Instrument Building with Professional Crafts Alum Bill Weinert!

Posted December 14, 2016

Haywood Community College is proud to present classes with Professional Crafts alum and local Luthier, Bill Weinert.  This series of classes is a skill building series comprising Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Lutherie.  Through these classes, Weinert will share his six years of knowledge and teach students the history and construction of stringed instruments while remaining aware of…

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Professional Crafts Alum featured in The Mountaineer!

Posted December 8, 2016

We love seeing our alums thriving in their chosen craft: “Deanna Lynch, 2014 Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Fiber graduate, found a niche in the market and is making her mark. Her business, Deanna Lynch Textiles, is weaving yardage for private label work with a New York designer as well as an Asheville fashion designer.”…

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New Music Offerings at HCC!!!

Posted December 2, 2016

CLYDE, NC – Haywood Community College Continuing Education Creative Arts is pleased to announce an expanded selection of music classes spearheaded by Julie and Bryan McConnell of local music school McConnell’s Music . Julie and Bryan will be teaching vocal, percussion and two levels of string classes with an emphasis on practical theories and physical techniques –…

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Rachel Meginnes Lecture: Thursday September 15th, 4pm

Posted September 12, 2016

Free Lecture: Room 7104, Creative Arts Building CLYDE, NC – Free Lecture! Open to the public: Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Visiting Artist series heartily welcomes artist, educator and recent Penland resident Rachel Meginnes. Ms. Meginnes will be giving a free lecture at 4 pm on Thursday, September 15th in the Creative Arts Building in…

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Blacksmith Elizabeth Brim to Teach 3-Day Workshop in May!

Posted April 18, 2016

Haywood Community College Continuing Education Creative Arts is thrilled to announce that blacksmith Elizabeth Brim will be teaching a three day class in May: Blacksmithing for Jewelers: Hammer and Heat.   Accomplished Blacksmith Elizabeth Brim, an instructor at Penland School of Crafts, is perhaps best known for feminine imagery in her ironwork. In May she…

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Soft and Stitched: Textile Artists from Haywood Community College

Posted March 17, 2016

Opening at HART Theater April 8th – May 9th Rodwell Gallery Waynesville, NC – Haywood Community College Continuing Education Creative Arts Department, Haywood County Arts Council and Hart Theater invite the community to enjoy artwork by local fiber artists on view in the Rodwell Gallery and running concurrently with Red Velvet Cake War, a play…

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Announcing Additional Spring Classes!

Posted February 16, 2016

Registration is open now! Haywood Community College Continuing Education Creative Arts is pleased to offer a selection of additional classes for April and May. Local ceramicist Kelsey Schissel, of Plays in Mud Pottery (www.playsinmud.com), will be teaching two 8 week courses aimed at the more advanced potter: Ceramics 2: Intermediate Throwing and Finding Your Voice…

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Announcing a New Class! Blacksmithing for Jewelers – Hammer and Heat

Posted February 16, 2016

Get creative with an inexpensive material you can get at the scrapyard! Learn the basics of blacksmithing and see how far you can take it. Techniques covered in this course will include forging tapers, upsetting, bending, scrolling, splitting and torch welding steel. The scale of these techniques can be enlarged or decreased to meet the…

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