Robert Perry was born in a small town outside
Omaha, Nebraska. He is a self-taught folk artist
currently residing in Hanging Dog
, a rural
community outside of Murphy, North Carolina in
Southern Appalachia.  He works in his home
studio and uses his surroundings to inspire the
visions that create his work.

Robert  has developed a number of designs in
various mixed media. His art uses several
techniques that draw from a variety of
influences, including Old World, historical
references, early Americana, and natural

He is not only a painter/carver but musician as
well. He plays old blues and folk music.  12
strings is his maximum and 6 strings is his
Dogwood Folk Art
Robert C. Perry
Murphy, NC  28906
The Artist