Call to artists issued

Deadline for submission is Feb. 25
Jan 23, 2013

The Haywood County Arts Council is seeking Blue Ridge National Heritage-area artists with a passion for the traditional aspects of pottery and clay making.  The exhibition will feature traditional pottery and will coincide with the Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration June 8, in downtown Waynesville, among other county-wide events focused on Appalachian traditions.  For information about these events, visit

The Appalachian Lifestyles Celebration commemorates all things local from crafts to food to music and dance.  The festival is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 8, in downtown Waynesville.  The Appalachian Lifestyles Celebration is a heritage-themed event demonstrating various historical and cultural educational and entertainment opportunities.

Interested artists should email photograph samples (72dpi) of their work for jurying to by Feb. 25. Photos should be of work created in the last 12 months. Selected artists will be asked to create up to three art pieces for the June 2013 exhibition. Work must be for sale.

For more information, email Ana Woodall at or call 704-984-2660.