Arts Council presents Mountain Made

Jun 02, 2014

Haywood County Arts Council's Gallery 86 will celebrate the arts and crafts of the Appalachian Mountains with their June exhibit Mountain Made.

The North Carolina mountains have become a favorite home for arts and crafts people who follow the traditions of bygone years, pottery, wood turning, painting and quilting are some of the arts and crafts that were passed down through the years.

Featured artists in the Mountain Made exhibit will include Pat Barratt and Scott Bradley-acrylics/oil, Joe McChesney and Mark Harrison-watercolor, Karen White Chambers, and Gaylene Petcu-pastel, Phil Coghill-wood, Betty Hilton-Nash and Elizabeth Garlington-quilting/tapestry, Jim Shick-glass.

The award-winning Bethel Rural Community Organization will exhibit prints, paintings and photographs of historic homes and locations in the Bethel  Community. Each Saturday in June there will be a representative in the Gallery from 2-4 p.m. talking about the work done by the Historic Preservation Committee.

On Saturday, June 14, during the Appalachian Festival sponsored by the Downtown Waynesville Association, Michael Pilgrim will be entertaining Gallery visitors with folk music on a variety of musical instruments from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The exhibit runs June 4-28, 2014 with the artist’s reception on June 6 from 6-9 p.m. in conjunction with Art After Dark.  The Haywood County Arts Council Gallery 86 is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a. m. To 5 p.m.

For more information about Mountain Made, as well as other exhibits, programs and events visit haywoodarts.org or call 828-451-0593.

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