Tuesday, September 27, 2011


Lots of artists will have work displayed and for sale at Mountain Spirits. The artists will set up near The Artisan Center Along the Crooked Road and The Grainery on Franklin Street. Plus there'll be art for sale inside the Artisan Center and Grainery, too.

Among the many artists and craftspeople who were invited to participate in this year's Mountain Spirits Festival are the following: wildlife artist Carol Yopp, potters Susan Tyree and Kent Walton, glass craftsmen Nancy Erikson and Diane Brzesky, painters Barbara and Bob Stout, birdhouse maker Richard Yopp, carved walking stick craftsman Melvin Simmons, landscape artist Penny Simmons, quilted wall hanging crafter and painter Katy Sulzman, crochet genius and printmaker Diana C. Quick, painter Philip Sheridan,  candlemaker Malissa Quintanilla, photo-mandala printmaker Paula Caldwell, sculptress Page Turnerauthor and artist Ibby Greerand others.

Green Pitcher by Ibby Greer
 Fine art jewelry will also be available: Moondancers will be there with fabric art, pens, jewelry, art.  Nell Frederickson, who is also a potter, will have her custom design fine gold jewelry, and Kitty Kat will have her wire-wrapped jewelry.

Pendant by Nell Fredericksen
If you want to see some excellent art or maybe do some early Christmas shopping, visit the artists at the festival.

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