Tryon Arts and Crafts School enjoys successful Summer Sizzler

Published 11:05am Wednesday, September 18, 2013

In July and August, Tryon Arts and Crafts School enjoyed the enthusiasm and energy of its Summer Sizzler program and participants.

Twenty-eight students spent a week learning about a variety of arts and crafts. Four one-week sessions were held. The students’ days were split into morning and afternoon craft experiences. Instruction was offered in fused glass with Karoline Shaffer and John O’Rourke, woodturning and woodworking with Chris Carroll, pottery with Gary Huntoon, weaving and card making with Marla Bailey,  jewelry making with Allison Rattarree, watercolor and pen and ink with Nancy Heim, tie dye with Christine Mariotti, felting with Julie McIntyre, drumming and story-telling with Linda Powell, glass mosaics with Dot Pearce and Karoline Shaffer and John O’Rourke, basketry with Carla Filippelli, and recycled plastic fish sculpture with David Edgar.  

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