National Wood Carvers Association
PO Box 43218 Cincinnati, Ohio 45243

Phone (513) 561-7045


Northwest Carving Academy 2024

  • 8 Jul 2024
  • 12 Jul 2024
  • Kittitas County Fair Grounds Event Center;Ellensburg, WA

NW Carving Academy offers week long carving master classes with nationally recognized carving teachers from around the country. This year’s carving instructors include Izo Becic (European sculptural and relief carving), Rohn Collins (realistic animal carvings), Jeff Gibson (chip carving), Tom Henscheid (spoon carving and tool making), Pam Moore (figurine carving), Ryan Olson (charicature carving), Jerry Simchuk (bird habitat design, carving, and painting), Bob Travis (caricature carving), Rich Wetherbee (human figure carvings), and Dick Wilk (NW native carving). Anita Wells will also be teaching Nantucket basket construction and there will be a quilting circle. Registration is open now. For more information check our website: 

NW Carving Academy Board

(503) 718-8391


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National Wood Carvers Association
PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH  45243

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