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Wenaha Gallery to feature Lisa Kostelak

DAYTON—The Wenaha Gallery’s newest Art Event features the hand-woven baskets of Lisa Kostelak, an artisan from Colville, WA, who has been making baskets for more than 35 years. Her first intro to the craft was a class taken at a mall in Florida, and while that got her started, she has spent many hours learning the art.

There were no online instructional videos back then, and it was difficult finding actual hands-on learning from experts, so she plunged into books on the subject. Now, 35 years later, she teaches small classes for both beginners and experienced basket weavers in techniques of th...

 

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