I find much of the excitement, fun and inspiration for my basketry comes from nature’s endless bounty. The forms, colors and textures found in my baskets are all reflections of my close relationship with their source. My materials talk to me and I find it pays to listen.
Basket designer, writer and workshop leader specializing in the use of gathered materials to produce contemporary sculptural and basket forms.
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. March 2002.
Tokyo, Japan. April, 2002.
“Shuttle, Spindle and Dyepot”, Summer 2001.
Baskets, Traditon & Beyond. 2000.
Baskets 2001. Exhibit Calendar. Northeast Basketmakers Guild.
PUBLICATIONS, authored. (Selected)
“Looping Memories”, Making the New Baskets. Lark Books, 1999.
“Vines and Basket Gardening. Natural Baskets. Storey, 1992.
delMano Gallery. “Contemporary Baskets” 2001 & 2002.
“Celebration of American Basketry” Amana, Iowa. 2001.
SOFA 2000. Chicago.
“Baskets 2000: A reflection of Diversity” CT. Best of Show Contemporary.
“Basketry Turning Points”. Convergence 2000. Cincinnati, OH.