NYC Gallery Openings presents this video of the exhibit ELEMENTALS: WOMEN SCULPTING ANIMISM open at Cavin-Morris Gallery through December 13, 2014. #NBObasketartist participants include Dawn Nichols Walden, Polly Adams Sutton and Charissa Brock.
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.
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.
Follow the processing and weaving steps as Jennifer Heller Zurick teaches a willow bark weaving class at the 2013 NBO Biennial Conference: Tradition & Innovation in Basketry VII
Watch as a class learns the secrets to weaving with this beautiful, durable basket material used by the Cherokee nation as long ago as 600 A.D. The shape and patterns appear deceptively simple, but the techniques require special care and attention.