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2019 Weaving & Exhibit Calendar

Instructor and Basketmaker Cathryn Peters teaches antler basket classes, chair seat weaving classes around the country at basket guilds, folk schools, woodworking schools, and small group classes. You can also see her contemporary Antler Basket Sculptures at galleries, exhibitions, and juried shows. Be sure to check the Fiber Arts Events Calendar for other basketry and fiber arts happenings.

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JANUARY

FEBRUARY

February 7-17, 2019

Ely Art Walk

Window Exhibits–Part of the Ely Winter Festival

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Cathryn’s Antler Basket Sculptures are exhibited in the window

Pengals Outdoor Supply
137 E. Sheridan Street
Ely, MN

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FEBRUARY

February 2-12, 2017

Ely Art Walk

Window Exhibits–Part of the Ely Winter Festival

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Cathryn’s Antler Basket Sculptures are exhibited in the window

Pengals Outdoor Supply
137 E. Sheridan Street
Ely, MN

MARCH

March 9 – April 1, 2017

Natural Ranges: Photography of the Appalachian Trail & Antler Basketry of Northern Minnesota Exhibition

Photography by Jill Aubin and Antler Baskets by Cathryn Peters

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Natural Ranges: Photography & Antler Basket Exhibition

Facebook–Lyric Center for the Arts

First Stage Gallery
514 Chestnut Street
Virginia, MN
Gallery Hours: Thursday – Saturdays 11am – 3pm

APRIL
Headwaters Weavin' Up North 2017
April 21, 22, &23, 2017

WEAVIN’ UP NORTH WORKSHOP

Headwaters Basketmakers Guild Workshop

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Concordia Language Village
Bemidji, MN

 Weavin' Up North Workshop Brochure

Teachers are: Cathryn Peters, Annetta Kraayeveld, Jill & Paul Scarpari, Pam Talsky,
Shirley Mount and Eileen Spilman with special guest teacher, Tressa Sularz

Cathryn’s Classes
Friday: Braided God’s Eye Melon Basket
Saturday: Hot Pocket Antler Wall Pocket
Sunday: Fancy Rim Potato Masher Basket

MN Weavin’ Up North Brochure 2017 PDF

MAY
Colorful Baskets Exhibit 2017
May 1 – September 30, 2017

COLORFUL BASKETS: NATURALLY & DYED EXHIBIT

Three of Cathryn’s Antler Basket Sculptures were juried into this show.

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Colorful Baskets: Naturally & Dyed 2017

Philip Dickel Basket Museum Gallery
618 8th Avenue
West Amana, IA 52203

Little Big Show 2017
May 1-30, 2017

10th ANNUAL LITTLE BIG SHOW EXHIBIT & SALE

MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN

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MacRostie Art Center Miniatures Exhibit 2017

10th annual miniatures exhibition in the MacRostie Art Center Minnesota Gallery.
The exhibition will feature small works in a variety of media. Artists may submit only one piece.
Works must be no larger than 12” in any dimension (including frame)
with a maximum retail price of $100.
The First Friday Opening Reception is May 5th from 4-7pm.
Cathryn’s show entry is an antler wall pocket basket.

 MacRostie Art Center

MacRostie Art Center
405 1st Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Moments in Time, photography and antler basket exhibit and sale NWFA Gallery 5-2017
May 3-27, 2017

MOMENTS IN TIME EXHIBITION & SALE

Northwoods Friends of the Arts Gallery, Cook, MN

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NWFA photography antler basket exhibit 5-2017

“Moments In Time” Exhibit & Sale 5-2017 NWFA Gallery, Cook, MN

This exhibition and sale is separate from NWFA and all sales are to be made directly through the artists.

