TEKHNE (or Techne) was the spirit (daimona) of art, technical skill and craft. She was associated with Hephaistos and the Mousai.
Philostratus, Life of Apollonius of Tyana 5. 4 (trans. Conybeare) (Greek biography C1st to C2nd A.D.) :
"The city of Gadeira [the Greek colony of Gibralta in southern Spain] is situated at the extreme end of Europe, and its inhabitants are excessively given to religion; so much so that they have set up an altar to Geras (Old Age) . . . and altars are found there set up to Penia (Poverty), and to Tekhne (Art)."
- Philostratus, Life of Apollonius of Tyana - Greek Biography C2nd A.D.