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HAYSTACK | FRONTLINE ARTS Veteran Artists in Craft Week

  • Haystack Mountain School of Crafts 89 Haystack School Drive Deer Isle, ME, 04627 United States (map)


Veteran Artists in Craft Week 

May 21-25, 2018

Over the past four years, Haystack and Frontline Arts have actively developed a program for military veterans based on the “combat paper” model of taking discontinued military uniforms and transforming them into handmade paper. Our goal with these workshops has been to highlight the veteran artist movement and provide opportunities for veterans to learn from one another in a supportive community of makers.

This year we have expanded the program to include workshops in ceramics, papermaking, and writing, taught by artists who are both veterans and leaders in their respective fields. In conjunction we will also host Ehren Tool as an artist in residence and present an exhibition of work by veteran artists at our Center for Community Programs in Deer Isle village.The Veteran Artists in Craft Week is open to 30 participants with 10 slots being reserved for Maine Veterans. A lottery process will be used for selecting participants. Workshops are open to all skill levels and those accepted attend for free.

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A $35 registration fee must be submitted with your application. Those not selected from the  lottery will have their fees returned.