Bamboo Art “Okeanos”, 2016, bamboo, steel, glass, waxed linen thread. 35″ x 82″ x 6″, Private Collection, Photo by Dan Kvitka

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Below you will find listed bamboo or glass classes in my studio and other places, shows, lectures, and other events I am a part of. If you would like to know more about any of these events or register please follow the link provided or feel free to email my through my contact page if the class takes place in the Beaverton/Aloha studio.

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Bamboo 101: The Basics of Crafting With Bamboo

Charissa's Studio Portland, OR

Fri, Sep 16, 2022, 9:00 AM – Mon, Sep 19, 2022, 4:00 PM PDT Come learn about bamboo as a living plant and about how you can use it as an art material. Class takes place in my 900 sq foot studio in Beaverton Oregon. A visit to Bamboo Garden, a 20 acre bamboo farm […]


Studio classes

September 28-30, Bamboo craft TBA
October 4-5, Bamboo Craft TBA
November 3, 2018, 12-3 pm Fused glass menorah
November 9, 2018, 6-9 pm Fused glass menorah
November 30, 2018, 6-9 pm Fused glass Christmas ornaments
December 8, 2018, 12-3 pm Fused glass Christmas ornaments
To register please email me

Private lessons

If you are interested in taking private lessons feel free to contact me. I would be happy to talk about what you want to learn, create a lesson plan, and schedule a class for us. Classes are $40 per hour with a minimum of three hours. Additional students can be added for a fee. I can teach school age children, teens and adults basketry, bamboo, and glass techniques. Classes can be tailored to Homeschool students.