Transylvania County has a rich tradition of artists and crafts people, and is home to many who are creative in a wide variety of disciplines, from painting to pottery to more specialized pursuits. CRAFTS/JEWELRY •Ann Ayers, Hudlin Gap Road, Pisgah Forest. Call (828) 883-3610 or (828) 577-2757. (continued on pg. 104)
•Karen Dittman is a local artist who produces her own unique folk art. Call (828) 862-4830 or go to www.karendittman.com.
•Kenneth T. Ayers Hand-Crafted Furniture, Hudlin Gap Road, Brevard. Call (828) 883-3610.
•Mountain Marionettes is a full-time professional puppet company. Call (828) 862-8122 or go to www.mountainmarionettes.com.
•ART Works Brevard, 27 S. Broad St., Brevard. Call (828) 553-1063.
•Aura Gallery & Studios, 40 W. Jordan St., Brevard.
•Changes in Altitude, intersection of U.S. 276 and Cascade Lake Road. Call (828) 884-4453.
•Coffee cARTS studio, 1061 Rosman Highway, Brevard. Offers art classes and craft workshops, plus plenty of coffee. Visit www.coffeecARTS studio.com or call (828) 577-9310 for class schedule and info.
•Circle Factory, the art studio of George Peterson, 162 W. French Broad St., Brevard. Peterson’s work includes wood bowls and sculptures. Call (828) 577-5677 or go to www.circlefactory.com.
•Dan Bresnahan is a sculptor and designer who can be found off Cascade Lake Road. Call (828) 884-6806 or go to www.danbresnahan.com.
•Dragonfly Gallery, 72 S. Broad St., Brevard. Call (828) 966-5099.
•Hemlocks Studio, Greenville Highway. Offers “creative escapes for small groups and individuals.” Call (828) 885-2831 or go to www.hem locks.com.
•Kenson Thompson. Call (828) 421-1985 or go to www.kensonart.landofskymedia.com.
•Number 7 Fine Arts & Crafts Gallery, 2 W. Main St., Brevard. A local art collective and gallery. Go to www.number7arts.org.
•Red Wolf Gallery, 8 E. Main St., Brevard. Includes art work by Ann Dergara, Shellie Lewis Dambax and others. Call (828) 862-8620 or go to www.redwolfgallerync.com.
•Spiers Art Gallery, Brevard College. Call (828) 883-8292.
•Starfangled Press, 36 W. Jordan St., Brevard. Call (828) 484-1284 or go to www.starfangledpress.com.
•The Haen Gallery at Lumberyard Arts District, 200 King St., Brevard. Offers a wide variety of paintings and sculptures. Call (828) 883-3268 or go to www.thehaengallery.com.
•The Hollingsworth Gallery, 147 E. Main St., Brevard. Call (828) 884-4974.
•Trade-Arama Folk Art & Vintage Items, 51 West Main St., Brevard. Call (828) 741-3370 or go to www.trade-arama.com.
•Transylvania Community Arts Council, 349 South Caldwell St., Brevard. Call (828) 885-5006 or go to www.tcarts.org.
•Transylvania Art Guild. Meets first Thursday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Parks & Recreation Department. Call (828) 884-6038 or go to www.transylvaniaartguild.yolasite.com.
• Transylvania Handcrafters Guild. Call (828) 862-4983.
•Twin Willows Studio, Crestview Drive, Brevard. The art studio of Ann Dergara and her son, Eric Dergara. Go to www.dergara.com.
•Cedar Mountain Pottery, 9701 Greenville Highway. Call (828) 883-8347. •Duckpond Pottery, 1840 Greenville Highway. Call (828) 883-4512 or go to www.duckpondpottery.com
•Judith Duff specializes in wood fired and Shino ceramics and is located off the Greenville Highway at Cedar Lane in Cedar Mountain. Call (828) 884-5258 or go to www.judithduff.com.
•Mountain Forest Pottery, 2395 Greenville Highway. Provides functional and whimsical pottery created on site by artist Mary Murray. Call (828) 885-2149.
•Mud Dabbers Pottery and Crafts, intersection of the Greenville Highway and Island Ford Road. Call (828) 884-5131 or go to www.muddabbers.com.
•Pottery classes at TC Arts Council, 349 S. Caldwell St., Brevard. Call (828) 884-2787 or go to www.tcarts.org.
•Blue Moon Gallery, Unit D, 10771 Greenville Highway, Cedar Mountain. Provides fine art and photography. Call (828) 565-2566 or go to www.bluemoon gallerync.com/index.html.