Faculty – Carla Hall
Women’s Welding & Women’s Blacksmithing Instructor
Carla Hall has been making decorative ironwork for over fifteen years. She was greatly influenced by the experience of growing up in central North Carolina with a family history of tobacco, cotton and moonshining. She has a diverse education including studies at Penland Craft School, the Evergreen State College, where she received her BFA in metalwork, and through multiple apprenticeships. She has a strong belief in arts education and empowering youth through exploring industrial arts. Her greatest creative influences come from Japanese folk art and architecture and from old industrial structures. She currently runs Red Frog Metal Design and works as the Youth Program Director at The Crucible.