Welcome to Workshops at the Appalachian Center for Craft!
The Craft Center offers over 50 hands-on craft workshops in our five studios.
Workshops include: Blacksmithing, Clay, Fibers, Glass, Metals, and Wood
We offer classes for all skill levels, from the beginner to studio professionals.
Spring 8 Week Clay Workshop with Bryce Brisco!
Feb. 24 - April 21, 2014
Monday Nights 6-9pm$300 - Price includes one firing. (Clay can be purchased in our gallery store) Class covers both wheelthrowing and handbuilding. All levels welcome!
Spring One-Day Workshops!
March 15, 2014
$75 - Price includes lunch & materials
8:30 a.m. – Workshop Check-In & Coffee in the Lobby
9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. – Workshops
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. – LUNCH
1:00 - 4:30 p.m. – Workshops
4:30 – 5:00 p.m. – Clean-up
Andrew Meers, ACC Metals Artist-in-Residence
Introduce yourself to the forge in this one-day workshop! Participants will learn blacksmithing basics by hammering out metal wall hooks and bottle openers.
Bryce Brisco, ACC Clay Artist-in-Residence
Work on the potter’s wheel during this one-day workshop! Participants will learn to center, pull walls, and trim while making clay cups and bowls.
Josh Hershman, ACC Glass Artist-in-Residence
level: beginning to intermediate
Learn glass marble making basics or hone your skills during this one-day workshop! Participants will create colorful and complex glass marbles using a torch and glass rods.
Ellie Richards, ACC Wood Artist-in-Residence $75
Get comfortable with the woodshop in this one-day workshop! Participants will use the bandsaw and other tools to create one-of-a-kind wood boxes.
Amanda Ross, ACC Fibers Artist-in-Residence $75
Explore professional fabric dying methods during this one-day workshop! Participants will leave with a beautiful range of hand-dyed cotton fabrics that can be used in future sewing projects.
New in 2014, the Craft Center is adding Half-Week Workshops!
Want to spend more than a weekend, but can't take an entire week off work? These half-week will run Wednesday evening to Sunday afternoon.
Room & Board:
The Appalachian Center for Craft’s student scholarship program awards half price workshop fees to applicants on a competitive basis. Any student enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate art degree program during the spring semester of 2014 is eligible.
To apply, please email a letter of application detailing your interest in a specific workshop and how the experience will further your development as an artist along with five images of your personal work to Lindsey Maestri, Exhibitions and Programs Manager at
Applications due by May 1, 2014.
REGISTRATION FOR 2014 WORKSHOP SESSIONS:
Workshop listings by medium are available by clicking on the studio links in the navigation bar above and to the left.
- Evening clay and fibers workshops are available during spring and fall semesters. Check the Clay workshop page or the Fibers workshop page for updated information.
- Weekend (Friday-Sunday) workshops will be offered in May, June, July, and August 2014 (class starts Friday evening).
- Half-Week (Wednesday-Sunday) workshops will be offered in July, and August 2014 (class starts Wednesday evening).
- One-week (Monday-Sunday) workshops are offered June, July, and August 2014 (available for 1 hour of credit from TTU, class starts Monday evening).
Download the 2014 Workshop Registration Form
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