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Basketmakers With S Last Names

Basketmakers, Basket Artists, Basketweavers and Fiber Artists from around the world with Last names beginning with S.

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Amanda Salm
Horse tail hair in natural black, brown and white coiled over white nylon twine is used by Amanda to create sculptural and vessel forms. She uses natural dyes to color the white horsehair including fresh leaf and powder indigo, cochineal, madder root, walnut flowers, grape leaves (Chardonnay), and grapevine canes (Pinot Noir).

Vicky Sanipass
Vicky creates porcupine quill and birch bark baskets in traditional Micmac designs such as the eight point star. Vicky's mother Evangeline weaves black ash and sweetgrass sewing baskets.

Jane Sauer
In addition to her studio art work in knotted sculptural baskets, Jane is now the owner of Jane Sauer Gallery, formerly known as Thirteen Moons Gallery.

Lyudmila Savina
Supervisor of the Birch Bark studio of Petrozavodsk State University, Karelia, Russia, plaits basketry forms in a wide array of shapes both functional and fanciful.

Joyce Schaum
Keymar, MD basket artist working in dyed and natural rattan.

Elizabeth Whyte Schulze
This Worthington, MA artist creates contemporary basketry sculpture by coiling natural materials such as pine needles, reed and raffia, into varied shapes. Once each basket is completed she covers the surface with acrylic paint using dots, washes, stylized human figures and marks often inspired by petroglyphs (ancient markings pecked on stone). She exhibits in juried shows nationally and her work is represented in prominent galleries such as Jane Sauer Gallery, Mobilia Gallery, James Gallery and Del Mano Gallery. She teaches workshops and delivers lectures on basketry at locations including Snow Farm, Fuller Craft Museum and Fiber Arts Center.

Robin McBride Scott
An artist, educator and consultant working with a wide variety of traditional materials, including Rivercane for basketry and mats, porcupine quillwork, beadwork, moosehair, painting and clay, rivercane for mats.

Jennifer Maestre Seethe
Maker of contemporary vessels constructed of "pointy things" like sharpened colored pencils and nails. She uses a peyote stitch to assemble the sculptures.

Kay Sekimachi
Contemporary fiber artist uses Antique Japanese paper which is stitched and folded to express her intrigue with the mysteries of containers.

Sylvia Seventy
Contemporary fiber artist from Healdsburg, CA. Uses molded paper to create containers, vessels, baskets as sculpture.

Hisako Sekijima
Plaited willow "Cornerfold III" was included in Survey Fiber 2002 held at Snyderman-Works Gallery.

Suzanne Shafer-Wilson
Basket artist from Lostant, Illinois creates wire needle lace vessels in copper and precious metals.

Joyce Shannon
Basketmaker from La Pine, Oregon specializes in cane and raffia coiled baskets with figural designs.

Barbara Shapiro
Fiber artist and contemporary coiled basketmaker from California. Her work is available at the Museum of Craft and Folk Art in San Francisco and can be see at exhibitions around the country. She is a teaching assistant in the textile classes in the Art Department at San Francisco State University and offers a range of workshops and lecture presentations on basketry and textiles topics.

Heather Shaw
Traditional willow basketmaker from New Zealand. Heather offers willow baskets such as picnic baskets, willow drawers, cutlery trays, wine baskets, laundry baskets, letter baskets, baby baskets and rattles, shopping baskets, clothes hampers and more done in square work, round work and french fitching.

Jim Silva
Maggie Silva's son Jim offers Nantucket turnings and Nantucket Lightship basket instruction from his home studio in Wareham, Massachusetts.

Maggie Silva
A Raynham, MA basketmaker offering Nantucket Lightship Baskets, instruction pamphlets and summer open weave sessions at her studio.

Morten Simonson
Willow basketmaker and teacher from Denmark.

Billy Ray Sims
Alabama basketmaker with a focus on traditional baskets, primarily of white oak, which he harvests and splits himself. His work also includes baskets of New England black ash and South Carolina sea grass. Member of Alabama Designer Craftsmen, Southern Highlands Craft Guild, and Mammoth Cave Basket Makers Guild, Kentucky. His blog.

Lee Sipe
Columbia, SC artist creates intricately crafted vessels of woven metal wire or coiled pine needles and clay.

John Lawrence Skau (1953-2007)
ARCHDALE, NC — John Lawrence Skau, 53, of Archdale died Wednesday, October 10, 2007. Sadly the world of American basketry lost another important member of its community. He will be missed. John was a m
aker of contemporary sculptural woven wood baskets using wooden strips hand cut to precise widths and lengths and then dyed and woven together using twill, satin and double weave structures.

