Participants & Events in North Carolina

American Craft Week in Western North Carolina

Address, Western North Carolina, NC
Websitehttp://americancraftweek.com/wnc

Danny Robinson

Address, Arden, NC
Events pagehttp://www.acwshowcase.com/danny-robinson

2018 American Craft Week online showcase - Metamorphosis: Repurposed, Recycled, Resourceful Craft

2nd Annual Beaverdam Studio Tour

AddressBeaverdam Road, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://beaverdamstudiotour.com

The 2nd Annual Beaverdam Studio Tour is a self-guided tour of artists studios in North Asheville's beautiful Beaverdam Valley. Our tour dates for 2018 are Saturday, Oct 28: 10AM - 5PM
and Sunday, Oct 29 : NOON - 5PM.
We are ceramists, painters, jewelers, sculptors, glass and textile artists.

Alexander & Lehnert & VanDyke Jewelry

Address1 Page Ave, Suite 142, Grove Arcade, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://AlexanderandLehnertjewelry.com

We will be displaying handmade jewelry by 5 local jewelers

APPALACHIAN CRAFT CENTER

Address10 N SPRUCE ST, ASHEVILLE, NC
Websitehttp://www.appalachiancraftcenter.com

Retail shop that has been is business for 40 years. We represent mainly NC artist. Our shop specializes in pottery and wee also carry furniture, textiles and jewelry.

Arbitrary Forms Studio

Address10A Meadowview Road, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://robertmilnes.com
Events pagehttp://robertmilnes.com/blog.html

Full time ceramic studio, focusing on vessels and sculptures based on volumetric shapes with surfaces that explore communication, cognition, and energy. For American Craft Week the studio will be open October 9th -10th from 12:00-4:30pm. Come and enter the raffle for a ceramic bowl!

Ariel Gallery

Address19 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://www.arielcraftgallery.com

Asheville’s original contemporary craft cooperative. 11 fine craft artist int the heart of the downtown arts district

Ariel Gallery

Address19 Biltmore Ave, Asheville , NC
Websitehttp://www.arielcraftgallery.com

Asheville’s original fine craft gallery. Eleven fine craft artist in the heart of the downtown art district

Art Connections with Sherry Masters

Address524 N Griffing Blvd., Asheville, NC
Websitehttps://www.arttoursasheville.com

Art Connections offers art studio tours in the western NC region!

Asheville Area Arts Council

Address207 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://ashevillearts.com

The Asheville Area Arts Council is the collective voice for the arts, advancing Buncombe County by delivering resources, developing innovative collaborations, and fostering creativity in the community.

Asheville Art in the Park

AddressPack Square, Downtown, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://www.AshevilleArtinthePark.com

Asheville is known as the hub of artistic activity that radiates throughout the area. Vacationers marvel at the city as it's arts and culture oozes out of everyside of the artcentric mountainous region.Come start your next artistic adventure in the center of Asheville in Pack Square Park.

Azalea Bindery

Address1 Brookgreen Pl, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://www.azaleabindery.com

Open studio day with book binding and paper marbling demonstration.

Blue Spiral 1

Address38 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://www.bluespiral1.com
Events pagehttp://www.bluespiral1.com/Exhibit_Upcoming.cfm

BLUE SPIRAL 1 presents work by exceptional artists and object makers in a light-filled, 15,000 square-foot gallery in the heart of downtown Asheville. Blue Spiral 1 maintains an extensive exhibition schedule, presenting over 20 shows annually.

Byers McCurry Studio & Gallery

Address21 Woodbury Road, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://byersmccurrystudio.com

We are a ceramic and mixed media studio of two collaborating artists, Ed Byers and Holden McCurry. Byers McCurry Studio & Gallery will be open to the public October 9th, 10th & 11th during the hours of 10 am to 4 pm.

Visitors are welcome and can expect to see us hand building clay sculpture, finishing and painting, and can view finished ceramic and encaustic artwork for purchase in our private gallery. We are located 10 minutes north of downtown in beautiful Beaverdam Valley.

