Basket makers, Basket Artists, Basketweavers and Fiber Artists from around the world
with Last names beginning with B.
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Fiber artist and basketmaker from Santa Fe, NM incorporates coiling, wrapping,
knotting and twining with materials like pine needles, waxed linen, seed beads
and even copper to create sculptural fiber art baskets and jewelry. Workshops
are offered in her home state of New Mexico and on the road.
Cockeysville, Maryland artist uses copper and steel to create woven metal wall sculpture, 3D sculptures, baskets and vessels.
He presents his woven metal
jewelry in a separate site.
A contemporary artist from Worthington, OH who constructs a vessel, often basket like, using
materials harvested from nature.
Makes, sells and teaches rustic willow furniture in the business he shares
with his partner Rae Hunter in Lindbrook, Alberta, Canada
This sculptor makes airy forms and basket-like containers with
materials such as bronze, brass, aluminum and stainless steel screening
using coiling, plaiting and other basketry techniques. He is
represented in galleries including
Snyderman/Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA,
Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ,
Elliot Brown Gallery, and
Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
Award-winning basketry and gourd artist from Escondido, CA. Keely's
baskets and gourds can be seen at Escondido Municipal
Gallery along with many numerous private collections.
Nancy Moore Bess
Contemporary fiber artist from Amherst, MA known for her Japanese
inspired fiber constructions
utilizing basketry techniques. Author of Bamboo
Sandwich, MA artist offers open, purse and specialty versions of the classic Nantucket
Jerry uses found paper and plastic, wax, staples, acrylic medium to create this
sapphire-blue contemporary piece.
A California Pomo who is a teacher and leader in the revival of the coiled willow, sedge,
bulrush and redbud basketry craft. She is the great niece of Elsie Allen and an
excellent basket weaver (& bead weaver) in her own right
Biographical essay by Sandy Thompson about this Pomo Indian basketweaver. Tells not
only about Susan, but also about the harvesting and preparation of materials for the
coiled Pomo baskets she makes.
This Round Valley Artist's profile features BEAD FEVER, Susanís shop in
Ukiah, Mendocino County, California.
An Ojibwe elder from Hubbard Lake, MI makes only authentic Indian baskets of Black Ash
Mary and Byron Bonney
Using deer, moose and elk antlers in combination with rattan or occasionally willow grapevine or seagrass this Indiana couple create ribbed baskets, many with natural dyed colors.
Butch Bramhall - Stonehouse Silversmiths
This basketmaking couple from Croghan, NY create miniature, small scale and up
to life size Adirondack Pack baskets, fishing creels and other baskets woven of
precious metals such as sterling silver and gold.
Basketmaker now living in Santa Fe, MN creates gracious woven vessels of cane
and turned wood with roots in Nantucket Lightship and Indian baskets that both
embrace tradition and step quietly beyond.
This contemporary basketmaker and bamboo sculptor
works and teaches out of her studio in Portland OR, has been making artwork with natural materials since 1994.
She is represented by several galleries and teaches privately and at
conferences and major craft centers.
This Passamaquoddy basketmaker born on the Passamaquoddy reservation at Indian
Township in Maine, but now transplanted to Arizona learned to weave brown ash
splint and sweetgrass baskets from her basketmaker mother, grandmother, aunts
and other relatives.
Ganessa is a Penobscot basketmaker whose life partner Jeremy Frey, mother, Kim
Bryant and aunt, Pam Cunningham are also all notable
native Maine Indian brown ash woodsplint
Contemporary artist from Hager City, WI. This site pictures some of her sculptural pieces
twined in waxed linen and gold leaf.
This basketmaker from
Oregonís Willamette Valley uses naturally shed antlers from deer, elk, moose, caribou and reindeer
in combination with Appalachian style rib techinques.
Contemporary basket artist from Columbia, SC. Uses coiled pine needle baskets and
often incorporates inspirations from the world of quilting.
English willow basketmaker, teacher and author from Canterbury, Kent who works in
traditional and contemporary style.
This coiled pine needle basketmaker from California frequently incorporates the
use of waxed linen thread and bead embellishment in her
vessels and sculptures.
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