Meet Bob Meier
When did you first start making your craft?
1974 in College, 1978 Full-time
1978-1988 all retail shows. From 1988 to the present I have maintained a retail Gallery on King St in Boone NC with an attached working studio.
What mountains/state park to you most identify with? What region are you from?
Blue Ridge Parkway in and around the Boone-Blowing Rock area in NC
How do you incorporate the mountains into your work?
I use a number of techniques:
Hand painted wax resist method of painting mountain mountains and trees with layers of glaze, carved images, and Bas relief.
When did you join the Guild and why?
I joined in 1983 as I was aware of and agreed with its mission
I also believed its marketing opportunities would be mutually beneficial.
What is your favorite part of being a Guild Member? What is your participation in the Guild?
I am proud to call myself a member because of the guild’s reputation in the Arts Community and the greater community, both state and National,
I started by doing retail shows. I have done committee work in the past. I did demos at the Moses Cone for years.
I also sell wholesale to the Allanstand and Moses Cone craft Galleries.
I am currently participating in the wholesale-retail on-line marketing effort.
Do you teach workshops?
As well as an Adjunct professor at Appalachian State University.