Appalachian Willow Chair Weaving



Justin Roberts with a traditional Appalachian Willow Chair


Make a traditional Appalachian Willow Chair

Two 2-day classes in Spring, 2020! Choose from:

April 6 & 7, 10am-5pm or April 8 & 9, 10am-5pm.

Kentucky Crafted Artist and 2019 Regional Bernheim Artist in Residence, Justin Roberts specializes in the rare folk art of bent-wood willow furniture. Learn about the history, uses and process of the craft through this engaging process. You leave with your own willow chair! Bring a hammer, hand pruners, and work gloves. No experience is necessary.

Justin and his wife, Shannon are creators of epic public art willow sculptures and bird habitats including “Sounds of a Whippoorwill – Bernheim” and “Sounds of a Whippoorwill – Josephine,” and “Choices @ Calloway County Public Library” in Kentucky. Follow them on Instagram @walkthewillow 

Additional information


Monday & Tuesday, April 6 & 7, 2020 10am-5pm, Wednesday & Thursday, April 8 & 9, 2020 10am-5pm