The Year Izzy Came

Thank you to everyone who visited our studios.

See you in November 2024!



Original watercolors, fine art prints, books & cards


Always moving, one way or another

Izzy (Such Riches) ,Clay Carmichael, watercolor & ink


The real Izzy, muse and temporary shop assistant, now back in the wild






Clay's greeting cards, archival prints and select framed art

available at Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery and Gift Shop

(Tues - Sun, 12 -4 + 4 to 7 on Fri and Sat and the last Fri of each month from 6-9). NC Crafts Gallery (T-Sat, 10-6)  carries prints and cards. Cards also sold at Cocoon, Apex and GreenHill, G'boro.


Online orders are easy and welcome. We invoice through Square. Visit the Print and Card sections of this site for selection and email to place an order, Orders may be picked-up from the studio.




NEW Mobiles, large and small, Mike Roig, Studio Tour 2023



2023 Tour Artists and Studio #s
Studio address and contact info       OCAG web site


 from previous tours:


Chickadee 8, 2020






Red Fox Moon, 2021





Tough Chickadee, 2020





2019 Studio Tour Preview: Clay's Orange County Public Library 2019 show poster; kitten Tita loses her giddy-up. Giddy-Up by Mike Roig 


2018 Open Studio: The Night Readers Poster/ Clay Carmichael

2018 Open Studio, Dragonet, Mike Roig



From 2017 Open Studio: Firefly Magic by Clay Carmichael



                     From 2017 Open Studio : Moondance by Mike Roig       



2016 Open Studio: Clay's Polar Explorer, above, and Mike's new studio, below, a work of art in itself.


2015 Open Studio: Garden Cat, watercolor and pen & ink by Clay Carmichael


Mike's kinetic sculpture Wing Nut, (private collection).

See more of Mike's sculpture at

Moon Cat, 2014


Robin's Nest, 2013

Dreams of the Ocelot, 2012

Illumi-Numerals Poster, 2012


Books Never Sleep Poster / Print without text also available/ 2011


The Book Lover, 2011


Catnap, 2011


Books Are Windows on Worlds Poster



Alpha Beta O is for Owl Poster



Clay's greeting cards and prints* are available from these sellers.

NC Crafts Gallery, Carrboro*

The Shop at Greenhill, Greensboro

Hillsborough Arts Council Shop*

Cocoon Gallery, Apex

North Carolina Botanical Garden


Clay's books sold @:

Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC

Purple Crow, Hillsborough, NC

Regulator Bookshop, Durham, NC

& Flyleaf Books, Chapel Hill, NC

and through most major sellers.

Mail-order archival posters,

prints, & cards available year-round. Click here to browse Clay's Cards & Prints web catalog.

Direct orders contact:


Studio hours by appointment.

Clay Carmichael & Mike Roig

Heartworks Studio

100 Hillsborough Road

Carrboro, NC 27510


Directions to the studio here.



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