Danielle Burke graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2015 with a dual degree in Fiber & Humanistic Studies. Thanks to a Windgate Fellowship she was able to relocate to the Asheville area to study regional weaving history, processes, and ephemera.Through studio and research work she hopes to better understand the boundaries of authenticity, the role of craft within a traditional practice, the influence of landscapes on material culture, and the ways that textiles also act as texts.
Over 20 immersive signature events are featured throughout the weekend! Tours, dinners, parties, foraging and more await.
This inspired, friendly and free-spirited food scene tucked in the mountains of Appalachia has been called “Foodtopia,” but the locals just call it home. Plan your trip now.
Access to affordable and healthy food and reducing food waste are important initiatives of the signature event’s charitable giving goals.