Located in Shallotte, in southeastern North Carolina, Waking Bear Studio creates whimsical metal sculptures, paintings, and furniture. They incorporate recycled elements as much as possible in making each piece a unique work of art.
Martha McKinley Murphy
Martha is originally from the Allegheny Mountains of Western Pennsylvania. She has worked as an Artist-in-Residence for the PA Council on the Arts for the past 17 years teaching sculpture, watercolor, and writing. She and her husband Rick re-located to North Carolina in 2014.
Our new gallery is under construction where we will offer classes and small events.