Northwoods Friends of the Arts Gallery
211 S. River Street
Cook, MN 55723

JUNE
North House Folk School Chair Caning 2017
June 30 – July 2, 2017

CHAIR CANING FOR THE VINTAGE CHAIR

North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN

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Lace Chair Caning Class

Traditional Hole-to-Hole Chair Caning

Do you have an old family heirloom or a chair you’d like to refurbish and learn how to reweave the cane seat on it, but don’t know how?
Bring your chair with drilled holes in the seat frame to North House and spend the weekend on the lovely North Shore of Lake Superior.
Learn the art and craft of chair caning in a relaxed atmosphere, all the basics and tricks of the trade from veteran instructor Cathryn Peters.

Strand chair caning at North House Folk School

Traditional Chair Caning Class

North House Folk School
On the Harbor
Grand Marais, MN 55604

1-888-387-9762

Traditional Chair Caning for the Vintage Chair

Beginner Hole Cane Footstool Class at the Ely Folk School 2017
June 24, 2017

HOLE CANE FOOTSTOOL

Ely Folk School, Ely, MN

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Lace strand caning

Beginner Hole Cane Footstool Class at the Ely Folk School, MN

Beginner Hole Cane Footstool

This is the perfect class for you to learn how to cane with a bit of history on the craft of chair seat weaving. Students will be provided with a kit for the stool, already finished with a light stain and varnish. Once you learn these basic caning skills, you’ll be able to repair canoe seats and chairs or start making caned furniture on your own.

Ely Folk School
209 E Sheridan St
Ely, MN 55604

Phone: 218-235-0138

Beginner Hole Cane Footstool

JULY
Moments in Time, photography and antler basket exhibit and sale NWFA Gallery 5-2017
July 5 – 28, 2018

14th ANNUAL JURIED ART ON THE EDGE EXHIBIT

Edge Center for the Art Gallery, Bigfork, MN

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14th Art on the Edge Juried Exhibit Bigfork, MN 2018

Juror Peter Spooner speaking about this exhibition.

Juror Peter Spooner talking about his selections during the awards ceremony.

Edge Center for the Arts
Edge Center for the Arts Gallery
102 Second Ave.
Bigfork, MN 56628
218-832-3761

AUGUST
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August 2 – September 1, 2018

EXHIBITION–BASKETS FROM THE EDGE: ANTLER, ASH & WILLOW

Edge Center for the Arts Gallery, Bigfork, MN

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Opening Night Basketmaking Demonstrations by Peters, Kogler & Bedworth
Friday, August 3, 2018
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Antler Baskets by Cathryn Peters, Black Ash baskets by Fred Kogler and Willow baskets by Jacki Bedworth.
Come and meet the artists and watch as they weave. If you have questions or always wanted to see how those baskets are made, this is the time to see first hand.

Edge Center for the Arts Gallery
102 Second Ave.
Bigfork, MN 56628
218-832-3761

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August 2 – September 1, 2018

EXHIBITION–BASKETS FROM THE EDGE: ANTLER, ASH & WILLOW

Edge Center for the Arts Gallery, Bigfork, MN

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Opening Night Basketmaking Demonstrations by Peters, Kogler & Bedworth
Friday, August 3, 2018
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Antler Baskets by Cathryn Peters, Black Ash baskets by Fred Kogler and Willow baskets by Jacki Bedworth.
Come and meet the artists and watch as they weave. If you have questions or always wanted to see how those baskets are made, this is the time to see first hand.

Edge Center for the Arts Gallery
102 Second Ave.
Bigfork, MN 56628
218-832-3761

SEPTEMBER
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SEPTEMBER 16 & 17, 2017

WEAVING SEATS: TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES with CANE

MARC ADAMS SCHOOL OF WOODWORKING

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Marc Adams Woodworking School, Diamond Cane stool class 2011

The Minnesota Basket Weavers Guild is 20 years old in 2017, and is celebrating in a variety of ways. In September and October visitors to the Textile Center will enjoy exhibits about the Guild by several guild members.

