Makayla Warren of Lisbon, left, along with Lauren Henlon, center, and Rohen Brown, right, both of Lewiston,  during the Clay workshop, in the Ceramics Studio during Student Craft Institute.  Submitted photo

DEER ISLE — For nearly 40 years, the Student Craft Institute has brought high school juniors and seniors from larger cities and small towns to some of the most remote parts of the state and coastal communities to campus for an immersive program.

Josie Charland of Readfield, left, Charlotte Lallamand of Falmouth, center, and Hannah Roeber of Harrington, right, sketch and roll out their clay materials during the Clay Workshop in the Ceramics Studio during Student Craft Institute. Submitted photo

This year’s institute ran May 17-19. Instructors included Addison de Lisle (metals), Janet Hollingsworth (Fab Lab), Joe Lendway (wood), Lisa Lofdahl (blacksmithing), Devin McDonald (ceramics), Raegan Russell (graphics), and Alexa Stark (fiber), according to a news release from Kate Lochner with Haystack Mountain School of Crafts.

Wood materials were donated by Mat O’Brien of O’Brien Wood & Iron LLC of Portland.

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, an international craft school located on the Atlantic Ocean in Deer Isle, offers workshops to participants of all skill levels as well as a residency program, visiting artist series, and programs for Maine residents.

For more information visit haystack-mtn.org.

Sketching designs for linocuts, from left, are Vesper O’Connor of Topsham, Emmett Edge of Rockport and Liam Dorr of Farmington, in the Fab Lab during Student Craft Institute. Submitted photo

Nicole Solis Clewley of Oakland prepares to use the forge during the Blacksmithing workshop in the Haystack hotshop during Student Craft Institute. Submitted photo

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