Inspiring and empowering photographers and makers.


Bringing the creative process to life.



Studio, Retreat & Residency

Experience the power of PLACE and the transformative power of creative free-time at our intimate studio, residency and retreat center in Southern Appalachia, just 25 minutes from Asheville, NC. 

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Workshops, Coaching & Studio Practice

Develop or deepen your CRAFT through studio practice, workshops, private coaching and custom designed tutoring sessions with working artists.  

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Salons, Circles & SkillSharing

SHARE your creative process, personal insights, creative skills, and evolving work with other makers who understand how precarious and precious the creative process can be. 

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Community Art Projects & Public Art

Cultivate what really MATTERS by sharing your skills and creative work with your community through projects, community arts organizing, and public exhibitions. 

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Makers Circle Celebrates Photography

Makers Circle was founded by a working photographer who has a passion for the transformative power of the medium and a commitment to supporting emerging and professional photographers. We have just completed our silver and alternative processes darkrooms as well as an expansive digital studio. We would love to welcome you for a visit.