YOU'RE INVITED to visit the artisans’ studios and galleries during our two open house drive-about studio tours — June 23-24, 2017 and November 24-25, 2017.
STUDIOS AND GALLERIES ON THE ARTS & CRAFTS DRIVE-ABOUT TOUR – November, 2016. Check back in 2017 for our participating artisans.
Hours: 10 am – 5 pm both days. Free admission.
Locations are on the map below.
A HUNTING BOY WOOD CARVING
Native crafts & chain saw art. River cane and white oak baskets, pottery, handmade jewelry. Hand-carved wood and chain saw art by Billy Welch.
B WEHRLOOM HONEY & ESSENTIALS
Locally made varietal and herbal infused honey’s, candles, and skin care products, as well as crafts made by local artisans. Tour our honeybee observatory and learn all about the secrets of the hive.
C SASSAFRAS SPRINGS FARM Soaps and lotions, made with milk from our hand milked Alpine and Nubian goats. Also featuring locally made sweet treats and seasonal produce.
D TAYLOR'S GREENHOUSE
A love of mother nature’s bounty. My version of the 48 year old nursery/greenhouse family business. Must see container gardens, along with any kind of vegetable & bedding plants, herbs, shrubs, & tress. Specializing in heirlooms.
E STECOAH ARTISANS GALLERY
Wide variety of traditional and contemporary art and craft: paintings, pottery, weaving, wood, glass, photographs, jewelry and more.
F YELLOW BRANCH POTTERY & CHEESE
Hand-thrown functional stoneware pottery and Yellow Branch Farmstead Cheeses. Tour the working pottery studio and sample locally made cheeses.
G JUNK N'STYLE
Unique handmade NC bark pieces, repurposed wood décor, handmade oils, hand painted signs, as well as local featured artisans
H BEE GLOBAL STUDIO GALLERY
Experience art and nature: a working candle studio gallery featuring beeswax creations and other handmade treasures.
I FANECOVE FURNITURE
Custom and repurposed furniture
J PINCU POTTERY
Hand made pottery for the artful table. Functional, beautiful and inspired by the beauty of Western North Carolina.
K THE CHARLES HEATH GALLERY
Charles works in several mediums including oil, acrylic, watercolor, pen & ink, and photography.
L WILD FERN STUDIOS & GALLERY
Handmade baskets from hand dyed reed, cane, and paper. Gallery also includes handcrafted pottery, jewelry, soap and metal work.
M ELIZABETH ELLISON WATERCOLORS
Original oil-on-canvas, watercolor, mixed media and handmade paper assemblages, all inspired by nature
In addition to these scheduled open house tours, the artisans welcome visitors to their galleries and workshops throughout the year. Normal open hours are printed in the drive-about brochure (available at the Stecoah Artisans Gallery). It is always best to call ahead during the winter season.
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