Stuart Kestenbaum

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

Stuart Kestenbaum has been the director of the internationally renowned Haystack Mountain School of Crafts since 1988.  He is an honorary fellow of the American Craft Council and a recipient of the Distinguished Educator Award from the James Renwick Alliance.  He written often and spoken widely about craft and creative process and is the author of three books of poems, most recently Prayers and Run-on Sentences (Deerbrook Editions 2007) and a collection of essays about craft, community and creativity, The View from Here (Brynmorgen Press, 2012)