In 1963 a group of friends and acquaintances gathered around a kitchen table to discuss their love of crafts. From that first conversation came Piedmont Craftsmen – a guild of crafts artists and crafts collectors whose devotion to the handmade object and ties to the heritage of craft work in the region have spanned several generations. The guild has expanded its mission, over its 50+ year history. Click the button below to read more about our history!

Our Story
Gallery Exhibitions

Alchemy: A Process of Transformation and Creation

An exhibition featuring Exhibiting Artists Vicki Essig in Fiber and Rosario Garcia in Jewelry. This exhibition is open May 6th-28th. Work is available for purchase in store and online! Vicki Essig has been an Exhibiting Artist Member since 2000 from Asheville, NC. She is a full time artist living and working in the mountains of North Carolina. Studio work includes weaving and paper making, collecting and observing. Her work is quiet, contemplative, and deliberate. “On a good day, I am surprised by the time that has slipped away as I witness where I have been and where I am going, traveling by foot or on the space in front of me at my loom. In viewing my work, my hope […]

05/06/22 - 05/28/22

Mark Your Calendars!

Subscribe to our events calendar to stay up-to-date on upcoming exhibitions, events, and more!


COVID-19 Mask Policy

As of March 1st, 2022, the city of Winston-Salem has lifted its mask mandate following CDC guidance and recommendations. Masks are suggested, but not required to enter the gallery starting March 1st, 2022.




Gallery and Shop Hours

Art and craft education enrich our community. We champion fine craft & art education. We invite you to engage with our artists.

Unlike traditional non-profits, we strive to build a timeless bond with the community through membership, education and exhibitions.

Quality Fine Crafts!
Building Community!
Enriching Lives!


Innovate, Inspire and Ignite Creativity

As a non-profit arts organization, Piedmont Craftsmen relies on support from those who appreciate fine craft.


Alchemy: A Process of Transformation and Creation


Evan Berding’s Wicker Wellborn Chair