Monthly Archives: November 2017
Holiday season is fast approaching us this year at Coffey & Thompson, Art Gallery, Frame & Design! It’s that time of year to begin considering meaningful, handmade gifts for friends and family this year. We’ve got you covered with a wide variety of handmade jewelry, fine art photography, small original artworks, hand-painted silk scarves and […]
John Slaney is currently the multi-talented Framing Manager at Coffey & Thompson. A Danbury, Connecticut native, John made his home in the Charlotte area last year, along with his wife and three sons.
When did you start your career in art? How long have you known you wanted to be an artist?
I’ve wanted to be an artist since I was 9 years old, after I saw my late uncle’s cartooning sketch book. I would look through the tome for hours and soon I obtained my own to fill up with doodles and scrawls. Visual art has been an integral part of my life ever since; and my creative pursuits have grown broader over time to include creative writing and music.