“Hootenanny,” an art show by brother and sister Andrew Abbott and Paige Willow, revolves around their shared childhood in Boone.
Following their departure to different UNC system universities, the two went their separate ways in life. Abbott traveled the country before joining the Army as a medic in 2004, a position he left three years later to live in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He now lives in Maine, while Willow has stayed centered in North Carolina, traveling the Caribbean when she can.
Their artists’ description describes the collaborative showing as “not just an exhibition, but also a reunion with old friends, family and the landscape that inspired their love and dedication to the arts.”
The show opened three weeks ago in the main gallery of the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, and will be on display until February.