Guest speaker, Robin McBride Scott,will conduct a workshop on Weaving a Cane Mat, using native American Bamboo at the 16th Annual Texas Bamboo Festival.
The workshop will start on Sunday August 24, 2008 at 12 noon and will take approximately 3 hours. Workshop participants will learn to weave a mat that they will take home with them.
Registration Deadline is Wednesday, August 13.
Robin McBride Scott is an award winning artist of Cherokee ancestry, who works in Traditional Woodland materials and native American Bamboo. She is the first place recipient of the American Bamboo Society Arts and Craft Award for 2007 for her work with basketry and canebrake (Arundinaria gigantea) bamboo. Robin is a consultant, presenter, and teacher of performing and visual Native arts. She is a 2008 recipient of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Visiting Artist Fellowship.