Meet Our

Marge Davenport

John and Judy Zeigler 

This endearing couple lives in the mountains of Western North Carolina, surrounded by the inspiration to pursue their creative undertakings. Working together, they share creative ideas and often combine their distinctive talents to create an extraordinary piece of art. You will be intrigued with the grace and elegance of Judy's gourds and impressed with the passion John displays when sharing his craft! 

Theron Clore
Show Photographer

Cindy Brockway
Social Media Representative


Nothing fancy, just good desserts!

  • 9 different cookies
  • 4 kinds of candy
  • brownie sandwich cookies 


Fractal Burn is done by the use of 2000 volts of electricity. I start with a blank piece of wood and by using electricity I create something both beautiful and unique.


Friends of the Festival

Meet Will & Kay Lake

They have been carving and 
painting birds and animals for over 30 years. 
Their work has been shown in many galleries, private collections and museums. As well as seeing them at all the Brasstown Valley Resort Art shows.

Will and Kay have been friends of the festival for the last three years. Their experience and guidance for us is unmatched by all others.  Many times you will see them both greeting you as you enter one of the gates.