Instructors

Belle Brooke Barer

Belle is a professionally trained goldsmith seeking to pass on the knowledge she has gained from her 22 year career in jewelry arts. She began making jewelry in 2001 at…

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Justin Rothshank

Justin Rothshank is a studio potter working in Goshen, Indiana since 2009. Justin’s ceramic work has been exhibited and published internationally. He has been a presenter, panelist, visiting artist, and…

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Dehmie Dehmlow

Dehmie Dehmlow makes pottery and mixed media sculptures. Originally from Colorado, she earned her BA in Ceramics and Pre-Medical Sciences at CSU. Dehmie has worked all over the country as…

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Paul Donnelly

Paul Donnelly is a studio potter from Kansas City, MO. He is currently a Professor of Ceramics at the Kansas City Art Institute. He received his BFA from Edinboro University…

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Jeana Eve Klein

Jeana Eve Klein’s work explores the intersection of social media, politics, language, and public vs. private personae through traditional textile processes, installation, and sculpture. She has an extensive exhibition record,…

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Patricia L. Cooke

Patricia L. Cooke was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. She earned her BFA in 2011 from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. In 2015, Cooke was awarded…

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gwendolyn yoppolo

A passionate educator, writer, and researcher as well as a studio artist, gwendolyn yoppolo is currently serving as Associate Professor of Ceramics at Kutztown University. She has earned an MFA…

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Larissa Huff

Larissa is a wood­worker and teacher who makes custom furni­ture and other func­tional wooden objects in Philadel­phia. As a former math teacher, much of her design and process are inspired…

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Sam Oliver

After graduating with her BFA in 2013, Sam Oliver attended a short term residency at William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. From there she completed a year and a half…

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Graeme Priddle

Graeme has over 30 years experience making and teaching in the woodworking field, best known for his sculptural turnings/carvings reflecting his life and environments in New Zealand. He has won…

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Tim Lazure

Timothy Lazure is a Professor and Area Coordinator for the Metals Design program at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. He received his BFA at Rochester Institute of Technology and…

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Chelsea Witt

Chelsea Witt is a woodworker, illustrator, and educator. Their work utilizes rudimentary shapes to explore the way that simplicity and complexity coexist as a response to internal and external events….

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Frankie Flood

Frankie Flood is a Professor and area head of the Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design area at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. Flood previously served as Director of the…

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Julia Feld

I’m a hand builder, a painter. After teaching ceramics in California for more than a decade, I finally became a full-time studio artist and moved to York, SC. My main…

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Annie Evelyn

Annie Evelyn is currently head of the Wood Department at Virginia Commonwealth University and has also taught at the Rhode Island School of Design, California College of the Arts, Parsons…

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Charity Hall

Charity Hall is an enamelist and metalsmith who creates biologically-inspired artwork. She shares her passion for metal and enamel through teaching a variety of workshops. Charity’s work is shown at…

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Susan Webster

Susan Webster is a visual artist who works with a variety of materials and art processes. She has taught at Haystack, Penland, Studio Artworks Center (Jerusalem, Israel) and elsewhere, and…

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Stuart Kestenbaum

Stuart Kestenbaum is the author of six books of poetry, most recently Things Seemed to Be Breaking (Deerbrook Editions 2021) and a book of essays The View from Here (Brynmorgen…

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Heesoo Lee

Born and raised in Seoul, South Korea, she earned her BA in art from Ewha University. Heesoo began a full-time studio practice in Berkeley, CA in 2000. From there, she…

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Danielle Rose Byrd

Danielle is a primarily self-taught wood sculptor and carver from Bar Harbor, Maine who makes functional and non-functional objects and vessels. She has written for Fine Woodworking, Popular Woodworking, and…

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Mindy Herrin-Lewis

Mindy Herrin-Lewis received her BFA in studio art from Texas Tech University 1998 and her MFA from Indiana University 2002. She moved to Johnson City in 2003 to teach jewelry…

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Daniel Essig

Daniel Essig is a studio artist and workshop leader living in Penland, North Carolina. He is a recipient of the North Carolina Artist Fellowship Grant. His work has been collected…

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Keunho Peter Park

Keunho Peter Park is an international artist, woodworker, and instrument maker who teaches at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He holds a B.F.A in painting from South Korea’s…

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Kelly Jean Conroy

Kelly Jean Conroy works out of a studio outside of Boston, creating jewelry that depicts life cycles in nature. Her specialties include laser cutting, enameling, and working with natural materials:…

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