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Elizabeth Goins

Ms. Goins has been working with paper for over 25 years.  This work includes papercutting, repurposing books and making paper by hand.  She has a master’s degree in Art Education.  Her work has been shown in West Virginia, Florida, Maryland and Pennsylvania. 2020 Class: Let's Make Paper and Turn it Into A Journal

Elizabeth Goins2019-11-21T18:04:27+00:00

Brian Kirk

Mr. Kirk has been teaching stone carving part-time for 25 years with Northern Virginia Community College, Virginia Commonwealth University, George Mason University and Shepherd University. He is a full time Art teacher with the Loudoun County Public Schools. His work is on exhibit at Rust Library, Luckett’s Elementary School and Catoctin Elementary School. 2020 Class: [...]

Brian Kirk2019-11-21T18:06:15+00:00

Gary Robinson

Born in the west central mountains of Virginia, where he still resides, Mr Robinson learned the art of broom making in 1991 and has been making brooms full time since then.  Mr Robinson’s  brooms appeared in the historical drama Sommersby starring Richard Gere and Jodie Foster and have been purchased by George Washington's Mount Vernon [...]

Gary Robinson2019-11-21T17:55:06+00:00

Forensics Camp

Forensics Camp is open to rising 6th-8th graders! Forensics Camp is Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm Check back for Summer 2020 dates! Forensic Camp is open to rising 6th – 8th grade students interested in forensics, archaeology and STEM EDUCATION. The instructor, Dr. David Clark of Catholic University of America and NVCC [...]

Forensics Camp2019-08-09T19:48:17+00:00

Colonial Camp

Colonial Camp is open to 8 - 10 year-olds! Colonial Camp Monday-Friday 9am to 3pm daily Check back for Summer 2020 Dates Colonial Camp is open to 8 - 10 year olds interested in American colonial history and adventure! The instructor, Brett Walker, is a history scholar/artisan. Mr. Walker will [...]

Colonial Camp2019-08-09T19:49:34+00:00

Brett Walker, Bt.W. & Co.

Mr. Walker is a formally trained master boot-and shoe-maker who has practiced his art for the past 19 years. Four were as an apprentice and five as a journeyman with Colonial Williamsburg. Mr. Walker is an historian/educator and a true craftsman.  He likes to tell the early American story by exploring the everyday [...]

Brett Walker, Bt.W. & Co.2019-11-21T17:23:43+00:00

Molly Grant

Molly Grant began leatherworking in her early 20's, first by working on her own and then by apprenticing at the Black Swan Leather shop in Portsmouth, NH, where she learned the basic skills of traditional leatherworking. She first saw Cordwainer Shoes when she was ten years old at the League of New Hampshire [...]

Molly Grant2018-11-09T14:25:02+00:00

Karen Wychock

Ms. Wychock  was an art teacher for 22 years in the Neshaminy School District, Langhorne, PA before becoming a middle school principal for 15 years in both the Neshaminy School District and the Central Bucks School District. She is a member of the Bucks County Craftsmen’s Guild, the Bucks County Hand Weaver’s Guild [...]

Karen Wychock2019-11-21T17:30:19+00:00

Tim McGinn

Established in 1984,  T. H. McGinn & Co. is a general contracting firm located in historic village of Waterford, Virginia. Over the course of nearly three decades they have acquired an extensive knowledge of both traditional and modern building materials and methods.  Their reputation for historically sensitive rehabilitation projects has been established from [...]

Tim McGinn2018-11-08T17:33:35+00:00

Stan Jennings

Mr. Jennings has been making wooden treenware for 28 years after 10 years in underground coal mining in West Virginia.  Most of his teaching experience has been teaching employees the art of spoon making.  When not making treenware, Mr Jennings is President of the Save the Tygart Watershed Association. He has long been [...]

Stan Jennings2018-11-29T16:53:31+00:00

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