From wood and raw wool to finished garments and utensils, silkworm growing and harvesting, bone collection and processing, healthy living and urban homesteading, her restless curiosity has taken her on many adventures. An accomplished spindle maker, wood carver and wool-felter, she has done demos all throughout New York, among them Queens Zoo, Queens Farm Museum, Union Square Urban Homesteading Fest, Maker Faire in 2013, NYC.


Spanning three continents, life took her from Kiev to Moscow to Yerevan and then to the US in 1990. Today, Anoush's life closely resembles Gerald Durell's My Family and Other Animals, her role model since childhood, in other words, a combination of a natural history museum, a workshop and a zoo