Summer Open Workshops

Summer 2021 Workshop with Open Spaces

Enrollment is currently open for full-pay students on a first-come, first-served basis. As of June 15, the following workshops still had open spaces for full-pay students. If you don’t see the workshop you want, we encourage you to add your name to the waiting list, which you can do here. Spaces often open up, and there is no charge to be added to the waiting list. This list is subject to change; please check back frequently.

To confirm current workshop availability, find the workshop in our registration system or call 828-765-2359.

Session Dates

One: gone
Two: in process
Three: June 20 – July 1
Four: July 4 – 15
Five: July 18 – August 2
Six: August 8 – 19
Seven: August 22 – 27

Workshop listings by session.

Headings below are links to workshop listings by studio.

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Books and Paper

Session 3: Shawn Sheehy – Modular, Moving, Pop-Up Creatures
Session 4: Frank Hamrick – Handmade Paper and Artists’ Books
Session 5: John DeMerritt – Contained Within: Boxes and Enclosures
Session 5: Sean Dyroff – Photo Books
Session 7: Shanna Leino – Bonefolders Elevated



Session 3: Andrea Keys – Building BIG!…with a small kiln
Session 5: Kenneth Baskin – Slab Construction: Strategies for Success


Drawing and Painting

No open workshops at this time.



No open workshops at this time.



No open workshops at this time.



Session 3: Michael Nashef – Concretion (concrete jewelry)
Session 4: Richard Elaver – Making a Spectacle (eyeglasses)
Adam Atkinson and Everett Hoffman – Forged and Bedazzled
Session 5: Masako Onodera – Material Exploration: Bodies and Senses (mixed-media wearable)



Session 5: Sean Dyroff – Photo Books


Print and Letterpress

Session 4: Kasey Ramirez – The Woodcut: Beyond Black and White



Session 6: Betty Maney – Cherokee White Oak Baskets



Session 6: Daniel Michalik – Cork
Session 7: Brandy Clements and Dave Klinger – Handwoven Chair Caning