Mike Krupiarz



Mike Krupiarz is from Rochester, New York. He began studying glass in 2002 and later received his Bachelor of fine Arts from the NYSCC at Alfred University in 2005. Mike has participated in workshops at Penland, Haystack, and Pilchuck. He first came to western North Carolina as a studio assistant for the spring glass concentration in 2006 at Penland School of Crafts. Later that summer he moved to the area to work for various artists over the next five years. Mike began a two year Core Fellowship March 2012 at Penland where he continues to study glass, while exploring the possibilities of other materials such as wood and metal.


Artspace Survey Launch: Counting Asheville Artists & Creatives for Affordable Housing Solutions

The Center for Craft and Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the launch of a comprehensive community outreach campaign and survey to quantify affordable housing and space options for Asheville’s artists, makers, performers and creatives. The Arts Market Survey, with a tagline of “Keep Asheville Creative,” is the next step to addressing community need as part of a bigger project to develop live/work, mixed-use-model development for the creative sector in Asheville.


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