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craftXws: Tradition and Innovation in Fine Craft

The second in the series, Craft, Technology, Innovation, will be held on Thursday, May 18th from 5:30 till 7PM.   The Salon Series will be held at the Center for Design and Innovation at 450 Design Ave (near Salem College).  These

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craftXws: Traditions and Innovations in Fine Craft

Piedmont Craftsmen is excited to announce it is partnering with the Center for Design Innovation to co-curate New Winston Museum’s spring quarter Salon Series titled craftXws: Tradition and Innovation in Fine Craft. The three event series will focus on the

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Dempsy Calhoun Creates Sculpture for Wake Downtown

Dempsy Calhoun, exhibiting member in metals since 1971 has created a sculpture for the new Wake Downtown building in the Innovation Quarter.  He was recently featured in an article in the Winston-Salem Journal.  Follow this link to view the article: Dempsy

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Steven Dunn

Exhibiting Member, Steven Dunn, was featured in an article in Relish.  Steven has been an member since 2001.  Follow this link to read more: Steven Dunn: Nature has inspired artist for decades.

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Congratulations to 2016 Craftsmen Fair Award Winners

Congratulations to the following award winners at the 2016 Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair: Awards of Excellence are presented to artists for their outstanding design and craftsmanship.  This year’s winners are: Teresa Merriman – mixed media Terrance Painter – clay Mary Filapeck and

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Janet Bealer and Laura Frazier Featured in Winston-Salem Journal

Before the Craftsmen’s Fair weekend, Janet Bealer and Laura Frazier were featured in an article in the Winston Salem Journal.  To read the article follow this link: Meet Craftspeople at the Piedmont Craftsmen Fair

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Ira DeKoven

It is with great sadness that we let you all know that artist member in metal Ira DeKoven passed away this morning. He was a master craftsman of the highest caliber and as those who knew him can attest, he

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2016 Craft Fair

Piedmont Craftsmen’s 53rd Fair Winston-Salem, NC November 19 – 20 WINSTON-SALEM, NC The phrase “one of a kind” means something different to everyone.  It can be a useful object, something to wear, something looked at and enjoyed every day.  Shoppers will

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Loretta Kaufman’s Work Selected for ENDANGERED ART 4 APES

Loretta Kaufman work has been selected for the exhibition:  ENDANGERED ART 4 APES. A global, juried 2D and3D competition of fine art, photography and wearable art. The painting “Elephants (Mother & Calf) – Kruger Park:  Africa Revisited”  was selected from

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Jose Fumero

We are heartbroken to inform you that long-time member Jose Fumero has passed away unexpectedly while he and Herb were on a river cruise in Europe. Jose became an Exhibiting Member in Fiber in 1975. If you knew him, you

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Bound in Craft – Offsite Exhibition

Don’t miss our special offsite exhibition this month! This exhibit, hosted by Special Collections & Archives of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University, will highlight the hand-bound book alongside craft inspired by literature. Each unique piece, whether

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Loretta Kaufman – Recent Awards and Exhibitions

Loretta Kaufman has had works accepted into two recent exhibitions: Artkudos International Juried Competition 2016.  Open to all 2D and 3D media worldwide.  161 works representing 23 countries. August 15, 2016 – August 1, 2017.  The piece in the show

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Wylie Yarborough – Founding Member

Wylie Yarborough passed away on July 23, 2016.   Wylie was a founding member of Piedmont Craftsman, Inc in 1963 where he held many leadership roles and was President of the organization in 1967-1969.   Our deepest sympathies are with his family.

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Loretta Kaufman Receives Honorable Mention

Loretta Kaufman received an Honorable Mention for her clay piece, “Ancient Voices: Series YK”. The exhibit, THE ABSTRACT is at the International Gallery. The sculpture is one of twenty four 2D and 3D media works selected from artists worldwide. The

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Welcome, 2016 New Members!

