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Spotlight Exhibition: Home in the Blue Ridge Mountains

May 5, 2020

Home in the Blue Ridge Mountains Explore the beauty of…

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Lorraine Cathey’s Felted Landscapes

May 4, 2020

Lorraine Cathey Felted Landscapes Hendersonville, NC Having grown up in…

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1790s-Style Brooms by Marlow & Diana Gates

May 4, 2020

Marlow & Diana Gates Brooms Leicester, NC Using natural wood…

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Amanda Taylor’s Landscapes in Glass

May 4, 2020

Amanda Taylor Glass Landscapes Burnsville, NC By drawing inspiration from…

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Mountain Pottery with Bob Meier

May 4, 2020

Bob Meier Pottery Asheville, NC Bob Meier, owner and operator…

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Painting with Stitches: Laura Gaskin

May 4, 2020

Laura Gaskin Embroidery Fairview, NC I make stitched pictures using…

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embroidered fall image of a mountain home,

Peggy Debell’s Embroidered Photographs

May 1, 2020

Peggy DeBell Embroidered Photography Hot Springs, NC I enjoy creating…

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Pisgah Jewelry by Pat & Tom Bauman

May 1, 2020

Tom & Pat Bauman Jewelry Asheville, NC As a true…

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Screen Printed Bags by Rachel Aughtry

May 1, 2020

Rachel Aughtry Printed Canvas Bags Weaverville, NC Rachel Elise Aughtry…

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Mountain Jewelry by Tom Reardon & Kathleen Doyle

May 1, 2020

Tom Reardon & Kathleen Doyle, TRKD Metalsmithing, Jewelry Asheville, NC…

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Magruder Glass

May 1, 2020

Magruder Glass Stained Glass Landscapes Asheville, NC I have always…

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The History of America’s Oldest Craft Shop

Apr 10, 2020

The history of Allanstand Cottage Industries, Est. 1895 Allanstand’s original…

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Meet the Maker: Joseph Rhodes

Mar 31, 2020

Crafting Jewelry for over 40 Years When did you make…

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The Earth Provides: Guild Member Exhibition

Feb 24, 2020

The Focus Gallery is filled with beautiful works of clay, wood, fiber, glass, and paper handcrafted by Makers of the Guild.

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Artful Eating – A Crafted Cook Book

Feb 20, 2020

Published in 2009, this cookbook is filled with tricks and tips for cooking and the finest recipes from the Members of the Guild.

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Allanstand Cottage Industries

Feb 7, 2020

It all began with Frances Goodrich and her first craft shop, a cabin in Madison County called Allanstand.

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Folk Art Center’s New Shop Manager

Feb 7, 2020

The Guild welcomes Kelly Yost, the Folk Art Center’s new shop manager.

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Meet the Maker: Charlie Patricolo

Feb 1, 2020

Crafting Dolls for 50 years Charlie Patricolo of Murphy, NC…

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The Power of Distinction

Jan 25, 2020

Peruvian Chancay Tapestry, AD 1000-1450 The Power of Disctinction January…

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Robert W. Gray Meets Ladybird Johnson, 1965

Jan 23, 2020

Ladybird Johnson, Guild Executive Director Bob Gray and Board President…

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SHCG Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Jan 6, 2020

Established in 1930 What do Scotch tape, Hostess Twinkies and…

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Folk Art Center

Jan 1, 2020

The Folk Art Center In addition to the country’s oldest…

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Interior shot of Permanet Collection: Craft Traditions

Craft Traditions: A Permanent Collection

Jan 1, 2020

Interior shot of Permanet Collection: Craft Traditions The Permanent Collection…

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Allanstand Interiors

Jan 1, 2020

Allanstand Interiors on the second floor of the Folk Art…

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The Art of Detailing

Dec 5, 2019

The Art of Detailing September 9, 2019 – February 4th,…

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Lyle Wheeler Wins Top Prize

Nov 3, 2019

Congratulations, Lyle! Lyle Wheeler recently received well-earned recognition for his ladder-back…

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Fall Craft Fair 2019 | One of the Best Fairs Yet!

Nov 3, 2019

Fall Craft Fair 2019 Another successful Craft Fair of the…

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Nov 2019 | Guild Maker Classes

Nov 1, 2019

November Craft Classes Learn from the region’s top makers of…

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Main Gallery Exhibition

Stellar Objectives: Main Gallery Exhibition

Sep 28, 2019

Stellar Objectives September 18, 2019 – January 19, 2020 Welcoming…

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Meet the Maker: Rachelle Davis And The Journey To Her Roots

Jun 12, 2015

Meet the Maker: Rachelle Davis Guild member Rachelle Davis at…

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