The NWCA for 2023.  This webpage will continue to updated as more information becomes available. 

The Northwest Carving Academy 2023 carving will be held in Ellensburg, WA  July 10-14, 2023.  The classes that are offered include hand and power carving, pyrography, painting and design, and baskets. Additionally, special interest classes are offered for spouses and partners.

A more detailed description about classes and instructors will be available soon. click on the links. 

See the quick notes section to the left to see each instructors current registration openings.  If class is full you can be added to the wait list for that class.

Get your registration in as soon as possible to reserve your spot. 

Registration information.

Registration form.  Email the academy if you have questions.

   Waiting lists will be established as classes fill.  People often change classes at the last minute, so if you are interested in a class that is listed as full be sure to get on the wait list of that class.  


  The academy is held at the Kittitas County Fairgrounds Event Center.  RV campsites are available at the fairgrounds, see registration page for details.

     Add some extra time to come early or stay late and take in some of the wonderful sites in and around Ellensburg.  

  The carvings shown at the top of this page received the 2019 NW Carving Academy Peoples Choice Award. Each year, people attending the academy are encouraged to enter their carvings or pyrography in the gallery.  Everyone attending the academy will vote on their choice for the Peoples Choice Award.