Christal Yost will be demonstrating at Appalachian Arts Craft Center in Norris during the Porch Sale on Saturday, March 17 from 11:00 a.m. through the afternoon. She will also be teaching two workshops in the coming months: Wet Felting – Beads and Flowers on Sunday, April 15 and Wet Felting One-Day Workshop on May 19. Visit the AACC website, Facebook page, or call 865-494-9854 for class details.
For just over 45 years Christal has been drawing, painting and sculpting, and for the last 20 years, Christal has been working in three dimensions with textiles and fiber. Degrees in Biochemistry, International travel and a deep respect for cultural diversity are all important influences that inform her work in the arts. Training in the arts has included courses at universities, regional art schools, and private lessons. Christal’s portfolio includes oil paintings, clay and Tennessee marble sculptures, and fabric and fiber works.
Christal operates a fiber studio in Knoxville TN offering private and group lessons to children and adults. Christal has been involved over the years with state and regional organizations including the Arts and Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, A-1 Lab Arts, Association for Visual Arts, Tennessee Craft East, and Tennessee Arts Commission. Christal has attended state and regional art conferences, and she has received grant funding for several projects as an Artist in Residence by the Tennessee Arts Commission.
WE HAVE OUR NEW ROOF! AND IT’S GREEN, JUST IN TIME FOR ST. PADDY’S DAY!
The hard work of Jon Byron and “A Better Roofing Co.”
Isn’t the Center beautiful with her new top?