Bill Mangum, "North Carolina's Artist," has devoted his long, successful career to recording the transcendent beauty of his native state, from the Atlantic coast to the rugged Blue Ridge mountains. Art has a magical power of celebrating life all around us. You can sense this in any great museum. It touches the soul, while documenting special places, appreciating natural beauty as well as preserving historic locales. William Mangum has been"Celebrating Life through Art" for more than 35 years with a prolific career of international repute.