First Friday | THEA HOWELL


A new month is here ...
and that means it's time for our new artist showcase!
Now's the time to summon your troops and make plans to join us THIS FIRST FRIDAY, April 6, for our gallery showcase featuring artist and web designer, THEA HOWELL!

As always, pop into the boutique from 6-9pm to meet and greet with Thea, view (and shop) her work, sip on drinks, snack on some delicious Greek treats, and of course, shop our new Spring collection at 20% OFF!

It's going to be a blast so don't miss out!
See you art lovers + style seekers THIS First Friday!


Artist Statement:
My Greek-American experience is at the center of my work, along with themes of spirituality, death, nature, and religion. I use symbols, expressive lines, landscape-like scenes, compositions reminiscent of interiors, and text to create narratives of family and to explore both the mundane and profound aspects found in being multi-cultural. The analogous rhythms and even the dichotomy of my Greek-American landscape intrigues me, and I often use these to create newer, stranger meanings. I refer to my paintings as "studies" for ideas that cannot be fully articulated or explained.

Artist Bio:
Thea Fotiu Howell is an artist and educator whose tenacity relates to her sense of humor, caffeine, and a deep love of people. As a lifelong learner, Thea leads with a gregarious spirit, is active within the arts community, and has an arsenal of diverse experience made by possible by her 20 year career in the arts. She earned a B.A. in Studio Arts from the State University of New York at Oneonta, is a published poet, and the recipient of an award from The Academy of American Poets. Her paintings have been exhibited in both New York and North Carolina. Currently, she is a teaching artist with the North Carolina Museum of Art, and is also a freelance web designer and content writer for creatives in business. More about Thea can be found at


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