Category Archives: Art

Photography Wows

Jennifer Knotts Photography captures love and family happiness Story by Carla Edstrom, Photos by Jennifer Knotts Coming from a large family, whenever we all get together for a reunion or other event which doesn’t happen very often, we always get

Making Floral Magic!

                  Designs by Amber Lanier create the perfect Wedding Ambiance BY CARLA EDSTROM My mother’s yard is full of flowers, plants and a large vegetable garden. She has everything you can imagine

Pet Portraits

Caroline Quinn brings your pet to life on canvas Story By Carla Edstrom photos by Caroline Quinn I have always loved animals and have continually had a pet or two or four in my family since I can remember. Being

Amuzu Christmas

Christmas at the Amuzu This traditionally sell-out show is a MUST SEE this holiday season. Celebrate the holidays with this Southport Tradition. The Historic Amuzu Theatre showcases their Christmas Talent, full of joyful song and dance. Fun for everyone. on

Set Sails with John Keiffer

John Keiffer is turning heads with his artistic and functional custom sail shades Story AND PHOTOS by CARLA EDSTROM Being a vocalist who is also somewhat of an introvert is kind of a contradiction in terms. I wasn’t ever that

Linda Drye Wows with Originality

                     Award-winning works of art, Linda’s unique talent shines STORY AND PHOTOS BY CARLA EDSTROM I really enjoy detail-oriented work. Whether I am making tiny vases or carving fine lined drawings

The Lost Art of the Whittler

Southport’s landmark and iconic Whittler’s Bench, a vintage hub of the past. STORY BY: KASS FINCHER PHOTOS COURTESY OF SOUTHPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY Undoubtedly anyone who has walked along Southport’s waterfront has passed by the Whittler’s Bench. Local legend has it

Copper By George

                  Unique sculptures WOW and delight beach-goers STORY AND PHOTOS BY: CARLA EDSTROM It’s summer! And once again, our little slice of North Carolina brings us the heat. And there is no

Up Close & Personal Art

                  Up Close and Personal Art Rachel Archer shows us her “Hard Edge” style Story and Photos by: Carla Edstrom My dad’s parents were farmers when they immigrated to Illinois from Sweden,

Art Out of the Box – Meet Spencer Hayden!

Art Out of the Box Meet Spencer Hayden & his unique sculptures story and Photos by: Carla Edstrom It’s that time of year where nature wakes up from her deep sleep, and we have cleaned off the yellow pollen of

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