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.
#NBObasketartist Shannon Weber from Cottage Grove, Oregon is featured amongst 60 artists in “Making it in Crafts ll Invitational” at The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette ongoing until Dec 28th 2014. She has shared that she will start… Read More
#NBObasketartist Jan Hopkins announces a shift of venue for her piece Spirits.
Instructor Natalie Miebach leads students through a nontraditional process of creating beautiful woven sculptures based on stories each participant created at a recent National Basketry Organization Conference.
The first solo exhibit of the work of #NBObasketartist Elizabeth Runyon, Twisted Traditions: The Contemporary Basketry of Elizabeth Runyon opens Oct. 30, 2014 at the Zanesville (Ohio) Museum of Art and continues through Dec. 6, 2014.
Lanny Bergner is a mixed-media sculptor, installation, fiber and sculptural basketry artist. Lanny has been creating biomorphic and geometric constructions and installations out of metal mesh since 1983. He maintains a studio on Fidalgo Island near Anacortes, Washington.
ELEMENTAL: Women Sculpting Animism Sculpture by Women Artists, November 1, 2014 – December 13, 2014 at Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY.
Contemporary Interpretations of a Classical Form
My basket-making spans more than 40 years. I began by reading books but soon realized the value of studying and learning from experts. I have had the good fortune to spend time with a host of wonderful and… Read More