Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts: 2016-2017 Instructor Exhibition is on view February 18 – May 21, 2017 at the Folk Art Center in Asheville, North Carolina. The public is invited to view the exhibit – free. Gallery hours are Monday – Sunday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. The Folk Art Center is located at Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Parkway Asheville, North Carolina 28805. Call 828-298-7928 for directions.
The exhibition showcases works from fifteen Arrowmont instructors – professional working artists and university faculty from across the nation. These works represent the diversity of materials, techniques and artists who visit Arrowmont to teach their craft.
Erin Anfinson, Christina Boy, Béatrice Coron, Heather Mae Erickson, Kenyon Hanson, Ana Lisa Hedstrom, Bryant Holsenbeck, Mi Sook Hur, Kristin LeVier, Ana Lopez, Harvey Meyer, Angela Piehl, Liz Zlot Summerfield, Jen Swearington, Kimberly Winkle.
With over 150 workshops offered annually, instructors and students visit Arrowmont to share skills and ideas and foster new thinking, artistic growth and creative camaraderie. The heart of the Arrowmont experience is the individual’s journey – students and instructors leave Arrowmont energized and inspired. Visit www.arrowmont.org for more information. Workshop descriptions are available online.
The Folk Art Center is home to the Southern Highland Craft Guild – a nonprofit organization representing 900 craftspeople in 293 counties of nine southeastern states. Showcasing traditional and contemporary crafts of Southern Appalachia, The Folk Art Center houses three galleries, bookstore, library and the Guild’s oldest craft shop. Visit www.craftguild.org for more information.