Above: Detail from work by Tressa Sularz. Peter Lee photo.
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Events of Interest to Basketmakers
Class attendees can expect a guided beginning coiling knotting, and twinning course, lasting about 6 hours. Information and registration at Craft in America
Use naturally shed antlers to create stunning and unique artisan basketry creations. Information and registration at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
Baskets are coiled together using native materials grown naturally by the marsh – sweetgrass, pine needles, bulrush, and palmetto palm. Lynette brings storied knowledge and […]
For students who are confident with the basic stake and strand form, learn two challenging willow techniques: the rectangular basket and an ’open work’ technique […]
This unique one-day workshop with April Stone offers students the chance to pound black ash logs in order to stock-pile raw splint material for future […]
Participants will complete two baskets- one that uses woven strips of bark, and one using a sheet of bark that will be folded and stitched […]
Learn the techniques behind the terms slath, twining, 3-rod wale, French randing, and border weaves. Class discussions will cover willow cultivation and harvest, traditions, and […]
Determining which pieces to use as uprights or weavers or lashings or rims impacts the quality of the final basket. The focus of this workshop […]
Using hand tools, students will split and shape fresh billets starting with a fresh black ash log. Each student will rough out one rim and […]
Starting with either a pliable birch bark base or an elegant agate base, work with a variation of the spiral stitch to form a basket […]
Learn the art of coiling a beautiful sweetgrass basket. Hands-on instruction provides students with an introduction to the traditions and skills of basket weaving, and […]
From basic round stake-and-strand baskets to more complex oval forms to trays and other willow treasures, students will make a variety of items. Information and […]
The nearly 50 artists in the exhibition reflect diverse perspectives and experiences. Allies for Art: Work from NATO-related Countries will include art created under occupation, […]
Be immersed in Cherokee culture and tradition working with river cane, the most traditional of the Cherokee basketry. Mary Thompson is an Arrowmont Appalachian Craft […]
In this experimental workshop, learn methods for building skeletal structures with rattan, wood, wire, and found materials. Techniques will include lashing; chaotic plaiting and wire […]
The Association of MI Basketmakers will hold “It’s Basket Time Somewhere” annual convention, with many basket classes, an exhibit room, public days, and vendors. Information […]
Explore netting textile structures that reserve space for air and push the limits of your imagination. Information and registration at Arrowmont School of Arts and […]
This event is designed to be a time to share ideas, techniques, and stories with each other as we will all be the “designated teachers”. […]
Texture and surface from hand woven fibers to sculpture and vessels. Information and registration at Arrowmont School of Crafts
This four-day intensive class for beginners or returning students will cover the ecology and harvest of the birch, bark preparation, methods of proper layout and […]
Basketry workshops taught by National Basketry Organization members or Master Basketmakers.
Basketry and fiber conferences, retreats and symposiums.
Exhibitions featuring baskets and fiber art.
Calls to entry, calls for proposals, submissions and opportunities for basketmakers and fiber artists.
Demonstration held in conjunction with an exhibition of fiber arts or basketry.
Gallery talks and artist presentations held as part of exhibitions featuring basketry and basket artists.
Lectures, presentations and demos about basketry.
Markets and festivals that feature basketry.
Events sponsored by the National Basketry Organization, Inc. May include events such as conferences, exhibitions, workshops, lectures and receptions.
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