  Each year, roughly 100 craftsmen from across the United States submit applications to become Exhibiting Members of Piedmont Craftsmen.  The rigorous 2-part peer jury process ensures that those chosen for membership are among the most talented, imaginative and visionary

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Piedmont Craftsmen Announces 2016 Board of Trustees

Piedmont Craftsmen, Inc. announces the election of six new and four returning members to the Board of Trustees at the Annual Meeting on November 22nd, 2015.  The Board of Trustees is elected by the supporting and exhibiting members at the

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Martha Matthews

Fiber artist, Martha Matthews passed away on June 16, 2015.  She had been an exhibiting member since 1988. Martha graduated from Mary Baldwin College with a degree in Art History and Painting, attended the Art Students League in New York

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Jak Brewer

Glass artist, Jak Brewer passed away on July 15, 2015.  He had been an exhibiting member since 1974.  Born in Baltimore, Jak grew up in Florida and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida.  In 1968, he became a student of Mark Peiser’s

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Pam Brewer’s Mosaic Art

Pam Brewer’s newest mosaic sculpture will be shown at the 30th Annual Caldwell Arts Council’s Sculpture Celebration on September 12th, 2015 from 9am – 4pm.   For details click the link above.

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Loretta Kaufman’s Ceramic Art Selected for International Show

Loretta Kaufman, Exhibiting Member in Clay since 1988, had four pieces selected for an online international show.  The show “Rectangles, Triangles, Circles – The Shape of Life” will be available from August 1 – October 31, 2015.  The show can

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Chery Cratty’s Pulp Painting Selected for Exhibit

Fiber artist, Chery Cratty, has been selected to represent the Plateau Chapter  of Tennessee Crafts with her pulp painting in an exhibit at the Tennessee Craft at Metro Parks’ Centennial Art Center.  Selected by a jury of their peers, twelve

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Sammie Nicely

Ceramic Artist, Sammie Nicely, died May 23, 2015. He became a member of Piedmont Craftsmen in 1997. Sammie Nicely was born in Russellville, TN. He received his B.S. degree in art education from Middle Tennessee State University with graduate studies

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Laura Sims

Fiber artist, Laura Sims, died on October 11, 2014.  She became an exhibiting member of Piedmont Craftsmen in 2008 and was also a member of Southern Highlands Craft Guild. She worked for both the Southern Highlands Craft Guild and John C. Campbell

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Silvia Heyden

Fiber artist Silvia Heyden, a native of Switzerland who spent most of her life in Durham, died here Monday afternoon, March 2, 2015.  She was 88 and died from complications resulting from a recent heart surgery. Silvia’s works are in

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Steve Lloyd

Stephen Lloyd, father, husband and master ceramicist, died suddenly of a cerebral edema of unknown cause on April 29, 2014. He was 46 years old, in the prime of his life, and at the apex of his career. He  attended Beloit

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Virginia Ingram

January 22, 2015 – Exhibiting Member, Virginia Ingram passed away.  Over the years she has been active in the Winston-Salem arts community via the Arts and Crafts Association (now the Sawtooth School for Visual Art), Associated Artists, the Gallery of

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Clyde Gobble

Clyde C. Gobble Jr., 82, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at his home and pottery studio in Lexington.  An avid potter, Clyde had many avocations, too. He loved airplanes and anything to do with space. He was a boater and

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Piedmont Craftsmen Announces New Board of Trustees

Piedmont Craftsmen, Inc. announces the election of eight new and four returning members to the Board of Trustees at the Annual Meeting on November 23rd, 2014.  The Board of Trustees is elected by the supporting and exhibiting members at the

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Welcome to our 2015 New Exhibiting Members!

Each year, roughly 100 craftsmen from across the United States submit applications to become Exhibiting Members of Piedmont Craftsmen.  The rigorous 2-part peer jury process ensures that those chosen for membership are among the most talented, imaginative and visionary artists

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Piedmont Craftsmen’s 50th Anniversary Society

Piedmont Craftsmen unveiled a commemorative 50th Anniversary art piece at their Gala on March 29, 2014.  The metal artwork was created by Kathleen Doyle and Tom Reardon, exhibiting members since 1979 from Asheville, NC.  Members of the 50th Anniversary Society

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Piedmont Craftsmen Welcomes 19 New Exhibiting Members!

Each year, roughly 100 craftsmen from across the United States submit applications to become Exhibiting Members of Piedmont Craftsmen.  The rigorous 2-part peer jury process ensures that those chosen for membership are among the most talented, imaginative and visionary artists

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Piedmont Craftsmen Announces New Life Members

Piedmont Craftsmen announced at its 50th Annual Meeting on Sunday, November 17, 2013, eight new Life Members.  Life Membership is bestowed on exhibiting or supporting members for their long-time commitment, loyalty and financial support.  These exhibiting members were selected for

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Piedmont Craftsmen Welcomes Sixteen New Exhibiting Members

