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by January 3, 2017 Club News
Folk Arts Show and Sale Gains New Following

Folk Arts Show and Sale Gains New Following

2017 Folk Arts Festival and Carvers Show Finds New Home, Success In 2017, The Eastern Oklahoma Woodcarvers Association made a bold decision to relocate their annual event of 40 years from Tulsa, Okla., to nearby Broken Arrow. This big gamble resulted in a big success. Their new location, just blocks […]

by April 12, 2018 Club News, News, Show Reports
Big News for the Mystic Carvers Club

Big News for the Mystic Carvers Club

A carver’s club in Mystic, Conn., celebrates the Mayflower anniversary in style Looking ahead to the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage in 2020, members of the Mystic Carvers Club of Mystic, Conn., have created a carving mosaic. The work of 30 people, the two-sided piece comprises relief scenes on […]

by April 5, 2018 Club News
An Anniversary “Quilt”

An Anniversary “Quilt”

The Wilson Park Woodcarvers celebrate their 25th with a project equal parts old and new To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Wilson Park Senior Center Woodcarvers and Burners Club in Milwaukee, Wis., members created a 42″ (1.1m)-square wooden quilt held together by a shadow box and frame. The quilt, […]

by April 5, 2018 Club News
The Cumberland Valley Woodcarvers Club Spreads Christmas Cheer

The Cumberland Valley Woodcarvers Club Spreads Christmas Cheer

For these patients, nothing says Christmas like ornaments made with love For the past three years, the Cumberland Valley Woodcarvers Club in Chambersburg, Pa., has teamed up with the “Elves of Hope” each Christmas season to provide gift bags to cancer patients going through chemotherapy. A 2017 patient favorite was […]

by April 5, 2018 Club News
Artistry in Wood 2017

Artistry in Wood 2017

There’s something for everyone at Artistry in Wood The Dayton Carvers’ Artistry in Wood show has bounced back after a move and is reasserting its status as one of the best carving shows in America. In its second year at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington, Ohio, the 2017 event took place […]

by December 18, 2017 Club News, News, Show Reports
WCI's Mindy Kinsey with artist Carol Leavy. Photo by Paul Wolters.

Wisconsin River Woodcarvers Show 2017

For a wonderful weekend of fellowship, education, and fantastic carvings, plan a fall trip to the Wisconsin River Woodcarvers show If you live in the upper Midwest and you’re looking to spend a weekend with friendly folks and their high-quality carvings, put the Wisconsin River Woodcarvers show on your list […]

by December 15, 2017 Club News, News, Show Reports
Conewago Carvers reach out to vets at annual woodcarving show

Conewago Carvers reach out to vets at annual woodcarving show

This year, the Conewago Carvers made a concerted effort to invite veterans and folks serving in the active military to their annual woodcarving show, which was held Oct. 28-29, 2017 at the East Berlin (Pa.) Community Center. Veterans were given free admission to the show, and the club reached out […]

by December 15, 2017 Club News, News, Show Reports
See the Winning Carvings from the 2017 CCA Contest

See the Winning Carvings from the 2017 CCA Contest

Bob Hershey, a resident of Lititz, Pa. and a regular contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated, earned the Best of Show prize in the 2017 Caricature Carvers of America (CCA) National Caricature Carving Contest. His animal caricature, Dam Dental Details, also earned him first place in the Animal Groups category.   Mike Pounders, […]

by October 9, 2017 Club News, News
Come See Us at Artistry in Wood!

Come See Us at Artistry in Wood!

The staff of Woodcarving Illustrated magazine is packing bags and planning routes as we prepare for the event known in the carving world as “The Dayton Show.” Wait, you’re thinking — isn’t it a bit early for that? But no. Artistry in Wood, which is sponsored by the Dayton (Ohio) […]

by October 6, 2017 Club News, News
Katsina Carving

Katsina Carving

Harry Seurkamp recently lead the Golden Spread Woodcarvers Club of Amarillo, Texas, in a three-day workshop. Harry taught participants how to carve both traditional and modern kachina (katsina) dolls. He lead an exciting and informative class with an outstanding teaching style. The club enjoyed the fellowship and hope to learn more from Harry.

by May 22, 2017 Club News