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Visiting Artist Ellie Richards

Artist Travels + How to be on the Ball

Event Details

Thursday, April 19, 2018
9 a.m.
Ellie Richards is an artist living and working in Penland, North Carolina where she is the wood studio coordinator at Penland School of Crafts. Through furniture and sculpture, she explores the relationship between work and play using wood forms, found materials, and paint. This year she traveled to west Africa to study Ghanaian woodworking techniques with support from the research grant provided by the World Wood Organization.