2020 Masters and Apprentices

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

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.

Matt Combs, master and Chloe Edmonstone, apprentice

Arthur Smith-Style Fiddling. Kingston Springs, 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.*

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.*