Crafts Center instructors are accomplished artists who provide unique learning experiences for students.


Art on Paper

  • Laura Azzi: watercolor painting
  • Austin Caskie: acrylic painting, drawing
  • Yan Ma: Chinese brush painting
  • Anne McLean: bookbinding
  • Hayley Nordstrom: art journaling
  • Jillian Ohl: drawing, fasion illustration
  • Gabby Seider (NC State student): origami
  • Susan Soper: linoleum block printing



  • Claudia “Claude” Bolger: knitting
  • Jane Bynum: spinning wheel
  • Wanda Borrelli: hand-dyed silk scarves
  • Peggy Forster: art quilting
  • Maggy Inman: weaving
  • Shelly King: weaving
  • Barbara McGeachy: basket weaving
  • Roberta Morgan: felting, wool quilling
  • Natalie Kaelin: tapestry weaving
  • Carol Sell: Kumihimo (Japanese braiding)
  • Jo Ellen Westmoreland: silk transfer dyeing
  • Anne Willson: basket weaving


  • Jean Cheely: fused and slumped glass
  • Jonathan Davis: off-mandrell glass
  • Kathy Driggers: lampwork beads
  • Betty Fetvedt: fused glass & lampwork beads
  • Danene Groenke: fused glass
  • Kaleigh Hessel: lampwork beads
  • Eva Johannes: stained glass
  • Janie Jones: lampworking
  • Deborah Rodgers: stained glass

Jewelry & Metals

  • John Fetvedt: chain maille & fold forming metals
  • Barabara Gautreaux: painted leather
  • Leigh Griffin: metal jewelry
  • Kaleigh Hessel: PMC3 jewelry
  • Lillian Jones: metal jewelry & enameling (cloisonne)
  • Kathy King: beaded jewelry
  • Ndidi Kowalczyk: enameling
  • Li Marcus (NC State student): wire-wrap jewelry
  • Sissy Marshall: jewelry & metals
  • Gary McCutchen: silversmithing
  • Sandra McEwen: enameling (cloisonné)
  • Alicia Moya-Mendez: wire wrap jewelry
  • Naomi Profesorsky: beaded jewelry
  • Linda Searcy: metal jewelry
  • Sarah Tector: metal jewelry
  • Amy Veatch: metal jewelry
  • Jo Ellen Westmoreland: beaded jewelry, chain maille jewelry


  • Bob Bendelow: faceting
  • Neil Chernoff: cabochons
  • Linda Searcy: cabochons


  • Gary Knight: B&W photography/darkroom, digital photography, green screen photography, studio photography
  • Katy Walls: B&W photography/darkroom, pinhole camera photography. digital photography


  • Roger Austin: woodturning
  • Alex Barnes (NC State student): woodturning
  • Tim Bevacqua: woodworking
  • Tal Bevacqua: woodworking
  • Norm Cloutier: woodturning
  • Leon Harkins: wood carving
  • Maria Lai: scroll saw
  • Alan Leland: woodturning
  • John Metzler (NC State student): scroll saw
  • Stephen Reeves: Shopbot CNC Router
  • George Thomas: woodworking, carving, wood turning
  • David Trueblood: woodworking
  • Bill Wallace: woodturning
  • Jim Wallace: woodturning
  • Beth Woody: marquetry

Specialty Classes and Workshops

  • William Barnes: bike repair & maintenance
  • Kathan Bender (NC State student): bike repair & maintenance
  • Ben Chiles (NC State student): skateboard decks, scroll saw imagery
  • Sallye Coyle: CNC Router/ShopBot
  • Angel Cruz (NC State student): handmade soaps & lotions
  • Caleb Gallentine (NC State student): skateboard decks
  • Christopher Holmes (NC State student): bike repair & maintenance
  • Dylan Lawson (NC State student): bike repair & maintenance
  • Sam Mayes (NC State student): electric cigar box guitars
  • Sam Patterson (NC State student): bike repair & maintenance, skateboard decks
  • Gregory Powell (NC State student): bike repair & maintenance
  • Jayne Redman: Jewelry/metal (Keum-boo process)
  • Hilary Smith (NC State student): skateboard decks
  • Braden Walker: skateboard decks
  • Sophie Wiseman-Floyd (NC State student): leather work