Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce holds ribbon cutting for Artsy Octopus
Published 7:52 am Wednesday, May 3, 2023
The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce, along with ribbon cutting sponsors ACE Hardware and TowneBank/Towne Insurance, held a ribbon cutting on April 14, 2023 for Artsy Octopus.
Lynne Miles, Outer Banks Chamber Board member and administrator of regional operations for Outer Banks Health, congratulated store owners Maria Monds, Lauren Smith and Michelle Smith on their new business at 7128 S. Virginia Dare Trail in Nags Head. “This is a creative collective art and gift shop with 45 local artists. They offer classes in seaglass jewelry making and resin beach scenes. More classes to come soon,” stated an Outer Banks Chamber press release. “The shop has fused glass, resin art, sterling silver beach jewelry, photography, paintings, prints, gourmet spices and mixes, shell art, painted furniture, custom painted surfboards, custom home signs, needle felting and watercolor art, and commercial items.”
The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce serves Dare and Currituck counties as well as Ocracoke.