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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTH 303 - History of American Studio Craft (4)

A survey course utilizing our unique location in Western North Carolina to examine the history of American studio craft beginning in the late 19th century and ending towards the end of the 20th century. Readings and discussion will evaluate craft artists, the creative process, and organizations and educational institutions, placing them within a context of social and historical events. The main objective is to introduce students to an understanding of craft and the changes that occurred in the field over the 20th century in the United States. Subjects include the Arts and Crafts movement, architecture and the studio media areas of wood, glass, clay, metals and fibers. See department chair.