Original Fine Art

Two ink and watercolor by paintings by Ricky Evans

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Two ink and watercolor by paintings by Ricky Evans

These new original pen and ink with watercolor paintings by Ricky Evans are very much about Southport, but they are also about our coastal way of life throughout the Carolinas. They are a delicate color with detailed pen and ink. Media: Pen and ink, watercolor  ...

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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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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 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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Meet Artist Richard Staat

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Meet Artist Richard Staat

Richard Staat graduated from The Ohio State University with a BFA degree. For 35 years he worked as a commercial artist and formed his own business, “Concept Art and Design” in Powell, Ohio, before retiring and moving to Oak Island. He paints in his studio nearly every day. Richard also teaches a weekly watercolor class in the Franklin Square Gallery and has given one day workshops for the Oak Island Art Guild and the Sunset River Market Place. Richard belongs to the Central Ohio Watercolor Society; Signature member of The Watercolor Society of North Carolina; The Associated Artists of...

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Meet Artist Susan Dade

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Meet Artist Susan Dade

Susan Dade is an award winning painter with a style uniquely her own. Coastal landscapes, boats, architecture and figurative subjects painted in bold, colorful compositions. Her paintings are included in many private and corporate collections.  Susan began her career as a high fashion illustrator for Womens Wear Daily and Glamour Magazine. Now instead of sketching models  she paints landscapes, waterfronts and marshes.  Her award winning paintings are free and loose, yet detailed. Her palette is bold, colorful and expressive.  As a Watercolorist, her style is uniquely her own. Susan’s...

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Meet Artist Eloise Randolph

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Meet Artist Eloise Randolph

Local Southport artist of impressionistic style. Her fine impressionist works are primarily in oil paint, but you will see other media including watercolor, pastel, and acrylics. Her joy is to painting subject matter that brings out emotions in her because of its bold colors, shapes, and mood it portrays, and then relating it to the viewer.    ...

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Mini Masterpieces

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Mini Masterpieces

On our March 2, 2018 First Friday Gallery Walk, we unveiled all brand new beautiful 8×8 inch paintings by our fine artists, and Ricky Evans. We had an amazing night at Gallery Walk, and these pieces, among others, were quite the hit. People loved the size and the whole idea. These web photos are nice, but you must see these in person to really appreciate them. There are different styles, different colors, and they’re really fun. These lovely mini masterpieces will be on display here at Ricky Evans Gallery on our Originals in Miniature wall, so come in to see them soon.  ...

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