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Celebrated North Carolina Fiber Artist Dies

Celebrated North Carolina Fiber Artist Dies

Silvia Heyden   DURHAM – Fiber artist Silvia Heyden, a native of Switzerland who spent most of her life in Durham, died here Monday afternoon.  She was 88 and died from complications resulting from a recent heart surgery. “Silvia Heyden was the leading fiber artist in North Carolina and one of the most important tapestry…

Herb Jackson: Paintings

Herb Jackson: Paintings

Herb Jackson   Herb Jackson is one of North Carolina’s most celebrated and collected artists.  He is a Raleigh native and graduate of Davidson College and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he earned his MFA.  He taught studio art at Davidson for 42 years prior to his retirement to paint full time.  His…

Curator’s Choice

Curator’s Choice

Curator’s Choice is an exhibition of a variety of works from the gallery inventory. In selecting the works to be shown, care was taken to insure a balance in the quality of art. It is our belief that any work purchased from this exhibition would enhance any public or private collection. The exhibition includes works…

Durham Ceramist Lilo Kemper Dies at 94

Lilo Kemper in her garden in Durham.

One of the original seven artists that premiered when Lee Hansley Gallery opened in 1993 has died. Lilo Kemper of Durham died December 6 at her home. She was 94. Lilo had befriended gallery owner Lee Hansley prior to the gallery’s inaugural exhibition. They shared a mutual friend, painter and collage artist Edith London, also…

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