Each year, roughly 100 craftsmen from across the United States submit applications to become Exhibiting Members of Piedmont Craftsmen.  The rigorous 2-part peer jury process ensures that those chosen for membership are among the most talented, imaginative and visionary artists

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Craftsmen’s Fair Award Winners

Piedmont Craftsmen announces the following Awards, presented during the Annual Meeting on November 18th, 2012: Awards of Excellence – given for outstanding craftsmanship Kipley Meyer, Madison, GA, wood Jane Pieser, Penland, NC, clay Jen McCormick, Winston-Salem, NC, mixed media Sherpa

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Piedmont Craftsmen Elects Board of Trustees and Officers for 2013

Piedmont Craftsmen, Inc. announces the election of four new and five returning members to the Board of Trustees at the Annual Meeting on November 18th, 2012, and the election of 2013 Officers.  The Board of Trustees is elected by the

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Going…Going…Great! SUCCESS!

This year’s auction was a success!  We raised over $25,000 that will benefit our exhibition and education programs. We would like to give a big thanks to our artists, collectors, and local businesses for their support!   Thank you to

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Piedmont Craftsmen Receives Grant

Piedmont Craftsmen, Inc. Receives Grant from The Winston-Salem Foundation Support for 50th Anniversary History Project   (Winston-Salem, NC) The Board of Directors and Staff on behalf of our Supporting and Exhibiting Members are pleased to announce that Piedmont Craftsmen, Inc. has

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Herb Cohen & José Fumero

Mint Museum of Art celebrates underappreciated talent By Lawrence Toppman Posted: Friday, Jul. 13, 2012 The Charlotte Observer The white Hebrew letters march around the rim of the elegant brown bowl in a declaration never to be refuted: “I Will

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So THAT’s how you do it…

Here’s a youtube video of Exhibiting Member in Metals, Ben Dyer, demonstrating how he gets those little tiny ear wires on his forged gold earrings.  We’ve been wondering. Ben Dyer demonstrates forging on a rolling mill

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Jennifer McCormick

Artist Profile – Works of art created from patients’ X-rays By Cathy Norcross Watts in Relish of the Winston-Salem Journal Published: March 1, 2012 In her work as a medical illustrator, Jennifer McCormick uses X-rays to document injuries and illness. But

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New Members Show opening March 2

The 2011 Standards Committee reviewed the work of 28 Jury Applicant Craftsmen at Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair in November, and invited 21 to join as Exhibiting Members. 

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Fat Cats Live With It

Miss Maisie Mae prefers to take her mid-day nap on a comfy chair enhanced by a handwoven Carolyn Glazener throw and pillow.

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Living With It On The Wall

Thanks, Jenny B for some images of wonderful 2-D fine craft. We’ve got a nice grouping of Diana Gillispie (Asheville Tileworks) tiles, and another nice use of the space between 2 windows: Kathy Kiffney and another Diana Gillespie tile.

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Living With It!

We’re starting a new group of blog posts called “Living With It!” Piedmont Craftsmen is all about living with beautiful handmade things – whether they’re wearable, functional, decorative, or just plain fun, let us see pictures of some of the

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Bill Harris Elected Chief

Congratulations to Bill Harris, who was elected Chief of the Catawba Indian Nation.  Bill is an in Exhibiting Member in clay.  His artwork is based on traditional Catawba pottery techniques.  His wife, Jayne Harris is also an Exhibiting Member in clay.

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Vote for the Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair!

Visit American Style Magazine online to vote for Piedmont Craftsmen as a “Top Ten” fair!  And then spread the word!

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Best in Show!

AmericanStyle.com just named the top art fairs in the USA, and Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair made the list! So did Southern HIghlands. Way to go, North Carolina!  Check out the full list here.

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Making Arrangements

Exhibiting Members, Matthew Comer, Debora Muhl and Jim & Libby Mijanovich are currently showing at The Galleries in the Cabarrus Arts Council.  The show continues through Oct 9, 2011.  Exhibiting Member and currator for the exhibit, Lin Barnhardt, is featured

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Ronan Peterson Solo Show

Ronan Peterson Solo 2011 July 23, 2011 Ronan Peterson returns to MudFire Gallery with a splash, enlivening the space with unique forms and intense surfaces. His comic book interpretation of nature is familiar but fantastic in an otherworldly way, meandering

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5th Annual “Best of Winston-Salem”

Piedmont Craftsmen was selected as the best Art Gallery/Shop/Boutique by the readers of Smitty’s Notes or Smittyheads.   We are grateful to everyone who voted for us.  We congratulate one of our neighbors in the Arts District as the first runner up:

