Posts by Ricky Evans Gallery

Cape Fear Copper

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Cape Fear Copper

The fine work of copper-smith artisans Cape Fear Copper is available at Ricky Evans Gallery. The artisans, Kendal and “D”, are the creators of all this lovely copper work and we hope you come in to see the vast collection we have available. Most of their designs are the result of a collaborative effort between the two artisans. D’s mechanical engineering experience combined with Kendall’s love of the decorative arts blend well allowing them to execute any designs and custom requests they have encountered so far.  ...

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Carolina Winter Sunset by Lisa Strazza

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Carolina Winter Sunset by Lisa Strazza

New oil painting at Ricky Evans Gallery. This lovely oil painting by Lisa Strazza depicts the Carolina shoreline during a winter sunset. It is now available and hanging on the wall here at our gallery. The painting is framed in a beautiful warm silver frame. Title: Carolina Winter Sunset Media: Oil on canvas Canvas size: 20 x 30 inches  ...

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Mini March Masterpieces – March 2, 2018

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Mini March Masterpieces – March 2, 2018

Gallery Walk March 2, 2018 The Ricky Evans Gallery This March Gallery Walk is going to be particularly interesting and fun! Our wonderfully talented artists are making small 8×8 inch art work in their various styles for this special showing. We are very excited about this because we’ll be seeing a lot of new work in small sizes that open up a lot of options for hanging art on your walls at home or office. Small pieces like this also show well on small easels on your mantle top or table tops. We look forward to seeing all the new work, and of course you on the special Gallery...

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New small watercolors by Ricky

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New small watercolors by Ricky

New small watercolors by Ricky. These adorable small framed watercolors will easily fit anywhere in your home or office.    ...

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Meet Potter Ardie Praetorius

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Meet Potter Ardie Praetorius

Meet pottery artisan Ardie Praetorius. Ardie began pottery studies 45 years ago at UNC Greensboro, and then at Penland School of Crafts. She currently resides in N. Myrtle Beach, SC and works out of her home studio. Ardie is best known for her work on the wheel, but she hand builds pottery as well, producing a variety of functional and decorative items. She often carves her own pieces and continues to use her signature flower motif. Each of Arie’s clay pieces is handcrafted and unique, so no two are exactly the same. The use of fine porcelain or stoneware clays and hand mixed glazes...

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Meet Silversmith Barbara Bennett

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Meet Silversmith Barbara Bennett

Meet silversmith artisan Barbara Bennett. Barbara was born and lived on Long Island most of her life. Educated at Parsons School of Design in NY she worked in interior design for many years designing custom furnishings and corporate computer and trading rooms for the fortune 500. After moving to the Raliegh, NC area over twenty years ago she became a Food Service Consultant/Interior Designer and focused on restaurant and corporate cafeteria design. In 2009 she began studying silversmith skills at Pullen Arts Center in Raleigh. Upon retirement in 2011 Bennett moved to the coast settling in...

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Ricky Evans Photography

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Ricky Evans Photography

Photography by Ricky Evans These are only a few samples of Ricky’s photographs. There are many more on our walls at The Ricky Evans Gallery for you to see.         ...

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Ricky Evans Paintings

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Ricky Evans Paintings

Paintings by Ricky Evans These are only a few samples of Ricky’s paintings. There are many more on our walls at The Ricky Evans Gallery for you to see.        ...

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Meet Artist & Photographer Ricky Evans

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Meet Artist & Photographer Ricky Evans

Ricky Evans is a self-taught North Carolina artist and photographer.  His name became synonymous with lighthouses along the Southeastern U.S. coast after he launched his first pen-and-ink originals and prints in 1989. He began with the beacons of the N.C. Outer Banks and soon expanded to the lighthouses of South Carolina, Georgia, and Virginia. Ricky’s love of history and the sea has led him on to create a collection of regional waterfront panoramas, a series of local Southport landmark views, and custom renderings of the sailboats so popular in the area. All of this would not be possible...

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Meet Artist Lisa Strazza

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Meet Artist Lisa Strazza

Meet Artist Lisa Strazza Lisa Strazza is an accomplished artist from NY who is highly collected. Strazza has paintings in many private and corporate collections throughout the country, and she has been particularly popular in the North East. After art school, Lisa trained with first generation abstract artist Pietro Antonio Narducci, a founding member of the abstract expressionists movement in NYC in the 1950’s. Lisa was in her early twenty’s and Narducci was in his mid eighty’s when she trained with him. During this time one of Strazza’s paintings entitled “Cedar...

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