Craft to Art exhibition at The Bascom

The Bascom is pleased to host the third installment of the Craft to Art Series in the Thompson Gallery. With a focus on fiber, curator Jerry Jackson, Executive Director of John C. Campbell Folk School located in Brasstown, N.C., has selected some of the finest historical and contemporary artists for this exhibit.

“The objects presented in Craft to Art Series: Fiber reflect artists who were influenced by the Craft Revival in Western North Carolina; artists who have preserved traditional processes; and artists who have pushed their work into contemporary arenas focused on social, economic, political and environmental issues,” said Jackson. “Each fiber artist, while exceling in their creative practice, has influenced the processes of their medium and shared their knowledge with thousands of creative followers. Many of these artists have engaged the educational organizations that have preserved, influenced, and propelled the creation and education of a diverse range of fiber processes.”

Jackson added that influential organizations include John C. Campbell Folk School, Crossnore Weavers, Penland School of Craft, and the Southern Highland Craft Guild.”  

Several pieces in the exhibition are for sale.

If you have any questions or are interested in a purchase, please call The Bascom Shop at 828.526.4949 or email

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