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Piedmont Craftsmen’s New Website featured on Miva Merchant

Piedmont Craftsmen’s new website and ecommerce shop were featured on Miva Merchant’s Store Spotlight Blog on July 7th. Their blog highlighted Piedmont Craftsmen’s website, events, and the unique hand crafted items found in our online shop.  Kudos to our web designers Nathan

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Nancy Fleming Announces New Website

  Jewlery/Metal artist, Nancy Fleming announced the launch of her new website – www.fleming-design.com.   Nancy says about her work “Merging nature with metal…forming a new language.  My work represents the influence of emotion and spirit upon our lives.  Passion, whether

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Kathy Cooper Yoga Mats

Exhibiting Member, Kathy Cooper, has introduced a new product to her painted Floorcloth line.  www.KathyCooperYogaMats.com is her new website featuring her customed designed yoga mats.

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Ed Lambert

Athens, GA. Edward S. Lambert, 71, professor emeritus of the University of Georgia’s Lamar Dodd School of Art, passed away May 31, 2011. Ed was an exhibiting member of Piedmont Craftsmen in fiber from 1979 until 1998. His death is

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The 2011 Standards Committee

The 2011 Standards Committee has finished reviewing the images submitted by 78 craft artists, and has invited 41 to take part in the second phase of the jury process at the Fair in November.  The following craftspeople will be taking

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New Website coming soon.

We are in the middle of a website overhaul. New and improved features are going to make our lives so much easier.

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Artist News

Upcoming Exhibition – Sandy Adair, Jak Brewer and Susan Sharpe will be participating in “Images of Nature in Fiber and Glass” May 4-31 2010 Reception May 7th 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Watauga Arts Council Jones House Gallery, 634 W

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Piedmont Craftsmen employees have a heart

Piedmont Craftsmen employees Wendy Barber and Nicole Uzzell, along with other area artists, will have work in the 3rd annual Small Art, Big Heart. The opening reception is Friday February 12, 2010 at 5:00 at Hampton House Art & Framing,

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Piedmont Craftsmen Welcomes New Members

Twenty new artists were selected for membership at the 2009 Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair in November. The artists are listed below by media.

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Piedmont Craftsmen Elects New Board of Trustees

At Piedmont Craftsmen’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, November 20th, the membership elected the 2010 officers, nine new and five returning members to the Board of Trustees.

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Awards of Excellence

Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair was held November 20th – 22nd at the Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem, NC. During the 3-day event, Awards of Excellence were presented to exhibiting members: Vicki Essig, fibers; Dempsy Calhoun, metal; and John Geci, glass.

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Piedmont Craftsmen Sherpa Award

Piedmont Craftsmen is please to announce the presentation of a new volunteer award at its annual meeting on November 22nd. The Piedmont Craftsmen Sherpa Award is named in honor to the native Himalayan guides who command extraordinary respect for their

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Open House and Membership Drive

Piedmont Craftsmen’s Board of Directors invites you to our Open House and Membership Drive. Friday, October 16th, 6pm until 8pm or Sunday, October 18th, 2pm until 4pm. Bring your friends, neighbors and family to Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fall Open House and

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Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair and 6 Days in November

From November 17 to 22, 2009, Winston-Salem celebrates it heritage as North Carolina’s center of arts and crafts. Experience great performances in music, dance and theatre; living history at Old Salem and in architectural tours; fabulous feasts at interesting eateries,

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Best of Winston-Salem

Piedmont Craftsmen was named best “Art Gallery/Shop/Boutique” in the Smitty’s Notes Best of Winston-Salem Awards. This is the second year we have received this honor. Thanks to everyone who voted for us. Congratulations to the Urban Artwear for being the

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Elements Exhibition

ELEMENTary – the Basics: Air, Earth, Fire, Water is the current exhibition on display at the Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries in Concord, NC, and continues through August 13. The group invitational features works by four Piedmont Craftsmen exhibiting members: Chery

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Artist Raves and Reviews

Congratulations to Roxane Lessa, fiber artist, who will have work in the 28th Annual Fabric of Legacies – Art Quilt Exhibition at the Lincoln Center Galleries in Fort Collins, Colorado. This exhibition is open from July 6 through August 28.

