Category Archives: Art

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

Getting My Hands Dirty through Art

A potter’s artistic story STORY BY: CARLA EDSTROM Carla Edstrom, a local Boiling Spring Lakes artist, will be joining the Southport Magazine family with a new monthly Art feature focusing on local artists from Southport, Oak Island, and the surrounding

World Travelers in our Hometown

What: Brunswick County Intercultural Festival When: Saturday, September 27th 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Odell Williamson Auditorium 50 College Rd., Bolivia Cost: FREE Info: www.bcifestival.org Would you like the chance to grow your appreciation and understanding of the different

The Way We Were

Southport’s Thomas Harrelson shares 'Art'

Creative Cougars

Two South Brunswick High School seniors win college scholarships from Southport Magazine in creative writing and photography based on the prompt, 'What I Love About Southport'

A Painter’s Delight

Artists return to Southport's streets to create works outside during the Plein Air Paint Out

Spring’s First Walk

What: Spring Art Show When: March 3rd through 22nd Reception: Fri., March 7th, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Where: Franklin Square Gallery 130 E. West St., Southport Cost: FREE Info: www.franklinsquaregallery.com On the first Friday of every month, a handful

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