Center for Craft

Address67 Broadway St., Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://www.centerforcraft.org/

Center for Craft advances the understanding of craft by supporting research, critical dialogue, and professional development. Visit the Center's gallery, a craft destination in the heart of downtown Asheville investigating contemporary practices of making through exhibitions, tours and workshops.

Director of Operations

Address191 Lyman Street, #180, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://www.thevillagepotters.com
Events pagehttp://thevillagepotters.com/

The Village Potters Clay Center is comprised of galleries, educational center, clay and tool supplier, and artist studios located in Asheville's River Arts District. The Village Potters have enjoyed supporting and participating in Western North Carolina's American Craft Week for years!

Director of Operations

Address191 Lyman Street, #180, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://www.thevillagepotters.com
Events pagehttp://thevillagepotters.com/

The Village Potters Clay Center is comprised of galleries, educational center, clay and tool supplier, and artist studios located in Asheville's River Arts District. The Village Potters have enjoyed supporting and participating in Western North Carolina's American Craft Week for years!

Grovewood Village

Address111 Grovewood Rd, Asheville, NC
Websitehttps://www.grovewood.com/
Events pagehttps://www.grovewood.com/events-exhibitions/

Visit Asheville's historic arts and crafts destination! Our 11-acre property, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is home to Grovewood Gallery, working artist studios, a sculpture garden, Golden Fleece restaurant, the Biltmore Industries Homespun Museum, and an antique car museum.

Local Cloth

Address207 Coxe Ave, #11 , Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://localcloth.org

Local Cloth is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to growing the fiber supply chain in Western North Carolina and enhancing the lives of those who make their living in fiber industries. We support a thriving community consisting of farmers, fiber artists, suppliers, designers/sewists, educa

Mountain Made

Address1 Page Ave, #123, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://www.mtnmade.com


The Mountain Made gallery is located in the heart of downtown Asheville, inside the Grove Arcade. Featuring the work of more than 150 craftspeople and professional artists, Mountain Made is one of the finest art galleries and handcraft gift shops in the city. Mountain Made specializes in supporting only those writers, artists and master craftspeople who live and work in the towns and communities in the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina.

NC Glass Center

Address140 Roberts St, Asheville, NC
Websitehttps://www.ncglasscenter.org
Events pagehttps://www.ncglasscenter.org/events/

The North Carolina Glass Center is a nonprofit dedicated to education, exploration, and collaboration in all forms of glass. We offer daily demonstrations, workshops and a gallery which represents over 20 of our glass artists and instructors. Come visit or take a class today.

Southern Highland Craft Guild - Biltmore Village

Address26 Lodge Street, Asheville, NC
Websitehttps://www.southernhighlandguild.org/shops-and-fairs/biltmore-village/

Southern Highland Craft Guild - Tunnel Road

Address930 Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC
Websitehttps://www.southernhighlandguild.org/shops-and-fairs/tunnel-road/

A neighborhood tradition, built in 1955 by Ralph Morris Sr. for Stuart Nye and the Southern Highland Craft Guild, a pair of stone houses stand as a monument where time-honored traditions continue. Guild Crafts continues as a craft shop offering the finest handmade crafts including jewelry, pottery, baskets, ironwork, glass, fiber and much more. Visit Guild Crafts and experience where the past meets the present and take home a piece of Southern Mountain tradition.

Southern Highland Craft Guild-Folk Art Center

AddressMilepost 382 Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC
Websitehttps://www.southernhighlandguild.org/folk-art-center/

The Folk Art Center is home to the Southern Highland Craft Guild. The center showcases the finest in traditional and contemporary crafts of the Southern Appalachians. In addition to an Eastern National bookstore and Blue Ridge Parkway information desk, the center houses three galleries, a library, and the Guild's oldest craft shop. Beginning in March each year, visitors can see live craft demonstrations daily in the Folk Art Center lobby. The Folk Art Center is located in east Asheville on the Blue Ridge Parkway, a five-minute drive from downtown.

