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Events at Creative Arts

  1. Piano 1

    January 23

    PIANO I Want to learn how to play the piano? With the right tools, teacher, and a little focus, you may be surprised at how quickly you can become proficient in basic piano. With an introduction to the keyboard through the study of notation, hand positions, chord formations, scales and sight-reading, students will learn to…

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  2. Piano 2

    January 23

    PIANO II Piano Class II will continue to build on the physical and theoretical music skills learned in Piano Class I. New students must place into this course level. The instructor will assess your level the first class meeting. Students will need to buy a companion book. 5 students maximum. Instructor: Julie McConnell. Class meets…

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  3. Basic Blacksmithing

    January 23

    BASIC BLACKSMITHING In this introductory level beginner course, students will focus on controlling the fire and establishing good forging habits as they work to gain familiarity with a variety of basic forging techniques. No experience required. Instructor: Matthew Shirey. Class meets on Wednesday.   Cost: $225 Location: 3300 building, room 3327 Course Code                Date   …

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Creative Arts News

Guided Open Studio: Fiber

Guided Open Studio: Fiber   We will be offering guided open studio time for Fiber this fall on Monday mornings starting 10/29, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. $136 2 floor looms available 8 rigid heddle looms available   Call 828.565.4240 to register

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Featured Success Story

Deanna Lynch Textiles

  • Professional Crafts Fiber

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…

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