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Host & Work/Study

The Craft Shop fashion shoot portrait series began as a way to recognize the work study students and hosts who come and go from the Folk School so quickly, yet are a vital part of what we do. We see them rushing in and out of the Craft Shop, bringing us catalogs, planting flowers, leading […]

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Have you ever wanted to try batik and hand-dyeing? We have a very special surface design class coming up on April 7–13, 2019 with Jessica Kaufman: Studio Batik: Many Techniques, Amazing Results. Jessica has studied batik methods from Indonesia and India and is the owner of WAXON Batik & Dye Studio in Asheville, NC. With […]

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Meet Host Donna Glee Williams

by Cory Marie Podielski on August 28, 2016

in Fiber Arts, Host & Work/Study, Interview, Weaving, Writing

Our current host, Donna Glee Williams, is a writer of fantasies for the teenager in all of us, as well as being a seminar leader, dream worker, and creative coach. She has recently published two novels and her work has been featured in anthologies, literary magazines, academic journals, spoken-word podcasts, and more. She even came […]

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Please join us Monday March 2nd at 7 p.m. in the Keith House Community Room for a free Monday night concert that welcomes Montreal acoustic folk duo Corinna Rose and Leah Dolgoy for their first appearance together at the Folk School. While this will be Corinna’s first Folk School experience, we are delighted to welcome […]

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Every time I see Sara Boggs around campus, like a giddy child, I ask her: “Can I see your sketchbook?” She always says “yes.” You see, Sara is one of those artists who constantly carries her handmade sketchbook around, capturing tiny moments of life here and there – taking the time to practice and develop […]

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