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Promotion

The primary goal of our club is to Promote the art of Woodcarving through Activities, Exhibitions, and Education

Showcase of Woodcarvers

Our Goals

The primary goals of our club is to Promote the art of Woodcarving through Activities, Exhibitions, and Education.
Workshops, seminars, classes and other activities provide training in woodcarving.
We are the primary sponsor of the largest woodcarving show in the southeast. With three divisions, anyone can participate.

Education

We endeavor to educate carvers through workshops, seminars, classes and other activities that provide training in woodcarving

Exhibition

We are the primary sponsor of the largest woodcarving show in the southeast. With three divisions, anyone can participate

Wild Acers Retreat

Category
Charlotte Woodcarvers
Date
Friday, August 24, 2018
Venue
Wild Acers - Little Switzerland
NC 28752, United States
Email
gatlinrw@gmail.com

Two class offerings back-to-back at Wild Acres Retreat in Little Switzerland, NC. Those interested in both classes can go for the whole week. The first class (Peter Ortel) will start Monday around 1:00, August 20th, and end Thursday, August 23rd at lunchtime.

The second class (Mitch Cartledge) will start Friday morning, August 24th and end Sunday, August 26th. Dinner on Monday night and Thursday night are included in the cost. All 3 meals on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday are included in fees. Sunday breakfast is also included. For lodgers staying the whole week, lunch on Thursday is also included.

Rooms are all double occupancy (2 to a room) unless you make other arrangements with Rod Gatlin, trip leader. Talk to Rod if you need a roommate. Lodging, meals, and gratuities are included in the prices below. Double the amount if your spouse is going. He/She will not need to pay instructor fees if not taking a class.

Peter Ortel - Monday afternoon August 20 - Thursday morning August 23

Peter actively pursued carving caricatures after retiring from the New York City Fire Department in 1987. He is an excellent teacher and has taught at Wildacres for us twice in the past. Peter's work has earned many awards, including Best of Show and People's Choice at the International Woodcarvers Congress. He has taught woodcarving around the country and in his studio near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Mitch Cartledge - Friday morning August 25 - Sunday August 27

Mitch resides in Morganton, NC with his wife Page. Mitch is a long time member of The Charlotte Woodcarvers Club and has become a nationally recognized artist in carving caricatures. He is also a member of the Caricature Carvers of America (CCA), and regularly attends our show in February. Mitch's caricature chess set was featured on the cover of the fall 2008 issue of Woodcarving Illustrated.

 
 

All Dates

  • From Monday, August 20, 2018 to Sunday, August 26, 2018
    Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

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Congratulations David Boone

Congratulations David Boone, Best of Show winner in the 2019 Showcase of Woodcarvers, Charlotte, NC. Bill Johnson Eagle

Congratulations Bubba Mullis

Congratulations to Bubba Mullis, Best of Show, Stanley County arts competition Best of Show, Stanley County Arts

Congratulations David Boone

Congratulations David Boone for carving Best of Show Runner Up in the 2019 Showcase of Woodcarvings, Charlotte, NC.

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We meet every Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Cathcart Center on the grounds of Carmel Presbyterian Church, 2048 Carmel Road Charlotte, NC 28226.

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