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Toe River Arts

STUDIO TOUR December 6-8, 2019 10am-5pm

Meet the Artist Reception at Spruce Pine Gallery: Friday, Dec 6, 5:30-7:30 www.toeriverarts.org Current through June 2020


Introducing Post-Baccalaureate Art Certificates through Mars Hill University

Ceramic Arts For more information contact Kenn Kotara kkotara@mhu.edu

Photography

Graphic Design


Welcome Everyone! Welcome to one of the most beautiful places on earth, where creativity overflows from mountain hollers and intertwines with deeply-rooted heritage crafts. We proudly serve Mitchell & Yancey Counties, two of the top-ranking counties for number of artists per number of residents. This year’s December Toe River Arts Studio Tour is sure to be unforgettable, whether you’re on the hunt for unique, handmade holiday gifts, or interested in learning a new skill. Come experience the warmth of our “how yadoin’s” and relax in the comfort of an artist’s cozy studio. There’s something for everyone— our community welcomes you with open hearts and open arms. Have a wonderful weekend,

Nealy Board of Directors Linda Powell, Chair Dan Barron, Past Chair Conrad Leavitt, Treasurer Katherine McCarty, Secretary Andy Palmer Dennis McAvoy Karen Miller Christy Shuford Valerie Schnaufer Yaffa Todd Staff Nealy Andrews, Executive Director Kathryn Andree, Exhibits Manager Debra Carpenter, Sales Associate Melanie Finlayson, Community Outreach Coordinator Mea Johnson, Marketing and Communications Coordinator Tracy Maisch, Sales Associate JoAnn Townsend, Gallery Manager

Studio Tour Committee Tori Motyl Linda Powell Carmen Grier Dennis McAvoy Katherine McCarty Johnny Dean McCurry JR Page Judy Smith Yaffa Todd


OUR SPONSORS & ADVERTISERS We love our and appreciate our local sponsors and advertisers. Please visit them and take advantage of the services they provide. Artists BAH House Fyreglas Studio Gess Pottery High Country Ceramic Arts Mica Gallery McWhirter Pottery Page Pottery Pete Peterson Rob Levin Glass Rolf Holmquist Rutkowsky Pottery Yaffa Todd & Jeff Todd Glass Yummy Mud Puddle

Goods & Services The Buck House Inn Compassionate Care Crazy Daisy Engle & Volkers Mars Hill University Art Department Monkey Business Something Special Terrell House Thurston Associates Trillivision United Community Bank Food & Drink 670 on Oak Appalachian Java Homeplace Beer Company Red Woff Kitchen Tropical Grill

THANK YOU! The Board of Directors, staff, Studio Tour Committee, and volunteers of Toe River Arts, and our participating artists and galleries would like to thank the following organizations for their commitment to the arts in Mitchell and Yancey Counties:The North Carolina Arts Council; The National Endowment for the Arts; The Community Foundation of WNC; the US Economic Development Administration; the Mitchell and Yancey County School Boards; the Samuel L. Phillips Family Foundation; The Blumenthal Foundation; the towns of Burnsville and Spruce Pine; the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area; the Yancey County Commission; Penland School of Craft; the A.J. Fletcher Foundation, the Wayne C. Henderson Festival; and South Arts. Finally, we would also like to thank those businesses, organizations, and individuals who sponsored advertising in the tour guide. Your generosity allows Toe River Arts to connect the arts to our greater community.


Newly installed component of the Burnsville Glass Gateway

MISSION STATEMENT Toe River Arts improves the quality of life in the Toe River Valley by connecting artists, the arts, and communities.

LOCATIONS Toe River Arts Burnsville Gallery 102 W Main St. Burnsville, NC 28714 828.682.7215

Toe River Arts Spruce Pine Gallery 269 Oak Ave. Spruce Pine, NC 28777 828.765.0520

MEMBERSHIP Toe River Arts works to support the arts by imagining a brighter future where arts and community unite to thrive. For over four decades, with memberships and donations, funding and friends, we have worked to offer programs, activities, and opportunities that engage and enlighten those who stay for a lifetime or only a day. You don’t have to be an artist to join, you just have to care about the arts, whether visual or music, literary or theatre. Our members care about this land and its peoples. Arts benefit our thriving community. Whether you’re an artist, arts patron, business, or cultural organization, everyone benefits when you support Toe River Arts.

FOLLOW US! /toeriverarts

@toeriverarts


ARTISTS BY MEDIUM CLAY 1 Stanley Mace Andersen 4 William Baker Joy Tanner 5 Jon Ellenbogen & Rebecca Plummer 6 Robbie Bell Susan Feagin 10 Cynthia Bringle Pam Brewer 12 Valerie Schnaufer Pat Benard 16 McAvoy Pottery 21 David L. Westmeier 24 Courtney Martin 25 Terry Gess Pincu Pottery Leah Leitson 33 Sarah House Kathryn House 34 Nick Joerling Lisa Joerling 37 Matt Repsher 41 McWhirter Pottery 44 Page Pottery 47 Teresa Pietsch Ronan Petterson 48 Snow Creek Pottery 50 Michael Rutkowsky Ruth Rutkowsky 53 Linda J. Sharpless 54 Jenny Lou Sherburne 61 Tria Turrou Studios Tzadi Turrou 69 Mudventions 73 Jeannine Marchand 76 Gertrude Graham Smith Pottery Sarah Holt 77 Yaffa & Jeff Todd 80 Linda Powell 84 Little Blackberry Creek Pottery 85 Galen Sedberry Ken Sedberry 94 Lynne Hobaica Rickie Barnett Kurt Anderson 112 Grumpy Dwarf Pottery

