Category Archives: Floyd Artisans/Craftspeople

Doing what you love may require another way to pay the bills

 Doug Thompson’s article, Opinions Vary, about Floyd musicians applies equally well to artists and artisans all over the world. He points out that Floyd, Virginia, is not a town where those who do what they love can always make a … Continue reading

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I’ve been backsliding – but I can still get up

It has been so long since I blogged, I knew I was slipping back into "corporate mode" where it is all work and no time for reflection. Starting a business has that seductive quality about it where it seems that … Continue reading

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The inside story on Phoenix Hardwoods of Floyd, Virginia

I have been writing about Bill and Corinne Graefe and their distinctive furniture for several years and now they have finally¬† launched a brand new website which tells their story better than I can and shows many examples of their … Continue reading

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Student Art Exhibit at the Jacksonville Center

The third annual Student Art Exhibit is now on display in the Hayloft Gallery at the Jacksonville Center in Floyd, Virginia. It includes work by adult and youthful students. This 8×10 foot "Sunburst" quilt by Barbara Murray filled the South … Continue reading

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