Carol Eckert shares a post from her blog picturing the creations of the women of Tjanpi Desert Weavers in central Australia who create extraordinary sculptural works and baskets with gathered native grasses and raffia.
Carol Eckert shares a post from her blog picturing the Basket Case II Exhibition, National Gallery of Zimbabwe highlighting collaborative works blending Zimbabwean weaving traditions with contemporary art and design.
Carol Eckert shares a post from her blog picturing the work of Brazilian brothers Fernando and Humberto Campana who often employ basketry processes in their designs. TransNeomatic Bowls combine traditional wicker work with reused scooter tires.
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Tradition and Innovation VIII – July 14 – 19, 2015
NBO’s Lifetime Achievement Awards
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.
For all level of weavers, create this basket from Flo Hoppe with different colors and number of spokes to create spirals, zigzags, and arrows.
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