Western North Carolina artisans and crafters can learn everything they need to know about to grow a business as an artisan from the professional staff of HandMade in America at upcoming Craft Labs which will be held at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center, at 121 Schoolhouse Road in the Stecoah Community.
Craft Labs will be held July 27, August 10, and September 14, with sessions from 10-Noon and from 1-3. Lunch will be available in the Schoolhouse Cafe between sessions. There is no cost for the Craft Labs, but a contribution to HandMade would be appreciated.
Topics include How to Develop an Artist Statement; Artist Critiques; Engaging Visitors in the Studio; Arranging and Sellling from a Booth; Pricing Artwork and Budgeting. Classes will be taught by Gwynne Rukenbrod, Executive Director of HandMade in America, and others. HandMade in America’s mission is to grow handmade economies through craft, cultural heritage, and community assets.
For more information and to sign up for sessions, please call 828-479-3364.
- Kate Parkerson