2020 Masters and Apprentices

Ed Brown, master and Rebekah Tate, apprentice. Sequatchie Valley Traditional Music. Dunlap, TN.*

Larrice Byrd, master and Quileo White, apprentice. African American Quartet Gospel Singing (Fairfield Four style). Nashville, TN.

Eleanor Chickaway, master and Dorian Thompson, apprentice. Choctaw Basketry. Henning,TN.

Matt Combs, master and Chloe Edmonstone, apprentice. Arthur Smith-Style Fiddling. Kingston Springs, TN.

Agustin Diaz, master and Rosa Garcia, apprentice. Danza Mexica. Memphis, TN.

Hattie Duncan, master and William Reid, apprentice. Paper Clay and Wire Sculpting. Jackson, TN.

Doug Grainger, Joyce Carroll, Steve Moore, masters and Trenton Caruthers, apprentice. Fretted Instrument Repair and Restoration. Sparta, TN.*

Alvin Hooper, master and Vincent Guy, apprentice. Shoe Cobbling. Memphis, TN.

Jim Humble, master and Meredith Goins, apprentice. Violin Making. Ooltewah, TN.*

Larry Ridge, master and Jason and Luke Ridge, apprentices. Carousel Animal Carving. Soddy Daisy, TN.*

Bob Townsend, master and Paul Smithson, apprentice. South Cumberland Fiddling. Coalmont, TN.

Sue Williams, master and Brent Hewitt, apprentice. White Oak Basketry. Morrison, TN.

Buddy Wood, master and Mike Wood, apprentice. Hand-painted Sign Making. Jamestown, TN.*

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