PARTICIPATORY SPORT FOR CRAFT ARTISTS
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts and crafthaus are pleased to announce the creation of a new 2014 scholarship opportunity. The Arrowmont/crafthaus Workshop Scholarship will be awarded to a crafthaus member to enable him/her to attend a week-long or weekend class workshop of their choice at Arrowmont in 2014.
This is a crafthaus membership benefit = no entry fee.
Deadline: March 15, 2014.
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts is a national art education center. The School offers weekend, one- and two-week workshops for the beginner to advanced artist, taught by national and international practicing studio artists and university faculty. Students work and learn in professionally equipped studios on a 14-acre residential campus in Gatlinburg, TN. A series of weekly classes are also offered for residents of the local community. Workshops and classes are offered in ceramics, fiber, metals/jewelry, painting, drawing, photography, warm glass, woodturning, woodworking, mixed media, books and paper.
Arrowmont’s workshops are designed to provide creative opportunities for anyone who wants to learn new skills and be energized and inspired. Weekend, one-week and two-week sessions offer a concentrated experience of working in a professionally equipped studio with dedicated and talented instructors and other students. Students of varied experience levels, ages, and backgrounds work side-by-side, exchanging ideas and techniques. The power of focused time together results in new thinking and artistic growth for all. Workshops are open to students 18 years old or older, at all skill levels unless indicated otherwise in the course description. Instructors are national and international practicing studio artists and faculty at colleges and universities. Workshops are small, generally 10-12 students of varying experience and age but with a common goal of working hard, learning new skills and being creative. Arrowmont also offer's a year long artist residency, a gallery program, and local community workshops for children and adults.
The 2014 Arrowmont / Crafthaus Workshop Scholarship covers tuition, and room and board for a week-long or weekend class. The selected student is responsible for travel expenses, workshop supplies, and the materials fee for the class.
Application for the scholarship is open to current crafthaus members regardless of location, craft field or background.
Juror: Nick DeFord, Arrowmont Program and Studio Manager
a) Uniqueness of creative expression
b) Innovative use of materials and/or craft processes
c) Quality of work shown on crafthaus profile
Deadline: March 15, 2014. via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
SUBMISSION FORM: Arrowmont/Crafthaus Workshop Scholarship
Please fill out this form and email it to: email@example.com with the reference "Arrowmont Scholarship". Can't copy/paste ? Request a .doc format submission form via email from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application for the scholarship is open to current crafthaus members regardless of location or background. Please check:
O I am a current member with crafthaus.
The recipient will receive prominent blog space on crafthaus geared towards the recipient’s field of expertise. Crafthaus and Arrowmont expect the recipient to blog extensively about the workshop experience. Please detail your expertise background, the specific class you'd like to attend and your goals for the class you chose (500 words max.). Use a separate sheet if necessary.
Your submission will be reviewed from the images you posted to your crafthaus profile! All applicants are strongly encouraged to update their photos on the site! Remember to include media, measurements and all other relevant information with each photo. Update your crafthaus page with all relevant educational and/or exhibition information. TAG your photos with your name, media, and other relevant info!
Deadline for application: March 15, 2014 (via email to email@example.com)