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Georgia Society Teacher Listing
Available Traveling Teachers

Below is a list of the Teachers within the Georgia Gourd Society who are available to teach in our GGS patches and events.  We would like to list your name, techniques, class projects, and contact information.  ​The price of a class is not listed.

Jane Y. Ballou: Teacher of Chip carving, woodburning, jewelry making, masks, kokopellis, etc. 

Charlotte Durrence: Gourd art. email:

Ellen Tatum: Gourd art. e-mail:

Troy Tatum: Gourd art specializing in pyrography and relief carving. email:
If you would like to be listed, please send the information to
The free tutorials are for Georgia Gourd Society members to use as handouts or for personal instruction. 

They may not be used in any other formats or sold for a profit.

If you have a tutorial that you would like to contribute to this website please contact
Our society holds two gourd education days (GED) and one show each year to educate the public about the growing and uses of gourds.  The GED's feature educational and historical information, workshops and demonstrations, make 'n takes, tutorial handouts and vendors selling supplies and raw gourds. 

Our show features gourd competition, workshops and demonstrations, educational and historical displays and handouts, make 'n takes, vendors selling raw gourds, apparel, supplies, artwork and crafts.  

DO YOU NEED TEACHERS for a new or existing patch?
Please see the list below
Free Tutorials

Education and Tutorials