By Eugenia L. Johnson
Director Swain County Center for the Arts
Twenty impressionistic oil paintings and two pastel paintings by Jenny Buckner of Waynesville will be on exhibit at Swain County Center for the Arts in Bryson City through March 28. Her subject matter includes people, animals, landscapes, flowers and still life.
In addition to the paintings, an assortment of Buckner’s jewelry creations made of natural stones with pewter and brass are also displayed. Some of the stones she uses in her necklaces and ear rings include lapis, natural citrine, lava rock, labradorite, jasper, amethyst and aquamarine. All of the jewelry and some of the paintings are for sale. The rest of the paintings are from the personal collection of the artist.