I’d Rather Be Carving!     Kathy Overcash | Email: overcash@artfromthebark.com | (301)653-7063
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For registration information and more details of the upcoming events and workshops please visit the Workshops Page. 35th Annual Oglebay Woodcarvers Show August 30 - 31, 2014 : 10am to 5pm Pine Room, Oblebay Park, Wheeling, WV Woodcarvers of Northwest Arkansas Show Sept 13-14, 2014   Frisco Mall corner of Walnut and Dixie Land, Rogers, AR

Smoky Mountain Woodcarving Festival

Oct 4-5, 2014 7321 Highway 321, Townsend, TN

Carve a Wood Spirit

Oct 8, 13, 15, 20 2014 Betty Queen Center, Louisa, VA

Carve an Ornamental Spiral

Dec 8, 10, 15 & 17 Betty Queen Center, Louisa, VA

Carving a Whimsical Cottonwood Bark House


July 8-11, 2014  River Valley Wood Carvers, 5160 Taylor Mill Rd., Taylor Mill, KY Aug 15-18, 2014 Woodcraft of Richmond, 9862 W Broad St, Glen Allen, VA

Sept 11-12, 2014

Carving a Miniature Whimsical House

Woodcarvers of Northwest Arkansas Seminars

Frisco Station Mall, Rogers, AR

Oct 23-26, 2014  Smoky Mountain School of Woodcarving, 7321 Highway 321 Townsend, TN 37882

January 4-10, 2015

John C. Campbell Folk School, One Folk School Road Brasstown, NC 28902 (more info)    
Whimsical House

Welcome to Art From the Bark

 Art from the Bark is owned by Kathy Overcash, a woodcarving artist and instructor.  Kathy specializes in

carving whimsical Cottonwood bark houses.  Kathy has been carving since 2006. After taking a whimsical

bark house class with Rick Jensen, she fell in love with carving Cottonwood bark and specifically, bark

houses.  The whimsical nature of the houses caught Kathy’s heart and her imagination.   She continues to

carve whimsical houses while trying to expand the artistic and fanciful nature of these houses.   Her

whimsical houses and other woodcarvings have won blue ribbons at many shows on the east coast with some

winning “Best in Class”, “Best of Show”, “People’s Choice” and “Judges Creativity Awards”.  Kathy retired in

2012 allowing her to focus full time on carving and teaching.  She is a woodcarving instructor where she

specializes in teaching others how to bring out the “whimsy” and “fanciful” characteristics of their houses

and other woodcarving art.

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