Exploring Antler Basketry

November 15, 2020 – November 21, 2020

Mark Hendry

In this workshop students will be introduced to combining the beauty of natural shed deer antlers with artisan style basket weaving. During class you will combine nature and art to create fanciful and functional Appalachian antler baskets. By exploring various drilling techniques and sculptural forms, participants can also create their own unique antler weavings, using a variety of organic colors and natural materials including vines, cordages, reeds, grasses and fibers. Open to all skill levels.


Mark Hendry is a full-time artisan specializing in historic handcraft with a focus on using natural materials. He has over 30 years’ experience as a professional teacher of fine and performing arts in private, public and magnet schools, Hendry travels the country teaching all levels and ages. He teaches regularly for the John C. Campbell Folk School, is a member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, and is the director and resident artist for Mountain Heritage Handcraft, located in Blue Ridge, Georgia.

Mark Hendry

In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.

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  • hard copy paper catalog online catalog or course description

Registration Fees

There will be a one-time $50 non-refundable registration fee which enables you to register for as many workshops as you like during 2020. All cancellations must be made in writing by mail, fax or email (no phone calls please).

A cancellation fee of $100 will be charged on cancellations received more than 45 days prior to the start of your workshop. Cancellations received 45 days or less prior to the beginning of the workshop receive no refund of deposit.


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