The mission of the Blue Ridge Handweaving Show is to encourage and support both amateur and professional handloom weavers at all levels and to increase public awareness of their work.
Detail pictures of the entries will be available shortly. The list of winners is at BRHS 2006 Winners.
To see the complete catalog of the show, click Blue Ridge Handweaving Show 2006 Catalog.
For a tour of all the entries in the show, click Blue Ridge Handweaving Show Gallery Page 1
Louise Grenell won the John C Campbell Award for her wall hanging "Harvest Home" It is made of an altered Blooming Leaf Pattern in fall colors, using overshot in cotton and wool. It measures 40" x 43"
The 2006 Blue Ridge Handweaving Show has two venues: October 18 - November 17, in the John M. Crawford Gallery in the Walker Arts Building at The Asheville School, 360 Asheville School Road, Asheville, NC. Winning entries are then being shown from November 20 - December 24 at the Grove Arcade Arts and Heritage Gallery, One Page Ave., Suite # 115, Asheville, NC.