Folk Art Center, Open Daily 10-5
382 Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC
828-523-4110, [email protected]

Located on the second level of the Folk Art Center, these exhibitions feature both traditional and contemporary works by members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild and affiliated organizations. The Guild is a non-profit, educational organization established in 1930 to cultivate the crafts and makers of the Southern Highlands for the purpose of shared resources, education, marketing, and conservation. The Southern Highland Craft Guild is an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.

2023 Exhibitions on Display


Embellishments: Members of the SHCG | Sept 16,

2023 – January 17, 2024



Creating Textures – Nov. 17, 2023 – Feb. 19, 2024

Joseph Rhodes – metal

Barry Rhodes – clay

Joanna Warren -leather

Neil Carroll – wood

Judy Ott – fiber


2024 Exhibition Schedule


Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts - January 27 - May 1, 2024

Class of 2024 - Haywood Community Colleges' Professional Crafts Program - May 11 - Sept. 18, 2024

New Members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild - September 28 - January 18, 2025


Art of Detailing |  Feb. 23 – May 20, 2024

Judy Ott - fiber

Kelsey Schissel – clay

Kathryn Adams – glass

Michael and Ruth Fischer Rutkowsky – clay

Peter Werner – brooms

Hand Over Matter  |  May 24 – Aug.19, 2024

Billy Bernstein  - glass

Christine Smith – wood

Tamela Wells - jewelry

Robert Milnes - clay

Pam Grainger Gale - fiber

Beautiful Mystery  |  Aug. 23 – Nov. 11, 2024

Robin Ford - batiks

Sue Grier - clay

Ilene kay – jewelry

Brian Melton - wood

Joe Frank McKee - clay

A Natural Influence |  Nov. 15, 2024 – Feb. 2025

Peggy DeBell – paper

Katrina and Joe Miller (collaboration) - metal

Neil Carroll - wood

Daniel Shipman Baron - fiber

Wendy and Joe Edwards - jewelry


Presenting Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts at the Folk Art Center

Presenting Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts at the Folk Art Center by Millie Davis January 12, 2024 Sargent Shadow Warrior The Southern Highland Craft Guild hosts Arrowmont School of…

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Creating Textures

Contact: Millie Davis [email protected] Creating Textures: The Focus Gallery Exhibition at the Folk Art Center features the work of five Guild Members Dates: November 17, 2023-February 2024 Location: Folk Art Center, Milepost 382…

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Art of Detailing

The Southern Highland Craft Guild opens Art of Detailing in the Focus Gallery of the Folk Art Center Location: Folk Art Center | Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Parkway, East Asheville,…

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