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About the Artist Facilitator

Gerry Canavan is originally from New York, and graduated from Penn State University with a BS in Architecture. He moved to Colorado Springs in 1986, and has worked as an architectural metal fabricator and welder. He made his first woodcarving at age 15, and enjoys developing his own patterns and carving holiday-themed projects. He has always loved fabricating both sculptural and functional art works, primarily working with wood metal and clay, and he has shown work at numerous local galleries. Gerry has taught woodcarving with the Pikes Peak Whittlers at CACTUS (at the iSpace at the Citadel Mall) for the last 2 years. He enjoys designing projects that offer a good chance of success for the beginning carver.


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About this Experience

we will be designing and making a custom hiking stick. In this second class we will be continuing with design work based on your own ideas don't worry if you missed the first week we will have everything available for you to get started

Group - Open to Community
Specifically for Adults
iSpace at the Citadel Mall (next to JC Penney's)
Located at:
750 Citadel Drive East
Colorado Springs
Tuesday, August 20th
6 - 8 p.m.
 designing and making your own hiking stick
Experience Level 1 Beginner
Experience Level 2 Intermediate
Individual Individual
Group/ Public Group - Open to Community
Group/ Private Group - Military/Veteran Only
All Ages All Ages
Youth Youth
Adult Adult
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