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Events at Creative Arts

  1. Basic Knife & Axe Making

    March 25

    BASIC KNIFE & AXE MAKING In this class students will forge, grind, heat treat and handle a basic fixed blade knife or forge a Kentucky style belt axe. If time allows more than one knife or a different style axe can be created. This is a perfect introduction to the art of bladesmithing or a…

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  2. ABS Folders

    March 25

    April 18 – 12 ABS Folders This class will cover the very basics of making folding knives. This course provides detailed instruction on the art and craft of fabrication of the slip joint folder. This is a week-long class and will be taught by an ABS Certified Master Bladesmith. Instructor: Steve Dunn Students need to…

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  3. Art Quilts for the Natural Dyer

    March 26

    ART QUILTS FOR THE NATURAL DYER Create a mini art quilt in this 6-week workshop! We will learn how to achieve brilliant colors with natural dyes on cotton fabrics, explore surface design opportunities available to the natural dyer, and delve into the art of quilting. From planning to dyeing to stitching, we’ll have fun and…

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Creative Arts News

Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Visiting Artist Lecture Series Articulation through Art Wednesday February 13 12 – 1p Creative Arts Building, room 7105The Professional Crafts department will be hosting visiting artist  Sarah Rose Lejeune  Wednesday, February 13, 12 to 1 p.m. in the Creative Arts Building, room 7105. This one-hour artist lecture is free and open to the public.Lejeune is a papermaker, weaver,…

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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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