19th Annual American Craft Show in Atlanta More than 200 of the nation’s most respected artists will exhibit and sell their high-quality, jewelry, furniture, clothing, home accessories and more, at the largest craft show in the Southeast.
News-Antique.com - Feb 18,2008 - Celebrating its 19th year in Atlanta, the American Craft Show will be held for its 2nd consecutive year at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Cobb County, March 14-16, 2008. Artists in the show are selected though a rigorous annual jury process to assure the admission of museum-quality work.
Ten Georgia-based artists are among the 250 selected to present. They include: Atlantan Michael Gilmartin; Alpharettan Kirsten Stingle; Marietta residents Ricky Frank, Timothy Sullivan and Beth Tarkington; Athens resident Annette Paskiewicz; Carrollton-based musicians Martin & Scott; Lavonia resident Angelika Brennecke-Robolin; and Social Circle’s Gayle Pritchard.
Michael Gilmartin, whose hand-crafted chair is featured, has work on display and in use throughout the United States, South America, Europe and Japan, has been a wood sculptor for 28 years and a resident of Atlanta for twenty-six. The Gilmartin Rocker is in the permanent collection of the Brooklyn Museum in New York City, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, and his companion chair, the Avos Chair is in the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, North Carolina. Gilmartin will be featured in an upcoming segment of Good Day Atlanta.
Show Hours are Friday & Saturday, March 14-15: 10am-6pm; and Sunday, March 16: 10am-5pm. Ticket prices are $12 for one day; $18 for a two-day pass and children 12 and under are admitted free. American Craft Council members and those who join at the show are also admitted free.