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Jess Hirsch

Minneapolis, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Jess Hirsch

Jess is a sculptor with a strong love for utilitarian objects. Her visual art practice is intertwined with wellness and alternative medicine, making objects that heal the body. She began spoon carving a decade ago and studied bowl turning through a Minnesota State Arts Board Folk and Traditional Craft Grant. She is the founder of Fireweed Community Woodshop (formerly Women’s Woodshop), a space to empower women and non-binary makers through woodcraft. Learn more at fireweedwoodshop.org.

Current Courses Offered by Jess Hirsch

Teaser image for Axe Work for Women and Non-Binary Carvers

Axe Work for Women and Non-Binary Carvers

Join us for three days of chopping, carving, and hollowing wooden vessels using all hand tools. Axe…
Fri, Mar 24th, 2023  –  Sun, Mar 26th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Jess Hirsch

Past Courses Offered by Jess Hirsch

Axe Work for Women and Non-Binary Carvers

Bowl Carving with Axe, Adze and Gouge

Candelabras and Candlestick Holders: Woodshop Intro

Carving the Wooden Bowl

Lathe Turning: The Wooden Bowl

Turning the Wooden Bowl: Marginalized Genders Session

Turning the Wooden Bowl: Marginalized Genders Session

Warp-Weighted Tabletop Loom: Build and Weave