Virginia Petty Creates Sculptural Baskets at Kentucky Artisan Center

Photos, left to right: A sculptural basket by Virginia Petty made from vine and hickory bark paper; Petty demonstrates her basket techniques at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
Photos, left to right: A sculptural basket by Virginia Petty made from vine and hickory bark paper; Petty demonstrates her basket techniques at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

On Saturday, Oct. 26, Virginia Petty, of Berea, will demonstrate how she creates her natural material sculptural baskets from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

Celebrating 10 years in 2013, the center currently features works by more than 650 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, 200 Artisan Way, just off Interstate 75 at Berea, Exit 77, is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the cafe is open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is free.

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