June 19, 2012. Avery County Tour de Art is celebrating it’s fourth successful year with 14 Artists and Galleries participating. Save the fourth Saturday of each month to savor the rich diversity of art in pottery, glass, sculpture, painting, wood, jewelry, fiber and other hand crafts by local artists. The Artists and Galleries invite you to join them for special events, including art demonstrations, meeting the artists and the newest works.
Participating Artists and Galleries are:
Crossnore Fine Arts Gallery
The Crossnore Fine Arts Gallery represents regional painters, sculptors & fine crafts and supports the school’s “Stepping Stones” Program.
205 Johnson Lane Crossnore (828) 733-3144
Linville River Pottery
Visit a working studio with stoneware and porcelain teapots, bowls, vases and mugs handmade on a kickwheel.
2180 Goose Hollow Road, Pineola (828) 387-1944
87 Ruffin Street Gallery
87 Ruffin Street Gallery is a folk art gallery located next to historic Old Hampton Store & Barbeque in Linville
Live Bluegrass weekends.
87 Ruffin St., Linville (828) 737-0420
Avery Arts Council Linville Gallery
Located in the blossoming Linville Arts District, the gallery showcases local artists with monthly exhibitions, events and workshops.
77 Ruffin St (behind Old Hampton Store) (828) 733-0054
Jesse Schmitt Studio
The Jesse Schmitt Studio features original mountain landscape impressions in oil and graphite.
Working artist studio.
77 Ruffin St (behind Old Hampton Store) (828) 260-2189
The Carlton Gallery is in their 29th year of Fine Art & Contemporary Crafts in all media. Local, regional and national artists and solo and group exhibits and workshops will be featured.
10360 Hwy 105 S. Banner Elk (828) 963-4288
artpurveyors.com world H.Q.
Outrageous Selection of Custom Frames, Giclee Prints,
Graphic Design, ART-O-MAT, Full Line Fine Art Materials
112 Aldridge Park (105 South) (828) 963-PAINT
Maggie Black Pottery
Maggie Black Pottery is a studio and gallery, featuring functional and decorative work by local potters, stoneware, earthenware and raku.
112 Clubhouse Drive, Suite 1 Foscoe (828) 773-2459
Kevin Beck Studio
Browse soulful paintings of the Blue Ridge and interact with this plein air painter in his studio.
1590 Shull’s Mill Rd., Boone (828) 963-1181
Kincheloe is a working studio on a beautiful historic farm, featuring original paintings, sculpture, glass jewelry, pottery and crafts.
111 Old Shull’s Farm Rd. Valle Crucis (828) 963-5742
Alta Vista Gallery
The Alta Vista Gallery is in their 21st year. They’re on the National Register of Historic Places, featuring works by more than 200 artists.
2839 Broadstone Rd. Valle Crucis NC (828) 963-5247
Rivercross Market is a unique and trendy collection of arts and crafts made in the USA and it’s a family friendly gallery.
3595 Hwy 194 South Valle Crucis (828) 963-8623
Sally Nooney Art Gallery
The Sally Nooney Art Gallery features original paintings in oil, acrylic and watercolor, glass art, jewelry and woodcrafts by local artists.
7137 Hwy 194 S., Banner Elk (828) 963-7347
Rage! Gallery is an eclectic group of regional artists, featuring realist painter Peter Paglen.
219 Beech Mountain Parkway, Banner Elk (828) 333-4170