Members in Exhibit:
Martha Bird, Katherine Buenger, Bonnie Buzza, Ann Danko, Alice Ford, Debbie Johnson, Cathryn Peters, Della Pleski, Julie Pleski, Paul Scarpari, Jill Scarpari, Jeannenne (Jeanie) Wilcox, Linda Wilcox

Minnesota Basket Weavers Guild Exhibit 9-2017

Minnesota Basket Weavers Guild Exhibit — Celebrating 20 years!

MN Textile Center
Library Gallery & Guild Wall
3300 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN

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SEPTEMBER 5 – October 28, 2017

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS-MN BASKET WEAVER’S GUILD

TEXTILE CENTER, MINNEAPOLIS, MN

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Cathryn Peters' baskets in the Minnesota Basket Weavers Guild Exhibit 9-2017

Cathryn’s baskets in the MN Basket Weavers Guild 20-year Anniversary Exhibit

The Guild is 20-years old this year 2017! We are celebrating in a variety of ways. In September and October visitors to the Textile Center will enjoy exhibits about and by the Guild members. These find basketmakers will be showing a variety of basket styles woven with many different kinds of materials and techniques.

Exhibiting Members:
Martha Bird, Katherine Buenger, Bonnie Buzza, Ann Danko, Alice Ford, Debbie Johnson, Cathryn Peters, Della Pleski, Julie Pleski, Paul Scarpari, Jill Scarpari, Jeannenne (Jeanie) Wilcox, Linda Wilcox

Minnesota Basket Weavers Guild Celebrating 20-Year Anniversary Exhibit

Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-436-0464
info@textilecentermn.org

OCTOBER
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OCTOBER 13, 14, 15, 2017

TRADITIONAL HAND CANING for the VINTAGE CHAIR

North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN

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Traditional Chair Caning Class

Bring your broken seat chair to learn the age-old craft of traditional hand or lace chair caning with instructor Cathryn Peters.
You’ll be able to use your chair again and pick up a new craft business at the same time!
Whether you’re a stay-at-home-mom, retiree or just want to learn an old-time craft, this is the class for you!
 

Traditional Cane Seat Weaving for the Vintage Chair

North House Folk School
On the Harbor
Grand Marais, MN 55604
1-888-387-9762

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OCTOBER 21, 2017

BIRCH BARK NECKLACE BASKET

Ely Folk School, Ely, MN

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Birch Bark Necklace Basket

Using spring and winter birch bark harvested from my Angora, Minnesota homestead, you will weave one necklace basket on a class mold. Experiment finding your favorite body pattern, rim treatment, waxed linen colors and bead colors. Complete the necklace with an easy, but intricate looking, 5-ply braid for the necklace hanger. Sample necklace baskets will be available to examine and incorporate ideas for embellishments. Weaving Level: Beginner/All Levels
 

Birch Bark Necklace Basket

Ely Folk School
209 E Sheridan St
Ely, MN 55731
218-235-0138

NOVEMBER
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NOVEMBER 2-4, 2017

ANTLER MELON BASKET

North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN

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Gem antler basket wall pocket

In this three-day course students learn to weave stunning rib-style baskets from dyed and natural rattan reed, incorporating a deer antler as the handle on this functional table top melon-style rib basket. You will learn how to incorporate the Southern “cross over turn-back” weaving technique, spacing the ribs and many more tips that comfortably introduce the skills of basketmakers. Antler basketry is a creative, colorful way to spend the weekend with old friends or find new friends during the course. Dimensions approx. 7”H x 8”W x 10”L. Note: materials fee is payable to instructor during class.
 

Antler Melon Basket

North House Folk School
On the Harbor
500 W Hwy 61

Grand Marais, MN 55604
888-387-9762

Thanks so much for your interest in Cathryn’s Class Schedule, you might also like to visit these pages for Cathryn’s Antler Basket Artistry and Antler Basket Patterns in case you’d like to try your hand at weaving your own antler baskets!

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