LH009: Jennifer Pearson – Framer’s Chop Service and Frugal Framer

Framer's Chop Service, Asheville artist resource

This week’s guest is Jennifer Pearson, owner of the Frugal Framer and Framer’s Chop Service at 95 Cherry Street in Asheville, North Carolina and Frugal Framer’s second location at 2145 Hendersonville Road in Arden. Many of us who are lucky enough to have discovered her business fondly refer to the Framer’s Chop Service as “The … Read more and listen to episode…

LH008: Elise Okrend – Pastel Landscapes Inspiring Serenity

Heron Hideaway original pastel painting by Asheville artist Elise Okrend

Elise Okrend is an Asheville artist with a clear intention for her paintings:  she wants to inspire a sense of healing, peace, and serenity for the viewer of her pastel landscapes. Elise works out of a shared studio/gallery space in the River Arts District of Asheville, NC at Wedge Studios, 129 Lyman Street.  In this … Read more and listen to episode…

LH007: Lorelle Bacon – WNC Teacher and Artist of Many Mediums

Learning Compassion original oil painting by Lorelle Bacon Asheville Artist

Black Mountain artist Lorelle Bacon speaks with host Meredith Adler about Lorelle’s life as an artist, art teacher, and highly involved member of community art groups. Lorelle works with many art mediums and teaches at various venues in Asheville, other parts of Western North Carolina, and nationally.  She has  been a mentor to many budding … Read more and listen to episode…

LH006: Dawn Chitwood Part 2 – Facebook Advertising

dawn-chitwood-marketing-director-of-bravado-creative-asheville-nc

This is Part 2 of the Local Hearted Podcast interview with Asheville social media expert Dawn Chitwood.  If you are running a business page on Facebook and find that your posts are not reaching many of the people who have liked your page, this episode is for you. Dawn Chitwood is the Marketing Director for … Read more and listen to episode…

LH005: Dawn Chitwood Part I – Facebook Business Pages for Artists, and Making Sense of Branding

Dawn Chitwood, Marketing Director of Bravado Creative in Asheville, NC

Dawn Chitwood is the Marketing Director for Bravado Creative, a full-service digital marketing company located in the heart of downtown Asheville.  I invited Dawn on the show to speak about two topics: the services her company provides for other businesses, and how artists can best use Facebook as a marketing tool. As a bonus, if … Read more and listen to episode…