FIBER 6 10 12 25 26 27 28 34

katework Edwina Bringle Colleen Connolly Carmen Grier Vicki Essig Shuttle Hook and Needle Sally Morgan Guérard Jean W. McLaughlin

GLASS 7 Bernstein Glass 13 JJ Brown & Simona Rosasco 23 David Wilson & Loretta Forde 24 John Geci 28 Judson Guérard 38 Levin Glass 40 Shaker & Salt 46 Pieper Glass 52 Selena Glass & Metal 77 Yaffa & Jeff Todd 82 Bowman Studios 85 Colin O’Reilly 90 Amber Marshall Michael Hayes

JEWELRY 12 20 34 37 46 52 62 65 116

Valerie Schnaufer John D. Richards Lisa Joerling Marian Miller Studio Paige Hamilton Davis Nancy Roth Constance Schulze Buzz Coren Appalachian Cottage Jewelry

METAL 37 46 52 81 85 113

Marian Miller Paige Hamilton Davis Selena Glass & Metal MW Studios Heartwood Forge Toe River Forge

MIXED MEDIA 9 10 12 20 25 26 28 32 34 38 77 82 83 99

Blue Rigde Soap Shed Edwina Bringle Valerie Schnaufer John D. Richards Carmen Grier Vicki Essig Daniel Essig Sally Morgan Guérard Bridget Van Remortel Rolf Holmquist Jean W. McLaughlin Rob Levin Yaffa & Jeff Todd Bowman Studios Fun Frolic Farm Collene Karcher

2 DIMENSIONAL 20 25 26 29 30 34 60 82 94

Claudia Dunaway Carmen Grier Vicki Essig Marguerite Gusdon Johnny Dean McCurry Jean W. McLaughlin Kat Turczyn Bowman Studios Lynne Hobaica Rickie Barnett Kurt Anderson 114 Jessie McNally

WOOD 52 56 63 65 67 81 85 100 112 113

Selena Glass & Metal Charlie Smith Studio Sherrill Whitson Buzz Coren Crowder Guitars MW Studios Heartwood Forge Stroup Hobby Shop Paul Eisenhauer Toe River Forge


ARTISTS BY LOCATION BAKERSVILLE 1 Stanley Mace Andersen 4 William Baker Joy Tanner 6 Robbie Bell Susan Feagin katework 13 JJ Brown & Simona Rosasco 21 David L. Westmeier 24 John Geci Courtney Martin 25 Terry Gess Carmen Grier Pincu Pottery Leah Leitson 28 Judson Guérard Sally Morgan Guérard Bridget Van Remortel 29 Marguerite Gusdon 40 Shaker & Salt 48 Snow Creek Pottery 54 Jenny Lou Sherburne 62 Constance Schulze 63 Sherrill Whitson 76 Gertrude Graham Smith Pottery Sarah Holt 90 Amber Marshall Michael Hayes 94 Lynne Hobaica Rickie Barnette Kurt Anderson 99 Collene Karcher 114 Grumpy Dwarf Pottery

BURNSVILLE 16 McAvoy Pottery 20 Claudia Dunaway John D. Richards 44 Page Pottery 52 Selena Glass & Metal Nancy Roth 80 Linda Powell 81 MW Studios 82 Bowman Studios

CELO 7 23 27 30 32 33

Bernstein Glass David Wilson & Loretta Forde Shuttle Hook and Needle Johnny Dean McCurry Rolf Holmquist Sarah House Kathryn House 38 Levin Glass 41 McWhirter Pottery

46 Pieper Glass Paige Hamilton Davis 50 Michael Rutkowsky Ruth Rutkowsky 56 Charlie Smith Studio 60 Kat Turczyn 61 Tria Turrou Studios Tzadi Turrou 65 Buzz Coren 67 Crowder Guitars 69 Mudventions 77 Yaffa & Jeff Todd 83 Fun Frolic Farm 84 Little Blackberry Creek Pottery 112 Paul Eisenhauer 115 Appalachian Cottage Jewelry

PENLAND 5 Jon Ellenbogen & Rebecca Plummer 10 Cynthia Bringle Edwina Bringle Pam Brewer 26 Vickie Essig Daniel Essig 34 Nick Joerling Lisa Joerling Jean W. McLaughlin 47 Teresa Pietsch Ronan Peterson

SPRUCE PINE 9 Blue Ridge Soap Shed 12 Valerie Schnaufer Pat Benard Colleen Connolly 37 Marian Miller Matt Repsher 53 Linda J. Sharpless 73 Jeannine Marchand 85 Colin O’Reilly Galen Sedberry Ken Sedberry Heartwood Forge 100 Stroup Hobby Shop 113 Toe River Forge 114 Jessie McNally


ARTISTS BY NAME Andersen, Stanley Mace 1 Anderson, Kurt 94 BAH House Baker, William 4 Wood Song Pottery Banner, Lynda Gayle 84 Little Blackberry Creek Barnett, Rickie 94 BAH House Bell, Robbie 6 Speckled Dog Pottery Benard, Pat 12 Bernstein, Katherine & William 7 Bernstein Glass Blanchard, Deana 52 Selena Glass & Metal Bowman, Mary Lynn 82 & Jim Bowman Studios Brewer, Pam 10 Bringle, Cynthia 10 Bringle Gallery Bringle, Edwina 10 Bringle Gallery Brown, JJ 13 Fyreglas Studio Connolly, Colleen 12 Coren, Buzz 65 Featherwood Crowder, Richie 67 Crowder Guitars Davis, Paige Hamilton 46 Delfield, Elise 25 Pincu Pottery Dodd, Courtney 40 Shaker & Salt Dunaway, Claudia 20 Yummy Mud Puddle Eisenhauer, Paul 112 Ellenbogen, Jon 5 Barking Spider Pottery Essig, Daniel 26 Essig Studios Essig, Vicki 26 Essig Studios Feagin, Susan 6 Forde, Loretta 23 Fox, Bridget 69 Mudventions Fruin, Nickolas 40 Shaker & Salt Geci, John 24 Geci/Martin Studios Gess, Terry 25 Terry Gess Pottery Gordon, Christina 83 Fun Frolic Farm Grenell, Louise 27 Shuttle Hook and Needle

