Meet Our Artists

Carolina Bags LLC showcases the work done by Carolina Artisans from across the States of North and South Carolina.  We put real art on products that you choose.  Our tote bags, shirts, pillows and aprons all highlight the art done by local artists.  Additionally, Carolina Bags offers NC made jams and jellies, jewelry, soap and creams. 

Our products can be used for Corporate Events, Reunions, Weddings or as guest giveaways. 
You can also use YOUR art, if you would like to put it on a product!


Ken Attkisson

Ken is an artist who, as a young child loved to build and create.  He has spent years developing his natural abilities and “God Given” talents to become a skilled craftsman of sterling silver & gold filled jewelry.  Ken and his family live in Edenton, close to his roots on the waters of eastern North Carolina.  He has discovered once more the pleasure of visualizing designs while creating jewelry.


Anne Devine

Anne is a self-taught artist who began her career in 2002.  She believes in painting from the heart, letting a piece take her wherever it may.  Anne was acknowledged twice for her work with the Healing Art Works Project in Western NC.  Anne lives in Western NC where God’s beautiful landscape inspires her work.  Anne is also available to paint commissioned pieces for special events. You may find more of her artwork on her Facebook page.


Charles Hoffmire

Brother of Robin, Charlie enjoys creating things with his hands.  Retired from corporate life, Charlie lives in the Boone, NC area and take beautiful photos, woodworks and builds things in his spare time. 


Robin Hoffmire

Robin is a retired artist who comes from a family of artists.  He lives in the Boone, NC area and hopes everyone enjoys the work he has done.  Robin’s work is available exclusively through Carolina Bags LLC.


Linda Lanier

A Mom of two grown sons, Linda uses her college art degree by painting and creating jewelry that she sells at craft fairs.  Her art on product is available exclusively through Carolina Bags LLC.


Jay Pfeil

Jay enjoys creating beautiful art in various mediums, and all her life her creations have provided her with a livelihood.  She has been a street artist in Milwaukee, WI and San Francisco, CA.  She now lives in the mountains of western NC where she is eternally inspired by the beauty and diversity of the area’s plants and wildlife.  Jay is a member of the Southern Highlands Craft Guild.  You may find more of her work at


Bonita Somers

Bonita is passionate about art! She spends her time teaching painting to all ages, producing works in acrylics or alcohol ink, volunteering with the local art council and marketing her children’s book series, “Ms. B’s Art on a Cart,” which she wrote and illustrated.   Her book series will be available online as well as in our shop in Black Lion in Charlotte.  Her work may be viewed at Eight Legs Gallery and Provisions in Waxhaw, NC, as well as her website:


Ginger Sunde

Ginger enjoys art in many forms, from designing closets and rooms to painting in multiple mediums.  Retired from corporate life, Ginger lives in Charlotte and Ocean Isle Beach and paints as often as she can.  Ginger’s art work on products is sold exclusively through Carolina Bags LLC.  She is also available to do commissioned pieces through Carolina Bags LLC.