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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2014 Professional Craft Grad Show

Posted May 31, 2014

Professional Crafts Program Graduates 2014

The 2014 Haywood Community College Professional Craft’s graduate exhibition officially opened Saturday May 31 at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville, NC. A reception was held in honor of this year’s graduating class in the main gallery, with family, friends, faculty, staff and alumni converging to celebrate with the artists….

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HCC Fiber Students Bring Home Awards from National Alpaca Competition

Posted April 2, 2014

Alpaca Award

Awesome work! Professional Crafts Fiber students Amy Tromiczak and Lia Ehrlich won first and fourth place respectively in the textile category at the Annual North American Student Design Competition of the Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association recently. Pictured left to right are Lia Ehrlich, Professional Crafts Fiber instructor Amy Putansu, and Amy Tromiczak.

HCC Clay Students Share Their Art for Empty Bowl Fundraiser

Posted February 24, 2014

Empty Bowls 2014

Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Clay students recently finished hand crafted bowls for the Open Door Empty Bowl Fundraiser. The fundraiser combines good art, good will and a good meal this Saturday, March 1 from 3 until 7 p.m. at the Open Door. Pictured left to right, first row are HCC Professional Crafts Clay students…

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