November 16th, 2012

Haywood Community College Professional Crafts
Developing the Skills You Need to Succeed in Traditional and Contemporary Crafts
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March 2013: Grand Opening!
Hey Alumni! Join Our Exhibition!

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New Home for 

Professional Crafts!

 Opening Spring Semester, 2013

CAB Entry    

Dear HCC Crafts Friends and Alumni:

Please join us as we celebrate the Grand Opening of the Creative Arts Building on Friday, March 1, 2013. The day long celebration will include studio tours and tours of the building's many innovative sustainable energy features, exhibits of current students' work, craft demonstrations, a keynote craft lecture, as well as live music, refreshments and a special event: the HCC Crafts Alumni Exhibition.



Craft Builoding roof lines
Exterior View: Creative Arts Building


Haywood Community College is proud to be a leader in Crafts Education and the Craft Economy of Western North Carolina. 


The Creative Arts Building will house Professional Crafts Programs in Wood, Clay, Jewelry, and Fiber, as well as Creative Arts Continuing Education courses in Wood, Clay, Jewelry, Fiber, Glass, etc. 


The building will feature beautiful studio spaces for our students and the community, including specialized and multipurpose studios, Computer Labs, a Music classroom and recording studio.


Our new facility will be a state- of-the-art LEED Certified structure with unique sustainable features and benefits. 

New Jewelry Studio
New Jewelry Studio!
Wood Machine Room
New Wood Machine Room!
Clay Studio
New Clay Studio!
Fiber Studio
New Fiber Studio!

Calling All HCC Crafts Alumni!

2013 Exhibition Opportunity!



Exhibit Date: Friday, March 1, 2013
RSVP Deadline: 
Friday, December 14, 2012

Haywood Community College is proud to be a leader in Crafts Education and the Craft Economy of Western North Carolina and we are very proud to support our current and former students!


Who is invited to exhibit: We are highlighting and celebrating the creative individuals who have been part of HCC Crafts Programs over the past 35 years. Professional/Production Crafts graduates, former and present crafts faculty and instructors, and individuals who have taken crafts classes are invited to exhibit.


We invite you to display a favorite piece of your work as part of our celebration. Perhaps you have moved on to other media or other interests, but we welcome an example of your current or former creative work.


How will the Exhibit be documented: 

The exhibit will be featured in an online and printed commemorative booklet highlighting HCC alumni 

and their work. Each person exhibiting in the 

Alumni Show will be included in the booklet, with selected individuals and their work featured.


We sincerely hope that you will participate in this Alumni Exhibition. 

If you'd like to participate:

  1. Reply to Terry Gess at 828-565-4159 or to by Friday, December 14, 2012.

Click for all the details and entry form:


Professional Crafts Program

185 Freedlander Drive 

Clyde, NC 28721 


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