2019 Masters and Apprentices

*These teams are funded through a special partnership with the South Arts’ initiative In These Mountains: Central Appalachian Folk Art & Culture.

Rafael Casco, master, and Hector Figueroa, apprentice

Wood Relief Carving and Painting. Pigeon Forge, TN.

Mike Compton, master, and Jackson Carter, apprentice

Monroe-Style Mandolin. Wilson and Overton Counties, TN.

Paul Davis, master, and Kenzie Adams, apprentice

Flint Marble Making. Celina, TN.*

Hattie Marshall Duncan, master, and Keesha Marshall-Reid, apprentice

Paper Clay and Wire Sculpture. Jackson, TN.

Samira Jubran, master, and Areej Itayem, apprentice

Tatreez Embroidery. Germantown, TN.

Robert Townsend, master, and Isaiah Northcutt, apprentice

Fiddling of the South Cumberlands. Coalmont, TN.*

Sue Williams, master, and Rhonda Elkins Brown, apprentice

White Oak Basketry. Cannon and Warren Counties, TN.*