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ONSITE: WTF (Woman, Trans, Femme) Woodworking: Make a Box

This class is a safe space for women, trans, and femme folks to learn introductory woodworking techniques. You'll learn to make a keepsake box with a removable lid using a dado joint. Gain experience using the table saw, mitre saw, band saw, jointer and planer. We will respect marginalized identities, be patient with one another, use accessible language and not leave any student behind.

Special Notes

  • Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.

  • Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined by our website. For more info visit visarts.org. This is an On-site course. On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program: if interested please visit visarts.org.


About the Instructor

Nava Levenson

Nava Levenson is an artist, organizer and collaborator based in Richmond, VA. Rooted in ritual and collection, her practice investigates domesticity, objecthood and the human condition. Trained in sculpture and fibers, she utilizes these mediums as tools in performance and process. Her work is comprised of installations, performances, gatherings, and her own a brand of food. Nava has been a resident at Elsewhere Museum (Greensboro, NC) and Torpedo Factory Art Center (Alexandria, VA). Recent exhibitions/performances/workshops include Heavily Processed at VALET Gallery in Richmond, VA and "A Jar Opening" at Torpedo Factory in Alexandria, VA. Nava is the recipient of a CVPA Research Grant and the 2017 David Diller Outstanding Student in Studio Art Award at James Madison University where she received her BFA in Sculpture. Currently her work deals in curating, material reuse and gendered labor as it relates to construction and homesteading.

www.navalevenson.com
Instagram: @nava.levenson

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ONSITE: WTF (Woman, Trans, Femme) Woodworking: Make a Box

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Class Details
January 10 - February 286 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Tue
Tuition: $255.00
Member Tuition: $229.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Nava Levenson
Level: Beginner
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