Martha Owen has a lifetime of sheep stories to tell. She can tell stories about keeping sheep, sheep personalities, songs and stories with sheep, interesting wool, and her sheep friends. Your questions will guide the stories Martha chooses, so we’re sure to have a wooly entertaining evening. Please join us!
Martha Owen is the John C. Campbell Folk School’s Resident Artist in Spinning, Knitting & Crochet, Feltmaking, Dyeing, and Surface Design and she is a member of the Southern Highlands Craft Guild. She’s been spinning since 1978 and her extended family has included both sheep and Angora rabbits. Martha also tells a mean story, plays the banjo, and enjoys reading historical fiction for sheep references. You’ll find her on Facebook and Instagram @marthaowenwoolens.