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Hammered Dulcimer Music – New CD Release August 6, 2016 National Hammered Dulcimer Champion Joshua Messick will be holding a live music demo and playing pieces from his new CD, “Woodland Dance” on Saturday, August 6, 2016, 11am til 4pm at the MOUNTAIN MADE art gallery.
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Cherokee Indian Elder and Cookbook Author Johnnie Sue Myer offers several great recipes in her new cookbook (2011) “The Gathering Place” According to Johnnie Sue, “Dried beans have been a staple of the Cherokee and mountain people for a long, long time. Not only are the beans and excellent source of protein but are also […]
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Mountain Made is proud to host a book signing by famed local artist Ray Byram. Ray’s newest work is a coffee table art book of some of his most popular oil paintings. “A phrase that best describes Raymond Byram and his work is: “technical virtuosity”. The late Dr. Ben Miller, Chairman of Indiana University at Pennsylvania’s […]
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Women Short Stories & Poems “This anthology of work is about clothes and how we women get tangled up in them…” ~ Kathryn Stripling Byer While Clothes Lines (a collection of women short stories, essays & poetry) is in part about fashion, clothing and style, it is primary a personal narrative from 75 women […]
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Great Outdoor Books and Handcrafted Gear for Walkers, Hikers & Trekkers Whether you are blazing the trails of Western North Carolina by hike, bike or in a leisurely shuffle, we have something wonderful for your outdoor walks here at Mountain Made.
Classy glass decor pieces for your Halloween bash Ditch the cheapo-creepy plastic pumpkins and trash those tacky fake cobwebs. We invite you to view these artful decorations that are so elegant that you’ll want to keep them on display all year long. Check out the video at the bottom of this …Read More »
American Craft Week Events: (Oct 1-16) begins on Saturday! This will be the 7th annual American Craft Week (ACW), a 16-day event which was created to celebrate the skills and artistry of American craftsmen and their work. Once again, Mountain Made will be a proud sponsor of ACW here in …Read More »
Indoor Nativity Sets (Christmas Manger Scenes) by Sondra Hastings These indoor Nativity sets let you bring the magic and wonder of Christmas into your home, or office. The “starter” set includes just Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus. What is a nativity scene or set? According to Wikipedia, “Nativity scenes …Read More »
No Talent Required We will be doing one of our “No Talent Required” Interactive Art Project: “A Labor of Love” all during this holiday weekend. Open to children of all ages, we invite you and your family to come by Mountain Made Saturday, Sunday & Monday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM and make …Read More »
Plant & Flower Pounding Art Quilts Asheville quilting artist Bonnie Lucas’s new article ‘Plant Pounding with a Twist’ showcases both her teaching expertise and her wonderful artwork. Bonnie’s article on plant pounding that was published in the May issue of “American Quilter”. “American Quilter” is the premier magazine for quilting …Read More »
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Bio/Artist Statement North Carolina artist, Jo Ridge Kelley is a contemporary ‘plein air’ impressionist painter who works in oil and lives and works in Waynesville, North Carolina. Jo says, “When I begin a painting, I take inspiration from a beautiful light, color, form or texture and then continue working through observation. …Read More »