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.


The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design launches “Craft City”

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) debuts a new program series this summer that honors Asheville as “Craft City.” At three outdoor pop-up studios this summer (July 7, August 4, and September 1) people of all skill levels and backgrounds can make a take-home craft under the guidance of a visiting artist.


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