Evan Berding’s Wicker Wellborn Chair


Evan Berding in an independent furniture maker from Carborro, North Carolina and based in Durham, NC. He has been an Exhibiting Artist Member in Wood since 2017. “Even before appreciating […]

Artists Close to Home: Laura Gaskin


Piedmont Craftsmen fiber artist Laura Gaskin is based in Fairview, NC. She embroiders “stitched pictures”, using embroidery like painting to depict landscapes and still lives with vibrant cotton floss. Below, […]

Artists Talking to Artists


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


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


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


 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 […]