Mixed Media on Gourds
Karla is a self taught gourd artist who got her start from books in the public library! She enjoys the process of growing, cleaning, carving, wood burning and painting gourds with leather dyes, alcohol inks and acrylics. She attended numerous classes at the John C. Campbell Folk School in western NC as well as the Cherokee Gourd Festival. Her work was displayed at an art gallery in Frederick, MD and has been sold at many craft fairs.