Grier, Carmen 25 Carmen Grier Textiles Groff, Kate 6 katework Guérard, Judson 28 Guérard Studios Guérard, Sally Morgan 28 Guérard Studios Gusdon, Marguerite 29 Hayes, Michael 90 Hobaica, Lynne 94 BAH House Holmquist, Rolf 32 Briarwood Holt, Sarah 76 Sarah Holt Ceramics House, Sarah 33 SKH Pottery Joerling, Lisa 34 Joerling Studio Joerling, Nick 34 Joerling Studio Karcher, Collene 99 Stone Crossing Studio Leitson, Leah 25 Levin, Rob 38 Levin Glass Manning, Will 85 Heartwood Forge Marchand, Jeannine 73 Jeannine Marchand Studio Marshall, Amber 90 Martin, Courtney 24 Geci/Martin Studios McAvoy, Dennis 16 McAvoy Pottery McCurry, Johnny Dean 30 Valley of the Wood McDowell, Jeff 113 Toe River Forge McLaughlin, Jean W. 34 McNally, Jessie 114 McWhirter, Kim & Pete 41 McWhirter Pottery Miller, Marian 37 Marian Miller Studio Morgan, Sage 114 Grumpy Dwarf Pottery O’Reilly, Colin 85 Terrane Glass Page, J.R. & Kristen 44 Page Pottery Peterson, Pete 116 Appalachian Cottage Jewelry Peterson, Ronan 47 Nine Toes Pottery Pieper, Kenny 46 Pieper Glass Pietsch, Teresa 47 Teresa Pietsch Pottery

Plummer, Rebecca 5 Barking Spider Pottery Powell, Linda 80 High Country Ceramic Arts Remortel, Bridget Van 28 Wine Berry Farm and Bakery Repsher, Matt 37 Richards, John D. 20 Yummy Mud Puddle Rosasco, Simona 13 Fyreglas Studio Ross, David 48 Snow Creek Pottery Roth, Nancy 52 Rutkowsky, Michael 50 Rutkowsky Pottery Rutkowsky, Ruth 50 Rutkowsky Pottery Schnaufer, Valerie 12 Rabbit Hob Studio Schulze, Constance 62 CS Designs Sedberry, Galen 85 Sedberry Pottery Sedberry, Ken 85 Sedberry Pottery Sharpless, Linda J. 53 Sherburne, Jenny Lou 54 Jenny Lou Sherburne Pottery Smith, Charlie 56 Charlie Smith Studio Smith, Gay 76 Gertrude Graham Smith Pottery Stroup, Luther & Victoria 100 Stroup Hobby Shop Tanner, Joy 4 Wood Song Pottery Todd, Yaffa & Jeff 77 Turczyn, Kat 60 Kat’s Flat Art Turrou, Tria 61 Tria Turrou Studios Turrou, Tzadi 61 Tzadi Tiles Tyndall, Tim 9 Blue Ridge Soap Shed Westmeier, David L. 21 David on the Corner Wilson, David 23 Whitson, Sherrill 63 Whitson Crafts Woodham, Mark 81 MW Studios Wylie, Karen 9 Blue Ridge Soap Shed Young, Chuck 52 Selena Glass & Metal


PARTICIPATING ARTISTS Artists are listed chronologically by studio number. Host studios are indicated with an arrow. Numbers beside the artist names are color coded by location: Bakersville

Burnsville

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Stanley Mace Andersen Andersen Pottery |

maiolica, earthenware

Bakersville—187 Water St. 828.688.2645 andersenpots@gmail.com From SP to 226N 9 mi lft on Mine Creek (226A) lft 80S 2 mi lft Water St. 1st house on lft. From Bakersville 226A, 2 mi on Water St. 1st house on lft. From Burnsville 19E to 80N, 9 mil to Water St. rt, 1st house on lft.

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William Baker Wood Song Pottery |

soda fired pottery

Bakersville — 524 Wilson Rd. 828.284.4091 will@williambakerpottery.com williambakerpottery.com | @williambakerpottery From Spruce Pine go North on 226 toward Bakersville, approximately 7 miles turn rt on Wilson Rd., studio is 1/2 mile up on the rt.

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Joy Tanner Wood Song Pottery |

soda fired pottery

Bakersville — 524 Wilson Rd. 828.230.0676 joy@joytannerpottery.com joytannerpottery.com | @joytannerpottery For directions see above

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Jon Ellenbogen & Rebecca Plummer

Barking Spider Pottery |

stoneware pottery

Penland — 1446 Conley Ridge Rd. 828.765.2670 becky28765@gmail.com | barkingspiderpottery.com From Penland campus follow Conley Ridge Rd; rd turns rt and becomes gravel; 0.75 mile on lft. Follow signs.


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Robbie Bell Speckled Dog Pottery |

clay

Bakersville — 1454 Sandy Branch Rd. 828.434.0353 | 828.434.0353 speckleddog@live.com speckleddogpottery.com @speckleddogpottery from the red light in Bakersville, head east for 3.2 miles to the second entrance of Sandy Branch Rd., (first entrance has a church on corner), Turn lft and then turn lft into the first paved driveway and go to top of hill.

