Ronnie McWhorter

I was born in 1941 in rural Owsley Co Ky, then moved to rural Jackson in 1947. I have always whittled, started carrying a pocked knife at age 6. I joined a wood carving club in Lexington Ky in 1978 and the Welcome Center carvers in 2001. I started carving Dough Bowls in 1989, and to date have made over 300. I have taught many people the art in an informal setting, and have also taught 3 classes for EKU in the continuing education program. I demonstrate bowl making 4 times a year at the Artisan Center. I received a Citation of Achievement from the House of Representatives in March, 2016. The Artisan Center has my bowls for sale.