I graduated from San Jose State University in 1976 with a degree in ceramics and weaving. When I began working as a United State Forest Service fire lookout in Big Sur in 1979, I started making baskets with the… Read More
When friends hear for the first time that I create sculpture and baskets from pine needles, their reaction is always the same….. Really? You do what? I still remember the day I walked into a little gift shop… Read More
I am curious by nature. I have lived in many remote places in Oregon where I have had a lot of time to observe, listen, collect, and tinker with whatever has been around me. My interest in… Read More
DONNA HAPAC lives and works in Chicago. Her open-weave structures create grids of lines that define her sculptures. They are, essentially, containers of space and three-dimensional drawings. After exhibiting paintings and works on paper for a number… Read More
I learned from a friend in 1986 how to make pine needle baskets, and I have had a passion for this craft ever since. Over the years I have made a variety of basket types by using an… Read More
Peeta Tinay’s baskets are a culmination of 25 years of experience in working with weaving materials, finishes and the technical aspects involved in antique wicker restoration.
Alice Ogden of Salisbury, New Hampshire, is a traditional black ash basket maker.
Nancy Koenigsberg has been engaged in one form or another with textiles for most of her life, from early knitting commissions to a needlepoint business and since the mid 70s working in art textiles.