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Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft

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Published: 20.05.2024
Pocosin Arts School Lodge Exterior.
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Intro
Pocosin Arts’ studios, lodging, dining facilities, and fine craft gallery are situated on the banks of the Scuppernong River in historic downtown Columbia, North Carolina. It is an ideal place for residencies, five-day summer workshops, private retreats, or community classes. We also offer live online workshops year-round for learning from the comfort of home.
Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft is located in Columbia North Carolina along the banks of the Scuppernong River. Founded in 1993, our mission is to create opportunities that promote personal growth, cultural understanding, and enrichment through the arts. We host online and in-person workshops, covering all aspects of jewelry and metalsmithing, along with artist residencies in our industry-standard facilities.

Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft is committed to connecting individuals from all walks of life through the transformative power of lifelong learning and creative exploration. Through diverse programs and initiatives, we strive to cultivate a vibrant community where individuals engage in the arts, expand their knowledge, and develop a deep appreciation of craft. Our mission is to create opportunities that promote personal growth, cultural understanding, and enrichment through the arts.

Our programs are open to anyone with a desire and passion for making, and all experience levels are welcome. Nationally and internationally recognized artists teach workshops in our well-equipped metalsmithing, ceramics, and woodworking studios. Additionally, digital fabrication equipment is available to enhance your creative pursuits. Our caring and enthusiastic staff are dedicated to help facilitate your creative journey.

Past Workshop Instructors Include: Bob Ebendorf, Jamie Bennett, Jessica Turrell, Julie Blyfield, Jiro Kamata, Nicholas Estrada, Vania Ruiz, Teresa Ulldemolins, Sandra Salaices, Ruth Ball, Mi Sook-Hur, Jina Seo, Jan Harrell, and many, many, more.

- Online Workshops: https://pocosinarts.org/product-category/online-workshop/
- In-Person Workshops: https://pocosinarts.org/product-category/on-campus-workshop/

We offer full and partial scholarships for all of our in-person workshops.
Scholarship Opportunities: https://pocosinarts.org/scholarships/

Pocosin Arts offers both short-term and long-term residencies.
Residency Opportunities: https://pocosinarts.org/opportunities/residencies/


Upcoming Events:
Summer 2024 On Campus Workshops:
  • Enameling on 3D Forms, with Sarah Perkins, June 3-7, 2024
  • Practical Chasing and Repoussé, with Jeff de Boer, June 10-14, 2024
  • Lasercut Landscapes, with Kelly Jean Conroy, June 17-21, 2024
  • Micro Sculpture: Wearable Art, with Mindy Herrin-Lewis, June 24-28, 2024
  • Kinetic Sculpture, with Charity Hall, July 8-12, 2024
  • Metal Casting: A Digital Approach, with Frankie Flood, July 15-19, 2024
  • Ring 360∞: With a Concentration in Stone Setting, with Tim Lazure, July 22-26, 2024
  • Creating Dimension with the Hydraulic Press, with Sarah Chapman, July 29- August 2, 2024

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2024:
Workshop  13 Jul 2024 - 20 Jul 2024  Online Workshop. Foundations of Bead Weaving by Mïa Vollkommer.
Workshop  17 May 2024 - 24 May 2024  Online Workshop. Steel Crash Course by Sandra Salaices.
Workshop  07 Mar 2024 - 14 Mar 2024  Online Workshop Wire Fabrication and Filigree by Sishi Wang.
Workshop  17 Feb 2024 - 24 Feb 2024  Online Workshop Screenprinting on Enamel by Tanya Crane.
Workshop  03 Feb 2024 - 10 Feb 2024  Online Workshop Introduction to 3D Jewelry by Nicholas Hesson.
Workshop  26 Jan 2024 - 27 Jan 2024  Introduction to Micro Welding by Sharon Massey.
Pocosin Arts School Metals Studio.
Pocosin Arts School Metals Studio

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Pocosin Arts School Metals Studio.
Pocosin Arts School Metals Studio

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Pocosin Arts School Metals Studio.
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Pocosin Arts School Metals Studio.
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Pocosin Arts School Studio Exterior.
Pocosin Arts School Studio Exterior

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