vickiejofranks

Vickie Jo Franks NC Folk Art

North Carolina, United States · 15 Sales

vickiejofranks

Vickie Jo Franks NC Folk Art

North Carolina, United States 15 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars
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Announcement   I am a member of North Carolina Native Plant Society and will add more native plants,trees and animals to my collages and sculptures. I connect art,social,environmental and posterity concerns and belong to NC from the Mountains through the Piedmont and to the outer most parts of the Coast! My Southern Woodland Folk Art compositions are available at festivals,events, and also at galleries in Shelby, Saluda,Hickory, and Asheboro, NC. Messages with universal concerns for Mother Earth: Spay and neuter pets and do not litter.. are a part of most compositions or on the back of each art piece.There is always more to fine art than just superficial observation and I do consider my sculptures,though contemporary folk and fun,fine art. Please enjoy!! Purchased art materials coexist and upcycled with recycled,redeemed,reused nature and man-made materials in Southern Woodland Folk Art collage/assemblages..

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Last updated on Oct 29, 2015

I am a member of North Carolina Native Plant Society and will add more native plants,trees and animals to my collages and sculptures. I connect art,social,environmental and posterity concerns and belong to NC from the Mountains through the Piedmont and to the outer most parts of the Coast! My Southern Woodland Folk Art compositions are available at festivals,events, and also at galleries in Shelby, Saluda,Hickory, and Asheboro, NC. Messages with universal concerns for Mother Earth: Spay and neuter pets and do not litter.. are a part of most compositions or on the back of each art piece.There is always more to fine art than just superficial observation and I do consider my sculptures,though contemporary folk and fun,fine art. Please enjoy!! Purchased art materials coexist and upcycled with recycled,redeemed,reused nature and man-made materials in Southern Woodland Folk Art collage/assemblages..

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5 out of 5 stars
(6)
puzzledlooks

puzzledlooks on Dec 4, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Terrific item from a terrific artist! A true pleasure! Thanks so much!

ntemkin

ntemkin on Sep 11, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

This is my third piece. I love them all. They are so intricate, you can find something new to look at every day. Amazing creative works!

BJ Gallagher

BJ Gallagher on Apr 6, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

I love everything Vickie Jo Franks makes, but this piece is especially wonderful. The black and white is so distinctive. Love love love!

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I connect unlikely materials to create angel and animal compositions that carry messages.

From early childhood making things has always been a big part of my life. Now, I connect and upcycle recycled,redeemed, found materials with purchased art supplies to assemble angels and animals that carry messages of concern for all of us.I weave together art,science,technology, social,spiritual and environment with principles and elements of design to voice these silent visual messages. The narrative folk motifs are convivial expressions related to cultures all over the earth. Traditional women's craft and art forms :crochet,weaving,sewing, twisting, coiling,wrapping quilting are some techniques used to connect unlikely parts. These folk designs and compositions convey a relationship with my pollinator garden,my strong belief in angels, our responsibility to appreciate and protect the beauty of the earth and leave the earth friendly for our posterity. The litter on our highways and in our waterways is a symptom of a deeper disregard of each other and the earth and communicates a need to connect for higher regards. I believe planting a garden,making art, appreciating the work of others will go a long way to end wars and enable us to find a way to connect and work together, nonviolently, no matter how unlikely the parts.
My education includes:BA Art Education K-12 Queens ,Charlotte; Advanced studies in Folk Arts Arrowmont,Tennessee; Advanced studies in Psychology and Seminary, Gardner-Webb University; Creative Writing, UNCCharlotte ; workshops with Craft persons and Artist; skills taught to me by family members and people that love me.
Through the years I have won awards in pottery,painting, collage/assemblage. I participate in select galleries,exhibits and festivals.

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Last updated on March 16, 2016
My family and my work are important to me. I am Wife, Mother, and Grandmother. My work as a NC Folk Collage Assemblage Artist has messages of social and environmental concern.I still have the highest hope for our human condition.

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