The Sixth Annual Western North Carolina Studio Glass Exhibition

JUNE 17 – JULY 15, 2017
The mountains of North Carolina are home to some of the world’s most talented studio glass artists. To recognize the exceptional work of these distinguished artists, and others, an exhibition of work is scheduled in a collaborative effort taking place in three downtown Morganton, North Carolina venues: The Burke Arts Council, Hamilton Williams Gallery, and John Payne Studio.  The Sixth Annual Western North Carolina Studio Glass Exhibition will open on June 17 and will close on July 15.

OPENING RECEPTION:  Saturday, June 17.  4 – 6PM at each participating gallery.

John Littleton and Kate Vogel
Yaffa Todd and Jeff Todd
Gary Beecham and Mary Lynn White
Courtney Dodd
Nick Fruin
Nate Sheaffer
Diane Enger

The exhibition includes glass that is functional and sculptural in design. This includes many unique vessels in varied shapes and hues, as well as sculptural forms in blown or cast glass. The three galleries will serve as serve as singular venues for the exhibition and each will offer participants a distinct experience in viewing the entire exhibition of work.


  • Burke Arts Council 115 E. Meeting Street:
    Monday – Saturday 10 – 4.   (Saturday, July 1 : 11 – 2;  and Tuesday, July 4:  Closed.)
  • Hamilton Williams Gallery  403 E. Union Street:
    Monday – Saturday 10 – 5.  (Tuesday, July 4:  Closed)
  • John Payne Studio  200 N. Sterling Street:
    Monday & Tuesday; Thursday & Friday:  10 – 5.  (Tuesday, July 4: Closed.)