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Woodcarving Workshop of Spillville, June 8-10, 2018

May 19, 2018

The Wood Carving Workshop, June 8-10, 2018, has been postponed.


The Wood Carving Museum of the Heartland Board of Directors at its recent meeting made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s Wood Carving Workshop due to scheduling complications beyond the board’s control. The Board will announce the dates of the workshop as soon as they are finalized.


Award winning woodcarving artists, Chris Howard and Leah Goddard from Gatlinburg, Tennessee have confirmed that they will be coming to Spillville to share their woodcarving skills when the workshop is rescheduled.


Spillville art teacher, Shirley Mikota, acrylic painting class, “Fishing at Sunset” is still scheduled for Saturday afternoon, June 9, from 2-5:00 P.M. at the Spillville Library. Contact Charlene Selbee, workshop organizer, at 505-331-7154 or or Shirley Mikota at 563-379-1962 or

Workshop registration fees will be returned via mail within 60 days. Students should contact Charlene Selbee, workshop organizer, at 505-331-7154 or if there are any questions.



Chris Howard -- Carving Native Americans (woman and man) and Wood Spirits

Leah Goddard -- Carving Realistic Animals

Curt Jones -- Carving the Brown Trout (15")

Stanley (Slim) Maroushek (Friday class) -- Carving for beginners: Cat or dog

Stanley (Slim) Maroushek (Saturday, Sunday class) -- Carving a Burgomaster holding a beer stein or accordion

Jean Schutte -- Weaving a Potluck Basket (Friday class)

Shirley Mikota -- Painting: Fishing at Sunset (Saturday class)

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