Ward Worlds Virtual Programming

Thank you for joining us for our Modified Ward World Championship Virtual Programming. This year we are here to support our carving family and community, there is no charge for any of the virtual programming. We are encouraging knowledge sharing, community support, and expanding everyone’s creativity! (There is a small fee for entering a carving in the mail-in competition.) If you would like support to Ward Foundation and/or become a member as we plan for the 2022 Ward World Championship and beyond, please donate here or join here.

As artists confirm we will update the list here. A schedule subject to be updated as needed. Please note that all Zooms will be recorded. Please note all times are in Eastern Standard Time (EST).

If you would like to participate in our virtual programming by teaching or sharing please email kaclattenburg@salisbury.edu.


SCHEDULE

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VIDEOS

No registration needed for videos.

Alex Rios Fernandez: Wildfowl Carving Session in Spanish

Alex Rios Fernandez recounts his first participation in the competition and shows the process he uses for carving. English subtitles.

Follow Alex Rios Fernandez on Instagram, YouTube.

Ross Smoker: Studio Tour and Demo

Follow Ross Smoker on Instagram or visit his website.

Roe Terry: Hatchet Carving Demo

Join Roe Terry as he demonstrates decoy carving with a hatchet.

Richard Snyder: Getting Started with Habitat

Follow Richard Snyder on Facebook.

Pam Wilson: The Brits Are Coming

Some memories from the BDWCA’s adventures across the pond to come to the Ward World Championship. Check out the BDWCA website.

ZOOMS

Register for all Zooms by emailing kaclattenburg@salisbury.edu.

Larry Barth: Live Zoom Inside the Studio with Larry Barth

A behind-the-scenes look at Larry’s workspace and methods.

Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 1 PM EST – RSVP for Larry Barth’s Zoom by emailing kaclattenburg@salisbury.edu. Please have Barth Zoom as your subject.

Dr. Aaron Buffardi: Live Zoom on Carving Ergonomics: Work Smarter, Carver Better

Please submit ideas or issues you are experiencing that make carving difficult, painful , or has made you stop related to physical ailments or shop designs. Dr. Buffardi will address what seems to be the most repeated concerns. He hopes to have time for a Q & A to address more concerns or further explain what was covered. Individual follow up may be arranged. Email your questions to kaclattenburg@salisbury.edu

Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 11AM EST – RSVP for Dr. Aaron Buffardi’s Zoom by emailing kaclattenburg@salisbury.edu Please have Buffardi Zoom as your subject.

Anthony Donato & Tom Matus: Video/Zoom on Wildfowl References

Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 10AM EST – RSVP for Anthony Donato’s & Tom Matus’s Zoom by emailing kaclattenburg@salisbury.edu. Please have Donato/Matus Zoom as your subject.

Follow Anthony Donato on Facebook

Tommy Stewart: Live Zoom: Shorebirds from Observation to Art

Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 10AM EST – RSVP for Tommy Stewart’s Zoom by emailing kaclattenburg@salisbury.edu. Please have Stewart Zoom as your subject.

Follow Tommy Stewart on Instagram and Etsy.

Rich & Ross Smoker: Questions & Answers for Beginner Carvers

Have questions you want to submit ahead of time? Email kaclattenburg@salisbury.edu and we will ask them for you! Follow Rich Smoker on Instagram or Facebook. Follow Ross Smoker on Instagram or visit his website.

Friday, April 23, 2021 at 10 AM EST – RSVP for the Smoker Brothers’ Zoom by emailing kaclattenburg@salisbury.edu. Please have Smoker Zoom as your subject. If you previously registered under Truehart, you are registered for this. Due to a family emergency Laurie will not be able to join us this weekend. And we thank Rich and Ross for jumping in for this Zoom!

Zoom Critiques

Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 2PM EST and Sunday, April 25, 2021, at 11AM EST. Sign up to have a carving critiqued with Tom Baldwin, Anthony Donato, Del Herbert, Pete Palumbo, and more.

Saturday carvers critiquing: Del Herbert, Josh Guge

Sunday carvers critiquing: Pete Palumbo, Anthony Donato

RSVP by emailing kaclattenburg@salisbury.edu with Zoom Critiques as your subject.

Zoom Panel with World Champions on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 1PM EST

Join us for a round table chat with World Level Carvers. Join Larry Barth, Lynn Branson, Dan Burgette, Tom Christie, Del Herbert, Tom Horn, Floyd Scholz, Rich Smoker, and more as they chat with the Ward’s Dr. Kristin Sullivan, Raye-valion Gillette, Kristie Clattenburg, and YOU! RSVP by emailing kaclattenburg@salisbury.edu with Zoom World Champions as your subject.

VIDEOS

No registration needed for videos.

Tom Christie: Painting a Gadwall Drake Demo

Visit Tom Christie’s website.

Pat Godin: Carving & Finishing Feathers Demo

Visit Pat Godin’s website.

Al Jordan: Studio Tour

Visit Al Jordan’s website.

Rich Smoker: Ward Brothers Workshop Tour

Follow Rich Smoker on Instagram or Facebook.

Mark Madden: Saw Whet Owl Demo

Follow Mark on Facebook or visit his website.

Ben Suzuki: Japan Wildfowl Carving Competition

Visit the Japan Wildfowl Carving Competition website.


Thank you to our sponsors!

Maryland State Arts Council
National Endowment for the Arts
Salisbury University
Worcester County Arts Council
Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council

Lew and Nancy Pearce
Champagne Waterfowl & Wildfowl Divisions in memory of Nancy’s father, Gordon Diefenbach

Gary and Pam Stenger
Registration fees for Youth Competition

Karl and Deb Yankey
General Support for the Ward World Competition