Artists

Artists Talking to Artists

07.06.2020

Don’t you love getting inside the minds of artists? So do other artists! And Piedmont Craftsmen artists Robb Helmkamp and Erica Stankwytch Bailey do just that.   Wood sculptor and furniture […]

Tommye McClure Scanlin Debuts Memoir

07.06.2020

Congratulations to Piedmont Craftsmen fiber artist and educator, Tommye McClure Scanlin, who will debut her memoir, The Nature of Things: Essays of a Tapestry Weaver, on September 15, 2020.  The […]

Murray Johnston

05.03.2020

Murray Johnston passed away on April 15, 2020 after a battle with cancer.  She was an accomplished art quilter and an Exhibiting artist since 1996.   Her work is found in […]

2019 Craftsmen’s Fair Award Winners

11.26.2019

 Every year at Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair, three exhibiting artists are presented with an Award of Excellence. A three person committee, which changes every year, is invited to choose three artists […]

Artist Residencies

11.03.2019

Basketry lessons are in demand and we have several artists that have brought their basketry techniques to the WS/FC schools. Carla and Greg Filippelli from Asheville, NC have been long […]

Peter O’Shaughnessy

09.19.2019

We are sad to report the passing of Peter O’Shaughnessy, Exhibiting Member in Metal since 1975. Peter O’Shaughnessy of Rockbridge County, VA, artist/blacksmith, adventuresome bicyclist, organic gardener, beloved life partner […]