Green is where the Heart Is for May 6th, 2015

By / Green Is Where The Heart Is / Wednesday, 06 May 2015 04:00

“Every artist dips his bush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher

By Mo Linquist
Contributing Writer

Ginny Wagner has been showing her work at Artful Living Group since we opened our doors.  She is a North Carolina native reared in Morgantown and has lived in Kure Beach a total of 13 years.   Although she has been painting and drawing since she was in grade school, it was after her retirement from Guilford county Schools as an elementary school teacher, that she picked up her paintbrush and started excelling in watercolor. 
Wagner specializes in many subjects including home portraits, landscapes, children and pet portraits but her passion ignites when she sees something that says, “Paint me.”  One such scene is one of my favorite’s of hers.  It is a local Kure Beach scene of dungarees hanging on a line.  She was heading south on Ft. Fisher one day and saw the clothesline of freshly washed jeans blowing in the wind.  It called out to her.  She went home and painted the scene. 
Wagner will be our featured artist of the month of May in the upper room at Artful Living Group, 112 Cape Fear Blvd, Carolina Beach.  Her opening reception will be Thursday, May 7th 6:30 to 8:30 where we will have light refreshments provided by
The Lazy Pirate.  Her work will hang in the gallery for the month. 
Come meet this amazing woman who has created a whole new life after retirement.  Her work is well known on this island.  The scenes are familiar AND may call out to you, “Take me home.”  xo mo
Kure Beach resident Mo Linquist, Master FSIA, Red Ribbon Professional of IFSG and allied ASID is a recognized expert on Pyramid Feng Shui. She is the “ PersonPlace” design consultant specializing in soft goods such as fabrics, window treatments, reupholstery, blinds, shutters, feng shui and green healthy living products. 
Her design studio is located in the Artful Living Group building 112 Cape Fear Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC.   Linquist speaks nationally and holds regular workshops and accredited trainings on this ancient form of environmental psychology.
Helping clients create home and office spaces designed specifically to support their individual goals and intentions, Linquist uses cutting-edge techniques integrating science, 25 years of interior design experience and Feng Shui to balance, harmonize and create new patterns for success.
To learn more about her work or for a consultation, contact her at  FaceBook at Mo Linquist Living Solutions or call 910-216-0366 local or 330-904-3636 mobile.


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