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Susan Feagin decorative ceramics

Bakersville — 1454 Sandy Branch Rd. 352.284.2626 | susan.feagin3@gmail.com susanfeaginceramics.com For directions see above

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katework Kate Groff

hand-dyed, handwoven silk wear Bakersville — 1454 Sandy Branch Rd. 828.467.2178 |katework1@gmail.com katework.com | @katework For directions see above

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Bernstein Glass

William & Katherine Bernstein blown and cast glass

Celo — 3055 White Oak Rd. 828.675.9748 | 828.675.4854 wberns1141@aol.com | bernsteinglass.com from Micaville to 80S about 6.5 miles. 1st rt past Toe River Crafts

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Blue Ridge Soap Shed Tim Tyndall & Karen Wylie handcrafted soap

Spruce Pine — 179 Meadow View Rd. 828.765.6001 | 828.385.1345 info@soapshed.com | soapshed.com Spruce Pine — Just south of Walmart on 226 toward Marion; rt on Meadow View Rd


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Cynthia Bringle

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Bringle Gallery | clay, painting Penland — 160 Lucy Morgan Ln. 828.765.0240 | cynthiabringle@gmail.com cynthiabringlepottery.com | @cynthiabringle From Conley Ridge Rd in front of Penland Gallery; turn onto Lucy Morgan Ln.

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Edwina Bringle Bringle Gallery |

textiles, glass beads

Penland — 160 Lucy Morgan Ln. 828.765.8640 | 828.467.0117 cynthiabringlepottery.com For directions see above

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Pam Brewer ceramics

Penland — 160 Lucy Morgan Ln. 828.733.5755 | pambrewercreates@gmail.com pambrewer.com For directions see above

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Valerie Schnaufer Rabbit Hop Studio

ceramic, mixed media, jewelry Spruce Pine — 2316 Rabbit Hop Rd. 828.766.7556 | rabbithopstudio@gmail.com rabbithopstudio.com From either direction on 19E, turn onto Penland Rd. At .2 mile intersect Rabbit Hop Rd. Follow Rabbit Hop Rd. for 2.3 mi. to paved driveway on the rt.

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Pat Benard

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clay

Spruce Pine — 2316 Rabbit Hop Rd. 828.467.7350 | patbenard@gmail.com For directions see above

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Colleen Connolly fiber arts Spruce Pine — 2316 Rabbit Hop Rd. 828.467.1729 | flattoadfarm@gmail.com For directions see above

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JJ Brown & Simona Rosasco Fyreglas Studio |

kiln formed glass

Bakersville — 222 Mine Creek Rd. 828.688.5871 | 828.467.1093 simonahr@yahoo.com | fyreglas.com From Bakersville or Spruce Pine, turn on Mine Crk Rd (226A); go 1.25 mi

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McAvoy Pottery Dennis J McAvoy |

clay, crystalline glazes

Burnsville — 79 Janie Ln. 865.414.6141 dennismcavoy20@gmail.com From Burnsville Square go west on Hwy 19 for 2 1/2 miles. 79 Janie Ln. is just past the Roller Rink. There is a sign for McAvoy Pottery on Hwy 19.

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Claudia Dunaway Yummy Mud Puddle woodblock printmaking

Burnsville — 264 Clear View Ln. 828.682.6567 yummymud@ccvn.com yummymudpuddle.com | @claudiadunaway From Burnsville; West on W. Main; north on Cherry Ln. (Fox Country Store), continue on Hickory; rt on Clear View

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John D. Richards Yummy Mud Puddle extremely mixed media

Burnsville — 264 Clear View Ln. 828.682.6567 yummymud@ccvn.com yummymudpuddle.com For directions see above

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David L Westmeier David On The Corner clay, porcelain and raku

Bakersville — 7 N. Mitchell Ave. 502.210.9759 | westmeier.david@gmail.com davidonthecorner.com In Bakersville on the corner of 226 and N. Mitchell Ave.


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David Wilson & Loretta Forde glass

Celo Community Center – Seven Mile Ridge Rd. 828.675.9643 | daveatomic2@gmail.com Celo Community Center; 19E to 80S; 7 mi to Seven Mile Ridge; cross bridge; straight to CCC on rt

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John Geci

Geci/Martin Studios |

handblown glass

Bakersville — 3224 Snow Creek Rd. 828.467.4956 | jgeciglass@gmail.com jgeciglass.com | @jgeciglass From Spruce Pine on 226N; past Ledger; lft on Wing Rd to end; lft on Snow Creek; go 1.1 mi; across from Lily Branch Church

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Courtney Martin

Geci/Martin Studios | wood fired ceramics Bakersville — 3224 Snow Creek Rd. 828.467.1414 | courtneypots@gmail.com courtneymartinpottery.com @courtneymartinpottery For directions see above

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Terry Gess Pottery pottery

Bakersville — 770 Wing Rd. 35°57’35.3”N 82°08’15.4”W 828.688.3863 |828.467.0166 TerryGessPottery.com From 226 North: turn on to Wing Rd.. Take lower fork — studio on rt side of Rd.

