Jeffrey Evans sponsors Virginia decorative arts seminar June 11

Shenandoah Valley of Virginia woven white-oak splint miniature basket in original paint decoration. Attributed to a member of the Nicholas family of basket makers of Page Co., circa 1880. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

Shenandoah Valley of Virginia woven white-oak splint miniature basket in original paint decoration. Attributed to a member of the Nicholas family of basket makers of Page County, circa 1880. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

 

MT. CRAWFORD, Va. – Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Inc. will conducting its sixth annual Virginia Decorative Arts Seminar on Saturday, June 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The all-day event features scholars and craftspeople presenting and demonstrating on all things woven in Virginia, and will be held at the Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates auction gallery located at 2177 Green Valley Lane in Mt. Crawford.

The deadline to register is Wednesday, June 1.

The exciting, one-day colloquium features six expert guest speakers who will present lectures and demonstrations relating to this year’s topic, Woven in Virginia: From Bedcovers to Chair Seats.

Speakers include:

  • Laurie Duxbury, weaver and historian
  • Jeffrey S. Evans, president of Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Inc.
  • Clyde Jenkins, basket weaver and historic preservationist
  • Sandra Parks, storyteller and folklorist
  • Kathy Staples, independent scholar
  • Scott Suter, associate professor of English and American Studies at Bridgewater College

The cost per person for the seminar is $95 (with lunch) or $85 (without lunch).

 

 

Shenandoah Valley of Virginia painted oak youth rocker with woven white-oak splint seat. Attributed to the Brock’s Gap area of Rockingham County, circa 1900. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Inc. image

Shenandoah Valley of Virginia painted oak youth rocker with woven white-oak splint seat. Attributed to the Brock’s Gap area of Rockingham County, circa 1900. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Inc. image

 

Visit the Education>Classes/Seminars page at www.jeffreysevans.com for links to the printable registration form, speaker bios, program schedule, and other details. For information and/or to arrange your registration for the seminar, call 540-434-3939 and press 0 for the office or email info@jeffreysevans.com.