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Kentuck Art Center and Festival was established in 1971. Kentuck's mission is to perpetuate the arts, engage the community, and empower the artist. The Kentuck Festival of the Arts is held annually in October, and during that weekend, makes a $5.5 million economic impact on its community.

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Hand Carved Small Spoons-Chestnut & Hemlock

$50.00Price
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  • Use these naturally beautiful spoons for anything from sugar for your coffee to serving appetizers! Handcarved & treated with tung oil. All wood is sustainably harvested. Some spoons are made for either the left or right hand. Each spoon is unique, so for specific woods and sizes check the list below:

    A: 8.5" long, 1.25" at its widest, Ironwood harvested from SC, can be held with either hand

    B: 8.75" long, 1.5" at its widest, Rhododendron harvested from SC, can be held with either hand

    C: 9" long, 1" at its widest, Beech harvested from SC, can be held with either hand

    D: 9.75" long, 1.25" at its widest, Beech harvested from SC, meant to be held with the left hand

  • I grew up on the edge of the Appalachian Mountains in Greenville, SC. My dad’s parents lived in a cabin on a small lake, surrounded by mountains. My grandmother & I would walk in the woods, & she’d teach me the names of the plants. Then when it got too hot, we’d lay on inner tubes in the lake & look up at the quiet, cool hemlock trees. She, & many other relatives, are artists which means that I grew up doing art & making things. I drew, painted, took art classes and have continued ever since. More recently, I have begun working with wood. Growing up in the town where my family has lived for almost 250 years, I listened to my parents’ & grandparents’ stories about what the land used to look like & developed a strong sense of place and protection of the land. All of my work stems from this. Whether it is bringing attention to unseen flora & fauna or sustainably harvesting native wood to carve into spoons, my work reflects environmental concerns. I also reuse & repurpose materials in my work that I have recycled. This is my life and my work. I hope you enjoy it. -Terra Rodgers