Saturday, April 15, 2023Lecture with the artist 11 amSinew workshop 12-4 pm
Kodiak artist Coral Chernoff (Alutiiq, Northern Cheyenne, Assiniboine) will talk about her career harvesting, processing, and creating art from natural and handmade materials. Chernoff works in many mediums, including ivory and wood carving, basket weaving, birch bark basketry, and fish skin and gut sewing.
Following the lecture, learn how to make thread and cordage from animal sinew in a free workshop. Materials will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own sinew to get processing advice. Chernoff will also bring processed samples of other natural materials from her vast materials library.
The lecture and workshop are part of a program series accompanying Visceral: Verity, Legacy, Identity - Alaska Native Gut Knowledge and Perseverance.
This workshop is best suited for adults. Advance registration not required.
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