Welcome. Haystack’s core summer workshops include one- and two-week sessions in blacksmithing, clay, fiber, glass, graphics, metals, and wood. Workshops are open to adults 18 years or older of all skill levels – from beginners to advanced professionals. Studios are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with classes scheduled Monday through Friday. The Haystack community is made up of approximately 85 participants, including staff, students, and internationally known faculty artists. Instructors determine the format of their workshops. 






2018 Summer Lineup

For more information on Haystack’s Open Studio Residency program see our Open Studio Residency page.

Session 1  
Blacksmithing Patrick J. Quinn
Ceramics Lydia Johnson
Fiber Mark Newport
Graphics Melissa Hilliard Potter
Metals Sharon Massey
Wood Raivo Vihman
Visiting Artist* Kate Russell
Session 2  
Marc Maiorana
Ceramics Lauren Gallaspy
Fiber Carole Frances Lung
Graphics Jen Bervin
Robert Ebendorf
Katie Hudnall
Visiting Curator
Jenni Sorkin

SUSTAINABILITY: Impulses, Models, and Practices

Summer Conference
A listing of presenters and workshop
leaders, along with information about the conference and schedule, will be available February 2018
Session 3  
Ceramics Hanako Nakazato
Fiber Caroline Lathan-Stiefel
Glass Suzanne Peck
Graphics Lenka Clayton & Phillip Andrew Lewis
Myra Mimlitsch-Gray
Wood Michael O’Malley
Visiting Artist* Jin Lee
Session 4  
Ceramics            Michael Kline
Fiber Sarah K. Khan & Meeta Mastani
Glass Granite Calimpong
Graphics William J. O’Brien
Metals Ellen Wieske
Wood Donald Fortescue
Session 5  
Ceramics Brooks Oliver
Fiber Fraser Taylor
Glass Helen Lee
Graphics Emily Arthur
Metals Arthur Hash & Elliot Clapp
Brent Skidmore
Visiting Artist Sheila Pepe
Session 6  
Ceramics Salvador Jiménez-Flores
Fiber/Baskets Lois Russell
Glass Devin Burgess
Glass Beads Holly Cooper
Graphics Paula Wilson
Mixed Media/Wood Warren Seelig
Writing melissa christine goodrum

Please note that the schedule is subject to change.

*Visiting artists augment the session with informal activities and are not workshop leaders.

Application deadlines for 2018:

Residency Applications: March 1
Workshop/Scholarship applications: March 1
Workshop/Regular Applications: April 1

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“The experience is extraordinarily different, very intense. You know that you are on a voyage with other people for a defined time. This gives you the freedom to take risks.”
Cynthia Schira, Weaver, Haystack Life Trustee