Crafts Fair

An annual showcase for Piedmont Craftsmen’s Exhibiting Members
and Craft Artists in the process of applying for membership

November 19 & 20, 2016

M.C. Benton Convention Center in downtown Winston-Salem


Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm Sunday, Noon – 5 pm.

Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair – Then and Now



Make it a weekend! Hotel package available.

Exhibitors…interested in advertising in the Fair Visitor Guide?  Click here.
Interested in volunteering?  Click here for our Fair Volunteer Form.
Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair News Release

Members Only Preview Night : Friday, November 18

(Want to come to the Preview Party?  Join us as a Supporting Member.)


Purchase tickets at the door or in advance HERE

  • Adults $7
  • Students/Seniors (age 65 and up) $6
  • Children under 12 no charge
  • Weekend Pass $11

Quality craftsmanship and excellent design have always been the hallmarks of Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair. Held annually since 1963 by Piedmont Craftsmen, Inc., the fair showcases the handwork of more than 100 fine artisans from across the southeast in a setting that allows shoppers to meet the crafts people, talk to them about their work, and view demonstrations of craft techniques.

Exhibiting members include craft artists who work in clay, wood, glass, fibers, leather, metal, photography, printmaking, and mixed media creating one-of-a-kind works that can be functional as well as beautiful. In addition to the quality of the work shown, Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair has a well deserved reputation for an ambiance that is relaxed, welcoming, and beautiful.


    1. Take Business-40 in to Winston-Salem, exit at Cherry St (one way) and drive north. Cross the numbered streets including 5th St, and the Benton Convention Center will be on your left. There is a City parking deck on the right.
    2. Or Take Hwy 52 to the 3rd 4th 5th Streets exit, go west on 5th Street, turn right on Cherry St, and the Benton Convention Center will be on your left. There is a City parking deck on the right.


Preview Night

Artists participating in the 2016 Fair (as of May 16)

(Names in italics are artists in the final phase of the Standards Jury Process)


Zan Barnes
Sandy & Ann Batton
Chrissie Callejas
Lucy Clark
Trista Depp Chapman
Amy Goldstein-Rice
Lee Hazelgrove
Michael Hamlin
Nan Jacobsohn
Terance Painter
Rachel Smith
Brad Tucker
Evelyn Ward
Verna Witt


Amy Flynn
Daniel Lai
Kathleen Master
Teresa Merriman
Patrick Robertson
Danny Robinson


Syed Ahmad
Veronica & David Bennett

Michael Mikula
David Russell
Mark Russell
Marc Tickle



Wendy Allen
Janet Bealer
Bonny Hall
Paula Bowers Hotvedt
Laura Frazier
Jane Frenke
John Gunther
Mimi Hay
Susan Levi-Goerlich
Liz Spear
Vickie Vipperman
Kathleen Weir-West


Penny Atkinson-Potter & TJ Potter
Erica Stankwytch Bailey
Tavia Brown
Nell Chandler
Lisa Cimino
Ruthie Cohen
Jayne DeMarcay
Kathleen Doyle & Tom Reardon
Ben Dyer
Rosario Garcia
Tim Garvin
Maggie Joynt
Kathy King
Theresa Kwong
Elizabeth Lyne
Barbara & Robert McLaughlin
Lynn Hope McNees-Sams
Melanie Miller
Debbie Noiseux
Courtney & Lee Peterson
Suzan Scribner-Reed
Klaus Spies
Barbara & Rick  Umbel
Luba Warrack
Lori Warren
Katrin Wolf






Chery Cratty
Marie Helene L. Grabman


John Furches
Jay Pfeil


James Edward Barnes
Jim Carpenter
Dale Lewis
Roman Rebilas
Bayley Wharton


All demos free with the price of admission. 2015 schedule will be posted closer to the event..

(  UL= Upper Level Demo Area   /   LL=Lower Level Demo Area  )

Saturday Nov. 22

11:00am       –  UL – Jerry Maxey                        Fiber – Basketry 
11:00am       –  LL –  Rachel Smith                      Clay – wheelthrowing 

12:00pm       –  UL – Erica S. Bailey                    Metal – silver jewelry 
12:00pm       –  LL – Ron Propst                         Clay – wheelthrowing

1:00pm       –  UL – David Bennett                       Glass – torch
1:00pm       –  LL –  Nancy Green                        Clay – handbuilding

2:00pm       –  UL – Annie Grimes Williams               Metal – Enameling Jewelry
2:00pm       –  LL – Kerry Gonzalez                      Clay – wheelthrowing

3:00pm       –  UL – Chery Cratty                   Paper – Pulp Painting
3:00pm       –  LL – Lee Hazelgrove                   Clay – wheelthrowing

4:00pm       –  UL – Betty Helen Longhi                  Metal – Forming Techniques
4:00pm       –  LL – Evelyn Ward Clay – wheelthrowing


Sunday Nov. 23

1:00pm      –  UL – Betti Pettinattii-Longinotti          Glass – Painting on Glass
1:00pm     –  LL – Santiago Gutierrez                    Clay – Traditional Surface Design

2:00pm       –  UL – Ben Dyer                             Metal – jewelry
2:00pm       –  LL – Annie Van Every                      Clay – wheelthrowing

3:00pm       –  UL – Jim Carpenter                        Wood – bordcarving
3:00pm       –  LL – Richard Montgomery                   Clay – handbuilding