Annsliee Studio: The Frame

Stage 1 for Annsliee Studio is building the frame.

Stage 1 for Annsliee Studio is building the frame.

It's scary and exciting!  I will be moving into a studio where I will display functional art pillows focusing on abstract designs with fabric as my medium.  The project couldn't take place in a more inspiring environment--the ArtWorks.  

The ArtWorks is a new art village located near downtown Wilmington, NC and the Greenfield Lake Park.  Founders Jim and Betsy Knowles are transforming the historic Block Shirt Factory from where he now houses his antique car collection into a hub for artists and art lovers.  The building will be home to a 7K square foot gallery; artists studios; rooms for meetings and classes; and a coffee cafe.  Free wi-fi is throughout the building.   Artists are already moving in, making the "streets" and "alleys" a colorful place to walk:

I will be documenting the progress of Annsliee studio in this blog.  Do check back for more photos and comments on this nail biting experience.