PROGRAM – May 16, 2016

Charlie Kennard – California Indian Basketry Techniques and Textures

Charlie Kennard of San Anselmo is a long-time basketweaver and a student of California Indian and European techniques.  He has taught for The Miwok Archeological Preserve of Marin (MAPOM), Pt. Reyes Field institute, East Bay Regional Parks Botanic Garden, and in many schools and at teacher trainings.


Tule boats made in his workshops can be seen at the California Academy of Sciences, the Bay Model in Sausalito, and another is in the collection of the Oakland Museum.  You can also visit a basketry plant garden he has created at the Marin Art and Garden Center in Ross.  Charlie is active in native habitat restoration in Marin, managing several projects for Friends of Corte Madera Creek Watershed.

A list of Charlie’s workshop schedule for the summer can be downloaded by clicking here: Charlie Kennard 2016 Workshops


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