Spring Open Workshops 2017


Because we are continuously receiving applications and occasionally getting cancellations, this list is subject to change: please check back frequently. Waiting lists are available for all full classes; there is no charge to have your name placed on a waiting list. If you have questions about class availability call 828-765-2359 ext. 1106 to speak to the registrar.



As of February 8, here are our open spring workshops:



Eight-Week Concentrations: March 12 - May 5


Painting with Fire with Nick Schwartz


This class is currently full. Glass: The Fantastic & Feared! with Dean Allison


Iron Foundry 101-301 with Remy Hanemann (1 space left)


Image as Narrative: Letterpress & the Artist's Book with Anne Covell (work-study scholarships available!)


Multifaceted Fabrication with David Jones (work-study scholarships available!)


This class is currently full. Weaving: A Dialogue with Tommye McClure Scanlin and Bhakti Ziek


Woodworking: It's a process with Jack Mauch



One-Week Session 1: March 26 - April 1


Drystone Masonry with Joe Dinwiddie (1 space left)


This class is currently full. Hand Engraving: Pattern & Texture with Pierce Healy


Intuitive Geometries with Martha Clippinger (1 space left)



One-Week Session 2: April 9 - 15


This class is currently full. Color 101 with Chuck Savoie


This class is currently full. Encaustic Books: Wax, Paper, Thread with Erin Keane


This class is currently full. Natural-Light Portraiture with Digital Cameras with Mark Tucker



One-Week Session 3: April 23 - 29


Cut, Fold, Sculpt with Bhavna Mehta


This class is currently full. Platters and Plates as Canvas with Kurt Anderson


This class is currently full. The Glass Sommelier with Mark Peiser and Susie J. Silbert





Standby Program

Residents of certain counties in Western North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee are offered half-price tuition when they take unfilled spaces less than two weeks before the beginning of a one- or two- week class, or four weeks before the beginning of an eight-week concentration. This offer is also available to all K-12 teachers and current college, university, or community college faculty, regardless of where they live.