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Mary May

February 6, 2018 - February 17, 2018

Mary May is a European-trained wood and stone carver, specializing in antique furniture details, classical architecture, and fine decorations for homes, businesses, and churches. Located on Johns Island, May holds workshops throughout the US and Europe, and has an online woodcarving school with 3,500 students across the globe. The techniques of her craft are well represented in the Rivers Collection of Southern Decorative Art and A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America exhibition on view at the Museum.

Mary May has recently finished her first book, Carving the Acanthus Leaf, which teaches how to draw and carve this historical leaf. Her passion is to help keep the art of woodcarving alive and thriving for future generations to enjoy.

Open Studio Hours:
Wednesdays, 10AM–1PM and 5–8PM
Saturdays, 10AM–2PM

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