sunhouse craft

tools for everyday magic

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made by hand in the rolling hills of Central Kentucky. Close to the land, and inspired by the timeless shapes of Appalachian crafts. Each item is handmade by Cynthia Main in her Kentucky Studio.

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works with/as:

sunhouse craft
Build Guild
gallery 123

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Cynthia Main is a artist/maker whose work focuses on relating to land as part of an integral view of a more sustainable society. Cynthia's strong background in woodworking and traditional craft surfaces in most of her projects, work that often uses traditional techniques for work that is collaborative, community building and plays with ideas and movements around embodiment.  Originally from New Zealand, Cynthia spent most of her childhood in North Carolina, where she became aware of her deep connection to nature.  She is currently an artist in residence at Gallery 123 in Berea, Kentucky.

CV available upon request.