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Liquor Cabinet

Brian Wurst

$2,200.00

Liquor Cabinet by Brian Wurst of North Carolina. On display at the Black and White Show at the Folk Art Center, NC.

  • 32″ x 12″ x 6″
  • Made in NC

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Description

The Southern Highland Craft Guild opened its final Main Gallery exhibition of the 2021 year with the fourth edition of the popular Members Show, “Black and White.” The show opened on August 28th and has been a main attraction for visitors to the Folk Art Center. “This show is the most popular theme for members and visitors alike. It happens roughly every ten years and each edition has been unique and beautiful,” states Nikki Josheff, Curator of Collections for the Guild. There are 77 objects by 75 members and some pieces have already sold. The show will be up until January 16, 2022.

Disciplines represented include quilting, chair caning, hand-built and wheel-thrown ceramics, felt work, batiking, glasswork, stone carving, jewelry, wooden flutes, woodcarving, tapestry, woodturning, print-making, and more.

“Black and White” will be open until January, 2022. Admission to the Folk Art Center is free. The Folk Art Center is located at Milepost 382 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in east Asheville. Headquarters to the Southern Highland Craft Guild, the Center also houses three galleries, a library, a craft shop and a Blue Ridge Parkway information desk and bookstore.

Brian Wurst

My work is a balance of two backgrounds – rigorous studio training, and deep love of the natural world. Before woodworking became my focus, I was an architect, learning much of structure, pattern, and detail; that sometimes translates into a geometric, Deco-like design sensibility. In those same years I hiked thousands of miles into the mountains where my family has lived for generations, learning their flora, fauna, and culture; from this comes a fondness for curves and natural imagery. As opposite as these two sometimes seem, I strive to blend them in wood furniture, sculpture, and accessories.

Description

The Southern Highland Craft Guild opened its final Main Gallery exhibition of the 2021 year with the fourth edition of the popular Members Show, “Black and White.” The show opened on August 28th and has been a main attraction for visitors to the Folk Art Center. “This show is the most popular theme for members and visitors alike. It happens roughly every ten years and each edition has been unique and beautiful,” states Nikki Josheff, Curator of Collections for the Guild. There are 77 objects by 75 members and some pieces have already sold. The show will be up until January 16, 2022.

Disciplines represented include quilting, chair caning, hand-built and wheel-thrown ceramics, felt work, batiking, glasswork, stone carving, jewelry, wooden flutes, woodcarving, tapestry, woodturning, print-making, and more.

“Black and White” will be open until January, 2022. Admission to the Folk Art Center is free. The Folk Art Center is located at Milepost 382 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in east Asheville. Headquarters to the Southern Highland Craft Guild, the Center also houses three galleries, a library, a craft shop and a Blue Ridge Parkway information desk and bookstore.

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