Artisans Shows "Where all the good artist are" !
The Mountain Artisans shows are famous for featuring just the
biggest selection of authentic handcrafted art and craft in this
Mountain Artisans promotes two events each year. The July "Summertime" show is held the week end closest to the Fourth of July. The
"Hard Candy Christmas", a Mountain Christmas
Tradition, is always the Friday and
Saturday after Thanksgiving.
Both events are held inside in
the Western Carolina University Ramsey
Center in scenic Cullowhee, North Carolina.
is centrally located only 45 miles southwest of Asheville;
just minutes from The Great Smoky Mountains.
July, a mountain artisan will be outside demonstrating
the vanishing art of blacksmithing .
The best chainsaw
sculpture around will be out there too, skillfully shaping amazing bears
and signs. David Ammons learned chair caning from his father and
will show you how it is done.
exhibitor at these shows are carefully screened to be
the best in their field.
purchase original art and meet the
artist who made it!
is a wide selection of heritage craft . Several of the old
time quilters still make them one at a time just for you. Goat
milk soap, pine needle baskets, white oak baskets, hand tied
brooms and cotton woven rugs are hard to find and all here.
Some of the most skilled doll craft,
leather craft, and master jewelers around exhibit with us. Many of the Gourd artists have won awards in competitions.
Shoppers love the Folk Art , one of a kind
and designer fabric purses . We have just the best artists
in pottery and clay art.
July , the
Lucas family will be playing the old songs on the psalteries
they make and showing you how easy it is to learn !
It is worth the drive to
understand why everyone who attends our shows just says : "Wow" when they
attend and plan to come back next year!
Web Sites of Artists who have exhibited at past
or future shows