Just Get Outside and Paint

This article was originally published in the third issue of VIA Noke Magazine, printed in Roanoke, Virginia in October 2012. Written by Judy Lochbrunner & the Double Line Painters of…

Studio Visit: Art Rat Studios

by Tif Robinette This article was originally published in the third issue of VIA Noke Magazine, printed in Roanoke, Virginia in October 2012. Art Rat Studios, located in a sprawling…

Nancy Stark

This article was originally published in the third issue of VIA Noke Magazine, printed in Roanoke, Virginia in October 2012. From her beginnings with watercolor, to her found object collages,…

Acrylic painting of three women in the woods.

Emily Williamson

This article was originally published in the second issue of VIA Noke Magazine, printed in Roanoke, Virginia in July 2012. Many people in our region are familiar with Emily Williamson’s…

Art is Sharp: “Beauty is Embarrassing”

A Review by Naomi Deplume This article was originally published in the second issue of VIA Noke Magazine, printed in Roanoke, Virginia in July 2012. “Beauty is embarrassing,” contemporary artist…

Studio Visit: BanG!

This article was originally published in the second issue of VIA Noke Magazine, printed in Roanoke, Virginia in July 2012. Written by Tif Robinette Affordable studio spaces for artists seem…

Abstract mural.

Toobz: Distorting Barriers

A look inside the evolution and distortion of Roanoke artist Toobz. This article was originally published in the first issue of VIA Noke Magazine, printed in Roanoke, Virginia in May…

Abstract watercolor painting of David Bowie with his signature lightning bolt face paint.

College Student Spotlight: Jordan Poole

This article was originally published in the first issue of VIA Noke Magazine, printed in Roanoke, Virginia in May 2012. School: Virginia Western Community College Major: Communication Design Jordan Poole…