Artist Videos

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  • Anne Lemanski image
    Spruce Pine, N.C. craft artist Anne Lemanski talks about her provocative work which features hand-stitched "skins" attached to copper wire armatures. She is a former resident artist at the Penland School of Crafts.

  • Brent Skidmore image
    Wood sculptor Brent Skidmore, Director, UNC Asheville Craft Campus describes his work and technique.

  • Jerilyn Virden image
    Penland, N.C. ceramicist Jerilyn Virden talks about the origins and inspirations for her work as well as the role played by form and function.

  • Jerilyn Virden working
    Jerilyn Virden talks about her education, mentors and the evolution of her work from utilitarian pieces to hand-built sculptures.

Check out more videos of craft artists from North Carolina and across the country at Craft In America.


The North Carolina Arts Council is a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.
Susan Kluttz, Secretary; Pat McCrory, Governor