Élan Young

Passing it on

Rebecca Tatum photo

The Smokies are home to a myriad of artists and craftsmen, many of whom opened their studios after having been trained at local institutions, which just so happen to be among the prestigious and accessible arts and craft schools in the world. Read more


Open door

Élan Young photo

Golden brooms with all manner of carved wooden handles line the walls where the sweet smell of broomcorn, the plant that makes up the straw bristles of the broom, is being cut and fashioned to fit each handmade treasure. Read more

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