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Carmen Grier

Carmen Grier Textiles

textiles, art and accessories, painting Bakersville — 770 Wing Rd. 828.688.3863 | 828.260.3347 carmenfgrier@gmail.com carmengrier.com | @carmengriertextiles For directions see above

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Pincu Pottery Elise Delfield |

pottery

Bakersville — 770 Wing Rd. 828.488.0480 pincupottery@gmail.com pincupottery.com | @pincupottery For directions see above

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Leah Leitson

NEW

porcelain

Bakersville — 770 Wing Rd. 828.230.7676 Lleitson@gmail.com leahleitson.com | @leahleitson For directions see above

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Vicki Essig Essig Studios

handwoven silk, natural objects Penland — 221 River Rd. 828.785.3042 vickiessigart@gmail.com vickiessig.com @vickiessigstudio Off Penland RD, across river from Penland post office

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Daniel Essig Essig Studios |

book arts

Penland — 221 River Rd. 828.808.5090 danielessig9293@gmail.com danielessig.com For directions see above

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Shuttle Hook and Needle Louise Grenell |

weaving, soft sculpture

Celo — 150 Sumac Dr. 828.675.4073 | 828.467.2290 shuttlehookandneedle@gmail.com @shuttlehookandneedle 19E to Mcaville 6 miles on 80S, lft on 7 mile Ridge Rd. Cross bridge, lft 0.3 miles, lft on Hall’s Chapel Rd. 1 mile, driveway on rt


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Judson Guérard Guérard Studios |

blown glass

Bakersville — 607 Toecane Rd. 36.0064792, -82.1924579,353 828.688.2149 | 828.284.2273 jguerard@guerardglass.com guerardglass.com (Bakersville-607 Toecane Rd.) From Spruce Pine on 226 N, lft on Toecane Rd., just before red mill in Loafer’s Glory. 0.7 mile to studio on lft.

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Sally Morgan Guérard Guérard Studios |

soft sculpture, brooms

Bakersville — 607 Toecane Rd. 36.0064792, -82.1924579,353 828.688.2149 | 828.284.3080 sally@guerardglass.com | guerarddolls.com For directions see above

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Bridget Van Remortel Wineberry Farm and Bakery mixed media

Bakersville — 607 Toecane Rd. 36.0064792, -82.1924579,353 828.688.3538 | 828.285.3276 bridgetscot15@gmail.com For directions see above

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Marguerite Gusdon ATELIER des REVES |

oil on canvas

Bakersville — 376 Dallas Young Rd. 336.409.4965 4sacredspirits@gmail.com www.sacredspirits.com From Bakersville, Mitchell Ave/Cane Creek; pass Clarissa Comm Ctr, lft on Youngs Cemetery; lft at 1st fork; rt on Dallas Young; past Priors Creek on rt

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Johnny Dean McCurry Valley of the Wood |

oil on board

Celo — 327 Shurford Creek Rd. 828.713.2081 | johnnydeanmccurry.com @johnnydeanmccurry

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Rolf Holmquist Briarwood |

wood, paintings

Celo — 266 Tanglewood Hollow 828.208.5077 | holmquistrolf@gmail.com 19E to Micaville, 80S to Hickory Springs; rt ot gravel; go 0.4 mi; rt onto Tanglewood Hollow; 0.1 mi on rt

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Sarah House SKH Pottery |

functional stoneware

Celo — 315 Covetnry Ln. 828.675.0980 | 828.284.3026 sarah@skhpottery.com www.skhpottery.com | @potterknitter 19E to Micaville, 2.5 mi on 80S; lft on Coventry Ln; down drive, 2nd lft

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Kathryn House

handbuilt stoneware, tiles Celo — 315 Covetnry Ln. 828.675.0415 | kathrynhouse414@gmail.com For directions see above

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Nick Joerling Joerling Studio |

pottery

Penland — 1958 Penland Rd. 828.765.5392 | nickjoerling@gmail.com From Spruce Pine, 19E or 226N to Penland Rd, go 2 mi near bridge. From School, rt on Penland Rd; just past bridge

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Lisa Joerling Joerling Studio |

figurative clay and jewelry

Penland — 1958 Penland Rd. 828.765.5392 | 828.467.7639 lisajoerling@gmail.com For directions see above

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Jean W McLaughlin

embroidery, drawing, printmaking Penland — 1958 Penland Rd. 828.766.7689 | jeanwmclaughlin@gmail.com For directions see above


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Marian Miller Studio

Marian Miller |

metal

Spruce Pine — 29 Crystal Street, Suite 101 505.231.1362 marianmillermetalsmith@gmail marianmiller.com @mm.metalsmith

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Matt Repsher ceramics

Spruce Pine — 29 Crystal Street, Suite 101 505.670.7426 | repsher.matt@gmail.com mattrepsher.com | @repsherceramics For directions see above

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Levin Glass Rob Levin |

glass, mixed media

Celo — 717 Upper Browns Creek Rd. 828.675.4331 levinglass@gmail.com | robertlevin.com From 19E to Micaville; 4.2 miles on 80S; rt on Upper Browns Creek Rd.; 0.7 mi, turn lft

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Shaker & Salt

Courtney Dodd & Nickolaus Fruin blown and cut glass

Bakersville — 472 Duck Branch Rd. 573.718.0965 | 919.606.0267 ShakerandSalt@gmail.com shakerandsalt.com | @shakerandsalt from SP: turn lft onto Duck Branch Rd. after Saylor Orchard, pass Silver Orchard, turn rt before our TRAC sign at the base of our driveway from Bakersville: turn rt onto Duck Branch Rd. (before Saylor Orchard), pass Silver Orchard, turn rt before our TRAC sign at the base of our driveway

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McWhirter Pottery Kim & Pete McWhirter

functional, decorative clay

Celo — 139 Red Clay Rd. 828.675.5449 mcwhirterpottery@gmail.com mcwhirterpottery.com | @mcwhirterpottery state hwy — 19E to Micaville, 6.5 miles on 80 south — studio on rt


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Page Pottery

Kristen & J.R. Page

stoneware, raku pottery Burnsville — 138 Dandelion Ln. 35.902991, -82.4042168 828.381.6638 | 828.381.6638 jrpage@gmail.com PagePottery.com | @pagepottery rt on 19E lft on Possum Trot, Lft on Dandelion Ln. 2nd Drive on Rt.

