FOLK ART CENTER EXHIBITIONS
Folk Art Center, Open Daily 10-5
382 Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC
828-298-7928, [email protected]
Located on the second level of the Folk Art Center, these exhibitions feature both traditional and contemporary works by members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild and affiliated organizations. The Guild is a non-profit, educational organization established in 1930 to cultivate the crafts and makers of the Southern Highlands for the purpose of shared resources, education, marketing, and conservation. The Southern Highland Craft Guild is an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
2023 Exhibition Schedule
Follow the Thread by Tapestry Weavers South | January 14 – May 3, 2023
Class of 2023: Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Program Graduate exhibition | May 13 – Sept. 6, 2023
Embellishments: Members of the SHCG | Sept 16, 2023 – January 17, 2024
Attributes – Feb. 18 – May 22, 2023
Michelle Tway – fiber
Timothy Bridges – fiber
Martine House – mixed media
Noel Yovovich – metal
Deb Herman – fiber
Inspiring Motives – May 26 – Aug.21, 2023
Mike Lalone – clay
Joanna White – fiber
Richard Flottemesch – wood
Asia Mathis – clay
Cheryl Mackey Smith – clay
Finding Balance – Aug. 25 – Nov. 13, 2023
Barbara Jones – fiber
Elaine Dohms – fiber
Deneece Harrell – clay
Thomas Irven – wood
Janice MacDonald – mixed media
Creating Textures – Nov. 17, 2023 – Feb. 2024
Joseph Rhodes – metal
Barry Rhodes – clay
Joanna Warren -leather
Neil Carroll – wood
Judy Ott – fiber
Feb. 18-May 22, 2023The Folk Art Center opens Attributes in the Focus Gallery Asheville, NC--The Southern Highland Craft Guild opened its first Focus Gallery exhibition of 2023 on Saturday, February...
Tapestry Weavers South presents Follow the Thread
January 14-May 3, 2023Tapestry Weavers South presents Follow the Thread at the Folk Art Center Asheville, NC - The Southern Highland Craft Guild opened its first Main Gallery exhibition of 2023 on...
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...
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,...
Tapestry Weavers South presents Follow the Thread
January 14-May 3, 2023Tapestry Weavers South presents Follow the Thread at the Folk Art Center Asheville, NC - The Southern Highland Craft Guild opened its first Main Gallery exhibition of 2023 on Saturday, January 14. Featuring work by members of Tapestry Weavers...
Exhibition on display: Treasures, Nov. 12, 2022-Feb. 7, 2023
Focus Gallery Exhibition November 12, 2022-February 7, 2023 The Focus Gallery is located on the second level of the Folk Art Center. The Folk Art Center is located at Milepost 382 of the Blue Ridge Parkway, just north of the Highway 70 entrance in east Asheville,...
New Members Exhibition at the Folk Art Center
Main Gallery Exhibition, Sept. 17 - Jan. 4, 2023 Featured Artists: Tim Bridges (fiber), Neil Carroll (wood), Elaine Dohms (fiber-felt), Priscilla Frake (jewelry), John David Furches (paper), Pam Granger Gale (fiber), Deneece Harrell (clay), Deb Herman (fiber), Thomas...
Find Inspiration at the Folk Art Center Sept. 3-Nov. 15, 2022
AUGUST 7 - NOVEMBER 9, 2021 Featured Artists: Tom Reardon & Kathleen Doyle (1996, jewelry), Elizabeth Garlington (2008, fiber), Tina Curry (2015, clay), Susan Link (2006, wood), and Alan Hollar (1999, wood). The thirteen works of fiber art on display are by Guild...
Earth’s Gifts in the Focus Gallery: June 3 – Aug. 30
This exhibit is now on display at the Folk Art Center. The Folk Art Center is open daily from 10am-5pm. Call 828-298-7928 or email [email protected] Exhibitors: Jude Stuecker (fiber), Erica Bailey (jewelry), Mary Dashiell (clay), Steve Miller (wood), Rex Redd...
Haywood Community College’s Professional Crafts Program Graduate Exhibition – May 21 – September 7, 2022
HAYWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROFESSIONAL CRAFTS PROGRAM MAY 21- Sept 7 MAIN GALLERY EXHIBIT Featured Artists: Patrick Allison Annah Bible-Sullivan Mitchell Burselson Evan Dent Julianna Englander Leslie Jill Howell Shannon Lucas Amy Pike Kelly Riek Daniel Robinson Susan...
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
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 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"...
Black & White 4
AUGUST 28 - JANUARY 16, 2022 Featured Artists: Sandy & Ann Batton Valerie Berlage Joan Berner Darla Beverage Gerogia Bonesteel Norma Bradley Pam Brewer Cynthia Bringle Edwina Bringle Connie Brown Bill Capshaw Lorraine Cathey Christine Clark-Chiwa Brandy Clements...
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...
Graduate Show 2021: Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Program
GRADUATE SHOW 2021 HAYWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROFESSIONAL CRAFTS PROGRAM ON DISPLAY MAY 15- AUGUST 22 MAIN GALLERY EXHIBIT Featured Artists: Graduating Class 2021 of Haywood Community College of Professional Crafts
“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
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...
Southern Highland Craft Guild hosts New Focus Exhibition “Resilience”
RESILIENCE ON DISPLAY FEBRUARY 6 - APRIL 27, 2021 Diana Ramsay The Southern Highland Craft Guild bounces back from an unprecedented year with "Resilience," its first Member-focused show of 2021. On the second level of the Folk Art Center in the Focus Gallery, the work...
Newest exhibit at the Folk Art Center features Artists of the Foothills
THERMAL BELT: ARTISTS OF THE FOOTHILLS PRESENTED BY TRYON ARTS & CRAFTS SCHOOL ON DISPLAY JANUARY 23 - MAY 9, 2021 The Southern Highland Craft Guild opens its first exhibition of the 2021 year with Thermal Belt: Artists of the Foothills, presented by Tryon Arts...
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 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...