The Village Potters

Address191 Lyman Street, #180, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://www.thevillagepotters.com
Events pagehttp://thevillagepotters.com/upcoming-events/

Multi-Kiln Opening Extravaganza: Watch master potters throw big, carve surfaces, and pull pots out of the fire. Full facility tours, special sales to benefit our scholarship fund, and info on our classes and advanced ceramics programs. A day devoted to experiencing all aspects of making pottery.

Tom Reardon and Kathleen Doyle

Address111 Grovewood Rd, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://Trkd.com

Studio artists at Grovewood Village for 24 years .
We will welcome both locals and visitors a peak into
our studio, demonstrations of some processes ,
and our story of being American
Craftsmen for 45 years . 11-5 this Sat Oct 6th

Tom Reardon and Kathleen Doyle

Address111 Grovewood Rd, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://Trkd.com

Studio artists at Grovewood Village for 24 years .
We will welcome both locals and visitors a peak into
our studio, demonstrations of some processes ,
and our story of being American
Craftsmen for 45 years . 11-5 this Sat Oct 6th

Tom Reardon and Kathleen Doyle

Address111 Grovewood Rd, Asheville, NC
Websitehttp://Trkd.com

Studio artists at Grovewood Village for 24 years.
We will welcome both locals and visitors a peek into our studio, demonstrations of some processes, and our story of being American Craftsmen for 45 years.
11-5 this Sat Oct 6th

Mica

Address37 N. Mitchell Ave., Bakersville, NC
Websitehttp://micagallerync.com
Events pagehttp://www.micagallerync.com/events/

Mica, a cooperative gallery located in downtown Bakersville NC, showcases the stunning work of its 13 members. On display and available for sale are functional and sculptural ceramics, glass, fiber, metal and paintings. Mica will host a variety of pop-up events during ACW to honor our patrons.

Southern Highland Craft Guild - Moses Cone Manor

AddressMilepost 294 Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, NC
Websitehttps://www.southernhighlandguild.org/shops-and-fairs/moses-cone-manor/

Visitors enjoy a marriage of spectacular views, Georgian Revival architecture and stunning handmade crafts at the Manor House. Parkway Craft Center is one of five shops of the Southern Highland Craft Guild and features work from over 300 Southern Appalachian craftspeople. Work on display includes clay, glass, leather, fiber, jewelry, wood, natural materials, paper and metal. Whether visitors are looking for a special accent piece for the home or a unique gift for a special occasion, they will find the perfect selection.

John C. Campbell Folk School

AddressOne Folk School Rd, Brasstown, NC
Websitehttps://folkschool.org
Events pagehttps://folkschool.org/event.php?event_type_id=6

On October 6 & 7 The Folk School celebrates our 44th annual Fall Festival! You are invited to this treasured celebration of Appalachian culture. Visit over 250 fine craft exhibitors, watch 30+ artisans demonstrate traditional and contemporary crafts. Enjoy music and dance performances on both days.

John D. Richards - Yummy Mud Puddle

Address, Burnsville, NC
Websitehttp://www.yummymudpuddle.com
Events pagehttp://www.acwshowcase.com/john-richards

2018 American Craft Week online showcase - Metamorphosis: Repurposed, Recycled, Resourceful Craft

Yummy Mud Puddle

Address264 CLEAR VIEW LANE, Burnsville, NC
Websitehttp://www.yummymudpuddle.com
Events pagewww.yummymudpuddle.com//new-events-1/

Two days of demonstrations by extremely mixed media artist, John D. Richards plus printmaking and pottery by Claudia Dunaway. Fabric artist, Kathryn Lynch will also demonstrate her incredible sewing skills. Yummy treats and libations will be offered.

