Fiber Arts Schools
Pacific Northwest Art School
The Pacific Northwest Art School is the premier organization of its type in the Pacific Northwest and offers a full slate of classes and workshops in the arts.
Penland School of Crafts
Penland School of Crafts is a national center for craft education dedicated to helping people live creative lives. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Penland offers one-, two-, and eight-week workshops in books & paper, clay, drawing, glass, iron, metals, photography, printmaking and letterpress, textiles, and wood. The school also sponsors artists' residencies, community education programs, and a craft gallery.
Southwest School of Art & Craft
The Southwest School of Art & Craft is a place to discover the rewards of actively creating. It is also the site of significant contemporary art exhibitions, public programs and visiting artist workshops, and a historic landmark of regional and national importance.
Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts
60+ Fall-Winter-Spring courses and over 200 Summer Arts and Crafts courses for adults and young artists. 1-5 day classes available. Call or write for free catalog. The Craft Shop on campus opens June 19 and closes September 12, and is open daily except Mondays from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm. The Shop is also open on the days of the Craft Festivals (July 1 and August 26, 2006). Owned and operated by the Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen, Inc.
Gail Harker Creative Studies Center
Internationally known textile and fiber artist, author and educator Gail Harker has the equivalent of a Masters in textile and fiber art as well as contemporary embroidery, also known as stitch. More than 1,500 artists have studied at the Creative Studies Center, which offers professional certificate and diploma programs in design and stitch. Several students have gone on to win national and international recognition
The Center for Craft, Creativity and Design (CCCD)
The Center for Craft, Creativity and Design (CCCD) is a collaboration of the University of North Carolina and a non-profit organization which serves university students, faculty, practicing professionals, and the general public. One of the goals is the valuing of studio craft to equal that of "fine art" via academic conferences and publications as well as public workshops and exibits.
The Fine Line Creative Arts Center
St. Charles, Illinois. Our mssion is: Promote public awareness of the arts and their impact on our well being, support art experiences, nurture a creative spirit within a comfortable, inspirational environment. Year round classes, an annual wearable art show/sale, and more.
TLD Design Center & Gallery
TLD Design Center & Gallery (TLD Designs) is a creative art school, art supply reseller and Art Gallery facility located in the close Chicago suburb of Westmont, (IL) Illinois. TLD Designs' is geared towards creative art classes for children and adults but hosts an intimate gallery featuring invitational art exhibits. We offer well over 150 different art classes and retail the specialty supplies to support our classes...such as yarn, glass, beads, looms, knitting machines and needles, wool, silk fabric and so much more. Fiber art classes are offered all year long..weekdays, evenings and weekends. www.tlddesigns.com
Allegheny River Arts Studio (ARTS)
Classes in the Foxburg, Pennsylvania studio, or at your location. Books by Sigrid Piroch and looms, equipment and yarn are also available directly from ARTS.
Arkansas Craft School
THE ARKANSAS CRAFT SCHOOL is a partnership of craft training programs including The Arkansas Craft Guild, The Ozark Folk Center and The Ozarka College. It offers beginning to advance craft classes including fiber arts, metal arts, woodworking, ceramics and glass. ACS also offers business classes for professional crafters. Many classes offer continued ed or college credit.