The Appalachian Arts Craft Center in Norris is looking for new members to sell their handmade crafts in the Craft Center shop.
Anyone interested in going through the jurying process should pick up a jurying packet at the center and then bring three samples of their work to the center between Monday, July 22 and Friday, August 2 at noon. The jurying will take place on Monday, August 5, and items must be picked up by Thursday, August 22.
Each person going through the process must fill out a form and pay a nonrefundable $25 jurying fee.
The Appalachian Arts Craft Center is a nonprofit center that has been promoting traditional artists and crafts in the East Tennessee area for 40 years. The center is located at 2716 Andersonville Highway 61 in Norris, TN, one mile east of I-75 north at Exit 122. For more information, call 865-494-9854, or see our web site, www.appalachianarts.net.
Featured Tennessee Artist Workshop!
POTTERY FOR KIDS, with York Haverkamp and Allison Greenhouse, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, July 24, 25, 26, and Tuesday, July 30, 9 a.m. to Noon for kids 6 to 10 and 2 to 5 p.m. for kids 11 and up
Is your child interested in getting started with pottery, or has she/he already tried it and wants to do more? This class will be taught by York Haverkamp and Allison Greenhouse. York Havercamp is a professional potter and pottery teacher for more than 10 years. He is a member the Foothills Craft Guild, the Tennessee Association of Craft Artists, and the Southern Highland Craft Guild. Alison Greenhouse is a potter and art teacher at Norris and Andersonville Elementary Schools. Students will get to learn about handbuilding with clay and make several pieces, as well as being introduced to pottery on the wheel. The first three days are for learning techniques and creating projects; the final day on the following week is for glazing. Students will have to come back between August 20-31 to pick up their projects after firing. This class is part of our 2013-14 Featured Tennessee Artist series, when we bring in well known Tennessee crafters for special workshops. This series is funded in part by the East Tennessee Foundation and the Tennessee Arts Commission. Registration deadline: July16.
Earlybird Cost: Register and pay by July 9 and the cost is $100 per child. After July 9 Cost: $110. Prices include all materials. Beginning.