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Pieper Glass Kenny Pieper |

blown glass

Celo — 2778 Halls Chapel Rd. 828.675.1113 | 828.284.8359 kenny@pieperglass.com | pieperglass.com Take 80 south half way between Burnsville and Spruce Pine. 6.2 Miles from Micaville turn lft on seven mile ridge Rd.. Cross bridge and turn lft at stop to continue on Seven Mile Ridge Rd.. Go .3 miles and turn lft on Halls Chaple Rd. Go 1.3 Miles to black mail boxes on rt with # 2778 & 2776. Take drive on lft and go down to dark green metal building.

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Paige Hamilton Davis fine jewelry, sculpture

Celo – 2778 Halls Chapel Rd. 828.675.5034 | pahada3@gmail.com paigehamiltondavis.space For directions see above

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Teresa Pietsch

decorative functional pottery Penland — 1807 Conley Ridge Rd. 919-450-7236 | tapietsch@gmail.com teresapietsch.com | @tapietsch From Penland gallery, continue on Conley Ridge Rd, Rt turn where Rd. becomes gravel, .4 mi on rt

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Ronan Peterson Nine Toes Pottery

decorative functional earthenware Penland — 1807 Conley Ridge Rd. 919.225.6160 | ronan@ninetoespottery.com www.ninetoespottery.com For directions see above


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Snow Creek Pottery David Ross |

functional pottery

Bakersville – 353 Snow Creek Rd. 828.467.1904 Snowcreekpottery353@gmail.com @davidross From Spruce Pine on 226N; thru Ledger; pass Mine Creek; lft on Snow Creek; 0.5 mi on lft. 1st house on lft; 2-story bldg.

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Rutkowsky Pottery Michael Rutkowsky |

stoneware pottery

Micaville — 1489 Cane Branch Rd. rutkowskypottery.com 19E; at Crabtree Baptist Church, turn on Cane Branch Rd, go 1.5 mi; studio on lft close to rd (Toe River Arts orange mailbox)

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Rutkowsky Pottery Ruth Fischer Rutkowsky stoneware pottery, sculpture

Micaville — 1489 Cane Branch Rd. 828.675.9745 | 423.737.4934 rufisart@hotmail.com rutkowskypottery.com For directions see above

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Selena Glass & Metal

Deana Blanchard & Chuck Young

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sculpture with attitude, sparkly stained glass Burnsville — 662 Sweet Hollow Rd. 235.9236313, -82.4315967 828.337.6120 | 828.231.3290 info@selenaglassandmetal.com selenaglassandmetal.com | @selenaglass

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Nancy Roth

fun and funky jewelry Burnsville — 662 Sweet Hollow Rd. 828.221.0141 | 828.284.8809 designsbynancyroth@gmail.com For directions see above


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Linda J. Sharpless Sharpless Pottery |

clay

Spruce Pine — 10 Blue Clay Rd. 828.713.0604 | ljspots.linda@aol.com From 19E, turn on Chestnut Mtn Rd (before bridge) 5 mi; rt on Chestnut Mtn Rd 1 mi; studio on rt

54

Jenny Lou Sherburne Pottery Jenny Lou Sherburne |

ceramics

Bakersville — 310 N. Mitchell Ave. 828.688.1367 | 828.688.1367 jennylouclayart@gmail.com Jennylouclayart.com | @jennylousher Take Hwy 226 from Spruce Pine into Bakersville, turn rt at Exxon station (Maple Ave.), park at last house on the lft just before N. Mitchell Ave. Studio is the building behind the mailbox.

56

Charlie Smith Studio Charlie Smith |

wooden bowls

Celo — 2218 White Oak Rd. 828.675.0252 From 19E to Micaville; 80S; rt onto 2nd White Oak Rd (past Toe River Crafts); go approx 0.8 mi; turn lft, go 200 yds

60

Kat Turczyn Kat’s Flat Art |

oil paintings

Celo — 4188 NC 80S Unit 6 Shops at Celo Unit 6 828.208.1414 kathleenturczyn@gmail.com @katturczyn

61

Tria Turrou Studios Tria Turrou |

clay

Celo — 4188 Hwy 80S Shops at Celo Unit 3 828.284.8628 | triaturrougirl@gmail.com triaturroustudios.com | @triaturrou_studios 19E to Micaville, 80S to Seven Miles Ridge Rd; 1 mi from bridge to Hickory Hill; last house on paved Rd. on lft


62

Constance Schulze CS Designs |

jewelry, housewares

Spruce Pine — 165 High Acres Rd. 864.316.5860 cashulze@yahoo.com Head south from downtown Spruce Pine on Hwy 226. At crest of hill, turn rt onto McHone Rd. (see Methodist Church) After .1 mil McHone takes hard rt proceed 1 mile on McHone to end of pavement. Feed lft onto gravel High Acres to top of hill.

