Irene Bacchus-Holder: Pyrographic Artist – Making the World Beautiful with Wood Arts & Craft

Irene Bacchus-Holder is a Guyana-based pyrographic artist (the art of burning design onto wood or leather). For more than a decade, she has been perfecting this art form in creating functional pieces for the home using Guyana’s natural woods. Irene got started in this craft with the encouragement of my brother who sent her a wood burning pen with interchangeable tips.  She began by offering gifts made of wood from Guyana’s rainforest to several friends. Irene stated that she  always wanted to do something to establish herself  and become … read more