October 25, 2019
In this one day class, students will learn how to tie several styles of hand brooms. Handles will be prepared in the class using traditional woodworking tools. No experience necessary, although some manual dexterity and a beginners mind are helpful!
*One full-tuition scholarship is available for this class. If you are interested in a scholarship or work-study position, please see our scholarship & work-study page and email this class’s facilitator here .
CYNTHIA MAIN is an artist/maker whose work focuses on relating to land as part of an integral view of a more sustainable society. Cynthia’s strong background in woodworking and traditional craft surfaces in most of her projects, work that often uses traditional techniques for work that is collaborative, community building and plays with ideas and movements around embodiment. Cynthia learned traditional broom making at Tillers International in 2013, and has practiced the art ever since. She is currently an artist in residence at Gallery 123 in Berea, Kentucky.