Every 1 - 2021

NBO Members Exhibition

Vivien Sharples

Blackberry Root Mandala

Woven sculpture made of blackberry roots, with an inch or two of jute twine and a seashell.

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H: 29" | W: 23" | D: 6"
Vivien Sharples
Seattle WA
I made this for a friend whose new home we were staying in. He had spent many strenuous hours digging up a field of blackberries, and I came across a pile of the roots. I wanted to show him appreciation for his loaning us his house while he was away, and honor the hard work he'd done to create the now-beautiful yard.
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