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Appalachian Center for Craft

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A campus of Tennessee Tech University’s nationally accredited School of Art, Craft & Design, we are home to fine craft studios offering Bachelor of Fine Arts degree concentrations in clayfibersglassmetals and wood. A 2 year Craft Certificate program is also available.

The Gallery at the Appalachian Center for Craft is one of the finest retailers of contemporary American fine craft in the southeast. We represent the work of 100+ artists whose work ranges from the contemporary to the traditional.The Craft Center hosts up to 25 exhibitions annually. Shows range from the works of regional, national and international contemporary craft artists, to our faculty, resident artists and student exhibitions. Find world-class, handmade functional and sculptural fine craft including handblown glass, ceramics, jewelry, furniture, decorative metals and ironwork, quilts, textiles and weaving, clocks, lamps, candles, wood carvings and turned bowls, and books and craft supplies.

The Center promotes excellence in American craft by teaching tradition and innovation in technique, concept and design providing access to the highest quality craft education, professional artists, and career opportunities.


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Exhibition Photo
Table photo
Kimberly Winkle, Director of Tennessee Tech University School of Art, Craft, and Design
Clay photo
Vince Pitelka, Professor, Clay
Fibers Photo
Elan Kandel, BFA student
Blacksmithing Photo
Logan Helms, BFA student
Celebration Clay Photo
Nick Fletcher, BFA student
Fibers Photo
Glass photo
jojo Wichitchu, BFA student
Woodworking photo
Matthew Vick, BFA student
Woodshop Photo
Metals photo
Dan Randall, Professor, Metals
Metal sculpture
Graham Campbell, Professor, Wood
Curt Brock Glass
Curt Brock, Professor, Glass
Jeanne Brady, Professor, Fiber
Appalachian Center for Craft
Main offices: Mon.-Fri. : 8 am - 4:30 pm
Gallery/exhibitions: Mon.-Sat. : 10 am - 5 pm, Sun, 12pm-5pm
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For the most up-to-date hours and information, please contact Appalachian Center for Craft directly.

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