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About Aspire Artisan Studios & Folk School
Established in 2015, Aspire Artisan Studios & Folk School was founded by Geraldine Johnson and operates out of Waconia, MN. 

Our mission is to enrich the community by teaching students of all ages how to explore their unique talents and develop their artistic abilities.

Aspire Artisan Studios & Folk School offers a hands-on environment for artisan instructors and students to come together to learn, teach and collaborate using the highest standard of quality craftsmanship within the art community. Our talented artisans specialize in teaching traditional and authentic hand-arts while preserving historical crafts. 

Examples of Folk school classes include: acrylic canvas painting, wood working, hand stitching, weaving, textile printing, blacksmithing, block printmaking, quilting, knitting, jewelry making and more.  

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Aspire Artisan Studios & Folk School | 8060 MN-5 Waconia, MN 55387