BE Artists Gallery in Banner Elk, North Carolina is a cooperative of artists who have joined together to open a gallery of fine arts and crafts in Banner Elk, North Carolina. We offer for sale to the public hand made objects of beauty and utility created by artists who live within a fifty-mile radius of Banner Elk.

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Autumn hours for the  BE Artists Gallery are currently Wednesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. We are also available at other times by appointment. To schedule an appointment to visit the gallery, email, or call 828-898-6767.

Latest News

Gallery Social Saturday, October 9 ~ We’ve missed our regular social gatherings at the gallery with patrons and artists, so we’re excited to announce the first Gallery Social of 2021! We invite all gallery patrons, consignment artists, member artists, and the general public to stop by BE Artists Gallery on Saturday, October 9 for a bit of socializing and art viewing between 3 – 6 p.m. We’ll have light snacks and beverages to share.

Welcome New Consignment Artists ~ We’re pleased to welcome our latest consignment artists to BE Artists Gallery, including Jack Hamerick, who paints vivid abstracts in oils and acrylics, Susan Day, who paints colorful local scenes in oils, Jerry Gafford, who turns beautiful wood bowls, and Cindy McEnery, a photographer with a unique eye for the high country. Stop by and see these new works, as well as some fresh pieces from nearly 30 local artists.

A New Stop on the Blue Ridge Craft Trails ~ The BE Artists Gallery and Historic Banner Elk School are pleased to announce that we were recently selected as one of the newest stops on the Blue Ridge Craft Trails, a major initiative of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area. Visit the Blue Ridge Craft Trails website at and plan a day (or several) exploring craft-based destinations in our mountains and foothills.

Interested in becoming a Consignment Artist at the BE Artists Gallery? We are always looking for new artists! Click here to download a consignment application>

A Virtual Escape | Can’t be here in the mountains this season? You can escape to the town of Banner Elkvirtually. Click on the photo above to begin your virtual tour, created by BE Artist Todd Bush in collaboration with the Town of Banner Elk. We will be waiting to welcome you back in person when things get back to normal. To plan your future trip please visit

View our expansion project Phase I (completed in April 2018)>


The BE Artists Gallery is a cooperative art gallery operating in the Cultural Arts Center at the Historic Banner Elk School in downtown Banner Elk. Members offer their fine arts and crafts for sale, and work together to operate the gallery. We also represent the work of local consignment artists.

Currently on display: Paintings and drawings in oils, acrylics, and pastels; photography; graphic arts; pottery; jewelry; metalworks; fine furniture; woodturnings; wood carvings; fabric art, and more.


Meet Our Artists

We are an art cooperative with nine active members and more than 25 consignment artists. All artists reside in the High Country region. Member artists include: LouAnn Morehouse, Skip Sickler, Dick & Carol Larson, Tamara S. Randolph, Karen Dingo, Kimberly Tufts, Doug Roberts and Nysie Hurst. Read more about our member and consignment artists, and …


Visit the art gallery at the Historic Banner Elk School or email us at We welcome consignment artist applications throughout the year. Download an application (PDF) here.

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