ONSITE: WTF (Woman, Trans, Femme) Woodworking: Make a Cutting Board
This class is a safe space for women, trans, and femme folks to learn introductory woodworking techniques. You'll learn to make a customizable cutting board using glue ups. 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 we won't leave anyone behind.
- This class is designed for Women, Trans and Femme identifying people. Please do not take space in this class if you do not self-identify with one of these groups.
Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
This is an On-site course. Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined on our website. For more info visit visarts.org. 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 is a non-binary farmer, builder, organizer and collaborator based in Richmond, VA. Rooted in ritual and collection, their practice investigates domesticity, objecthood and relationship to land. You can catch them building chicken coops, building woods altars, digging in the dirt, trading veggies, teaching small people to use big tools, and organizing for food justice projects around Richmond's east end. Nava has been a resident at Elsewhere Museum (Greensboro, NC) and Torpedo Factory Art Center (Alexandria, VA). They are the recipient of a CVPA Research Grant and the 2017 David Diller Outstanding Student in Studio Art Award at James Madison University where they received her BFA in Sculpture.
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