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Free Admission to Arrowmont's Annual Instructor Exhibition

Free Admission to Arrowmont’s Annual Instructor Exhibition

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts is exhibiting works of over 100 Arrowmont instructors who are teaching during the 2016 workshop season.

The exhibit features a range of media including woodworking, glass, ceramics, painting, fiber and textile work, metals, jewelry, book arts, photography and printmaking. The show celebrates Arrowmont’s instructors and functions as an educational tool, demonstrating skills and techniques that instructors focus on in their workshops. The exhibit is on view from May 21 – August 20, 2016. Admission is free and the community is encouraged to attend with their friends and family. Gallery hours are Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

“The Instructor Exhibition is an annual Arrowmont tradition and offers work of nationally and internationally recognized artists who make up Arrowmont’s faculty. They come from across the globe to share skills and ideas, foster new thinking, artistic growth and creative camaraderie. We are pleased to provide the community with the opportunity to view these outstanding works of art,” said Arrowmont Executive Director Bill May.

In June, an interactive element will be introduced to the Instructor Exhibition. Using a smart phone, viewers can watch videos of instructor demonstrations given during their Arrowmont workshop.

Craig Kirks

Created by Arrowmont Instructor Craig Kirks

Arrowmont Instructor Christina Boy

Created by Arrowmont Instructor Christina Boy

Justin Rothenshank

Created by Arrowmont Instructor Justin Rothenshank

Arrowmont is a national arts education center. The School offers weekend, one- and two-week workshops for the beginner to advanced artist, taught by national and international practicing studio artists and university faculty. Students work and learn in professionally equipped studios on a 13-acre residential campus in Gatlinburg, Tenn. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the Arrowmont Experience by registering for on campus housing and meals offered by Arrowmont.

For more information about workshops, call 865-436-5860 or email [email protected] Registration is available online at www.arrowmont.org.

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