Michele Y Parsons has been a professional pyrographer (burning on materials
such as wood and leather) and woodcarver for over 19 years. She has taught pyrography to well over a thousand students in classroom settings. Michele teaches across the US at renowned venues such as the International Woodcarving Congress, Southeastern Woodcarving School, American Woodcarving School, and
John C. Campbell Folk School. Michele has been a frequent author for
Pyrography Magazine for the last 10 years and has written pyrography books for
an International audience. Recently Michele accepted the honor to participate
as a member of the Blue Ridge Craft Trail.