FOLK ART CENTER EXHIBITIONS

Located on the second level of the Folk Art Center, these exhibitions feature both traditional and contemporary works by members of the Guild and affiliated organizations.

ON DISPLAY:

THE FOLK ART CENTER
382 BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY | ASHEVILLE, NC
828-298-7928

 

OPEN DAILY, 10AM-5PM

2022 SCHEDULE

Western North Carolina Fiber Handweavers Guild – January 22 – May 15

Beautiful Mystery  | Feb. 19 – May 24, 2022

Judi Harwood (clay), Colin Richmond (clay), Cori Saraceni (mixed media), Lyn Lyndall (leather), Lauren Faulkenberry (paper)

Haywood Community College’s Professional Crafts Program Graduate Exhibition – May 21 – September 7

Earth’s Gifts | June 3 – Aug. 30, 2022

Jude Stuecker (fiber), Erica Bailey (jewelry), Mary Dashiell (fiber), Steve Miller (wood), Rex Redd (clay)  

New Members of the SHCG – September 17 – January 4, 2023

Inspiration | Sept. 3 – Nov. 15, 2022

Tina Curry (clay), Kathleen Doyle & Tom Reardon (jewelry), Elizabeth Garlington (fiber), Susan Link (fiber), Alan Hollar (wood)

Treasures |  Nov. 19 – Feb. 14, 2023

Allen Davis (wood), Vicki Love (leather), Lynne Harrill (fiber), Ruthie Cohen & David Alberts (jewelry), Gigi Renee’ Fasano (fiber)

Craft Traditions: A Permanent Collection

Craft Traditions: A Permanent Collection

CRAFT TRADITIONS: A Permanent Collection Walk through our permanent collection of archived, Appalachian craft. This exhibit of approximately 250 works features woodcarving, textiles, furniture,...

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Allanstand Interiors

Allanstand Interiors

ALLANSTAND INTERIORS Complete the interior design of your home with American Craft. This upstairs gallery showcases studio furniture and one-of-a-kind home accessories & artwork, all made by...

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Past Exhibits:

Beautiful Mystery in the Focus Gallery

Beautiful Mystery in the Focus Gallery

Cori Saracen FEBRUARY 19-MAY 24, 2022 Featured Artists: Judi Harwood (clay), Colin Richmond (clay), Cori Saraceni (mixed media), Lyn Lyndall (leather), Lauren Faulkenberry (paper) Asheville, NC - The Southern Highland Craft Guild will open its first member-focused...

Western North Carolina Fibers/Handweavers Guild

Western North Carolina Fibers/Handweavers Guild

WNC FIBERS/HANDWEAVERS GUILD JAN 22-MAY 15 MAIN GALLERY EXHIBIT Welcoming 2022 with the WNC Fibers/Handweavers Guild Location: Second Level of the Folk Art Center, Main Gallery Exhibition Dates: January 22, 2022 - May 15, 2022 Main Gallery Exhibition, Handweavers...

Natural Direction, Focus Gallery Exhibit

Natural Direction, Focus Gallery Exhibit

NATURAL DIRECTION NOVEMBER 13 - FEBRUARY 15, 2022 Hollis Fouts - wall textile  Amy Brandenburg - jewelry Sue Grier - clay Tina and Bill Collison - wood Amy Goldstein Rice - clay [product_category category="focus" per_page="100" columns="4" orderby="menu_order"...

Guild’s Latest Member-Focused Show Sparkles at the Folk Art Center

Guild’s Latest Member-Focused Show Sparkles at the Folk Art Center

SPARKLE AUGUST 7 - NOVEMBER 9, 2021 Featured Artists: Dawn Hinsley-Jones (glass) Erin Janow (pottery) Jason Janow (jewelry) Robin Ford (fiber) Teresa Hays (fiber) The Southern Highland Craft Guild will open its newest member-focused show "Sparkle" on Saturday August...

“Magic is in the Air” at the Folk Art Center

“Magic is in the Air” at the Folk Art Center

MAGIC IS IN THE AIR ON DISPLAY MAY 1- AUGUST 3 FOCUS GALLERY EXHIBIT Cindy Billingsley - clay Sharon Gordon - wall textile Jane Cole - quilts Jeanne Rhodes - Moen - jewelry Lisa Besler - leather   Asheville, NC - The Southern Highland Craft Guild will open its...

Pop-up Mini Fair at the Folk Art Center

Pop-up Mini Fair at the Folk Art Center

OUR FIRST EVER MINI FAIR The Southern Highland Craft Guild will host its first-ever Mini Pop-up Fair in the lower level parking lot of the Folk Art Center Saturday, May 8th. From 10am-4pm twenty booths will fill the parking lot featuring a variety of media crafted by...

Center Stage: Focus Gallery Exhibition

Center Stage: Focus Gallery Exhibition

Center Stage November 7, 2020 - February 2, 2021 On the second level of the Folk Art Center, "Center Stage" is on display in the Focus Gallery now until February 2, 2021. This exhibit features five Guild Members: Holland Van Gores, Warren Carpenter, Barbara Jones,...

“Inspiration” in the Main Gallery

“Inspiration” in the Main Gallery

INSPIRATION August 29, 2020 - January 15, 2021 On the second level of the Folk Art Center, "Inspiration" fills the Main Gallery now through the new year. A Guild Member collaboration show featuring works of wood, clay, glass, fiber, and metal of 43 members of the...

The Earth Provides: Guild Member Exhibition

The Earth Provides: Guild Member Exhibition

The Earth Provides February 8 - May 5, 2020 Inside the Focus Gallery of the Folk Art Center, this exhibit focuses on five Guild Members, showcasing works of fiber, paper, clay, glass, and wood. Featured Artists:  Dawn Hinesley Jones, Glass Teresa Hays, Fiber Bill and...

The Power of Distinction

The Power of Distinction

THE POWER OF DISTINCTION January 25 - May 10, 2020 Work from our 5,700-piece permanent collection will be on display in the Main Gallery, second level of the Folk Art Center in honor of the Guild's 90th year. The oldest piece on display dates back AD 1000-1470...

SHCG Celebrates 90th Anniversary

SHCG Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Established in 1930 What do Scotch tape, Hostess Twinkies and the first television broadcast have in common with the SHCG? All were born in 1930 and are still around...just as vital and useful as they were when they were created. The story of the Guild's creation is...

The Art of Detailing

The Art of Detailing

THE ART OF DETAILING September 9, 2019 - February 4th, 2020 Inside the Focus Gallery of the Folk Art Center: "The Art of Detailing" focuses on five Guild Members, showcasing works of fiber, paper, clay, glass, and wood. Featured Artists:  Amolia Willowsong (jewelry)...

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

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

Fall Craft Fair 2019 Another successful Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands- thank you to all of our participating members, guest exhibitors, staff, volunteers, and all who attended! Scroll for photos, quotes, & pieces of fine craft you forgot to purchase at the...

Nov 2019 | Guild Maker Classes

Nov 2019 | Guild Maker Classes

November Craft Classes Learn from the region's top makers of Fine American Craft. Located in craft education centers in and around Asheville, NC, our Guild Makers teach classes of various levels and mediums. Explore your techniques in fine craft this month! Chair...