Pottery

Pottery
Jun 2019
Detour off the Blue Ridge Parkway this summer to take in arts, outdoors, and small-town allure

Jun 2019
Get ready for Asheville’s grand new culinary event - CHOW CHOW September 12-15

Feb 2019
Asheville-based East Fork Pottery scales it up

Dec 2018
The elemental sculptures of Jeannine Marchand

Oct 2018
“It’s an amazing lifestyle. My commute to work is a trek in the woods.”

Oct 2018
Find something for everyone on your gift list at these regional markets

Jun 2018
Experience outdoor adventures and art aplenty in this charming town

Jun 2018
Glass works shine in a multi-venue summer series

Jun 2018
Discover what’s new and awesome for all ages in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville, Tennessee

Apr 2018
“My pots are an expression of my love for the process...”

Apr 2018
Explore history, modernity, and beauty in this one-of-a-kind town

Feb 2018
Carl Peverall’s stone sculptures evoke both permanence and reinvention

Oct 2017
Not even Scrooge could resist the mountain area's festive offerings

Oct 2017
On the menu at Granny’s: traditions that outlast the passage of time

Oct 2017
Jenny Lou Sherburne’s Seussian-style pottery delights through color and shape

Aug 2017
FEHLŌ handcrafts home goods by the hundreds

Aug 2017
Discover close encounters with creative characters and starry nights

Jun 2017
The new American Museum of the House Cat pays purr-fect tribute to felines

Apr 2017
Clyde-based potter Becky Lloyd

Apr 2017
One hundred years ago, Fred Seely introduced the world to fine fabric handmade in the mountains

Oct 2016
The scoop on WNC’s latest dining destinations

Feb 2016
An Asheville designer brings bold shapes and colors to home textiles

Dec 2015
Sometimes, smaller is better.

Aug 2015
Throughout Western North Carolina sit dozens of public schools abandoned by time, consolidation, and changing demographics. In their heyday, they were community epicenters and veritable second homes for thousands of students. Today, some are boarded up, while others await imminent demolition and replacement by new state-of-the-art facilities. But there are also a handful of old schoolhouses tucked away in various corners of the mountains that have found new purpose as community centers, concert venues, historical beacons, and artists’ studios. Here’s a look at the past and present of eight of them.

Aug 2015
Throughout Western North Carolina sit dozens of public schools abandoned by time, consolidation, and changing demographics. In their heyday, they were community epicenters and veritable second homes for thousands of students. Today, some are boarded up, while others await imminent demolition and replacement by new state-of-the-art facilities. But there are also a handful of old schoolhouses tucked away in various corners of the mountains that have found new purpose as community centers, concert venues, historical beacons, and artists’ studios. Here’s a look at the past and present of eight of them.

Jul 2015
A Cullowhee artist creates narrative jewelry that touches the spaces within

Jul 2015

Jul 2015
While remaining true to its past, the world-renowned Penland School of Crafts never stops exploring the reaches of contemporary art

Mar 2015
Field School allows the curious to explore an ancient site in Morganton where the New and Old Worlds collided

Aug 2014
The Cherokee Preservation Foundation invests in the tribe’s past and future

Aug 2014
The Carson House in Marion preserves the full spectrum of antebellum mountain life

Aug 2014
Internationally known for the quality of the mica in its soil, Spruce Pine is also ground zero for one of the most highly regarded craft communities in the nation. Potters and other artisan wizards work in the hills and hollers that surround Mineral City, making Spruce Pine a prime base for hiking, touring, and studio-hopping.

Aug 2014
Kim Ellington keeps the Catawba Valley pottery tradition alive

Jun 2014
County: Madison Population: 868

Dec 2013
You can never foresee how the life you choose—or the one that chooses you—can ultimately impact someone in extraordinary ways. Meet seven inspirational locals whose personal journeys are making a big difference in the lives of others.

Aug 2013
Embodying the spirit of tradition, John C. Campbell Folk School invites students to engage their hands in craft, voices and instruments in song, and hearts in community

Aug 2013
Bursting with shops and eateries in quaint brick buildings, Black Mountain looks and feels like a storybook village brought to life. Nestled in the Swannanoa Valley, the town first rose to prominence as a stop for tourists traveling to Mount Mitchell by train, and later by automobile. Modern travelers will also find it a charming place to explore.

Aug 2013
Forager Alan Muskat leads a group into the woods to harvest the ingredients of a wild dinner