The Beauty Within

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The swirling colors of a sky set on fire by the sun rising.

Photograph by Brian Scott Casey

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Wherever You Go

“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.”

Anita Desai

A sculpture of a black bear in Cherokee, NC that is painted with the blue ridge mountains , an eagle, a deer, and a wolf.

Photograph by Brian Scott Casey

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See the bears for yourself!

This bear is one of 20 life-sized sculptures scattered around Cherokee, NC.  They have all been painted by local artists, and each one represents a different aspect of the Cherokee culture.  If you’d like to see more of the Cherokee Bears, click here for the map!