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Thursday, 03 October 2013 00:58

Weaver honored withs N.C. Heritage Award

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art weaverWeaver Susan Morgan Leveille, owner of the Oaks Gallery in Dillsboro, was named one of the recipients of the North Carolina Heritage Award.

 

Leveille immersed herself in the culture of weaving from a young age. She first sat at a loom to weave at age 7 and quickly grew to be a skilled craftsperson. Leveille’s great-aunt, Lucy Morgan, founded the Penland School of Craft and devoted herself to reviving weaving traditions in Western North Carolina. Leveille has carried on the family tradition of weaving and continues to strengthen and disseminate the art of weaving.

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    art theplaceWhat to do?

    That was the question I posed to myself when I found out my girlfriend was visiting from Upstate New York. She is someone who has never been to Western North Carolina, never been to Southern Appalachia, let alone anywhere in the South for that matter. 

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