2022 Master Artists and Apprentices

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

Marcellus Barnes, master and Jarvis Menifee, apprentice

African American Gospel Singing. Chattanooga and Red Bank, TN.*

Sarah Boyd, master and Elizabeth Fulbright, apprentice

Doll Repair and Restoration. Maryville, TN.*

Paul Brewster, master and Wyatt Ellis, apprentice

Bluegrass Singing. Gallatin and Maryville, TN.

Yvonne Harbin, master and D. Michael Campbell, apprentice

Traditional Herbalism. McMinnville and Altamont, TN.*

Jack Martin, master and Kelly Wright, apprentice

Broommaking. Selmer and Pinson, TN.

Carmen McCord, master and Ian Kirkpatrick, apprentice

Unaccompanied Ballad Singing. Bon Aqua and New Tazewell, TN.

Aundra McCoy, master and Andree Glenn, apprentice

Mixed Media Quilting. Memphis, TN.

Arkan Muhammed, master and Ayan Muhammed, apprentice

Traditional Kurdish Music. Murfreesboro, TN.

Richard Turner, master and Jeffery Boyland, apprentice

Canning and Food Preservation. Stanton, TN.

Jeanette Underwood, master and Charlotte Underwood, apprentice

Appalachian Agricultural Folkways. LaFollette, TN.*

Felipe Vasquez, master and Michael Galvan, apprentice

Traditional Dance of Michoacán, “La Danza de los Viejitos” (Dance of the Old Men). White Pine and Morristown, TN.