Felting Artist Juneko Martinson's work is featured at the Friends Shop in the Visitor Center, where you will meet her beautiful felted animals, representative of the natural environment of the Pacific Northwest as well as the life and legends of the area.
Ms. Martinson raises sheep and alpaca in Brush Prairie, Washington. Her recent work includes a series of exhibits, using felted animals she created to narrate a story entitled "Sheep's Wool from Shearing to Fashion Decor" which relates the journey of processing wool from raising and shearing sheep, carding and spinning yarn, to weaving blankets and textiles.
Some of Ms. Martinson's work is currently available for sale in the Friends Shop, including, among many others, dogs, cats, and some very enchanting opossums!
Ms Martinson is hosting a number of workshops in November and December of 2017 for those interested in creating a felted companion of their own for the holidays - click here for details.
Photos courtesy of the artist.