TC Arts Council opens “Through the Needle’s Eye” on Aug. 16

"Ice is Nice" by Marie Campbell
"Ice is Nice" by Marie Campbell

Press release:

The Transylvania Community Arts Council in Brevard, NC has been chosen to open the National Touring Exhibit “Through the Needle’s Eye 2017” sponsored by The Embroiderers’ Guild of America. The exhibit will be at the TC Arts Council Gallery from August 16 – September 15.

About the exhibit: This is the 21st National Exhibit of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America (EGA), and it will feature artists from across the country as well as Asheville, Hendersonville and Fairview. There will be 46 pieces of art work displaying a wide variety of needlework techniques as well as items on loan from EGA’s national headquarters.

The Embroiderers’ Guild of America acknowledges the value of needlework in art and history. The National Exhibit is a representative selection of the best in artistic and technical works. It is through the needle’s eye that EGA embraces both traditional and contemporary needlework while expanding the perception of embroidery as an art form.

The TC Arts Council Gallery is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in downtown Brevard, NC. Exhibit hours for this show will be Monday – Friday 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. This is a free exhibit. For more information call TC Arts Council at (828) 884-2787 or go to To learn more about the Embroiderers’ Guild of America and this National Exhibit go to

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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