Candace Pratt

  As a child, I dreamed of being an astronaut; as an adult, scuba diving the coral reefs of the Pacific has fulfilled that other-worldly vision. It was these treasured times with individuals from these island nations that… Read More

JoElla Manning

From 2013 to 2015 I wintered with my husband on a boat in Marathon Key, Florida, and every Thursday happen to be basket making day when a dozen other cruisers would gather to coil pine needle baskets. I… Read More

Jean Poythress Koon

For the last decade  I have been  exploring the potential of combining  of  salvaged metals  and coiled  pine needle basketry to create sculptural forms. It has been a good artistic fit and has become my voice –  a… Read More

Judy Gibson King

Inspired by my grandmother who made colorful quilts using fabric from flour sacks and worn-out clothing, I enjoy giving vintage fabrics a new life. I work primarily with cotton and silk, transforming kitchen aprons, bridesmaid dresses and other… Read More

Amy Sunshine

 I come from a long line of painters and musicians. Since I showed an early aptitude for music (and no discernable artistic talent – I can’t draw a line), I was guided down the musical performance path. Later… Read More

Eric Taylor

“Not only do I make all my own materials including molds, rims, handles and teaching, I’m now in a hurry to process as much American Black Ash as I can before it’s all destroyed by the Emerald Ash… Read More

Julie Kornblum

I make art for the same reasons I breathe. It is not a choice, it’s automatic, and it is necessary for life. I was the artist of the family as a child, but the artworks I envisioned were… Read More

Paula Baumann

Basketry takes many forms with unlimited materials.  It speaks to me of being held and cradled.  Each one or series shares Paula’s interest in exploring materials in dimensional ways by using waxed linen, hand dyed cord, paper yarn, wire and… Read More

Nan MacDonald

Nan MacDonald, a traditional basket weaver and teacher of indigenous basketry, shares ancestral roots from Americas NE and SE Woodland peoples. Utilizing Oregon White Ash, Red Cedar and Natural Dyes allows Nan to explore the cross sharing of… Read More

Barbara Osborne

  My art is founded on a deep respect for the materials I use. A pine tree can be a hundred feet tall, rocks are millions of years old. All of them have stories: how they were formed,… Read More