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Established in 1993, the Smith Island Art League is composed of artists who reside or own property on Bald Head Island, North Carolina. The group presents a Memorial weekend show as well as a Thanksgiving weekend show each year. A portion of the proceeds from the Thanksgiving show benefits a non-profit organization.

Smith Island Art League, Inc. is a non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. 


meet our members.

The Smith Island Art League was started in June of 1993 by six artists on Bald Head Island who elected to form an art club to share their common interests. Today, the group has grown to nineteen artists who reside on, own property on, or work full time on Bald Head Island.

don adams: photography
janice alexander: ceramics, glass, jewelry
trisha barnard: pottery, jewelry
sherry becker: watercolor
maria earnshaw: oil
nancy giacci: watercolor, pastel
dianne scott harris: jewelry
gianca helgesen: knitwear
katharine hesmer: photo products
barbara hunter: oil
jane johnson: painting & fabric art
larry kirby: computer graphics
mike ligett: photography
karen limpert: oils & pastels
karen mortimer: oil & watercolor
melissa reddick: ceramics
marilyn ridgeway: fabric art
dede robinson: computer graphics
prudy weaver: watercolor & oil
barbara younger: acrylics
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© 2020


Smith Island Art League

Bald Head Island

North Carolina


phone:  919 802-5458

2019–2020 Officers


Michael Ligett


Prudy Weaver


Maria Clancy


Katharine Hesmer


Sherry Becker