Western NC will once again host a great variety of events for American Craft Week 2013!
Individually, participants all over the region have events planned and they are listed under the links below.
Click the Community Map below to view locations and listings of American Craft Week events for 2013. Plan your visits and see addresses of participants.
WNC Participants and Events:
Alexander & Lehnert Fine Jewelry Asheville
1 Page Ave, Grove Arcade Bldg, Asheville, NC
Alexander & Lehnert Fine Jewelry is a retail jewelry store featuring the work of the 2 owners; Michele Alexander and Bill Lehnert. Both are long time members of the craft world and 6 years ago opened their own gallery in the historic Grove Arcade. Both work in precious metals and stones.
Allanstand Craft Shop at the Folk Art Center Asheville
Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC • Visit website
Allanstand features daily craft demonstrations as well as fine traditional and contemporary crafts made by members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild.
Asheville Art in the Park Asheville
84 Walnut St., Asheville, NC • Visit website
Asheville Art in the Park will once again be providing access to some of the finest artists in the region with it’s market series now in its fifth year. The event takes place on three consecutive Saturdays each June and October.
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center Asheville 56 Broadway, Asheville, NC • Visit website
REVIEWING Black Mountain College 5: Shaping Craft + Design, an international conference in Asheville, NC with keynote speaker Christopher Benfey & featured speakers Jenni Sorkin & Ullrich Schwartz.
Sept. 20. 2013-Jan. 4, 2014
Shaping Craft + Design at Black Mountain College (exhib)
Blue Spiral 1 Asheville
38 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC • Visit website
Copper Fish Metal Arts Asheville
191 Lyman Street, Studio 236, Asheville, NC • Visit website
Grovewood Gallery Asheville
111 Grovewood Road, Asheville, NC • Visit website
Guild Crafts Asheville
930 Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC • Visit website
M H Libman Woodturning Asheville
191 Lyman St. #165 , Asheville, NC • Visit website
Mountain Made Asheville
During ACW we will be hosting live artist demos. Mountain Made is located inside the Grove Arcade, downtown Asheville, NC. We feature the work of over 100 Western North Carolina artisan - fine handcrafted jewelry, metal, wood and pottery pieces as well as local music and books.
New Morning Gallery Asheville
7 Boston Way, Asheville, NC • Visit website
Southern Highland Craft Gallery Asheville 26 Loge St., Asheville visit website
River Arts District Asheville
This unique neighborhood along the French Broad River is home to more than 180 artists with working studios located in 18 turn-of-the-century industrial buildings. Join the artists of the River Arts District the second Saturday of each month for a day of artist demonstrations, classes, open studios and fun.
The Village Potters Asheville
Lori Theriault was named the ACW 2012 Craftsperson Extraordinaire, and is back with her studio mates at The Village Potters to offer demonstrations throughout ACW. On Friday, October 11, they will join with neighbors at Riverview Station to host a day-long celebration of American Craft Week.
Van Dyke Jewelry & Fine Craft Asheville
29 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC • Visit website
Parkway Craft Center at Moses Cone Manor Blowing Rock
Milepost 294 Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, NC • Visit website
John C Campbell Folk School Brasstown
Art on Main - Arts Council of Henderson County Hendersonville
The Arts Council of Henderson County produces the annual Art on Main fine art/fine craft festival on the first weekend of October every year. Now in its 54rd year, Art on Main is a juried and judged festival with artist vendors from across the southeast U.S. and beyond. Wickwire sponsors an ACW Award.
The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design Hendersonville
The Center advances the understanding of craft and is surrounded by 50 acres with a public art trail and gallery (noon-5 pm weekdays). Featured from Aug 5 – Oct 20 is an exhibition featuring the Windgate Fellows, an emerging cadre of successful makers, curated by Cindi Strauss from the MFA Houston.
WICKWIRE fine art / folk art Hendersonville
330 N. Main St., Hendersonville, NC • Visit website
Featuring on Sat.Oct.5, accomplished Pottery Artist, Julie Calhoun-Roepnack. Sculptural and monetary awards by WICKWIRE fine art / folk art for one craft artist in the Art on Main Event October 5-6 in Historic Downtown Hendersonville. Awards are given in commemoration of American Craft Week.
Flow~Handmade Adornment, Body & Home Marshall
14 South Main Street, PO Box 923, Marshall, NC • Visit website • Jump to events page
Flow is owned, operated and curated by artists from Marshall, NC. We offer the best of regional crafted objects and art, traditional and contemporary. On Thursday Oct 10, Flow will host a reception for "A Handmade Conversation: Recent Work by Flow Member Artists." The public is invited to attend.
Kala Gallery Morganton
100 W. Union Street, Morganton, NC • Visit website
Charlie Patricolo Murphy
299 Boyd Ridge Drive, Murphy, NC • Visit website
I am a cloth doll maker living in the mountains of western North Carolina. I have been teaching doll making and making dolls for close to 20 years now and am always happy to meet other doll makers and collectors. Love sharing the techniques and inspirations.
Black Mountain Studios Swannanoa
626 Old Lytle Cove, Swannanoa, NC • Visit website
Little Mountain Pottery Tryon
6372 Peniel Rd., Tryon, NC • Visit website
39th Annual Kiln Opening Festival at Little Mountain Pottery, the studio of Claude and Elaine Graves. Oct. 12, 2013. Participant in ACW in Western NC.
Come join us....We will be celebrating ACW during the whole month of October!