This Tuesday was my day to watch over the PA Gourd Society stand at the PA Farm Show. It is a fun event and many people stop by the ask questions about gourd growing and crafting.
A shot of part of the gourd stand with some artwork by PAGS members. Lots of variety! One thing I love about gourd art is how individual each piece is to the person who makes it.
Here is the gourd I was working on while I was there. Visitors always like to see an artist in action so I like to bring something to demonstrate the process.
This even caught the attention of Explore Harrisburg, who did a short video blog post which you can view on Facebook.
I am Jenn Avery, of JRA Gourd Art. I have been an artist all my life, and my work has taken many twists and turns and many directions. Gourd pyrography is my specialty, but I love to try all kinds of art and crafts, and am excited to share and teach what I learn anyone who is interested!