Carving feathers into intricate art; Maynard talks about his craft Feb. 26

  • Monday, February 10, 2020 3:42pm
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Chris Maynard. COURTESY PHOTO

Chris Maynard. COURTESY PHOTO

Northwest artist Chris Maynard talks about his artwork, process and inspiration on Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Auburn Community & Event Center, 910 Ninth St. SE.

Everyone is welcome.

Maynard carves actual feathers into intricate art. With a background in biology, he combines art and science in ways that show feathers in new ways. Gain understandings of what feathers are made of, how they grow and how they are shed. Learn about how birds use them and understand the legalities of possessing feathers. Find out about how feathers have meaning for all human cultures and be introduced to this new art form.

Admission is $5.

To register or to obtain more information, visit the registration page.

To learn more about Maynard and his unique artwork, visit his website.


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