An exploration of the creative process through art, poetry, and community.

2021 Airy Knoll Arts Project
Online Show

Note: the galleries are best experienced on desktop or tablet.

Diverse Directions: Shared Vision

From our disparate group of genres, teachers
and participants a united Airy Knoll community.

2021 AKAP Faculty

Airy Knoll thanks the many teachers who were part of the Airy Knoll classes during the year 2021. 

We are grateful to our experienced and generous faculty at the farm: Suzanne Stryk, Tom Heffernan, Larry Sorkin, and Elizabeth Ross, with the assistance of Paige Reitterer in printmaking.  

For the Zoom classes, we must thank the many Visiting Artists who shared with us their vision of making art.  We were given a rich smorgasbord of approaches and techniques.

Carolyn Jacobs
Professor at CPCC, drawing and painting

Thomas Thoune
Charlotte artist known for his mosaics and paintings

Erik Waterkotte
Professor of Printmaking at UNCC

Thomas Heffernan
Poet, retired professor and lecturer, UNC Pembroke

Jill Ziccardi
Artist from New York state. Known for collage

Alix Hitchcock
From Winston Salem, painter, and printmaker

Alexandra Giannell
Professor of at Utah Valley University presently making large scale drawings

Marek Ranis
Professor of Sculpture at UNCC

Suzanne Stryk
Artist and Author of The Middle of Somewhere: An Artist Explores the Nature of Virginia

Margaret Ray
Botanist, taught at Montreat College

Felicia Van Bork
Presently manages the printmaking studio at the McColl Center – Teaches at CPCC

Sean Mulcahy
Airy Knoll’s music man, a multi-instrumentalist and composer  

Jane McDonnell
Prizewinning author, News From the Border

Larry Sorkin
Author of poetry collection, Uncomfortable Minds

Elizabeth Ross
More than fifty years teaching at CPCC, Founder of Airy Knoll Arts Project

Diana Pinckney
Award-winning poet, author of six collections

Paige Rietterer
Assistant in the printmaking studio at the farm

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