Cathryn Peters at First Stage Gallery
The colorful antler baskets of Cathryn Peters were recently featured at the First Stage Gallery in Virginia, Minnesota. Peters began her weaving career repairing cane seat and wicker furniture. She goes by the handle, WickerWoman and conducts workshops throughout the country. In the early 1980s Peters was making traditional reed baskets, wicker baby cradles and bassinets and started entering in arts and craft shows around the region. Peters has enjoyed creating the antler basket sculptures for over 20 years, and has taught antler basket and seat weaving classes since 1998, through national basket guild workshops, folk schools and conventions, and by authoring antler basket and seat weaving patterns.
Cathryn’s work has also been featured in the featured in the August/September issue of Country Woman Magazine, a national bi-monthly publication about living in the country.
The First Stage Gallery in the Lyric Center for the Arts has been exhibiting local and regional artists work since 2006. Enjoy more of Cathryn’s work at WickerWoman.