery. Exhibit runs December 3- 22nd.

December 4th, 5th and 6th, Friday-Sunday

Toe River Studio Tour

Crabtree Creek Gallery supports and participates in this bi-annual event with our featured water color artist Jo Wainright and seventy five other regional artist and crafts people of North Carolina. Special Gallery hours are 10:00 am till 5:00pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Our final event for the 2009 season.

Closing for the winter December 22nd

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Art in the making at Crabtree Creek Art Gallery

Crabtree Creek Art & Floral Gallery will host a pottery demonstration by artist Michael Kline on Saturday, October 31st from 2:00 till 4:00 pm

To truly appreciate art you must see it in the making. Please join us as we celebrate the fall with this exceptional talent

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Artistic Endeavor-New Work by Ellen White

Artist Ellen White will exhibit her latest work at Crabtree Creek Gallery

Artist reception November 5, 6:00-till 8:00 pm
Exhibiting Nov. 5th till Nov. 28th

oil by Ellen White -Spruce Pine

Atlanta artist Ellen White travels to the mountains to paint en Plein Air.

Ellen teaches a two day workshop monthly hosted by Crabtree Creek Gallery. Plein Air literally means "painting out of doors." This technique offers its own set of challenges, which we address in the two day workshop. Going from set up to clean up. By using the fundamentals of composition, color and value, students get a sense of what it takes to paint en plein air. The next scheduled plein air workshop is November 21st and 22nd. Cost is $150.To make your reservations contact Peggy Horne at 828-675-0612

After receiving a degree in commercial design, Ellen has had a long and successful career as an Art Director in print and television. Currently she paints full time in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a member of the Portrait Society of America, Oil Painters of America, Quinlan Visual Arts Center and Landscape Artists International.

To see more images of Ellen's work visit or Ellen's web site

Friday, September 18, 2009

A New Atmosphere

Artists Kim Rody and Daniel Ambrose capture the autumnal atmosphere on canvas in their newest work, on exhibit at Crabtree Creek Gallery, October 1st - 31st. Artist reception is Thursday, October 1, 6:00 till 8:00 pm. Please join us as we celebrate the magic of the fall season with these two dimensional talents.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Next Plein Air Painting Workshop

Come join us September 25 and 27 for our monthly plein air painting workshop. The weather is great and the scenery is beautiful. Call Peggy at 828-675-0612 to reserve your place and for more information.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

A Lasting Impression


Crabtree Creek Gallery will exhibit the new work of Roy Nichols, September 10, through September 26th. The artist reception is Thursday September 10, from 6:00 till 8:00pm
Roy Nichols has been a professional artist for over fifty years. He works in oils and paints a clear understated realist style, charaterized by a warmth of feeling and a strong sense of light and atmosphere. For more images of Roy's work and information about other events and exhibits at Crabtree Creek Gallery, visit

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

June Plein Air Painting Workshop

The June Plein Air Painting Workshop was held June 20 and 21. We enjoyed beautiful weather and challenged ourselves with a variety of subjects. We worked on seeing and capturing the values and colors of the North Carolina light. The next workshop dates have been changed to July 25 and 26. Mark your calendars and join us for a weekend of painting and fun.