Mitchell County’s Penland School of Crafts highlights instructors in The Penland 9 Exhibit
The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University is partnering with the Penland School of Crafts to showcase the nine Penland Studio coordinators and their art.
Located in nearby Spruce Pine, Penland is an international center for craft education dedicated to helping people live creative lives. The school offers intensive workshops in books and paper, clay, drawing, glass, iron, metals, photography, printmaking and letterpress, textiles and wood.
Artists participating in the exhibition are Daniel T. Beck, studio coordinator for iron; Betsy DeWitt, studio coordinator for photography; Susan Feagin, studio coordinator for clay, Melanie Finlayson, studio manager; Jay Fox, studio coordinator for books, paper, letterpress and print; Nick Fruin, studio coordinator for glass; Ian Henderson, studio coordinator for metals; Ellie Richards, studio coordinator for wood; Amanda Thatch, studio coordinator for textiles & drawing/painting.
To learn more about the Penland School of Crafts visit www.penland.org.
To learn more about the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, visit tcva.org.
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