Fibers artist April Dauscha to give public lecture at The Appalachian Center for Craft

An example of artist April Dauscha’s fibers work.

COOKEVILLE – A public lecture featuring fiber artist April Dauscha will be presented Monday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m. in Room AV1 at The Appalachian Center for Craft. 

Her latest work uses materials that mark the passage of time. “What we are, you will be. What you are, we once were.”

Dauscha was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in fashion design at the International Academy of Design and Technology and her Master of Fine Arts degree in fiber from Virginia Commonwealth University. 

Dauscha is on the board of directors for the Surface Design Association and is one of the founding members of Tiger Strikes Asteroid Greenville. She has been represented by Page Bond Gallery in Richmond, Virginia and has recently exhibited as part of the “Uneasy Beauty: Discomfort” in Contemporary Adornment exhibition at the Fuller Craft Museum and as part of the “Adornment: Beauty in Excess” at the Walton Arts Center. Her work has also been featured on art blogs such as Beautiful Decay, Ignant and Issue No.206.

She is currently leading a new fiber arts program as instructor at the Fine Arts Center in Greenville, South Carolina.

Admission to Center Stage events is free unless otherwise noted.

Center Stage events are paid by student fees and open to the public with priority seating given to students. Many guests provide additional educational opportunities for students through workshops or master classes during their residencies. Email or call Center Stage Coordinator Liz Kassera for more information at or (931) 372-3637.

The Appalachian Center for Craft is a campus of the nationally accredited School of Art, Craft and Design within the College of Fine Arts and is located at 1560 Craft Center Dr., Smithville.

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