Tryon Arts & Crafts School to present fiber art exhibit beginning Friday

Published 8:00 am Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Tryon Arts & Crafts School will present The Fiber Artists of the Carolina Foothills in a show called “Twisted Sisters — a Journey in Fiber Art,” which will open on Friday, from 6-8 p.m., and runs through April 26 at Tryon Arts & Crafts School, at 373 Harmon Field Road, Tryon.

The show will feature the work of 10 regional fiber artists:

From North Carolina — Jeannette Schmeichel of Columbus, Joyce Henneberry of Brevard, and Laraine Wells of Flat Rock

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From South Carolina — Margaret Freedman of Landrum, Ingalill Jarl and Dianne Barnhill of Gaffney, Anita Duke of Greenville, Sybil Radius and Diane Hollis of Spartanburg and Ruth Pollow of Taylors.

Being a diverse group, the artists express their individuality in the form of art quilts, art figures, weavings, felting, embroidery, clothing and many other fiber-related arts. Their mission is to explore new techniques and challenges in order to grow, and continue their creativity and share their skills with others by exhibiting their work throughout the area.

For more information about exhibit or the school, contact the office at 828-859-8323 or visit

– Submitted by Cathy Jewell Fischer