February 24, 2013

Haywood Community College Professional Crafts
Developing the Skills You Need to Succeed in Traditional and Contemporary Crafts
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Professional Crafts!

 Grand Opening: Friday, March 1st, 2013 

11a.m to 7 p.m.


You Are Invited: HCC  Fri 3rd 1-7PM

Dear HCC Crafts Friends and Alumni:

With Spring, 2013 semester, we've been settling into our new space and its fabulous!


Please join us as we celebrate the Grand Opening 

of our new building on Friday, March 1, 2013. 


The afternoon-long celebration will include studio tours and tours of the building's many innovative sustainable energy features, exhibits of current students' work, the HCC Professional Crafts and Continuing Education Alumni Exhibition, craft demonstrations, a keynote Craft Lecture by Catherine Ellis, as well as live music and refreshments. 


Join us!


 Schedule of Events

11 a.m  - Dedication Ceremony -- HCC Auditorium


12:15 a.m. - Ribbon Cutting - Top Main Entrance, New Building


12:30 p.m. - Dedication of Mary Cornwell Gallery


1 - 7 p.m. - Self Guided Tours - Demonstrations and hands-on                                                           activities in craft studios


                  Alumni Craft Exhibit - Featuring over 90 HCC Craft                                                          Alumni


                  HCC Craft History Video - Continuous showing


            Music, Refreshments, Fellowship -- all afternoon


1p.m. / 3 p.m. / 5:30 p.m. - Green Technology Tours of the                                    many state-of-the-art features of the new building 


2 p.m.  - Catherine Ellis Lecture "Connections Through Craft"

                                           Catherine Ellis, Former HCC                                                              Professional Crafts Fiber Faculty

Potters Wheel in New Building
Great natural light in new Professional Crafts - Clay studio
Fiber Students Prepare natural Dyes
Professional Crafts -Fiber students preparing natural dye materials
Jewelry Student at Bench #1
Professional Crafts - Jewelry student at work at her bench
Wood Studio -- Bench Class
Brian Wurst, Professional Crafts - Wood Instructor in class with students 
Professional Crafts - Fiber Sewing Room
Professional Crafts - Jewelry student's bench space

Wood Studio - Machine Room
Students at work in new Professional Crafts - Wood Machine Room
Steve Lloyd Clay Lecture
Professional Crafts - Clay Instructor Steve Lloyd giving a lecture/demo
Using Natural Dyes in Fiber Studio
Professional Crafts - Fiber student working with Natural Dyes
Steve lloyd & Students build New Kiln
Professional Crafts - Clay Instructor Steve Lloyd and students building new outdoor gas kilns with Wood "Train Kiln" soon to be built
Planning out Wood Studio Project
1st-year student planning out next project in Professional Crafts - Wood Studio
Jewelry Student at Bench
Professional Crafts Jewelry student at his bench in studio

Professional Crafts Program

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Clyde, NC 28721 


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