Constance Pappalardo

Cary Artist: Constance Pappalardo

Constance Pappalardo

Cary, NC — I met Constance Pappalardo, a Cary artist, to hear her stories about growing up in New York, traveling as a missionary and the art she creates today. Read more

Cary Artist: Jan Kinlaw


Cary, NC — Jan Kinlaw paints colorful, whimsical canvases out of her home studio and exhibits her work in the Cary Gallery of Artists. But there’s so much more to her art than that. Read more


Cary Artist: Laura Kasperlik


Cary, NC — Artist Laura Kasperlik started her own business called Pretty Clever Words in June of 2014. I asked her about her art and about how she turned her craft into a business. Read more


Cary Artist: Susan Luster


Cary, NC — Last week, I met Susan Luster, a Cary ceramic artist who makes clay tiles with real plant impressions. She took me on a tour of her studio and even showed me a demonstration. Read more

Erin Mason

Cary Singer/Songwriter Releases CD

Erin Mason

Cary, NC — Erin Mason, a Cary singer/songwriter, just released a new CD on April 30, 2015. I interviewed her to find out more about her music and about her upcoming performance. Read more


Q&A with Teresa Prichard, Cary Art Teacher


Cary, NC — I talked to Green Hope High School art teacher Teresa Prichard to learn more about the art she has on display right now at the Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham‘s Art Educators Appreciation Show (up now through April 20, 2015).

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Cary Entrepreneur’s Tutus Reach NYC


Diane showed me the intricate details of an in-progress tutu bodice.

Cary, NC — When Lindsey and Hal mentioned to me that their neighbor designs ballet tutus worn in New York City and around the world, I knew that I had to investigate. Artist/entrepreneur Diane Schaubach sat down to chat with me about the reasoning, artistry, and passion behind her professional tutus.  Read more

CVA Artist of the Month: Luna Lee Ray

Story by Cristina Virsida. Images courtesy of Luna Lee Ray.

Cary, NC – For local painter and teacher Luna Lee Ray, becoming an artist was more of an inevitability than a choice.  As the great niece of the famous Dadaist Man Ray, Luna’s talent was in her blood.  Read more

Artist Of The Month: Christine Long

“Autumn Paints the River II”

Story by Cristina Virsida of Cary Visual Art. Artist of the month is edited by Leslie Huffman.

Cary, NC – Like a great many local triangle artists, Christine Long’s journey into art has been a winding one, with many stops and starts along the way. Read more

Artist Of The Month: Tim Lee

Story by Guest Columnist Cristina Virsida of Cary Visual Art.

Cary, NC – Today, in partnership with Cary Visual Art, we debut Artist of the Month. 

Tim Lee comes from a background in illustration. His work has been called surreal Americana and was recently featured at the Cary Art Ball. Read more