Blacksmith & Fine Craft Auction

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The John C. Campbell Folk School is looking forward to our upcoming auction— the Blacksmith & Fine Craft Auction. This event will be held in the Keith House on Saturday, November 7, 2015, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. This auction will feature amazing art from our instructors, resident artists, and students. We hope you will join us and auctioneers, Tim Ryan and Bob Grove, for a wonderful afternoon of togetherness, art, and camaraderie. This auction helps guarantee that the Folk School will continue to be a haven where artists can learn, work and be inspired.

Featured Artist: Lorraine Cathey

B53_Cathy_LorraineLorraine has been a fiber artist for the past 15 years, creating heirloom mohair teddy bears and whimsical, needle-felted bears and gnomes. Her needle-felting adventure began at the Folk School in 2004, and she has won numerous awards for her bears and needle-felted characters since then. Also a watercolor artist, Lorraine’s love of painting led her to create needle-felted landscapes. She was recently juried into the Southern Highland Craft Guild with this art and her bears. She has taught classes in Florida, Alabama, and North Carolina and is a member of several guilds and craft organizations. Believing that learning never ends, she conducts her classes with fun and a noncompetitive spirit.

Featured Artist: Judy Peppers

Sterling Silver & Gold Filled "love knot" Bracelet by Judy PeppersJudy has been a glass and wire artist since 1987 and has been making glass beads since 2002. She has shown and sold her work at craft shows and galleries throughout the Southeast and has her own gallery/studio. She has studied with lampwork artists Kim Adams, Corina Tettinger, Rocio Bearer, Andrea Guarino-Slemmons, Joy Munshower, Kerri Fuhr, and others. Judy believes that continuing her own education in the jewelry arts helps her to bring both classic designs and modern, innovative ideas to the classroom.


Pawleys Island is a small,

non-commercial resort island, four miles long and a quarter of a mile wide, situated on the coast of South Carolina, twelve miles north of historic

Georgetown and 20 miles south of Myrtle Beach. Pawleys

Island is an historic resort

catering to a relaxed family


Activities are practically unlimited: golfing, fishing, boating, sailing, nature trips, historic tours, shell

gathering and river cruises. For “bright lights, etc., Myrtle Beach is approximately 20 miles to the north. There is an abundance of good restaurants in the

immediate area, and the local stores offer a complete

variety of food, drugstore, hardware, sporting goods and clothing.

“Bottoms Up” is a 50-year old ocean front cottage in the middle of the Island.Updated 5 years ago, it has central heat and ac, 7 bedrooms ( 3 w/ Q bed, 2 w/ D & S bed in each and2 w/ 2 D beds each ) 4 full baths and 1 half bath, washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen. Living area has 2 sitting areas overlooking ocean, large flat screen TV (cable),WiFi access , wet barand game table.Large dining table plus table in kitchen.Covered deck area w/ grill, patio furniture, picnic

tables and Pawleys Island hammock, of course!Large enclosed outdoor shower, porches ocean and

creekside.Creekside walkway w/ covered dock.