Art Show Promo: Smith Island Art League

The Smith Island Art League, a group of artists on Bald Head Island, NC, hosts an art show at the BHI Association Center twice a year, Memorial Day Weekend and Thanksgiving Weekend. We produce posters and an email campaign each year. This year, we include the works of seven artists: Sherry Becker, Maria Clancy, Nancy Giacci, Mike Ligett, Karen Mortimer, Marilyn Ridgeway, and Prudy Weaver.

New Website: Wendy Bilas

We've just launched this fresh, new website for artist Wendy Bilas. Built on the Squarespace platform, Wendy's site has been updated with a clean, modern styling and has been designed so that she can easily maintain content herself.

It is a pleasure to work with an artist this talented, business-savvy, and tech-competent.

Website Refresh: Morris and Moffit, Inc.

The online world evolves quickly and every few years a refresh is needed to take advantage of new features and update styling to modern sensibilities. I recently worked with Morris and Moffitt, a restoration and renovation contractor, to refresh the site we created for them in 2013. 

We updated page layouts, added new content, redesigned header, and added a new slideshow to homepage. The company has enjoyed a lot of growth since they began (and launched initial website), and we were able to efficiently update their old site to reflect that growth.

Branding: Embolden Creative

Embolden Creative Logo

Respected broadcast and print journalist Michelle Boudin has launched a new video production company, Embolden Creative. While she is off to an impressive start with several major clients already booked, she continues as a reporter for WCNC and a freelance writer for People Magazine and other publications.

It was a pleasure to work with Michelle to create a logo for her new firm, which she plans to expand to offer a full suite of creative services.
I love her clever company name, a homophone with her name, M. Boudin, and meaning to give confidence and courage, to draw attention.

Website Redesign: Sozo Gallery

I am so proud of the good work that friend and client Hannah Blanton has done at Sozo Gallery. We created a brand and small website when Hannah opened Sozo in 2013, and after much growth, it was time to refresh the website with a new, mobile-friendly design that made room for additional image galleries.

Sozo Gallery's homepage features a slideshow of their new, favorite works.

Sozo Gallery's homepage features a slideshow of their new, favorite works.

Hannah is a consummate philanthropist and community organizer, and we share some of those projects on a "Community" page, as well as a gallery of press clippings.

Hannah is a consummate philanthropist and community organizer, and we share some of those projects on a "Community" page, as well as a gallery of press clippings.

A new Artists page provides an intuitive way to browse the gallery's twenty artists.

A new Artists page provides an intuitive way to browse the gallery's twenty artists.

Artist detail page: Curt Butler, Superman

Artist detail page: Curt Butler, Superman

A lot of the work in putting together a new website is in the tedious organization of images and content details. Many thanks to new Gallery Manager Sara Frances Koontz for her diligent and precise management of the site's implementation.

Wendy Bilas

I've been working with Artist Wendy Bilas to produce some marketing materials, ads, and a new website (still in the works). It is always an honor to help present the work of incredibly talented artists, especially one as kind and gracious as Wendy.

Bio Card: Wendy Bilas

Bio Card: Wendy Bilas

Ad: Urban Home Magazine, Summer 2016, Wendy Bilas

Ad: Urban Home Magazine, Summer 2016, Wendy Bilas

New Website: Lauren Jones Worth

Lauren Jones Worth is an artist from Greensboro, NC, who creates stunningly detailed mixed media works. I designed a site for Lauren several years ago using Squarespace and have redesigned it this spring with an updated template that allows her for flexibility for showcasing her new line of pillows and glass-topped tables. See Lauren's new site here.

New Website: Ashley Sellner

This new site for Charlotte artist Ashley Sellner provides a space for her to showcase her current painting works, as well as a portfolio for her commercial photography business.

The site features galleries for painting works and photography projects, as well as a blog. See Ashley's site here.