Craft & Community
Anna Fariello provides a marvelous glimpse into the early life of the Folk School, including the initial founders and influential craftspeople who contributed to the campus history throughout the early Arts & Crafts Movement. An easy and delightful read, this book gives you a peak into the deep history and reverence for traditional crafts and community that the Folk School nurtures.
M. Anna Fariello is an author, curator, scholar with many outstanding awards. She was also an Associate Professor at Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library. She has written many books with a traditional craft and history focus, shedding light on Appalachian heritage arts and crafts including her “Hands of our Elders” series that focuses on Cherokee basketry, carving and pottery.