Jacob Herrmann is a potter relocated from Wilmington, NC. His focus is on wheel-thrown pottery and using atmospheric firing techniques to enhance the surface of his pots. Jacob is a member of the Coastal Carolina Clay Guild and runs Mitchell Street Pottery with his partner Heather McLelland. His work can also be found at Emerge Gallery in Greenville, NC. 

Jacob Herrmann is a potter relocated from Wilmington, NC. His focus is on wheel-thrown pottery and using atmospheric firing techniques to enhance the surface of his pots. Jacob is a member of the Coastal Carolina Clay Guild and runs Mitchell Street Pottery with his partner Heather McLelland. His work can also be found at Emerge Gallery in Greenville, NC. 

Seraphim Smith is a multi-media artist who specializes in culinary inspired paintings, photography and infographics. He has displayed work professionally in North Carolina and South Carolina. Seraphim is interested in promoting inclusivity and encouraging a healthy and diverse community. He views his own life as his biggest art project. 

Seraphim Smith is a multi-media artist who specializes in culinary inspired paintings, photography and infographics. He has displayed work professionally in North Carolina and South Carolina. Seraphim is interested in promoting inclusivity and encouraging a healthy and diverse community. He views his own life as his biggest art project. 

D. Choci Gray was Born from the union of the original LA artists - Jim and Lucy Gray; D. Choci Gray was raised from humble origins in LaGrange, NC.  Her motto “Thy Art in Heaven” encompasses the wide range of her skills in an array of performing and visual arts.  From historic re-enactments at Civil War sites to high profile commercial art to the 2015 Kinston Fish Stew Queen- Choci has embellished her community and surroundings.  She currently lives and operates her studio in the Kinston Historic District.

D. Choci Gray was Born from the union of the original LA artists - Jim and Lucy Gray; D. Choci Gray was raised from humble origins in LaGrange, NC.  Her motto “Thy Art in Heaven” encompasses the wide range of her skills in an array of performing and visual arts.  From historic re-enactments at Civil War sites to high profile commercial art to the 2015 Kinston Fish Stew Queen- Choci has embellished her community and surroundings.  She currently lives and operates her studio in the Kinston Historic District.

 
L. Brandon McCullar was born in Tuscaloosa, AL. He studied art at Montevallo, the University of Alabama, Complutense University, Madrid, and the John Campbell Folk School for Black Smithing. He has traveled throughout Europe, Asia, and South America while studying and has shown in galleries in Atlanta ,Alabama, Paraguay, Madrid, and Paris. He's taught art at Stillman College and the University of Alabama and his work has been featured at the Telfair Museum in Savannah, GA. He now resides in Kinston, NC and co-owns Southern Fried Metal with his wife and fellow artist Heidi McCullar. He designs metal sculpture, custom metal furniture, gates, signs, lighting, and jewelry. He is currently making everything he only dreamed of making as a child in his grandfathers workshop.

L. Brandon McCullar was born in Tuscaloosa, AL. He studied art at Montevallo, the University of Alabama, Complutense University, Madrid, and the John Campbell Folk School for Black Smithing. He has traveled throughout Europe, Asia, and South America while studying and has shown in galleries in Atlanta ,Alabama, Paraguay, Madrid, and Paris. He's taught art at Stillman College and the University of Alabama and his work has been featured at the Telfair Museum in Savannah, GA. He now resides in Kinston, NC and co-owns Southern Fried Metal with his wife and fellow artist Heidi McCullar. He designs metal sculpture, custom metal furniture, gates, signs, lighting, and jewelry. He is currently making everything he only dreamed of making as a child in his grandfathers workshop.

Hayden Tedder is a multi-media artist and painter from Winston-Salem, NC. Her work focuses on human sexuality and public perception. Hayden uses her art as personal therapy and studied under artist Stephen Hopkins.

Hayden Tedder is a multi-media artist and painter from Winston-Salem, NC. Her work focuses on human sexuality and public perception. Hayden uses her art as personal therapy and studied under artist Stephen Hopkins.

Evil Bobs is a self taught artist from Wendell, NC. Bobs' early work was mainly focused on pen and ink illustration and is using the smART program to focus on his painting. Bobs' art touches on the surrealist imagery that you see in many popular contemporary art magazines such as Juxtapoz and Hi-Fructose. Bobs' work can be seen here.

Evil Bobs is a self taught artist from Wendell, NC. Bobs' early work was mainly focused on pen and ink illustration and is using the smART program to focus on his painting. Bobs' art touches on the surrealist imagery that you see in many popular contemporary art magazines such as Juxtapoz and Hi-Fructose. Bobs' work can be seen here.