Tag: PC Woodcarvers Club

PC Woodcarvers Club Members Create Works of Art

Cynthia Schwartz When the PebbleCreek (PC) Creative Arts Center (CAC) closed in March, members of the PC Woodcarvers Club found alternative venues to drill, cut, sand, paint, and create works of art. Some members carved in garages, others at the kitchen table, and a few set up shop on their patios. Rich Schmidt, president of the…

Woodcarver of the Month: Cynthia Schwartz

Larry Matney Cynthia Schwartz is the PebbleCreek Woodcarvers Club woodcarver of the month for January 2020. This photo shows Cynthia with several of her carvings on the middle shelf of the display window in the Creative Arts Center. Cynthia and her husband, Michael, moved to PebbleCreek in August 2017. They quickly became involved with pickleball,…

PebbleCreek Woodcarvers Club member: Dale Sevig

Dale Sevig with mask in the Yup’ik tradition.

Dale Sevig is one of many accomplished woodcarvers in the PebbleCreek Woodcarvers Club. Dale carves many different subjects and recently completed a mask based on an exhibit at the Heard Museum called Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit. The exhibit looked at how Henri Matisse was influenced by Yup’ik (Alaskan Natives) masks. The…

PebbleCreek Woodcarvers Club member: Roger Borlaug

Roger Borlaug with his Northwest Indian Eagle Mask.

Larry Matney Roger Borlaug is one of many accomplished woodcarvers in the PebbleCreek Woodcarvers Club. In this picture he holds a reduced size Northwest Indian Eagle Mask he recently carved and painted. Full size masks are much larger and are normally worn as part of special ceremonies. The masks are brightly colored and made in…

PebbleCreek Woodcarvers enjoy summer BBQ

Larry Matney Mike and Cynthia Schwartz hosted a summer BBQ for Woodcarvers Club members and spouses that are in PebbleCreek during the summer. It was great to get together, visit and have delicious food. The club has been very active this summer. Formal classes start in October, but if you would like to start carving…