Art Program Offers Opportunities to Explore Your Creative Side


The art program at Deerfield is going strong, offering many opportunities for people to get involved, whether a seasoned artist or just exploring their creative side. Deerfield’s active art community centers around its three art studios consisting of:
• A Fiber Art Studio with two active art meet-up groups that bring projects to work on and bring show and tell. The studio offers equipment and supplies for completing projects. Some of the activities that take place are Fiber Art Mixed Media, Book Making, Basketry, Knitting, Crocheting, weaving, Rug Hooking, Collage, Dyeing, Paper Arts, Quilting.
• The Paper Canvas Art Studio features workspace for Oil, Watercolor and Acrylic artists to pursue their art. Asheville area art instructors teach monthly workshops. There is also an active paper canvas meet-up group that offers a social opportunity for resident artists to give and get feedback and affirmations from other resident artists.
• The Pottery Studio is fully equipped to create functional and sculptural ceramics. A full complement of tools, glazes and a variety of clays are available to create hand built or wheel thrown pottery. The studio also features a full size kiln for bisque and glaze ring. Asheville area pottery instructors teach beginner and intermediate workshops for a small fee.
For more information on the Art Program at Deerfield, contact Michelle Kievet, Resident Life Associate & Deerfield’s Art Program Coordinator at 828-210-4585 or Email.