Studio open by appointment. Jack Hamrick is an award winning artist based in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Described as a â€œColoristâ€, an â€œAbstract Impressionistâ€, and an â€œExpressive Realistâ€ his oil and acrylic paintings are uniquely his own invention. Working from his studio on the Mountain to Sea Trail in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Jack often paints the natural subjects that surround him. His art is available through several regional galleries or by appointment in his Blowing Rock studio.