To make the most of a fall adventure in the mountains, grab a camera, pack a picnic lunch and get off the beaten path. Meet some of the local artisans that have made Western North Carolina the center for handmade crafts in the United States. Here are a few suggested drives, with artisan highlights from the Craft Heritage Trails of Western North Carolina, which can be purchased at the Asheville Shop.
Click here for information regarding the Government shutdown and its effect on the Folk Art Center. Featuring handmade jewelry, pottery, ironwork, glass, baskets, prints, and much more from members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, recognized …more
Contemporary Southern Folk Art, including painting North Carolina wood-fired pottery, wood carving & jewelry. They also provide innovative custom picture framing solutions for the enhancement of your fine art. Throw in a generous helping of whimsy, …more
The pottery of the North Carolina folk potters awaits you at Appalachian Crafts. Owens, McNeill, Wyndham, and Coles, as well as many skilled artisans from the surrounding neighborhoods. Carved eastern song birds, wooden toys, hand-woven looper rugs, …more
Ariel Gallery Asheville's contemporary craft collective. Featuring a wide range of fine craft created by its preeminent local members. Ariel Gallery: for the Well Crafted Life.
Regional craftsmanship that is unusual and affordable is the gold standard at Art From The Heart on historic Cherry Street in downtown Black Mountain. Of special note is a large selection of spiritually themed pottery and jewelry, needle feltings, …more