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Fiberarts - April/May 2009
April/May 2009

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Work from Editor Marci Rae McDade’s residency
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Residency and Retreat Resources
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April/May 2009

Residencies and Retreats

The Knitting and Yoga Adventures group on their trip to Monhegan Island, Maine, in October, 2008. Photo: Jeffrey Thibodeau.

A wide range of residencies and retreats offered in the United States and abroad helps fiber artists—from beginners to professionals—step outside of their normal routines to make new work.

Appalachian Center for Craft, Artist-In-Residency, Tennessee Tech University, 1560 Craft Center Dr., Smithville TN 37166. (615) 597-6801.

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 556 Parkway, PO Box 567, Gatlinburg, TN 37738. (865) 436-5860;

Craft Alliance Artist Residency Program, 6640 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63130. (314) 725-1177.

Guandu International Outdoor Sculpture Festival Artist-in-Residence Program, Taipei, Taiwan. For information, contact Jane Ingram Allen

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Summer Workshops, PO Box 518, Deer Isle, ME 04627. (207) 348-2306

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St. Houston, TX 77002. Contact Jason Kishell, (713) 529-4848, ext. 112;

Hudson River Valley Fiber Art Workshops, PO Box 659, Greenville, NY 12083. (888) 665-0044;

John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902. (800) 365-5724

Knitting and Yoga Adventures with Lisa Evans, (207) 409-6293;

La Veta Quilt Retreat with Ricky Tims, 105 W. Ryus Ave., PO Box 392, La Veta, CO 81055. (303) 252-0579;

Leighton Artists’ Colony for Independent Residencies at the Banff Centre, The Banff Centre, PO Box 1020, Banff, Alberta, Canada, T1L 1H5. (403) 762-6100.

Mino Paper Art Village Project, Mino, Japan,

Oregon College of Art & Craft, Artist-in-Residence Program, 8245 SW Barnes Rd., Portland, OR 97225. (503) 297-5544;

Penland School of Crafts, PO Box 37, Penland NC 28765. (828) 765-2359;

Sacatar Foundation, Rua da Alegria, 10, Itaparica BA 44460-000 Brazil. +55 (71) 3631 1834. Located on the Island of Itaparica, Bahia, Brazil.

Shakerag Workshops, 290 Quintard Rd. Sewanee, TN 37375. Contact Claire Reishman, (931) 968-0210 ext. 3165;

Online Resources:

Fulbright Scholar Program
Lighton International Artists Exchange Program (LIAEP)
Res Artis Online Listing of Worldwide Artist Residencies
Trans Artists

To add to these lists, e-mail Assistant Editor Liz Good at


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