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WORKSHOP: In artists’ hands, paper recycling takes a creative twist

By Ken Keuffel JOURNAL REPORTER Published: May 24, 2009 Paper need not end up in the recycling bin to be recycled. It can find new life as a greeting card, a wedding invitation, a bookmark or a framed piece of

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Artist Raves and Reviews

Joel Hunnicutt is the featured artist for May at the Sara Smith Self Gallery, Moring Arts Center, 123 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro, NC 27203. For further information and gallery hours please call 336-629-0399 or visit www.randolphartsguild.com. This May North Carolina figurative

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Winston-Salem Arts Council Seeks Artists for Public Art

The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is seeking professional artists or teams of artists nationwide to submit qualifications for two public art projects.

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Kathy Titus Wins Award

Congratulations to Piedmont Craftsmen’s Gallery Manager, Kathy Titus. She was chosen by the faculty of Salem College to receive the 2009 Fleer Center Spirit Award. Kathy is a part-time student at Salem College majoring in Arts Administration. She has been

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Fiber Artists Opportunity

Sandra Salamony and Gina M. Brown are co-authors of an upcoming book, 1000 Artisan Textiles, to be published in May 2010 by Rockport Publishers/Quarry Books. I would like to invite all textile artist members to submit their favorite project(s) for

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Lofty Ideas Tour Raffle Winners

Piedmont Craftsmen is pleased to announce the winners of our Lofty Ideas Tour Raffle. Grand Prizes Winners are: RiverRun Gala Package – JoAnne Vernon Stocked Pot Basket – Eileen Schnieder Zevely House, Dinner for two – Felda Hightower Jan Richardson

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PCI Artists at Cabarris Arts Council Galleries

Generation to Generation: Folk Art Collectibles and fine Crafted Heirlooms” is the current exhibition at the Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries in Concord, NC. The show runs through June 4, 2009. An Art Walk will take place on Friday, April 17

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Plane & Pedestal Exhibition

Green Hill Center for NC Art welcomes 9 artists including Piedmont Craftsmen members Lin Barnhardt, Chris Horney, John Nygren and Tom Suomalainen to a special exhibition, Plane & Pedestal. Running from April 3 through June 7, 2009 there will be

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Arts in the Airport Exhibition – Call for Entries

The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville and the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (McGhee Tyson Airport) announce a call for entries for “Arts in the Airport”, a juried exhibition developed to allow regional artists to compete and display work

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Libby and Jim Mijanovich

Libby and Jim Mijanovich are very busy this spring with exhibitions at Good Fibrations, the Asheville Area Arts Council and Guilded Tulip Gallery. For more information and interesting facts about the Mijanovich’s work please visit their website at www.mijafiberart.com.

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Artist Raves and Reviews

Join Piedmont Craftsmen artists Amy Goldstein-Rice, Christine Colombarini, David Voorhees and Robert Levin at a very special exhibit during the Lenten season. The exhibit, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ Art Gallery 20 Oak Street Asheville NC, features

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Sandra McEwen Receives 2009 NICHE Award

Metal Artist, Sandra McEwen of Apex, NC, has been named a winner in the 2009 NICHE Awards for the piece entitled “Tiger Moth Necklace” in the Metal: Enameled category. Winners of the 2009 NICHE Awards were announced at a ceremony

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Piedmont Craftsmen Receives Award

Piedmont Craftsmen was honored with a Downtown Excellence Award at the annual meeting of the Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership. Present by Mayor Allen Joines, the award was for creating economic impact through our anchor location in the downtown Arts District and

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Congratulations to Wendy Barber

Congratulations go to Wendy Barber for winning the Best in Mixed Media category at the Small Art, Big Heart exhibit. Wendy has been a member of Piedmont Craftsmen’s gallery staff for over 2 years. She created two dolls from fabric

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Glazener and Doub’s Commission for Premier Commercial Bank

Carolyn Glazener and Jane Doub recently completed a custom wall piece for Premier Commercial Bank in Greensboro, NC. The piece was commission by Linda Higgins of One Design Center, also in Greensboro. The wall piece is woven of two types

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Bennetts Receive Commission from Mellow Mushroom

Veronica and David Bennett have been commissioned to create eight windows for the new Mellow Mushroom in Greensboro, NC. Four of the windows have been installed. Postscript: All eight windows were installed by February 1, 2009.

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No Show Ball Winners

Congratulations to Piedmont Craftsmen’s 2008 No Show Ball winners. They are Redge and Jane Hanes and Lloyd and Ranny Story. Each couple will receive a five hundred dollar ($500) shopping spree at our gallery and shop.

