August 10 - 11, 2012
Penland School of Craft is a national center for craft education dedicated to helping people live creative lives. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of
, Penland offers one-, two-, and eight-week
workshops in books & paper, clay, drawing, glass, iron, metals, photography,
printmaking and letterpress, textiles, and wood. The school also offers
artists' residencies, community collaboration programs, and a gallery and
information center. North
The Penland School of Crafts Annual Benefit Auction has their gala weekend in the
featuring the sale of 237 works in books, clay, drawing, glass, iron,
letterpress, metals, painting, photography, printmaking, textiles, and wood. Carolina Mountains
The Penland auction is one of the most important craft collecting events in the American Southeast and is the perfect opportunity to support Penland's educational programs, which have helped thousands of people live creative lives.
If you cannot make it out to the mountains of North Carolina - you can participate in the auction online:
Click the link below to download an illustrated catalog of artists and work in this year's auction:
To reserve your auction tickets, click the link below:
or call 828-765-2359, ext. 40, or email
Absentee and phone bids are accepted for all auctions until noon on Friday, August 10, for a fee of $25 (includes catalog).