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Fun Clay Faces

High Country Ceramic Arts, Burnsville. 552 E U.S. Hwy 19E Bypass, Burnsville, North Carolina

We’ll work with clay slabs and drape them over molds to create fun faces and masks. Students will learn how to add facial features and decorations and paint with colorful underglaze. Class includes materials and firing. Students will pick up fired work at a later date. Ages 5+. *Kids ages 3-5 may join if accompanied […]

2023 Spring Studio Tour

This driving tour through Mitchell and Yancey Counties will take visitors along the meandering Toe River, across its many bridges, around barns, acres of fields, and miles of forests all while visiting the talented studio artists and galleries participating. When: June 2 - 4, 2023 Where: Click to see the participating artists and galleries.

Floating Blue – Photography by Thomas Pickarski

Toe River Arts Gallery - Spruce Pine 269 Oak Ave, Spruce Pine, NC, United States

“In this series of photographs, I aim to portray both the ethereal beauty of icebergs, as well as the otherworldliness of the landscapes in which they exist.” When: June 10 – July 15, 2023 Where: Owen Gallery

Second Tuesday Life Drawing – June

Toe River Arts Gallery - Spruce Pine 269 Oak Ave, Spruce Pine, NC, United States

Let’s draw together! Bring your favorite drawing implements and surfaces, or use ours, and let’s spend the evening in the Toe River Arts Owen Gallery in Spruce Pine, sharing tips and tricks and improving our drawing skills. We’ll work with live-clothed models and still-life setups. Register here. When: Tuesday, June 13, 2023, 6 pm – […]

Carmen Grier + Terry Gess: Together

Toe River Arts Gallery - Spruce Pine 269 Oak Ave, Spruce Pine, NC, United States

Carmen’s Work: My work for this exhibit has been made this past winter — the perfect time to go inward. When the leaves are down, the stark bare branches create the most engaging shapes as they curve and bend over and under each other. I find these line drawings in nature to be an unending […]

Out of This World Clay Camp

High Country Ceramic Arts, Burnsville. 552 E U.S. Hwy 19E Bypass, Burnsville, North Carolina

Let’s explore Space with galactic clay creations. There are no limits to your imagination as you make aliens, sun and moon sculptures, and other space-inspired work! When: June 21 – 23, 2023, 10 am – 12 pm Where: High Country Ceramic Arts, Burnsville, NC Workshop & materials fee:: $150 per participant Register here.

A Feast For the Eyes Clay Camp

High Country Ceramic Arts, Burnsville. 552 E U.S. Hwy 19E Bypass, Burnsville, North Carolina

Make your kitchen more colorful and creative with hand-built pottery! We’ll learn how to make bowls, cups, and plates. Students will decorate, glaze, and then enjoy eating from personalized pottery at home. When: June 28 – 30, 2023, 10 am – 12 pm Where: High Country Ceramic Arts, Burnsville, NC Workshop & materials fee:: $150 per participant Register […]