Work in horsehair and natural dyes by Amanda Salm, this week on Carol Eckert’s “Contemporary Basketry” blog.
I have been combining traditional metal and basketry techniques for over 30 years. I am primarily self-taught in lost wax, metal, jewelry and basketry techniques. The melding of hard and soft materials and my Japanese American heritage now… Read More
HOUSTON, TX.- This summer, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft presents Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America, an exhibition chronicling the history of American basketry, from its origins in Native American, immigrant, and slave communities …
From the Smithsonian National Museum of National History, a wonderful resource led by Haida master weaver Delores Churchill, who learned from master Tsimshian weaver Flora Mather, work began with a red cedar bark harvesting and processing workshop in Metlakatla.
Above from left: “Sierra Rock” by Nancy Briemle, “Off Balance” and “Paint Brush One” by Peggy Wiedemann. Click on images for detail. Small Expressions is an annual, international, juried exhibit featuring high quality, contemporary small-scale works. Small Expressions is sponsored… Read More
NBO is partnering with Peters Valley School of Craft to offer a one-of-a-kind trip to CUBA, November 10-17 2018. We invite you to join this adventure, specifically designed to allow you to experience the arts, crafts, and culture of… Read More
I am a fiber artist who lives and works in Minneapolis. I create sculptural forms utilizing ancient basketry techniques. My work embodies motion and transitions. Some pieces are curving forms which suggest movement like ripples in water and… Read More