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Record #:
22790
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Richard Ritter, from Bakersville, North Carolina, is a renowned glassblower and one of nineteen individuals to be named a North Carolina Living Treasure. He describes the tedious process of glassblowing and introduces a number of tools used in glass artistry.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 8, January 2015, p112-114, il, por Periodical Website
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38149
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Burnsville’s identity is defined by more than a nineteenth century privateer. As much as nearby Mount Mitchell State Park, town square festivals, and local businesses, Burnsville is defined by art. As noted by the author, the art is around downtown, in Toe River Studio and EnergyXchange, and at a glass blower’s Quonset hut. Perhaps not surprising: the 500 artists residing in Yancey County give it one of the greatest concentration of artists in the country.
Source:
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 2, July 2013, p36-38, 40, 42-46 Periodical Website