Penland School of Crafts is a national center for craft education dedicated to helping people live creative lives. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Penland offers one-, two-, and eight-week workshops in books & paper, clay, drawing, glass, iron, metals, photography, printmaking and letterpress, textiles, and wood. The school also offers artists’ residencies, community collaboration programs, and a gallery and information center. In the early 1970, John Coyne interviewed and published a book by the special potters who teach at Penland. This instructional book was written for experienced as well as new crafts people.
Its companion book, Penland School of Jewelry Making are the first of their kind to be done by artists/teachers at the school.