Kentuckians have practiced the art of weaving for more than 200 years. Techniques represented in Even Coverlets Get the Blues range from overshot, double weave, and tied-biederwand to hooked rug making.
The annual Collins-Bramham Public Folklore Workshop is made possible by the generous support of Drs. Camilla Collins and Jane Bramham.
Featured speaker: Andrea Graham
Andrea Graham is a Folklife Specialist in the American Studies Program at the University of Wyoming, where she conducts fieldwork statewide and produces public programs, teaches a class in public sector work, and supervises internships. She served for ten years as the Folk Arts Coordinator for the Nevada Arts Council, and fifteen years as the contract Folk Arts Coordinator for the South Dakota Arts Council. Andrea has also worked for state and regional arts and cultural organizations in Virginia, Tennessee, and Florida, and as an independent folklorist and oral historian, undertaking research and producing programs in California, Idaho, Iowa, Montana, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming. She received the American Folklore Society’s Botkin Award for lifetime achievement in public folklore in 2017. She holds an M.A. in Folklore and Folklife from the University of Pennsylvania