Quilting As Craft and Fine Art


An Overview of Quilts in America Quilting is defined as the “stitching together of layers of padding and fabric” and was primarily a functional and practical craft for protection and […]

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 […]

Artist Residencies


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 […]

Reagan High School Students Take Control of Their Environment


Ceramic Artist Pam Brewer from Newland, NC came to Reagan High School to create a mosaic mural installed permanently in the school. Led by art teacher Jennifer Willard, the mural […]

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 […]

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 […]