48th Annual Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition & Art Festival Roland E. Powell Convention Center, Ocean City, MD Contact: www.wardmuseum.org Al Jordan will be teaching a 4-day class at this show. Click here for additional information.
Nova Scotia Wildlife Carvers and Artists Association Competition and Show. Cole Harbour Place, 51 Forest Hills Parkway, Dartmouth Nova Scotia, Canada B2W 6C6 Admission: Free to the public. Competitor Costs varies depending on the level of carver from free to $25. per entry. Contact: Junior Gosse, Phone number: 902-220-0520, email: firstname.lastname@example.org : http://nscarver.wixsite.com/nswcaa
A Different Path Gallery is pleased to host the stunning artwork of Brenda Cretney! Brenda’s vibrant watercolor paintings of animals and people have been described as kind, caring and many times amusing. All are painted with respect for the subject and enjoyment of the viewer. She is a signature member of four art clubs and has won many awards and best of shows. The Opening reception for this exhibit will be held on Friday, June 8th from 7 pm – 9 pm and the artwork will remain on display until June 29, 2018.You can view the exhibit Tuesdays through Saturdays from 12 pm to 4 pm by entering through the Lightways Community Shop at 31 Market Street. We hope to see you there! A Different Path Gallery 27 Market Street Brockport, NY https://www.lifeinthefingerlakes.com/events/art-exhibit-art-by-brenda-cretney-2018-06-08/
June 10 - 17, 2018
IOWA - 52nd International Woodcarvers Congress Maquoketa, Iowa, Jackson County Fairground, 1212 E. Quarry St. $5 Adm. Seniors $4 under 12 free with adult. Contact: Larry Yudis 563-676-8264 or www.awcltd.org. Mail in accepted.
Sep 15-16, 2018
Finger Lakes Fiber Festival in Hemlock Fairgrounds, Hemlock NY. Many guilds will be participating. The festival website is : http://gvhg.org/fiber-fest
We have a special request:
The Executive Director of St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center, a not-for-profit organization that provides health and mental health care for those in our community who lack insurance or appropriate access to medical care, is asking our members to consider donating carvings to them.
"We have one fundraiser each year, which is June 6 this year. The Center’s $1.6M budget is raised through donations and grants. The Center’s staff is enhanced by over 250 professional and lay volunteers. We serve over 3,000 people per year. To learn more about the Center and its services, please go to our website at www.sjncenter.org.
Thank you for considering a woodcarving donation for our annual event in June."