63

Sherrill Whitson Whitson Crafts |

wood

Bakersville — 1329 Roses Branch Rd. 828.208.5655 2.5 mi up river from Toecane on Yancey County side

65

Buzz Coren Featherwood |

multilayered wood jewelry

Celo — 953 Lower Browns Creek Rd. 828.675.4661 | 828.260.4013 buzzcoren@gmail.com featherwoodworks.com From hwy 80S, L on Lower Browns Creek Rd., 1 mile in on lft, paved driveway

67

Crowder Guitars Richie Crowder |

wood

Celo — 179 River Walk Dr. 828.675.9795 | 828.385.1846 rcrowder@mcsnc.org from burnsville towards Spruce Pine. Appox 6 miles turns rt on riverwalk drive. 100 yards turn rt, 1st drive on the lft

69

Mudventions

NEW LOCATION

Bridget Fox | sculptural and functional clay Celo — Shops at Celo — 4188 Hwy 80S 828.284.6064 | bfox@mudventions.com www.mudventions.com | @Mudventions 19E to Micaville, 80S, 4.7miles on 80S to Shops at Celo on rt


73

Jeannine Marchand clay

Spruce Pine — 201 Chesapeake Trail 828.467.1932 | jm@jeanninemarchand.com jeanninemarchand.com | @jeanninemarchand From SP, rt onto Penland Rd, lft onto Rabbit Hop Rd, drive 1.6 miles, lft onto Chesapeake Trail, second drive on the lft #201

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76

Gertrude Graham Smith Pottery Gay Smith

functional, whimsical, porcelain clay Bakersville — 1529 Cane Creek Rd. 828.6883.686 ggs@gertrudegrahamsmith.com gertrudegrahamsmith.com @gertrudegrahamsmith From 226 N. at the stoplight in Bakersville, go rt onto N. Mitchell Ave./Cane Creek Rd. Go 1.5 miles to a green mailbox #1529 on the lft. Go lft in front of the mailbox. It is the first lft AFTER passing Nora Ln..

76

Sarah Holt

Sarah Holt Ceramics | functional ceramics Bakersville — 1529 Cane Creek Rd. 217.372.5781 | prometheusmoth@gmail.com @sarahholtceramics For directions see above

77

Yaffa & Jeff Todd

Yaffa Todd & Jeff Todd Glass glass, mixed media, clay

Celo — 2865 Blue Rock Rd. 828.675.4792 | 828.284.0061 yaffajefftodd.com | yjtodd@ccvn.com From Micaville; 3.9 mi on 80S; lft at Poplar Grove Store onto Blue Rock Rd, cross bridge, turn rt; 3rd house on rt

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Linda Powell

High Country Ceramic Arts | Burnsville — 552 E US Highway 19E 2835.9153,-82.28358 828.284.5760 | 828.284.5760 Linda@vfmountain.com Highcountryceramicarts.com

clay


81

MW Studios

Mark Woodham |

wood and metal

Burnsville — 319 West US Highway 19E Bypass 828.536.5041 | 803.862.9138 ironwood345@gmail.com mwstudiosnc.com | @mwstudiosnc Burnsville-319 West US Hwy19E Bypass) East on 19E Bypass past Burnsville Plaza; at corner of 19E and Hillside Dr.; GREEN building on rt across the street from Hardee’s.

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Bowman Studios

NEW

Mary Lynn & Jim Bowman glass, painting, mixed media

Burnsville — 455 Pine Swamp Rd. 214.649.0916 | bowmanglass@sbcglobal.net bowmanglass.com from Burnsville West on 19E, turn lft on Westside; take lft on Pine Swamp Rd; driveway on lft at 455

83

Fun Frolic Farm

NEW

Christina Gordon

goat milk soap, farm products Celo — 135 Heron Cove 770.893.1616 cg@animalphat.com | funfrolicfarm.com “From Micaville Loop off Highway 19E, turn onto Highway 80 South. Follow approximately 6 miles, turn lft at Celo Inn onto Seven Mile Ridge Cross bridge and turn lft to continue on Seven Mile Ridge. Follow 1 mile and turn lft onto Hall’s Chapel Rd. Follow approximately 2 miles and turn lft onto Heron Cove, look for Fun Frolic Farm sign.”

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Little Blackberry Creek Pottery Lynda Gayle Banner

sculpture, functional ceramics Celo — 248 Piney Branch Way 828.675.9300 | 828.803.1334 lyndagaylebanner@gmail.com @littleblackberrycreekpots 19E to Micaville; 80S; rt on Hickory Springs; lft on Blue Bonnet; park/entrance behind Mushroom Factory.


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Colin O’Reilly Terrane Glass blown glass

Spruce Pine — 211 Roan Rd. 404.323.4405 colin@terraneglassdesigns.com terraneglass.com @TerraneGalss From Burnsville: Take 19E toward Spruce Pine. Take a lft on highland Ave. At the second stop light take a lft. Building is third business on the lft Mint Green Building

85

Galen Sedberry Sedberry Pottery wood fired pottery

Spruce Pine — 211 Roan Rd. 828.385.0802 sedberrypottery@gmail.com For directions see above

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Ken Sedberry Sedberry Pottery wood fired pottery

Spruce Pine — 211 Roan Rd. 828.385.0801 sedberrypottery.com For directions see above

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Will Manning

NEW

Heartwood Forge forged knives cutlery

Spruce Pine — 211 Roan Rd. 850.544.6963 will@heartwoodforge.com @heartwoodforge For directions see above

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Amber Marshall

Amber Marshall & Mike Hayes blown glass

Bakersville — 349 Spring Creek 618.772.5023 ambermarshallglass@gmail.com @amberjmarshall1


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Michael Hayes

Amber Marshall & Mike Hayes blown glass

Bakersville — 349 Spring Creek 618.772.5023 michaelroberthayes.com @microbehayes

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Lynne Hobaica BAH House |

ceramics and painting

Bakersville — 992 Wing Rd. 585.455.6822 lehobaica@gmail.com twoheadeddiver.com @lynnehobaica From SP, take 226 toward Bakersville. Turn lft onto Wing Rd., keep lft at fork and follow for 1 mi. Studio is on rt hand side

