Bakersville’s newest gallery aims to showcase talent of area artists


Owners say they hope to make gallery an inclusive space and community hub.

  • Sweetgrass Artisan Mercantile co-owners Jessica Charapata (left) and Melissa Andersen (right) smile and pose for a photo inside of their new gallery in Bakersville. (MNJ photo/Juliana Walker)
  • Sweetgrass Artisan Mercantile sells an array of original arts and crafts from local artisans including paintings, jewelry and wood-work. Pictured here are jewelry pieces from Meryl Lefkovich Design. (MNJ photo/Juliana Walker)
BAKERSVILLE — A new gallery, Sweetgrass Artisan Mercantile, opened in Bakersville on Wednesday, July 15. Located at 23 Crimson Laurel Way, the gallery sells an array of original arts and crafts from…

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