Art & Artists

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Annie Cicale Calligraphy

From the pen of a Fairview artist flows proof of the enduring importance of handwriting.
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Paperhand Puppet Intervention Inspires Family Fun

In Saxapahaw, volunteers gather to turn cardboard, cornstarch, and other odds and ends into puppets whose giant size matches the scope of their makers’ mission.
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Heart and Soul Behind Edward Loewenstein’s Home

In the staid culture of 1950s North Carolina, roofs were to be pointed, nature was to stay outside, and people were to know their places. A Greensboro architect pushed against those barriers, starting with his family home.
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Mipso in Japan

In the summer of 2013, Mipso’s Jacob Sharp, Joseph Terrell, and Wood Robinson toured Japan. We caught up with them to learn more about their experiences abroad and the mini documentary that showcases their travels.
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Matt Tommey’s Vine Art Baskets

Grapevines join bark and kudzu in an Asheville artist’s unique take on baskets.
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Carolina Collectors

These three collectors have something in common: they all turned to Jon Lambert to help uncover the value of their favorite items.
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Our Americana: Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair

Burnsville’s annual fair has a special craft: to elevate daily life from average to artistic.

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Libba Cotten

From her picking style to her unlikely path to fame, the folk music heroine from Carrboro always did things her own way.
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Elaine O’Neil’s Textile Art

In Chapel Hill, cotton serves an unexpected purpose.

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Cigar-Box Fiddles

A craftsman in Asheville combines music, art, and history to give cigar boxes unexpected new life.

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