Instructor: Kathy Petronzio
Kathy started weaving in a local class while living in South Carolina, and very quickly fell in love with basketry. She quickly expanded her education while in Japan on deployment with her husband and sons; she was invited to study with local master weavers and soon began actively teaching classes. She is influenced by her love and intricacy of Japanese basketry as well as the beauty, tradition and usefulness of Nantucket and Shaker basketry. She has and continues to exhibit in shows across the Northeastern United States, both group and juried art exhibits and teaches in Massachusetts, Virginia and North Carolina.
During this workshop participants will learn about the art of basket weaving and will make their own Nantucket inspired basket using a ceramic Japanese bowl as a mold. The diameter is 6” and it is 5” tall. The materials used include reed, hamburg cane, and waxed linen. This elegant and fun to weave basket can be completed by all levels. Registration closes Apr 1.
**Please bring sharp scissors, a small bucket for water, an old towel, a small awl and pencil to class.**
Minimum # of Students: 6
Maximum # of Students: 12
Cost: $100 (all materials included)
Date: Sat, Apr 8 (9am-3pm)