Arrowmont Connections: Laura Peery, ceramicist

Inspired by a love for vintage textiles, clothing design and fanciful embellishment, Laura Peery constructs whimsical worlds made of porcelain clay. From the first time her hands were in clay, she knew that she had found her career. Laura creates her clay work as if cutting a dressmaker’s pattern. Her grandmother had a dress shop...
Read More

Episode 4: Samantha Fields

Samantha Fields joins us on the podcast to talk about her particular painting practice using airbrushing, but also teaching during a pandemic, and making artwork during crisis.  The conversation took place on June 4, 2020, in which the country was grappling with the continued COVID-19 pandemic, but also the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis...
Read More

Black History Month Artist Spotlight: David Driskell

David Clyde Driskell was one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject of African American Art. Driskell was an artist, art historian and curator who was pivotal in bringing recognition to African-American art and its importance in the broader story of art in the United States and beyond. Driskell was born in 1931 in...
Read More

Arrowmont Instructor Roundtable: Ancient to Contemporary

The heritage of Arrowmont is rooted in an approach to the arts that builds upon traditional arts and crafts. In this Instructor Roundtable discussion, three 2021 instructors share how historic techniques, approaches or concepts inform their creative work. This virtual discussion took place Friday, February 19, 2021.   Featuring: • Alicia Goodwin, jeweler and sculptural...
Read More

Black History Month Artist Spotlight: Aminah Robinson

“I began drawing at the age of three. My father would give me wood to paint on and paint in little enamel tins. My studio was under my bed…I never had any doubt in my mind about being an artist.” – Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson was born Brenda Lynn Robinson in...
Read More

ARROWMONT CONNECTIONS: Mason Cooley, furniture maker, has a mission to teach people to make their own bicycles

Mason Cooley designs custom furniture and smaller home goods with his partner, Summer. He also makes bamboo-frame bicycles. However, he has never made a bicycle frame for others – he prefers to teach them how to craft their own. He offers “BAMBOO BICYCLE WORKSHOP” at Arrowmont this fall, October 24-29, 2021. He wrote, “This...
Read More

Black History Month Artist Spotlight: Romare Bearden

“Black art has always existed. It just hasn’t been looked for in the right places.” – Romare Bearden A pioneer of Black art and celebrated collagist, Romare Bearden seamlessly blended images of African-American life in the urban and rural South with references to popular culture, religion, and Classical art and myth. His narratives focused primarily...
Read More

Episode 3: Max Seinfeld

In the second episode, we’re joined by Max Seinfeld, Director of the Sugar Maples Center for Creative Arts in Maplecrest, New York.  The conversation with Max took place on June 4, 2020.  We talk about Arrowmont’s Pentaculum program, of which Max is a coordinator, as well as Max’s creative work in both ceramics and drawing...
Read More
1 2 3 34

Donation to Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

How much would you like to donate?
$50 $100 $250 $0 $0
Would you like to make regular donations? I would like to make donation(s)
How many times would you like this to recur? (including this payment) *
First Name *
Last Name *
Email *
Current Mailing Address
Additional Note
A current mailing address is required to receive an acknowledgement/tax receipt.