We believe Art is an essential part of any thriving community.

Upcoming workshops

​​(Details on the Classes/Workshops page)

Color and Design- part 2

May 23

Christine Mariotti

Cartooning & Book Illustration

June 5-6

Michael White


PO BOX 384, 78 N. Trade St.    Tryon, NC 28782
Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 11am to 5pm

Calling all artists!
Be one of the artists to decorate, paint and otherwise adorn one of thelife size fiberglass horsesthat will grace our area roadways and walkways at area restaurants, businesses, stores and parks. 

Our summer-long public art exhibitin the towns of Landrum, Tryon, Columbus and Saluda, capped off by a gala horse charity auction, gives you...

 • A showcase for your talent
 • Optimum exposure through increased                  pedestrian traffic
 • Media attention throughout the area and beyond
 • A means to create awareness of our unique community.

Click here for the details: Prospectus

  One of the Funnest Workshops

                               you will ever take!

Comic, Cartooning &

Children's Book Illustration

with Michael White!

June 5th - 6th,
Friday and Saturday
9:30 AM - 4 PM

This class is for anyone who wants to put the fun back into art.

Come learn to draw humorous cartoon figures, expressive caricatures and hilarious comics using people, animals, inanimate  objects and landscapes. Make a serious statement with your work or instigate a laugh riot. This class is perfect for anyone wishing to develop or brush up on the skills needed to produce Children's Books, Greeting Cards, Comics, Comic Strips and Editorial Illustrations. Or if nothing else- just a whole lot of fun.

All you need is an 11” x 14” sketch pad, an HB and 2B graphite pencil, a kneaded eraser and a sense of humor.

$125/members, $150/non-members
To register, call Tryon Painters and Sculptors @ (828) 859-0141

For questions, contact Michael White — (941) 350-4172 michaelwhiteart@comcast.net
or Christine Mariotti — (828) 859-8392 — cmariotti@windstream.net


**** Special presentation ***

Watch Michael draw caricatures of passers‐by.
Or have your portrait drawn for a small fee, some of which will be donated to TPS. 

Friday evening, June 5, 7-9pm
St. Lukes Plaza, Tryon