Nirado Sloan One of Haywood Community College’s latest instructor additions to the Creative Arts Continuing Education Program is Liecester’s famous Nirado Sloan. Sloan began making jewelry first by beading gemstones over twenty years ago. Sloan then began making wire wrapped jewelry and silversmithing. She has been selling her jewelry out of her studio ever since….
Class of 2014
History and Tradition My grandfather introduced me to weaving when I was 9 years old. Although I did not receive formal training for weaving until after he passed, I still feel a deep connection to him when I am at my loom. The connection to my grandfather makes me feel like I am a part of the rich history of textiles. It is an ancient craft built on necessity and…Read More →