After the introductory material, almost every left-hand page of this book provides background on one of the over 100 artists featured in this book. Then the right-hand page, and occasionally two more pages, reproduces copies of even more of their paintings! In all, 415 paintings in full color are found in this book! Ashe County is the Northwesternmost county in North Carolina. It’s mountains are the source of the New River. Doug Munroe is, himself, a painter, the former president of an art school, and a retired nurseryman. Kim Hadley works for McFarland & Company and was in charge of this book’s photos.
Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 2021. 249 pages with numerous full-color Illustrations. 249 pages. 8.5” X 10.75” trade paperback.