The Appalachian Center for Craft's spring semester has come to an end.
Join us in congratulating our graduating seniors and welcoming participants to
our Summer Workshops and High School Intensives.
Spring Tennessee Craft Fair
Visit the Appalachian Center for Craft booth at Tennessee Craft's Spring Fair: May 5, 6, 7.

Tennessee Craft’s Spring and Fall Fairs are recognized as the premier craft festivals in Nashville and the Southeast.
  • Free admission and parking
  • Free shuttle on Saturday from 9am – 6pm and Sunday from 9am – 5pm.
  • Hands-on Kids’ Tent activities.

    Friday, May 5 from 10am – 6pm
    Saturday, May 6 from 10am – 6pm
    Sunday, May 7 from 10am – 5pm


Disorder | Gage Hutchings

May 3 - May 7

Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition in Clay

Reception: May 6 from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Resilient Thread: Clothing as Sculpture | Mirrah Johnson

May 3 - May 7

Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition in Fiber

Reception: May 7 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Congratulations to all of TTU's School of Art, Craft & Design Spring 2017 graduates:

Maggie Bernabei (Design)
Jonathan Carpenter (Painting)
Kevin Clark (Design)
Julio Dotel (Art Education)
Patrick Faustino (Design)
Josh Gibbs (Metals)
Gage Hutchings (Clay)
Mirrah Johnson (Fibers)
Christina Kenney (Painting)
Mariah McCormack (Metals)
Joseph McDaniel (Clay)
Ashley Pompell (Art Education)
Samantha Rouse (Art Education)
Nicholas Rush (Design)
Dalton Satterfield (Design)
Aslan Smith (Design)
Katherine Svendsen (Design)
Sara Wiggins (Clay)

Congratulations to the 2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts Juried Student Exhibition award recipients.  Best of Show: Kathryn Craig Merit Awards:  Elan Kandel, Allison Pate, and Lexie Moore Volpe Library Purchase Award: Elan Kandel.
Liz Zlot Summerfield: Clay Akar Gallery
Liz Zlot Summerfield  (1997 graduate) currently has an exhibition at  Clay Akar Gallery.
Billy George:
"Exposed South"
"Exposed South," a MFA Thesis Exhibition in Fibers by Billy George (2012 graduate), will be exhibited from April 24 - May 5, 2017 at George Caleb Bingham Gallery.
Brittaney Shanta:
Craft in America
Brittaney Shanta, who attended the Appalachian Center for Craft, was recently showcased as one of Preston Singletary's assistants on Craft in America episode " Nature."
There is space available in the June 4-9 workshops: Blacksmithing – Forging as a Team and Glass - Beginning Glass Bead Making.

Register for either of these workshops as an individual and the workshop fee is $440 or register as an adult and youth team (one individual 18 years of age or older and the other 12-17 years old) and the workshop fee is $800.

Openings remain in a few other workshops this summer, but they are filling fast.

Visit our workshop page for more details and to register.

Mar. 6 – May. 15 | Artist in Residence Showcase Exhibition, Varied | Gallery Two

April 18 – May 8 | Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions | Front Gallery, Gallery One, and North Windows

May 10 – June 19 | Lauren Sandler | Front Gallery

May 15 – August 7 | Summer Workshop Instructor Showcase | Front Gallery

May 22 – July 17 | Monika Meler | Gallery Two