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Antler Baskets–On the Range Exhibition

Antler Baskets–On the Range Exhibition

I’m pleased to have my antler basketry included in this wonderful exhibition the entire month of August, depicting aspects of life on the Iron Range of Minnesota August 4-27, 2016. The First Stage Gallery in the Lyric Center for the Arts, 514 Chestnut Street, Virginia, Minnesota is hosting a reception for the artists participating in the August juried exhibit on Thursday, August 4th from 5:30 […]

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Antler Basket Class Fun at North House Folk School

Antler Basket Class Fun at North House Folk School

We had another great antler basket class up at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota over the 4th of July weekend. The Antler Basket Weaving class was held in the Red Building (don’t have an outside photo of that, though) on campus, which is usually where the boat building and other woodworking classes take place. But this time, it was only my 2 […]

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Black Friday Deals in the Weaver’s World

Black Friday Deals in the Weaver’s World

Chair caners and basket weavers, be sure to check out all the great Black Friday Deals in the Weaver’s World the Cane and Basket Suppliers have in store for you this year! Most of the supply companies listed on my Cane and Basket Supplies Directory have monthly or quarterly newsletters. Subscribe to them so all year, you’ll be one of the first to know when […]

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Antler basket weaving class–North House Folk School

Antler basket weaving class–North House Folk School

The 2 1/2 day antler basket class at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota on November 13-15th was a big success and almost everyone finished their baskets and then some! These two sisters from Virginia had to leave early. But they took along enough supplies and the pattern to finish this cute little antler wall pocket basket at home.   The antler basket […]

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Peters 3-D Winner MacRostie Art Center

Peters 3-D Winner MacRostie Art Center

Peters Award Winner MacRostie Art Center The 23rd Annual Juried Art Exhibition at the MacRostie Art Center August 7-29, 2015 in Grand Rapids, MN features a collection of local and regional artworks juried by Colleen Sheehy. Sheehy is the Director and CEO of the Plains Art Museum in Fargo, ND, and holds a doctorate in American Studies. Under her leadership, the Plains Art Museum completed […]

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Antler Baskets selected for 2015 Iron Range Exhibition

Antler Baskets selected for 2015 Iron Range Exhibition

The August juried art exhibit “The Iron Range-it’s who we are” features images of the Iron Range of Minnesota. I’m honored to have two of my antler baskets selected for this exhibit by juror, Jane Wertanen. The exhibit will open with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 on Thursday, August 6th. Participating artists: Cheryl Doran – oils Lisa Hess – fiber Sharon Holmbeck – acrylic […]

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Antler Basket in 2015 Juried Exhibition

Antler Basket in 2015 Juried Exhibition

There’s still time to see my antler basket wall sculpture in the 11th Annual Art on the Edge juried art exhibit at the Edge Center Gallery in Bigfork, Minnesota.   My antler basket, “Midnight Antler Shed” was juried into the show. Have you been there yet? Show ends July 25th so there’s not much time left.   LIKE THIS POST? Subscribe to get updates!

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Throwback Thursday–NBO Members 1999

Throwback Thursday–NBO Members 1999

Here’s a great Throwback Thursday photo that I just ran across. It was taken at the founder’s meeting of the National Basketry Organization in 1999 at Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN, before we even had an official name! Recognize those three smiling faces? That’s founding members, Suzi Nuss, Cathryn Peters, and JoAnn Kelly Catsos in the picture, taken during a “squashy” […]

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Will the real WickerWoman please show her face?

Will the real WickerWoman please show her face?

Over the last few weeks I’ve had a lot of people asking me why I haven’t been posting and when will I resume my normal schedule? Where oh where are those WickerWoman chair caning posts, what’ca been up to? Well, to be honest with ya’ll, I’ve not really been myself since hubby passed away almost exactly two years ago this month. That really rocked my […]

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Antler Basket Class Results

Antler Basket Class Results

Yesterday the gals finished their baskets for the most part, and if not completely done, at least had the knowledge and materials to finish up at home. They all did a great job and each was distinctly different from the others. Here they are still in the process of weaving, but getting there! Temperature this morning at Grand Marais, MN harbor is at 27 degrees […]

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