Rebecca Hanna of Decorah, Iowa, is passionate about many Norwegian folk arts, especially woodworking. A graduate of Luther College in elementary education and museum studies, she is a retired elementary school teacher. Rebecca is a Vesterheim Gold Medalist and was instrumental in the creation of Vesterheim Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 2, dedicated to woodworking.
Learn more: Watch this video, Collection Connections: Woodworking where Rebecca Hanna highlights collection objects to inspire your woodworking. Check out this article to learn more about Rebecca’s studio and recent projects! In the series Folk Art In Place, explore and learn with folk artists as they take us through their workspaces and demonstrate their craft.