Sharon Stafford

Serendipity by Sharon Stafford

Sharon Stafford finds herself drawn to interesting objects with intriguing form, volume, tactile qualities, and visual textures, as well as unexpected details.

Penelope Sharp

Penelope Sharp, #NBObasketartist from Boulder, CO creates objects of power —personal and spiritual— that draw from the immensity of the amazing world we exist in and the force of the Muse working through her.

Lin Bentley Keeling

Flora Folklorico by Lin Bently Keeling

Lin Bentley Keeling creates contemporary coiled vessels with colored threads that reflect the harmonies, the melodies and counterpoint of her musical background.

Katherine Lewis

Sorted Out by Katherine Lewis

Katherine Lewis began weaving willow baskets in 1992 and now works full time as a basketmaker. She grows a large selection of basketry willows on her farm near Mount Vernon, Washington.

Elizabeth Runyon

Greek by basket artist, Elizabeth Runyon

“I am inspired by nature, animals, space and the concept of home. I especially like to explore the limits of reed, a traditional basketry material. I feel like my work is a dialogue with reed.” __Elizabeth Runyon

Larry Page

Larry Page Mixed-Media Artist

Peggy Wiedemann

Exploring Too by Peggy Wiedemann

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.

Lanny Bergner

Canister of Filtered Air by Lanny Bergner

Clay Burnette

Clay Burnette has been creating pine needle baskets for over 35 years and has exhibited his work in over 225 shows throughout the US. Clay splits his time between his job as Director of Grants and Fellowships at the SC Arts Commission and his fibers studio in Columbia, South Carolina.

Lois Russell

Winner of the Contemporary Handweavers of Houston Award at HGA's Small Expressions, 2014

When I began making baskets in the 1980s, I made very useful baskets. Now I make very useless baskets. I have worked with fiber all my life, knitting, weaving, sewing, hooking rugs with my grandmothers…and I still do… Read More