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Bobby Wells – In Memoriam

Bobby Wells, exhibiting member in mixed media, passed away Saturday, January 3rd. Piedmont Craftsmen members will remember her as a warm, kind & generous person, and a wonderful craftsperson whose work was imbued with her own spirituality.

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Piedmont Craftsmen Elects New Board of Trustees

At Piedmont Craftsmen’s Annual Meeting, which was held on Sunday, November 16th, the membership elected the 2009 officers, eight new and four returning members to the Board of Trustees.

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Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair Awards of Excellence

The Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair was held November 15th – 16th at the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC. During the 3 days of the event, Awards of Excellence were presented to exhibiting members: Candone Wharton, ceramics; Barbara and Rick Umble,

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News about two Exhibiting Members

Those of you who were at the Fair might have noticed the absence of Lucius DuBose, Exhibiting Member in Printmaking. He had a valid reason for not being there, namely, heart bypass surgery. He is home and doing well, and

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Yvonne Arritt – In Memoriam

Piedmont Craftsmen’s exhibitng member, Yvonne Fox Dobyns ARRITT died on August 26, 2008. Wife of Nolan Arritt; mother of Cindy Dobyns and Barbara Dobyns; grandmother of Megan and Rhys Howard. Also survived by step-children, Susan Arritt, Debbie Arritt, Jenny Groh,

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Sparta Teapot Museum and Piedmont Craftsmen

From the Winston-Salem Journal By Sherry Youngquist JOURNAL REPORTER Published: October 22, 2008 SPARTA A year after a collector pulled out of a deal to exclusively display his eclectic teapot collection, organizers of the teapot museum in Sparta are changing

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Julia Lee Poindexter Hightower

Piedmont Craftsmen’s Board and Staff are sadden with the sudden death of board member, Julia Hightower on October 14, 2008. Julia was a dedicated board member and volunteer. She volunteered for many of our special events and worked at the

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Judith Barrow Brinkman

Judith Barrow Brinkman, died quietly at home on October 3rd. She was 69 years old. Judith was an exhibiting member in Fiber from 1968 till 2001. She was the wife of Ed Brinkman, an exhibiting member in clay. Memorials may

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Free & Untamed – A Wildlife Exposition

The Arts Council Galleries in Concord, NC announces the opening of this new show. Piedmont Craftsmen artists that are participating in the exhibition include: Joseph Anderson, Cindy Billingsley, Amy Goldstein-Rice, Chuck & Sue Heath, Whitney Peckman, John Ransmeier, Ken Sedberry,

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Ben Dyer Wins Awards

Ben Dyer won Best in Jewelry Category a the Boston Mills Artfest in Akron, Ohio in July for his gold bracelet. He also won the First Place Award at the Centerfest Arts Festival in Durham, NC sponsored by the Durham

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Clyde Gobble, Lexington Potter Creates Souvenir Mugs for Festival

Sitting on a dusty seat from an old dentist’s chair, Lexington master potter Clyde Gobble turns his pots. He’s surrounded by his tools – cockle shells, a handy dandy wooden mallet, cheese cutter, a variety of paring tools, fish scaler

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Artist Raves and Reviews

Raves for Margaret Agner of Bogart, GA who will exhibit at Lamar Arts Center and Gallery in Barnesville, GA, September 5 through October. Margaret, a very busy fiber artist, will also be featured at Fulton County Library System, Sandy Springs

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Metalmorph 2008

Dempsy Calhoun and Susie Christiansen invite you to Metalmorph 2008. Friday – Sunday, September 26 – 28th, 11:00 am – 7:00pm. Dempsy will be showing sculptures, garden objects, drawings and architectural details. Susie will present her Cat Crack Studio artworks.

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Online Sales Gallery

Piedmont Craftsmen is pleased to introduce our new online sales gallery. The online sales gallery will feature artwork currently in stock at our Trade Street Gallery. Membership renewals, Crafts Fair Sponsorships, tickets and member services can also be purchased through

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Call for Board Nominations

Now is the time to make nominations for the 2009 – 2011 Board of Trustees. The 2008 Board Development Committee is chaired by the immediate past president, William M. (Marty) Marion.

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Out of the Box – Call for Entries

Piedmont Craftsmen’s exhibiting members are invited/challenged to push the concept of what a box is. A box is defined a s a container typically constructed with four sides perpendicular to base and often having a lid or cover. However, Piedmont

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