Gay started carving under the
tutelage of her uncle Rey Bjurstrom and apprenticed with him before
developing her own unique style. Her carvings now reside in homes all over
the US and the world. Gay's repertoire includes cats, dogs, moons,
suns, rabbits, crows, flying pigs, dragons or any other creature you or
she can imagine...often with a whimsical twist to make you smile.
Collectors of Santas keep her busy carving the new Santa she designs each
year. Gay and her work have been featured on HGTV's "That's Clever", in
"Country Folk Art" magazine, "Chip Chats" magazine and numerous newspaper
articles. She is a juried member of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen.
Gay's studio, where she can be found at work creating her carvings, has
been an integral part of The Village Artisans Gallery since it opened in