Art Classes for Adults and Youth


Blowing Rock Art & History Museum, Blowing Rock: website

Catawba Valley Community College Potters’ Workshop, Hickory: website

Catawba Valley Quilters' Guild, Hickory: website

CCC&TI, Hudson: website

Florence Thomas Art School, West Jefferson: 336-846-3827 or website

Foothills Writers Group, Hudson; 828-781-9772 Stefanie Hutcheson

Foothills Visual Artists Guild, call 828-729-3699 or Mary at 828-896-1531

Frye Art Studio/Folk Keeper Gallery, Lenoir: classes for children and adults, 828-292-0800 - website or  Facebook

Hickory Arts, Hickory: acting, dance and music classes - website

Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory: 828-327-8576 x207 or website

Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center, Hiddenite: 828-652-6966 or website

J.C. Harper School of Music, Lenoir: website

John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown: website

Lenoir Parks and Recreation Center, Lenoir: website

Newton Performing Arts Center, Newton: website

Pine Needles Quilters' Guild, Granite Falls: Debbie DeBaeremaeker 828-394-7897, Facebook

Red Awning Gallery, Hudson; 828-610-6300 or website or Facebook

Wine & Design, Hickory: website


Charlie & Susan Frye, Lenoir: folk art painting and crafts - 828-292-0800

Carole Childers, Lenoir: human & pet portraiture - 828-758-9787 or email

Joe Bigley, Western NC Sculpture Center, Lenoir: welding, sculpture - website

Artists at Red Awning Gallery: painting, crafting, weaving, printmaking, jewelry making, and more! - 828-610-6300

Caron Baker Wike, Lenoir: pottery classes for adults only - 828-403-7368

Eddie Tallent, Lenoir: painting - 828-572-0962 or email

Teena Stewart, Lenoir: painting & fused glass - 707-980-0317 or website

Dawn and Steve Mathews, Lenoir - Contact us to schedule a class with The Thankful Goat. Classes offered include jam and vegetable canning, meat canning, goat cheese making, soap making, bread making, cast iron cooking, a variety of specialty cooking classes like pizza making, Asian, Middle Eastern, desserts, quilting, drop spindle spinning and beginning homesteading. I also host chef's table meals with your choice of menu for up to 6 people. Contact us at 828-962-5255

Waitsel Smith, Lenoir: oil, watercolor, and drawing - 404-357-2163, website or email