Representing makers traditions from the Atlantic seaboard to the Blue Ridge Mountains, over 50 artists and craftspeople from more than thirty North Carolina towns and cities have been selected to showcase their work and products at the 2018 North Carolina Folk Festival, to be presented in Greensboro the weekend of September 7, 8 and 9.
Chosen through a juried process of applicants from across N.C. and the region, these artisans will feature both traditional crafts and more contemporary artistic expressions rooted in the region’s experience. Pottery, custom furniture, photography, jewelry, textile arts, musical instruments, woodworks, paintings, sculptures, and more will be on display and available for purchase.
The 2018 North Carolina Makers Marketplace is sponsored by Our State Magazine.
These artisans and craftspeople are just part of the hundreds of artists from across the state and nation – including performers, dancers, singers, storytellers, makers, food and craft brew merchants – who are gathering in Greensboro to celebrate America’s rich cultural diversity and traditions at the North Carolina Folk Festival. Building on the legacy of the National Folk Festival’s historic three-year N.C. residency (2015-2017), this unique no-admission event has become one of the fastest growing festivals in the Southeast, with attendance of more than 160,000 last September.
Click here to learn more about all of our artists and makers for the 2018 NC Folk Festival.