Original Fine Art

Lisa Strazza Exhibit

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Lisa Strazza Exhibit

Lisa Strazza Exhibit Southern Impressionism Through September and October Now at Ricky Evans Gallery, Lisa Strazza’s Southern Impressionism Exhibit. Six new oil paintings in the impressionism style of the Southern landscape. These paintings are now hanging on the walls through September and October. Lisa will be showing an additional new painting from her Southern Impressionism series at the Oct 4th Reception at the gallery from 5-7. Because of high interest some paintings are already sold or on hold, so do come in soon.   A small sampling of these paintings … but come in to see...

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Original Art & Print Art

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Original Art & Print Art

Ricky Evans Art Gallery offers both Original Art and Fine Art Prints. When you walk into Ricky Evans Art Gallery you will see a lot of original art on our walls. You’ll see fine original oil paintings, watercolors, and pen and ink pieces by accomplished artists in our region, all of which we are proud to show in our gallery. You will also discover that most of the original art you see here is available as a fine art print- also known as a Giclée. Today, most artists offer prints of their work, and we work hand in hand with all of our artists to make sure that our customers have a...

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Southern Impressionism Show

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Southern Impressionism Show

For our up coming September first Friday gallery walk, we are excited to present a lovely new series of painting by our very own regional artist, Lisa Strazza. The show is entitled: Southern Impressionism We will unveiling several new impressionistic oil paintings by Lisa Strazza of the southern landscape. This will be a special evening, and we look forward to seeing you here. Friday September 7, 2018 Time: 5-7 Ricky Evans Gallery 211 North Howe Street Southport, NC 910-457-1129...

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Should I Buy an Original or a Print?

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Should I Buy an Original or a Print?

Should I buy the Original piece of art or a Print? When it comes to a decision between purchasing an original painting, or a print of a painting, there are some considerations to take into account. In today’s world of technology we can produce fine art prints that look amazing, even when compared to an original. Prints of paintings can be done on fine papers, or fine canvas. We use both at Rick Evans Gallery. The printing technology we use in house is of the highest quality. Here is an example of one of Lisa Strazza’s original oil paintings (top) and a print of the painting,...

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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 Women’s 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....

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Meet Artist Eloise Randolph

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Meet Artist Eloise Randolph

Eloise Randolph is a local Southport artist. 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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