Appalachian painter carol fetty poses smiling in front of a portrait of vincent van gogh.



Carol Fetty is a mixed media painter residing in the Smoky Mountains of Waynesville, North Carolina. Her paintings pay homage to the inspiration and beauty surrounding her. She discovered her extreme talent and aptitude for art later in life and was courageous enough to take the plunge to become a professional artist through the Milan Art Institute. Here she embraced her passion for art, excelling and honing her skills.

Original mixed media portrait painting titled, "Dreamer" of a woman with her head tilted towards the sky, eyes closed. She appears peaceful as if dreaming. The background has a 3d textured paisley pattern. Entire painting uses a natural rust color palette.

The artist as a

Story teller

To our delight, Carol Fetty's works of art embrace us with a visual journey, and deliver feelings of harmony that linger long after our first encounter. Using a brush and paint she transforms a plain white canvas into a thing of beauty. Her art evokes feelings of deep emotion, love, and hope.

close up of an Original mixed media artwork of an eye, artist carol fetty's hand is using a paintbrush to add depth perception to the eyelid.

A fusion of

Realism & Abstraction

Carol's artistic style comes to light through an innate and harnessed use of color and composition. Carol uses inks, spray paint, collage, acrylic paint, cold wax and oil paint to perfect her vibrant symbolic paintings. She achieves palpable textures and moods with every confident brush stroke. Her versatility is a tribute to her sensitivity to her subjects and keen observation skills.

Carol's paintings can be seen at the Asheville Gallery of Art.

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