Arkansas Craft School Faculty Exhibition

A display of artwork by members of the permanent faculty of the Arkansas Craft School is now being exhibited at the Donald W. Reynolds Library, 300 Library Hill, Mountain Home, Arkansas.  The exhibit includes baskets and mosaic glasswork by Mary Patrick, hand-forged blacksmithing by Bob Patrick, pottery by Judi Munn, wildlife wood carvings by Gerry Chisholm, tapestry and other weaving by Dana Shaeffer, pottery by David Dahlstedt, a glass sculpture by Ed Pennebaker and weaving by Terri Van Orman.  Permanent faculty members are juried, and commit to teaching at least one class a year at the Craft School.

The exhibit is featured in two large glass display cases in the library foyer, set off by craftsman-style interior furnishings and a mosaic tile floor depicting the White River.  Library hours are Mondays and Wednesday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sundays 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  The exhibit will be showcased through February 29, 2012.    

The Arkansas Craft School, located in Mountain View, Arkansas is dedicated to the education of aspiring and practicing craft artisans for success in the Creative Economy.  The Craft School partners with the Arkansas Craft Guild and with Ozarka College, which offers Continuing Education credits for all of its courses.  Support for the Arkansas Craft School is provided, in part, by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, and the National Endowment of the Arts.  For further information about the Craft School, visit our website or call (870) 269-8397