Basket Pottery by Hilda Kidd-Barber

275 – Basket Pottery Mandala

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.”

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Weaving Basket by Donya Stockton

229 – Weaving Basket Mandala

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.