Arts In Wilmington – Arts Friendly

WHAT IS AIW:  Arts In Wilmington (AIW) connects artists, arts professionals, and arts advocates in Wilmington, North Carolina.  We do this through a comprehensive calendar, a weekly newsletter, monthly meetups, and an annual awards program.

AIW COMMUNITIES:  AIW includes communities in New Hanover, Brunswick, & Pender counties in Southeastern North Carolina.  This includes Wilmington, Carolina & Kure Beaches, Wrightsville Beach, Hampstead, Surf City, Topsail Beach, Burgaw, Leland, Shallotte, Southport, and Brunswick County beaches.

Certified Arts Friendly™:  Does your business support your arts community?  Then it may be eligible to become Certified Arts Friendly™.  Certified Arts Friendly™ businesses meet Arts Friendly’s high standards for support of your local arts community and support of Arts Friendly Values.  If this is of interest or you want to know more about the benefits of being Certified Arts Friendly™, contact Craig Stinson, President, Arts Friendly, at: 910-524-2679 or by email.

The Arts Friendly Profile:  If you or someone you know if an artist, arts professional, or arts advocate, let us know.  We would like to have you for an Arts Friendly Profile.  Send us a photo we can use, your city & state, and link to your web presence by email or message our facebook page at:

The Arts Friendly Newsletter:  The Arts Friendly newsletter is delivered daily.  Subscribe to the Arts Friendly Newsletter


Amy Grant – Art In Bloom – Gallery Trish Nardozzi – The Corner Studio – Oil Painting Deenie Dowell – Mosaics Unleashed – Mosaics Earth & Stone Studio – Claire Goodall Art By Snip – Sara Pascarell Studio Nine Jewelry – Tammy Stumbo SeaSpray Watercolors – Jill Jackson Soul Anchor – Adelia Spivey Happy Scraps – Jamie Chapman SuSue Studio – Sue Konkol Needle & Thread Studio – Marianne Donohue Maude Crawford – 2 Chicks With Scents Cabin Girl Designs Taylor Moore – TayTangle Designs Cordelia Norris – Luna Creative Heather Talton – Nico Blue Karen Mason – The Glass Garden Heather Baldwin – Heather Leigh Designs Sara Westermark Jewelry June Druchunas & Lois Wallace – Victorian Magpie Shaun Hundley – Wild Field Soaps Hannah Lee – An American Metalsmith Brent & Sandi Bossen – Cape Fear Creative Lauren Rogers – Lauren Rogers Ceramics Doug Dupuis – Decaying Dougs Photos Karen Shaw – Studio 113 Horace Long – The Bearded Heart Candace Kaufman – Salem Essentials & Apothacary Heather Thornton – Patina Queen Jeffrey Karnes Photography The ArtWorks at Wilmington Linda Callison – Out of Chaos Allie Miezin Jewelry Jennifer Gaydos & James Harrington – CharmedbyU Jenn Mercer – Mint + Blush Emilia Borja & Cara Reynolds – Mushpa + Mensa Ellen Dean Nelson – Seascape Designs Kids Making It Arts In Wilmington – Arts Friendly Debra Bucci Fine Art – Painter Mark Gansor – Painter Traudi Thornton – Ceramist Elizabeth Darrow – Painter & Collage Maker David Klinger – Wood Artist Dumay Gorham III – Metal Sculpture Susan Laswell – Sculptural Baskets Emerald Estock – Photographer & Weaver Julian Lupton – Wood Carver Emily Parker – Jewelry Metalsmith Kitrina Caputo – Kitrina’s Creative Designs Kristen Dorsey – Owl & Serpent Amy McNabb -Mommy’s E-E Baking Donnah Haisley – Holly Scott Lisa Blackmon – Age of Alchemy Brooks Koff – Stained Glass Mosaics Elena Wright – Glass Artist Kirsten O’Malley – Ceramicist Diana Coltenback – Painter Emily Andres – Potter