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Celebrate 14 Artists, Galleries and the Newest Works at the Avery County Tour de Art Every Fourth Saturday

A Kate Worm abstract featured at the Carlton Gallery

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

Carlton Gallery

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 

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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 Studio

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

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

Rage! Gallery is an eclectic group of regional artists, featuring realist painter Peter Paglen.

219 Beech Mountain Parkway, Banner Elk (828) 333-4170