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Rickie Barnett BAH House |

ceramics and painting

Bakersville — 992 Wing Rd. 828.388.8599 rickie.barnett45@gmail.com twoheadeddiver.com @rickiebarnett For directions see above

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Kurt Anderson BAH House |

clay and painting

Bakersville — 992 wing Rd. 646.276.3229 kurtcharlesanderson@yahoo.com @kurtandersonpottery For directions see above

99

Collene Karcher

Stone Crossing Studio |

stone carver

Bakersville — 174 Stone Crossing Ln. 828.688.2827 | collenekarcher@frontier.com collenekarcher.com From Bakersville 261N, lft onto Fork Mtn Rd, go 2 miles, lft onto Rockdale Rd, go 1/2 mile, lft onto 174 Stone Crossing Ln


100 Stroup Hobby Shop Luther Stroup |

wood

Spruce Pine — 64 Stroup Rd. 828.765.2765 thestrouphobbyshop@gmail.com @strouphobbyshop from TRA Gallery (spruce Pine) take lft at 1st red light, take rt at end of bridge at light, pass ingles, take first Rd. on the rt (Stroup Rd) Big blue Building.

112 Paul Eisenhauer

carved wood spoons and bowls

Celo — 88 White Oak Rd. 828.208.5854 pauleisenhauer12@gmail.com From Burnsville go east on 19 rt turn onto micaville loop. rt turn onto 80S go 5 miles and turn rt onto white oak rd. 1st driveway on rt.

113 Toe River Forge Jeff McDowell |

NEW

metal and wood

Spruce Pine — 207 Jim Wiseman Ln. 828.385.2688 | 828.385.3732 stralimcdowell@gmail.com toeriverforge.com take 19E North, cross river at Reams. Turns into 4 Ln. and back to 2 Ln. and Hanging Rock Rd is on lft. Take Hanging Rock 1 mile to Jim Wisema Ln. on Rt and shop is in field.

114 Jessie McNally

NEW

acrylic, assemblage

Spruce Pine — 145 Elm St. 612.412.0738 jessie_mcnally@hotmail.com lft out of TRAC/Spruce Pine, Follow oak ave @ 1/2 mile then lft onto Elm street

115 Grumpy Dwarf Pottery Sage Morgan |

clay

Bakersville — 2459 double island Rd. 352.328.6184 grumpydwarfpottery@yahoo.com @grumpydwarfpottery


116 Appalachian Cottage Jewelry NEW Pete Peterson |

wire jewelry, gemstones

Burnsville — 1371 East US Hwy 19E 828.777.3650 petemotel77@charter.net Draytonjewelry.com Corner of Georges Fork and US Hwy 19E across from Cane River Middle School.


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Burnsville Toe River Arts tour information, gift shop and gallery

828.682.7215 info@toeriverarts.org toeriverarts.org | @toeriverarts Burnsville – 102 West Main St. Tues – Sat, 10:30am to 5pm *Open Sunday, Dec 8, 10:30am to 5pm

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Spruce Pine Toe River Arts tour information, gift shop and gallery 828.765.0520 info@toeriverarts.org toeriverarts.og | @toeriverarts Spruce Pine – 269 Oak St. Tues – Sat, 10:30am to 5pm *Open Sun, Dec 8, 10:30am to 5pm

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Mica Gallery

a contemporary craft gallery 828.688.6422 micagallery@gmail.com micagallery.com | @micagallerync Bakersville — 37 N. Mitchell Ave. April-Dec, Mon-Sat, 10am to 5pm | Sun 12 to 5pm

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One of a Kind Art Gallery fine, folk, and funky local Art

Micaville, NC 828.675.0690 ooakartgallery@gmail.com www.ooakartgallery@gmail.com @ooakartgallery Micaville — 573 Micaville Loop Mon – Sat, 10am to 5:30pm | Sun 12 to 5pm


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Penland Gallery

contemporary craft by Penland affiliated artists, all media 828.765.6211 gallery@penland.org www.penland.org/gallery | @penlandgallery Penland — 3135 Conley Ridge Rd. Tues – Sat, 10am to 5pm | Sun, 12 to 5pm

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GUR(i)LLA gallery

NEW

high-brow, low-brow and uni-brow art for all 828.765.2426 | 612.412.0738 woodnimf@hotmail.com Spruce Pine — 145 Elm St Thur -Sat, 12 to 5pm

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InTandem Gallery

fine studio ceramics and jewelry, local and nation-wide 828.688.6428 intandemgallery@gmail.com www.intandemgallery.com Bakersville – 20 N Mitchell Ave. Mon – Sat, 10am to 5pm | Sun, 12 to 5pm By appointment Jan, Feb, Mar

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Toe River Crafts

ceramics, paintings, wood, jewelry, glass, fiber 828.675.6068 www.toerivercrafts.com | @toerivercrafts Celo – 6247 Hwy 80S Wed – Sat, 10am to 5pm | Sun, 12 to 5pm Fri – Sun | May, Sept, Nov, Dec Wed – Sun | June, Aug, Oct


Rutkowsky Pottery 1489 Cane Branch Road Burnsville rutkowskypottery.com

828-675-9745

Robbie Bell

studio 50

Michael Rutkowsky

Ruth Fischer Rutkowsky

37 N. MITCHELL AVENUE • BAKERSVILLE, NC 28705 828-688-6422 micagallerync@gmail.com

micagallerync.com micagallerync


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