Trying to keep life simple, true, and uncluttered! How does one do that!? Perhaps I'll experiment with that idea in my work?
Fig Bark, sweetgrass cordage, Curly Willow. … [Read more...]
Forty 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. It looked wildly made like a crazy bird’s nest. While being together with my two sons on a beautiful Pacific Northwest shoreline, this simple experience of crafting with the natural materials at hand kindled a passion for creating forms using plant fibers. I thank my family, my community, and all my teachers for cultivating this gift in me. Read More