Lucy Clark

Address8 Easy St, Cedar Mountain, NC
Websitehttp://Lucyclarkpottery.com

I am a professional artist specializing in hand build ceramics in Western North Carolina. I have currently have a working studio and gallery in Brevard, NC., called Artists @ Work.

Buyer / Manager

Address431 Main St, Chimney Rock, NC
Websitehttp://www.chimneyrockpark.com

Our offerings within our shops include a wide assortment of local art and gift options.

Chimney Rock State Park

Address431 Main St, Chimney Rock, NC
Websitehttp://www.chimneyrockpark.com

Our stores carry many local made goods. We are proudly promoting the WNC artisan community.

Lisa Oakley Studio Glass

Address1150 Fleming Road , Creedmoor , NC
Websitehttp://Oakleyglass.com

Glass blowing demonstrations by area and visiting glass blowers.
Saturday and Sunday, October 6th and 7th, 11am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday, October 13th and 14th, 11am - 5pm

Giant glass pumpkin patch!

In conjunction with the Cedar Creek Gallery 51st Annual Pottery and Glass Festival.

Zola Craft Gallery

Address626B Ninth Street , Durham, NC
Websitehttp://www.zolacraftgallery.com

We will be highlighting handcrafted items from North Carolina throughout the week.

Firefly Craft Gallery

Address2689 D Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock , NC
Websitehttp://www.fireflycraftgallery.com

The Gallery at Flat Rock

Address2702A Greenville Highway, Flat Rock, NC
Websitehttp://www.galleryflatrock.com

We represent fine art and craft artists and celebrate them with exhibits and demos throughout the year. WE are happy to participate in American Craft Week. Sherry Masters in AVL shared American Craft Week with me.

Renee Calder - MCK Design

Address, Huntersville, NC
Websitehttp://www.mckdesign.org
Events pagehttp://www.acwshowcase.com/renee-calder

2018 American Craft Week online showcase - Metamorphosis: Repurposed, Recycled, Resourceful Craft

Flow

Address14 S Main Street, Marshall, NC
Websitehttp://www.flowmarshall.com

Arrowhead Gallery and Studios

Address78C S. Catawba Ave, Old Fort, NC
Websitehttp://www.arrowheadart.org

Arrowhead Gallery and Studios (AGS) is a showcase of artists and artisans from Old Fort and the surrounding communities in Western North Carolina. In addition to Gallery displays, shows and competitions, AGS also offers classes and workshops in a variety of art and craft disciplines.

Penland Gallery and Visitors Center

Address3135 Conley Ridge Road, Penland, NC
Websitehttp://penland.org/gallery
Events pagehttp://penland.org/gallery/2018-exhibition-schedule

In addition to work by dozens of artists affiliated with Penland School of Crafts, the Penland Gallery presents an exhibition of work by photographer Christopher Colville and mixed-media sculptor Maggie Jaszczak and a smaller show by ceramist Eleanor Anderson and woodworker Ellie Richards.

Thomas Pottery

Address1295 S Nc Highway 705, Seagroove, NC
Websitehttp://www.thomaspottery.com

Participate in hands-on-activities at Thomas Pottery the first two Saturdays in October.
​These are hand-building projects, we are sure you can make. Learn how to assemble and decorate using stamps and texture tools. Leave your creation to be finished in the glaze you select.

Seagrove Area Potters

Address, Seagrove , NC
Websitehttp://Www.DiscoverSeagrove.com

Over 65 local artists and galleries open their doors and welcome visitors to view latest works and demos as ceramic artists of all styles craft their wares. Special events and openings planned from each Pottery is listed on our community website to help you plan your visit.

Tyson Graham Pottery

Address6148 Peniel Rd, Tryon, NC
Websitehttp://www.tysongrahampottery.com

Tyson Graham will host the Little Mountain Festival in Tryon, NC, on October 13th from 10am until 4pm. This annual event features a kiln opening at 11am, Old Time music and jams throughout the day, as well as guest artists and craftspeople. 2018 marks the 44th year of the Little Mountain Festival.