Judy started carving in 1995, doing a few
small things at first. When Michael taught a Korner Klaus class for Roanoke
County Parks and Recreation, Judy sat in to learn to carve a 6-inch Robed Santa.
This attempt inspired her to try more carving projects. Now Judy assists Michael in
teaching his classes and in carving some items for the Studio. Michael still does
the majority of the carving and painting, while Judy handles the administrative tasks.
Professionally, Judy is employed as a public school teacher in the