Not to Scale: Group Exhibition

Not to Scale: Group Exhibit by Arrowmont’s Artists-in-Residence Opens March 19th Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts is exhibiting works by current Artists-in-Residence in Not to Scale – the final exhibition from Charlie Ryland, Drew Davis Johnson, Julia Gartrell, Sarah Rachel Brown and Skye Livingston. The Artists-in-Residence Program provides early career, self-directed artists time, space and...
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Working Memory: An Interactive Installation by Chalet Comellas

Letters, photos and films, together with art, are technologies of memory, objects that record and store an experience to be told again. Victorian quilters began constructing memory quilts in the mid-1800s, to honor and record the lives of relatives and friends. Drawing upon this concept, Working Memory is an interactive installation composed of a quilt-like construction...
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Touch: Interactive Craft

Exhibition dates: January 16 – March 11, 2016 Opening Reception: January 22, 6:00-8:00 pm, Awards Ceremony at 7pm “Touch: Interactive Craft” is a national juried exhibition organized by Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. This year’s theme invited submissions that involve viewer interaction, require audience manipulation for the piece’s creation or enjoyment, or gain significance...
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Resident Artists Connect at SDA’s Made/Aware Conference

Past and present Arrowmont Resident Artists connected at Arrowmont as presenters, attendees and facilitators at the MADE/AWARE: SDA CRAFT + CONCEPT INTENSIVE. Rowland Ricketts, associate professor of art, Indiana University – featured presenter at MADE/AWARE.  Kim Eichler-Messmer, assistant professor, Kansas City Art Institute. Erin Castellan, art department coordinator, Warren Wilson College, NC. Tally Locke, Fab...
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A home away from home

Everyone has a special place they hold dear to their heart. Somewhere they feel grounded, relaxed and inspired; a place to escape reality. Meet Lynne Roldao. Lynne is a glass and fiber artist who has been coming to Arrowmont since the 1970s. She first visited Arrowmont in the summer of 1973 with her grandmother, member...
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Alicia Dietz shares her Arrowmont experience

Alicia Dietz is an Army veteran, world traveler and talented woodworker using art to tell her amazing story. Alicia attended Arrowmont this summer and shares her experience through her blog. Read Alicia’s blog post below. MAPS, CHARTS & DIAGRAMS AT ARROWMONT This last week, I attended the last of the four craft camps I went...
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Finding quality time at Arrowmont

Beyond the holidays it can be rather difficult to find the time to visit our loved ones. Once children leave the nest to start their own careers and families, carving out quality time together only gets harder. And yet, it’s important to do so. Meet Susan Stewart and her daughter Annie Pennington. Annie is a...
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Arrowmont Hosts Metals Retreat

With summer workshops closing, Arrowmont had the joy of hosting a metals retreat organized by Ana Lopez, 1999-2000 Artist-in-Residence, for one week in August. Fifteen metalsmithing and jewelry artists gathered for private studio time taking a break from their regular daily demands. After attending a retreat in 2012 for former Artists-in-Residence, Ana was inspired to...
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Laura Brainard Raborn Talks About Her Time At Arrowmont

On the fence about taking a workshop at Arrowmont? Laura Brainard Raborn, talented mixed media painter, gives you the inside scoop of her experience at Arrowmont. Raborn attended “Abstract Landscape Painting as Self-Portrait” instructed by Pinkney Herbert during the late July workshop session. Read Laura’s post below. Arrowmont Part 1: An artist’s experience For years, I’ve...
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Introducing Our Fabulous Fibers Resident Skye Livingston

Skye Livingston was born and raised in Dallas, Texas but doesn’t fit squarely into the cowboy boots and southern twang persona that I like to playfully stereotype. Skye graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute, receiving a Bachelor of Fine Art in both Fiber and Art History. Since graduation Skye has remained (hyper) active, exhibiting...
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