Oxford American list of ‘new superstars of Southern art’ includes several Asheville artists


Oxford American’s list of “new superstars of Southern art” includes several Asheville artists. Here’s who was included:

-Larkin Ford, described as someone who “can draw anything with a beautiful authority that cannot be taught.”

-Kreh Mellick, described as an artist who “balances delicately rendered pen-and-ink figures with crisp, bold strokes of red gouache, all set in a landscape void of detail.”

-Lisa Klakulak also got a mention, but no description.

-Boone artist Peter Glenn Oakley also got a mention.

Image link to Kreh Mellick art.


Fan March 19, 2012 - 4:44 pm

Brilliant to see Larkin getting recognition. A gentleman and a scholar and an amazing talent! Would also love to see Brian Mashburn, Ted Harper and Galen Frost Bernard getting a shout out.

Thirteenwings March 20, 2012 - 12:03 am

Gabriel Shaffer, Alli Good and Taiyo La Paix are also equally worth mentioning..

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