Entries from Churches in Venice tagged with 'folk art'

PhotoHunt: Miniature

This week's PhotoHunt theme is "Miniature." I've written about this place before but had more photos. Plus, it's just the coolest miniature thing in my archives. It's Shangri-la, a little stone folk art village in Prospect Hill, NC. There's...

PhotoHunt: Black

This week's PhotoHunt theme is "Black." Happy May Day! Do you know who "The Man in Black" is? I bet Carver will be the first to know. He's one of many musicians pictured on this Art Car~ You can...

PhotoHunt: Words

This week's PhotoHunt theme is "Words." I went to a Folk Art show earlier this year. This wasn't part of the show, it was just an artist's car outside in the parking lot. I don't know who the artist...

San Marco by Emerik Fejes

A friend visiting Zagreb, Croatia, sent me a postcard with this painting of Basilica di San Marco on it. I love it! The card is from The Croatia Museum of Naive Art which has a number of paintings in...

PhotoHunt: Protection

This week's PhotoHunt theme is "Protect(ion)." This is a bottle tree. An old African folkloric tradition - put a bottle tree in your yard to protect your home and family from bad spirits who will be attracted to the...

PhotoHunt: Hands

This week's PhotoHunt theme is "Hands." A large street mural on a building in downtown Durham, NC. I don't know who the artist is but there are lots of hands (and hand holding) in the painting. A sweet little...

PhotoHunt: Road

This week's PhotoHunt theme is "road." These are photos from a road trip I took to a charming Roadside Attraction in Prospect Hill, NC. This miniature stone village was built by North Carolina farmer Henry L. Warren (1883-1978) with...

PhotoHunt: Colorful

This week's PhotoHunt theme is "colorful." Fun theme! I've got a couple for this one. Nice ride, taken in the parking lot at the Fearrington Folk Art Show: Kids' art laying in the sun to dry. Taken at Clydefest,...

More from the folk art show

This nice pink animal was made by Clyde Jones, one of North Carolina’s most well-known folk artists. He calls his sculptures “critters,” and his home, Critter Crossing, is listed on Roadside America: Guide to Off-Beat Tourist Attractions. You can...

Southern Folk Art Show

We went to a big Southern folk art show last weekend and saw so much amazing and inspirational art. The best part was that all the artists were there too, and you could meet them and buy art directly from...