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11318
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Two North Carolinians have embodied the craftsman spirit of the state. Robert and Verdelle Gray, the directors of the Southern Highland Handicraft Guild, live in Asheville. She creates pottery, and he promotes and sells the guild's creations. The couple support the local artistic craftsmen, all 325 of them. The Guild attracts two Crafts Fairs to the region a year, in July and October. These fairs bring 45,000 visitors and hundreds of craftsmen to the area.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 33 Issue 21, Apr 1966, p11, por
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29793
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The Southern Highland Craft Guild, a network of artists and mountain craftspeople, opened an exhibition called, “Roots in the Guild: Nine Women Artists Today” at the Folk Art Center in Asheville. The nine artists joined the Guild in the 1970s when styles and designs were transitioning from traditional to modern and contemporary in craft.
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30195
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Opened near Blowing Rock, North Carolina on the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Parkway Craft Center is a place to show off the crafts of Southern Appalachia. The Southern Highland Handicraft Guild, Inc. which runs the Center, will provide call for demonstrations of weaving, pottery, metal work and other crafts of the region.
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35726
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Human designed crafts of wood and glass could be found in the Parkway Crafts Center, which the author notes began as a home for textile tycoon Moses Cone. As for nature’s craftsmanship, Moose suggested that could be found in the Craftsman Trail nature walk and forest containing trees such as shagbark hickory. For visitors interested in camping, boating, fishing, horseback riding, and carriage riding, she included information about the nearby Price Campground.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 3, May/June 1979, p32-33