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North House Chair Caning Class

Grand Marais Harbor

The three-day chair caning class at North House Folk School on August 21-23, 2015 went quite well and we enjoyed the weekend on beautiful Lake Superior. The class was small with only two students and because of this, more difficult chair seats were able to be worked on. Miriam wanted to cane the seat of this Lincoln rocker that her father caned many years ago. The back was still in… [Read More]

Paper Rush Seat Weaving Class

North House Folk School 8-15

We all had a great time at the rush seat weaving class at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota, August 19-20, 2015. Most of the time we had great weather, but it did rain periodically. The harbor in front of the school campus is lovely though, no matter the weather. The north shore of Lake Superior is always interesting. The two-day paper rush class was held on Wednesday… [Read More]

Seat Weaving Classes North House Folk School

Cathryn's chair caning class

So looking forward to teaching a two-day paper rush seat weaving class and the three-day traditional chair caning class up at North House Folk School this week! We have five students signed up for the Paper Rush Seat Weaving class, some have their own chairs they are bringing and some don’t. So I’m providing post and rail chair frames like this for those that don’t have their own to work… [Read More]

Wicker Woman Leo B-day Gal

buck at the bird feeder

What a lovely way to spend my birthday this morning, sitting out on the back deck enjoying basking in the sun and watching all the wild birds and hummingbirds at the feeders! But as you’ll notice, there’s nothing left for seed in the wild bird feeders in the back row there. And wouldn’t you know, not a single hummingbird at their feeders when I took the picture, either. I think… [Read More]

Peters 3-D Winner MacRostie Art Center

MacRostie Art Juried Show 8-7-15

Peters Award Winner MacRostie Art Center The 23rd Annual Juried Art Exhibition at the MacRostie Art Center August 7-29, 2015 in Grand Rapids, MN features a collection of local and regional artworks juried by Colleen Sheehy. Sheehy is the Director and CEO of the Plains Art Museum in Fargo, ND, and holds a doctorate in American Studies. Under her leadership, the Plains Art Museum completed a major capital campaign, installed… [Read More]

Antler Baskets selected for 2015 Iron Range Exhibition

Iron Range Art Exhibit 8-2015

The August juried art exhibit “The Iron Range-it’s who we are” features images of the Iron Range of Minnesota. I’m honored to have two of my antler baskets selected for this exhibit by juror, Jane Wertanen. The exhibit will open with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 on Thursday, August 6th. Participating artists: Cheryl Doran – oils Lisa Hess – fiber Sharon Holmbeck – acrylic Tim Lamey – photography Steven… [Read More]

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