Western Piedmont Community College’s Professional Crafts programs offer unique opportunities for expressing your creativity. Our programs offer studio practice along with guidance for running an arts business. Whether you are a professional artist or someone wanting to explore a new hobby, a variety of course options are available to give opportunities in sculpture, pottery, and woodworking on our campus.
We invite you to learn more about our offerings below.
WPCC’s Studio Facilities
Students in our professional crafts classes have access to state-of-the-art facilities in which to practice their work. Wood-turning machines, pottery kilns, wheels, and other tools are available to assist in bringing ideas to life.
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Professional Crafts: Wood
John Ferguson, an instructor in the Professional Crafts: Wood program, talks about the tools you will use and what you will learn as a student studying in the program.
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Come join us at WPCC for some fantastic courses offered in Professional Crafts. For current and upcoming classes, please visit the Class Schedules page.
Professional Crafts Continuing Education Courses
Professional Crafts instructors also offer opportunities for specialized learning through WPCC Continuing Education. These courses are non-credit and focus on specific topics. To get more information, select a class name on the calendar. You will be presented with a course description and a link to register online. To see class offerings in future months, click the Next button or choose the month name and hit the “Go” button.
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|October 8, 2017||October 9, 2017
5:30 pm: Turning Wide Rimmed Wood Bowls
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12:30 pm: Functional Hand Built Pottery
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|October 22, 2017||October 23, 2017
5:30 pm: Wood Turning a Custom Keepsake Box - 53312
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The Professional Crafts Programs at WPCC
Western Piedmont Community College offers associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in three areas:
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