Jean Poythress Koon

  I live at the edge of a salt marsh and this fragile environment has become my muse. It provides salt marsh hay for coiling, and shells for bases but more than that it gives me a peace… Read More

Jean Poythress Koon in Multiple Exhibitions

NBO member Jean Poythress Koon has shared the news of multiple exhibitions where her work has appeared or is currently showing. Shown above, “A Copper Fly Trap”, will be appearing in the third annual “Excellence in Fibers” juried… Read More

Creative Coiling: The Artistry of Jean Poythress Koon

Congratulations to #NBObasketartist, Jean Poythress Koon on the new book about her basketry. Written by a former student, Hetty van Gurp, Creative Coiling celebrates the innovative basketry of Jean Poythress Koon who has inspired many basketmakers to break away from the traditions of pine needle coiling.