Welcome to Workshops at the Appalachian Center for Craft!
2014 Summer Workshop Brochure Coming Soon!
The Craft Center offers over 50 hands-on craft workshops each.
Workshops include: Blacksmithing, Clay, Fibers, Glass, Metals, & Wood
We offer classes for all skill levels, from the beginner to studio professionals.
ONE-DAY WINTER WORKSHOPS!
January 11, 2014
$75 (includes: lunch in our café and materials)
Call and sign-up today before they fill! (931) 372-3051
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
Description: Introduce yourself to the forge in this one-day workshop! Participants will learn blacksmithing basics by hammering out metal wall hooks and bottle openers.
Jennifer Cole, ACC Exhibitions Artist-in-Residence
Description: 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
Description: Learn beadmaking basics or hone your skills during this one-day workshop! Participants will create colorful and complex glass beads using a torch and glass rods.
Jeff Adams, ACC Director
Description: Print one-of-a-kind works of art in this one-day workshop! Participants will design plexiglass monoprints and print their designs.
For 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.
Other information for the 2014 workshop season:
We will be offering housing for all summer workshops in 2014. For more information about housing, please go to http://www.tntech.edu/craftcenter/accommodations/.
For 2014, the Craft Center has a limited number of $250 scholarships to support the cost of a one-week workshop.
These $250 scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to participants who enroll in one of the one-week workshops (see schedule). Any student enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate art degree program during spring semester 2014, other than those at Tennessee Tech University, is eligible to apply. If you would like to apply, please contact Jeff Adams, Director of the Appalachian Center for Craft, at
to receive complete application information and procedures. Students in Tennessee Tech programs should contact Jeff Adams regarding TTU student discounts and applicable TTU scholarships. The deadline to apply for the scholarships is May 2, 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 2013 (class starts Friday evening).
- One-week (Monday-Sunday) workshops are offered May, July, and August 2013 (available for 1 hour of credit from TTU, class starts Monday evening).
Download the WORKSHOP_REGISTRATION_FORM.pdf
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