Cherokee Studies

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WCU helps Cherokee artists harvest natural materials

Artists from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians recently were able to harvest river cane needed for baskets through the revival of a 60-year-old agreement by staffers with the Revitalization of Traditional Cherokee Artisan Resources, an initiative operated through Western Carolina University’s Cherokee studies program.
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Book artist to visit WCU for lecture Nov. 19

Frank Brannon, an artist and printer who specializes in fine limited editions, will be visiting Western Carolina University’s School of Art and Design on Monday, Nov. 19, to deliver a public lecture about his work and conduct a workshop with students in the book arts studio.