Latest Workshops

Bead Embroidery: The Pin Series
04/25/2020 - 04/25/2020

CANCELED due to COVID-19 pandemic 1-day workshop, held in at the North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota. Learn some basics of bead embroidery while working from your choice of several pin kits.

Contact North House Folk School for additional information.
Bead Embroidery & Needle Felting Immersion Series
04/30/2020 - 05/03/2020

CANCELED due to COVID-19 pandemic -This 4-day workshop provides the opportunity for in-depth exploration of these techniques with time, space and abundant materials. The extended format allows time for one-on-one discussion with Jo as well as group discussion about color, composition and techniques.

Contact North House Folk School for additional information.
Needle Felting & Bead Embroidery: Painting with Beads & Fiber
07/18/2020 - 07/19/2020

Learn about materials the and techniques for both needle felting a background and beading your own work of art based on an image you bring to this class.

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Bead Embroidery: Colors of Autumn
09/05/2020 - 09/06/2020

Learn about materials and techniques while you make your own, small beaded work of art based on an Autumn image you choose for the workshop.

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Expedition Footwear: Making Hide & Canvas Mukluks
11/06/2020 - 11/08/2020

Learn to make a custom fit pattern and sew your own Mukluks at this 3-day workshop.

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Latest Exhibitions

Hovland Arts Festival
07/03/2020 - 07/04/2020
  • CANCELED
  • Art, Music, & Food.
Visit the Hovland Town Hall website for additional information.
Botanical Forays
08/21/2020 - 09/13/2020

Opening Reception - Friday, Aug. 21 from 5 to 7pm

An exhibit of works by 3 local Fiber Artists: Jo Wood, Cheryl Larsen, and Corrie Steckelberg.

Visit the Johnson Heritage Post website for additional information.
Art Along the Lake Fall Studio Tour
09/25/2020 - 10/04/2020
  • More than 20 Artist Studios on Upper North Shore
  • Open Daily from 10 am - 5 pm
  • Come visit my Bead Art Studio on County 14, just 15 minutes from Grand Marais
  • Guest Artist Jake Carr, Woodworker will join me on the weekends
Visit the Art Along the Lake website for additional information.