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Willow Tension Tray Workshop

May 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

with Joan Carrigan

Learn the art of basket weaving with artist Joan Carrigan. Willow is highly valued as a basket making material. We will begin with a  discussion about how to grow, harvest and prepare willow for weaving. This project offers a wonderful introduction to working with willow and in the process you will create a gorgeous center piece perfect for serving or displaying your fresh garden produce.

HCP Members $120
Non Members $140

To register, call 250 479 6162


Instructor Bio: Joan Carrigan

Joan Carrigan is a full time basketmaker and basketry teacher living on Salt Spring Island, BC. Over the past 25 years, her passion for baskets has led her to study, travel and explore many different techniques and materials within the medium. Joan studied Fine Art and Art History at the University of Guelph and her love of history has fuelled her research in traditional techniques. Her background in fine art has fuelled her enthusiasm for the sculptural and creative potentials that the medium offers. Her inspiration comes from the plant materials she respectfully harvests from nature. Joan’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Joan teaches extensively both close to home and in Europe and finds this to be a very rewarding aspect of her career



May 14, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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