July 14 – 19, 2015
NBO’s Lifetime Achievement Awards
Contemporary Interpretations of a Classical Form
Video highlights of an ancient art
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As a contemporary fiber artist, I have a strong preference for natural fibers and materials. The shapes, designs and colors in the materials inspire the artwork. The wonderful thing about using natural materials, such as pine needles, is that they have a life and character of their own. I sometimes like to combine these natural elements with found objects.
The Columbia Basin Basketry Guild was formed in the summer of 1989 by a small group of basket makers from the Portland and Vancouver area so that basket makers could share ideas, information, and techniques with each other and with the community.
#NBObasketartist Danielle Bodine is exhibiting her mixed media sculptures along with Portland artist Jennifer Kapnek in a two-person show at the Vashon Allied Arts. November 7-26, 2014.
Coiling horsehair? Painstaking doesn’t even begin to describe your work. Patience is a trait I seem to have been born with, and I actually enjoy (and sought out) work that would slow down my approach to production.