Annie Jacobsen: Best In Show

Annie discovered her passion for glass art at Virginia Commonwealth University and has since worked with renowned artists and taught at various glass centers. Today, Annie operates as an independent artist under “Her Glassworks,” with her home studio at the Jackson County Green Energy Park in Dillsboro, NC, one of the only hot shops powered by landfill methane gas.

Artist Spotlight: Robert G. Burch

I’m based between Colorado, North Carolina and New York. My relationship to creativity began with Legos. Skateboarding taught me how to relate to the world through the artistic voices I admired. I was captivated by the excitement of glass work and began apprenticing in a factory setting around age 16. I attended Pilchuck Glass School […]

Artist Spotlight: Lindsay McCardle

Lindsay McCardle’s artistic journey is deeply rooted in her connection to Sylva, North Carolina, a place that not only serves as her home but also as a boundless source of inspiration. Her work in paintings, murals, and mosaics over the past 12 years reflects a vibrant exploration of both local wildlife and global natural wonders, […]

Artist Spotlight – Mia Milner

Mia Milner is an accomplished artist with a focus on watercolor, acrylic, and ink mediums. Her work has been showcased in various exhibitions, including a month-long solo gallery at Quirky Birds Bar and Bistro, where she presented her unique artistic vision to a wide audience. Mia also participated in a group gallery at The Cut Cocktail Lounge, contributing to the collective artistic experience. 

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Jackson County Arts Council

Are you passionate about the Arts? Do you live or work in Jackson County and want to become more involved in the growth of the arts and artists in Jackson County? 

Artist Spotlight – James Horstman

James Horstman

Born in Sylva and raised in Cullowhee, my art is heavily influenced by the natural and urban features of the region and from the study of art history.