Known by the acronym BARN, Bainbridge Artisans Resource Network, is now developing programs for artisans. Located just a ferry ride away from Seattle, on Bainbridge Island, Washington. For more information please go to the BARN website.
Thirty years ago, while sitting on the beach playing with my young children, I made my first basket out of a pile of willow trimmings someone had tossed there. The experience of weaving with the materials at hand while being together with my sons on a beautiful Pacific Northwest shoreline, kindled a passion for creating art from natural plant materials. I thank my family, my community, and all my teachers for cultivating this gift in me. Read More