Workshops & Seminars


Prairie Canada is pleased to provide a variety of workshops in conjunction with our annual show.

Prairie Canada Workshops – Fall 2019- Winter 2020

Prairie Canada is offering occasional carving workshops at the Elmwood East Kildonan Active Living Centre in Winnipeg (180 Poplar Avenue) and Clifton Community Club (1351 Strathcona Street). At Elmwood-EK, there is a dedicated workshop and lunchroom– bring a lunch. Coffee is provided. Registration is on a first come first served basis. Workshop details are sent out to students in advance of the workshop. Prairie Canada can supply dust collectors and power carving equipment for a $5.00 fee. Profits raised through the workshop go towards hosting the annual competition. Full day workshop usually run from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Evening workshops run from 6:30pm to 9:30pm.

Neill Johnson Walking Stick Purchase Award

Al Whitfield - cardinal diamond willow walking stick

Prairie Canada Carving Show and Competition 2020 - cancelled in response to Covid-19

PCCA Show Workshops and Demonstrations - cancelled in response to Covid-19


Oak Hammock Carving Guild Workshops – Winter 2021

Carve a working decoy.  Three Sundays per class.  Classes run in January, February and March

Watch for more information here or on the OHMCG website

The Razertip Classroom - Martensville, Saskatchewan


Carving in the Park - Alberta Wildlife Carving Association

June 7 -13, 2021 with instructors Pat Godin (painting a Blue-winged Teal drake), Dennis Drechsler (two common dolphins) and Jeff Krete (flying miniature King Eider).  For more information and registration contact: Bob Steele at For course descriptions, click here

Wahpeton Carving Weekend - North Dakota

 Various classes including bark houses, wood spirit faces, Santa egghead, spoons, caricature, butternut crappie, relief carving, chip carving, woodburning. 

Lee Valley Tools - Winnipeg Seminars


Artists Emporium Seminars


WindyDay Woodworks Classes


Krausman's Studio

August 29 - Sept 5, 2020 with Pat Godin -- Painting the Wood Duck drake
Sept 11 - 20, 2020 with Al Jordan -- Carve and paint a male life-size Kestrel
Oct. with Keith Muller - inserting feathers
Nov with Keith Muller - care and paint a Ring-neck sleeper or Lesser Scaup sleeper