Art + Craft

Going With the Grain

Going With the Grain

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The scrap pile offered the clue to success “I love what I do and love getting up every day and going to work,” declares…

Art You Walk All Over

Art You Walk All Over

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Floor-cloth maker takes advantage of botanical abundance Twenty years ago, Lynette Miller left her job teaching photography at a university in Western New York…

Torn to Perfection

Torn to Perfection

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Artfully reupholstered chairs give depth and character to interiors Gigi McHone gives each of her chairs a name and a back story, and all…

The Art of Carrying On

The Art of Carrying On

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Mid Century-inspired pillows and pouches are slow designed to last The way 2020 has gone, most of us are in need of a soft…

Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm

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Resized art fundraiser fits the needs of a new era The Bridges of Madison County is a fluffy fictional construct that “happened” in the…

Raku Never Sleeps

Raku Never Sleeps

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Ancient pottery imitates entropy in the natural world Sometimes the past lies just under the surface of the everyday present, a fact North Carolina potter…

The Feathers in His Cap

The Feathers in His Cap

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Glass artist’s celebrated career circles around birds When Shane Fero was not quite 14, his family left Chicago, Illinois for Winter Haven, Florida —…

Just Add Watercress

Just Add Watercress

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Illustrator embraces the simple life via deep ecology In a world glued to screens, Yancey County artist Jacqueline Maloney sports a flip phone and…

Remnants to Riches

Remnants to Riches

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Professional framer picks up all the pieces Jesse Lee, a hardworking, self-taught artist who transforms scraps of wood and salvaged metal into fine art,…

Inhabiting  Another World

Inhabiting Another World

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Why we need fairy gardens more than ever Fairies are such stuff as dreams are made of. Maybe. At Bullington Gardens, a 12-acre horticultural…