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Monday Mention–Basketmaker Cynthia Killgore

Monday Mention–Basketmaker Cynthia Killgore

Today’s MONDAY MENTION is pine needle basketmaker Cynthia Killgore from Louisiana. She’s been a member of the Louisiana Crafts Guild for many years and in 2008 achieved the distinctive position of Master Craftsman from them. Take a look at Cynthia’s exquisite pine needle basketry art, read her fascinating story, Artist Bio and Statement on The Louisiana Crafts Guild website. http://www.louisianacrafts.org/artistdirectory/cynthia-killgore LIKE THIS POST? Subscribe to […]

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Monday Mention–Online Basketmakers

Monday Mention–Online Basketmakers

I was working on my domain website, WickerWoman.com, a few days ago and realized that for some odd reason, one of the most important navigation buttons was missing from the left sidebar! Hard to tell how long it’s been out of order, but it’s now been restored. That navigation button was for “Useful Links” where I have separate pages devoted to the likes of: Antiques […]

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Two Basketmakers Receive 2009 NEA Award

Willow basketmaker LeRoy Graber from Freeman, South Dakota and Tlingit Basketmaker, Teri Rofkar from Sitka, Alaska are on the list of the 2009 National Endowment for the Arts’ National Heritage Fellowship Receipients. Graber and Rofkar are two of the 11 NEA awards, the nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts, which include a one-time award of $25,000 each. Other winners are from six […]

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