Artist REgistry

Hickory Museum of Art has the honor of sharing art with the community as a whole. Our shopHMA is a wonderful way for visitors to both see and purchase wonderful and often one-of-a-kind pieces of art for their own collections. The artists listed below can be found in shopHMA, visit us and see what they have to offer.


Andrew Atkin, The Tilted Moon Fine Art Studios | Granite Falls, NC

Acrylic, MultiMedia: “Over the last 42 years as a painter I've explored many subjects and used many mediums. The learning, exploration and excitement never stops. The journey hasbeen akin to a Roller-coaster ride. It has it's ups and downs, jerks and twists never a smooth one!”

Barbara Dodson, Sweet Barbie Jamz, LLC | Newton, NC

“We make products from locally grown produce and whole food markets. We use only produce grown in the U.S.A.. We strive to use natural and organic produce when making our products.”

Barbara Gerber | Memphis, TN

Pressed Flowers, Water Color, Calligraphy

Belinda Wilfong, BF Wilfong Clay Creations | Newton, NC

Clay: “Thank you to HMA and Community for encouraging and supporting our participation of consignments in the shop. It continues to be a joy.”

Buzz Coren, Featherwood | Burnsville, NC


Cathy McCoy, Cathy's Cards | Lenoir, NC

Acrylic: I like to paint small things that don't take long to complete, particularly flowers. Colorful greeting cards make a lovely and inexpensive missive and gift.

Delma Turner | Hickory, NC

Diane Enger, Time and again Designs

Fused Glass and Wire: I love glass and wire and combine these materials to create art for your body and soul and environment.

Eda Escuder | Hickory, NC

Jewelry: “I make jewelry as a hobby. I love the creative process, making each piece unique.”

Fran Herfurth | Hickory, NC

Stained Glass: “My stained glass artwork is heart and hand- crafted; on of a kind pieces most often created free-style, without the use of patterns or special cutting equitment.”

Ginny Zellmer | Hickory, NC

Recycled Art

John Delazzer | Hickory, NC

Wood: “I've always enjoyed working with wood. Every piece has it's own natural character. It's pleasant to touch; and, it can be made into many different shapes based on my vision.”

Judith Covey | Hickory, NC

Metallic Stencil, Paint, Textiles: “An artist for 42 years. I alter furniture, tin, and surfaces. My knitting with modern and different yarns, hats, and scarves. I love being in shopHMA."

Judy Rider | Hickory, NC

Water Media: “My goal is to capture a feeling of quietness or excitement, time and place through light and shadow atmosphere and mood, in the essence of the composition.”

Julia Cambell, Julie Rie | Newton, NC

Beaded Jewelry: Lulie Rie is handmade beaded jewelry using on the finest quality beads of glass, natural stone and organic materials from around the world.

Kaithyn covey Bice | Dallas, NC

Textiles: "I enjoy designing and have been learning art at HMA since I was little. I love drawing and paining and textile work. It's a privilege to be in shop HMA."

Leslie Hamlin, Leslie Hamlin Art | Hickory, NC

Fiber and Wool: "Art, like life, is a process, not a product. The joy this process conveys is why I create. Being a multidisciplinary artist keeps my working challenging and perpetually fresh. Painting, Jewelry, Assemblages, Felting, and bookbinding are the areas I work most often."

Linda DeLazzer | Hickory, NC

Mixed Media: “I have always enjoyed crafting with various media. Presently, I get much enjoyment working with gourds.  Gourds can be carved, cut, drilled, colored and drawn on with wood burning pens. The design and level of detail is left to my imagination.”

Mary Ferrell  | Boone, NC

Soy Candles: Mary Ferrell is a candle Maker from Boone, NC who makes pure and natural soy candles inspired by the clean air and fresh water of the New River. New River Candles burn longer (up to 70 hours) than regular candles and they burn evenly, leaving almost no excess wax on the sides of the jar. Using no chemicals, they are scented with all natural and sentential oils and are an environmentally seasonable choice. Popular scents include Lemon Verbena, Oak Moss and Amber, Lavender Chamomile, Cucumber Melon, and more.

Melanie Micale, Chameleon Clay Works | Dunedin, FL

Clay: “I try to look at the quirky side of life, the less serious. I like word play and using that to create sculptures.”

Meredith Janssen | Hickory, NC

Jewelry, Watercolors, Prints, Oil: “I have an insurmountable curiosity for different media in art and want to try almost everything. Specifically I work in watercolor, printmaking, oils, and create handmade jewelry as well.”

Nan Rene Lacy | Hickory, NC

Oils, and Pastels

Rielly Yount, Artist RY Studio | Hickory, NC

Fused and Stained Glass: “I am a glass artist. Working primarily in the medium of fused glass. Also working in stained glass. I try to employ different types of glass in my pieces, always being mindful of color.”

Sigrid Hice | Hickory, NC

Book Art: “The colors and folds of my artist books remind me of the intricacies of life.”

Stephanie Kelly, Kelly Family Arts | Newton, NC

Photography, Pyrography

Virginia Hurley, Tigersmoon Design | Bethlehem, NC

Ceramic: “With an eye to history I enjoy making items that are often both beautiful and functional.”