Some examples of John's basketry
American Art Company
John's work at Piedmont Craftsmen

Arlene Skinner
Using the naturally cured wild beach rye grass from the region near her home on Kodiak Island, Alaska Arlene twines contemporary woven baskets and art pieces that have roots in the renowned Aleut basketry of the Aleutian Islands.

C. Elizabeth Smathers
This Tulsa, Oklahoma basket artist combines coiled pine needle basketry with bases she has formed from shaped and fired raku clay, sliced wood turned wooden vessels or unusual gourd shapes. She is one of the winners in the 2011 NICHE Award  Professional Basketry Category.

Beryl Smith
Basketmaker, weaver and living willow sculptor from Montgomeryshire, Midwales, UK. She offers finished baskets and workshops featuring willow and hedgerow materials using traditional basketmaking techniques.

Bill Smith
Adirondack basketmaker and storyteller from Colton, NY. This presentation by North Country Public Radio includes text, video and audio.

Bill & Mary Ann Smith (profile at very end of article)
White oak basketmakers from Alabama working in traditional split oak. They also do some work with hickory and poplar bark. They are the resident basketmakers at Tannehill Historical State Park in Alabama and also teach at John Campbell Folk School in the N.C. mountains. Their email is oakweaver(at)

Fran Solar
Contemporary Canadian artist who combines textile techniques with unconventional materials to create unique woven sculpture, both free-standing and wall-mounted. Her work features loom woven wire vessels and scrap yard quilts that incorporate plaited metals, stainless steel mesh, and industrial waste. Fran currently lives and works in Squamish, British Columbia, Canada.

Jeff & Marlys Sowers
Pinicon Farm Crafts located outside of Milo, IA is operated by Jeff & Marlys Sowers. Jeff makes shaker boxes, does coopering and makes a variety of basket molds and turned rims and bases for Nantucket style baskets. Marlys makes Nantucket, Shaker and Appalachian style baskets. She teaches workshops and makes rib and traditional style baskets from willow that she grows on their small farm.

Leandra Spangler
This basket artist from Columbia, MO creates contemporary vessels that are reed forms covered with highly textured handmade paper. She weaves the form as an armature for the application of highly textured handmade paper. A hand polished graphite emulsion creates a luminous protective surface. Her vessels are shown across the country at invitational and juried exhibitions. She teaches workshops at a variety of venues including her own studio in Missouri.

Nadine Spier
Pine needle baskets often have an ornate center, frequently incorporating beads or miniature tapestries using materials gathered by the artist. Nadine teaches coiled basketry and gourd workshops.

W. Jayne Stanley
Originator of the Gourdsket® vessels that combine gourds and coiled pine needle basketry techniques.

Dianne Stanton
An active and accomplished conference teacher and exhibiting artist from Pembroke, MA. Known among other things, for her work with bark and twining technique.

Jo Stealey
View the personal site of this exhibiting basket artist who is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Art at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Included you will find a portfolio, artist statement and curriculum vitae.

Michael Steffenhagen
Willow basketmaker from the very South of Germany. Offers traditional baskets, garden furnishings and custom woven willow items. Translate from German.

Cita Steinmeier
This basketmaker and basketry teacher from Denmark works primarily in unpeeled willow.

Donya Stockton
Basket artist of Cherokee descent living in Austin, TX. Weaves organic shapes with natural fibers such as grapevine, honeysuckle, raffia, seagrass, native grasses and pine needles.

Mary Stone
A basketmaker of Cherokee descent offers baskets of honeysuckle in traditional form.

Jarrod and April StoneDahl
April is a member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa (Ojibwe). She is a Black ash basketmaker and her husband Jerrod makes birch bark canoes, birch bark baskets and Swedish and Norwegian inspired boxes. They live in Wisconsin and teach in locations such as the North House Folk School.

Faye Stukey
Gifts From Nature of Kalispell, MT offers handcrafted and custom-made baskets designed and woven around an individual white tail deer, mule deer or moose antler.

Billie Ruth Sudduth
Billie's North Carolina based studio name is JABOBS (Just a Bunch of Baskets).

Ginger Summit - Gourd Artist
Author of several gourd books, subject of numerous magazine articles, teacher, exhibiting gourd artist and self proclaimed Queen of Gourds from Los Altos, CA.

Polly Adams Sutton
Western redcedar (Thuja plicata) bark are the cornerstone of her sculptural basketry work which is combined with colored copper wire at times. Polly is featured on the cover of 500 Baskets.

Polly Adams Sutton at Fountainhead Gallery
Fiber artist/basketmaker who uses the traditional basketry materials of the Pacific Northwest, cedar bark and sweetgrass in daring new ways to create woven and twined sculptural forms.

Polly Adams Sutton at Jane Sauer's Gallery
Adding wire and metal foils to the traditional cedar bark and sweetgrass basketry materials of the Pacific Northwest, Polly creates contemporary basket sculpture.

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