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“Cotton” Ketchie… Preserving our heritage through his art… photography… literature
If you really want to learn about and buy art depicting our beloved Mooresville and Lake Norman a visit to Cotton Ketchie at his Landmark Galleries store in Historic Downtown Mooresville is an absolute must do!
Cotton Ketchie is world renowned for his gorgeous watercolors which capture the past and present beauty through subjects ranging from many historic homes and landmarks, spectacular landscapes, scenes of Lake Norman, stunning nature and quaint reminders of our past. He is even featured in the most recent AAA travelers guide book for North Carolina for Mooresville’s places to visit! Continue reading
Copyrighted by Cotton Ketchie
I am thrilled to announce that renowned artist Cotton Ketchie, owner of Mooresville’s Landmark Galleries, has generously provided me with well over a year’s worth of spectacular photos for Lake Norman Real Estate’s monthly wallpaper calendars! Cotton first became known for his stunning watercolors but a few years ago not only expanded to photography but also became a prolific writer. There is no better person to provide insight into the history of Mooresville. His first book, Memories of a Country Boy , is a witty account of Cotton’s childhood growing up in Mooresville. If you are in the Lake Norman area it is well worth the time to visit him at his gallery on Main Street in Historic Downtown Mooresville. Or, you can follow him on Facebook! He was one of the first persons I met when I moved here in 2005. Since then I am honored to call him and his wonderful wife Vickie friends. Continue reading