This week’s MotD theme: Fungi Fun British willow weaver and basketmaker, Cherry Chung of Manchester, created this delightful 1.5m mushroom lamp. How … More
At last weekend’s Corvallis Fall Festival, I spotted some fascinating pottery by Hilda Kidd-Barber of Fishbowl Pottery. I really appreciate her beautiful use of mixed media: basket weaving and ceramics. “The stoneware is all wheel thrown, then altered so that reed can be woven through the top third of the vessel after it has been fired.”
Pacific Northwest basket weaver extraordinaire Peeta Tinay created this gorgeous basket made with round reeds. If I were in the presence of this basket, I would want to touch it, pick it up, and hold. It feels like an ancestral thing for me.
Texas basket weaver, Donya Stockton, created this award-winning inter-weaving basket which, per her flickr site, received Best of Sculpture at the Southwest School of Art Annual Faculty and Student Exhibition 2011 and [was] accepted to Latitude, Convergence 2012 in Long Beach, California.