Jarrod and April Stone Dahl: Lidded Baskets

April and Jarrod Stone Dahl (Woodspirit) have a rich history of creating beautiful and utilitarian objects for everyday use.┬áJarrod grew up in Ashland, Wisconsin, a small town on the shores of Lake Superior. He is of Scandinavian decent… Read More

Alice Ogden

Nesting Swing Handled Black Ash Baskets by Alice Ogden

Alice Ogden of Salisbury, New Hampshire, is a traditional black ash basket maker.

Video: Black Ash Weaving Class

See and learn how JoAnn and Steve Catsos lead a class from black ash tree splitting to finished baskets in this workshop from the 2013 National Basketry Organization Conference.

A Measure of the Earth

Produced in conjunction with the exhibition “A Measure of the Earth: The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets” at the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum. “A Measure of the Earth” celebrates the generous gift of seventy-nine baskets to… Read More

JoAnn Kelly Catsos

JoAnn Kelly Catsos is an award-winning black ash splint basketmaker and teacher from Western Massachusetts. JoAnn’s designs are influenced by traditional Shaker and New England splint basketry, and woven on molds made with help from her woodworker husband,… Read More