The Buildings

Exnihilo is situated overlooking the beautiful turquoise water of the Atlantic. The grounds will consist of interconnecting inspirational spaces for rest, work and community, including:


Artist Bungalows:

Private ocean view bungalows have studio space, a private bath, and a kitchenette

Ceramics Courtyard:

Our outdoor ceramics and sculpture studio for throwing, fabrication and firing.

Recording Studio:

A creative space for writing, recording, editing, and production.

Exnihilo Gallery:

In the center and heart of the Gathering House is the Exnihilo Gallery, a show space open to the public.

Gathering House:

The central hub of Exnihilo, the Gathering House is where residents come together for meals and to share inspiration. It houses the library, community studio space, and the Exnihilo Gallery, open to the public.

Studio Facilities:

Studio connector and outbuildings will house facilities to support various craft forms including warm glass, ceramics, and metal smithing.

Sculpture Garden:

An outdoor gallery and public park displaying sculpture from the Junk-a-new recycling program.


Building Design

• Green Building Technology

• Hurricane Resistent

• Flexible Modular Design

Exnihilo is not just concerned about green building technology, but green building practices. That is why our builder is Deltec, a leader in green building. Deltec's facility boast the largest solar array in North Carolina, and they produce 78% less waste then conventional builders. Check out their manufacturing facts here.

Alternative Energy

Exnihilo's facility is designed to use solar and wind power for electricity, watermakers for desalination, and living walls for conditioning the air.


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