Professional Crafts Wood Instructor Builds Desk for U.S. Forest Service

Posted December 15, 2014

HCC Professional Crafts Wood instructor Brian Wurst and students recently finished a project for the US Forest Service to build and install a reception desk for the visitor’s center at their headquarters on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The design includes features requested by the Forest Service, as well as wood from the college…

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EXCITE Exhibit in the Laurel of Asheville

Posted November 5, 2014

We are excited to see that the EXCITE Exhibition going on here at HCC has made it into the pages of the Laurel of Asheville.  You can find us on page 113.


Rachel Meginnes speaking at HCC!

Posted October 15, 2014

Rachel Meginnes is a current Resident Artist at Penland School of Crafts, and juror of the national fiber exhibition EXCITE, currently on display at Haywood Community College. We are honored to have Rachel as a guest speaker to give us an in depth look at both this exhibition and her own work. This event will…

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October 1, 2014 Fiber Workshop

Posted October 8, 2014

Fiber Workshop October 1, 2014 Weaving since her son was born, Fiber Workshop Instructor Teena Tuenge brings together a group of Weavers to practice what they love and enrich their knowledge. “Weaving caught my attention when I walked into a craft store and saw a small loom. It looked like a lot of fun and it…

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Terry Taylor’s collage show ‘Paper Cuts’

Posted September 25, 2014

Terry Taylor, Haywood Creative Arts program alum and Continuing Education Instructor, will be showing a selection of his collage work alongside the collage work of 7 other intriguing artists.  


EXCITE – An Exhibit of Contemporary Textiles and Fiber Art

Posted September 23, 2014

woven fabric

An exhibit of contemporary fiber work inspired or reflective of the design ideals set forth by Anni Albers at Black Mountain College. Local Cloth Inc. and Haywood Community College Creative Arts Program invites you to come and join the celebration of American Craft Week 2014 with this exhibit and the celebration of the Appalachian region’s…

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Southern Higlands Craft Fair

Posted September 17, 2014

For four days each July and October, the US Cellular in Asheville, NC comes alive with fine traditional and contemporary crafts. Nearly 200 craftspeople fill the two levels of the center selling their works of clay, fiber, glass, leather, metal, mixed media, natural materials, paper, wood and jewelry. October 16 – 19, 2014 US Cellular…

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2014 Haywood Art Studio Tour

Posted September 12, 2014

This is a self-guided, individually paced tour of individual artist studios located in Haywood County NC. The tour will include 41 artists and Haywood Community College Production Crafts Department at 17 locations in central and north-central Haywood County. The tour will include 10 clay artists, 3 fiber artists, 11 wood artists, 3 jewelry artists, a…

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Community Craft Day!

Posted August 13, 2014

woman making pottery

Free Student for a Day workshops in the new Creative Arts Building.  Participants can choose from eight workshops. All supplies, tools and instruction provided, just bring the spirit of adventure!! Choose from Introduction to Enamel (am&pm), Play in Clay (am&pm), Decorative Table Runner (am&pm), Artful Finishes for Wood (am), Intro to Felting (pm), Mountain Style…

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Susan Leveille is awarded two Heritage Awards!

Posted June 1, 2014

Susan Lelveille

One of our own instructors, Susan Leveille, was the recipient of two prestigious awards recently. She was one of five people awarded the North Carolina Heritage Award and she also received the Western Carolina University Mountain Heritage Award. Susan has been in the weaving world ever since she was a very young girl. Her family…

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