Juror comment: Beautifully woven with the stunning addition of the abalone strips. The use of abalone to embellish basketry hats is not new, but having it covering the entire surface of the hat is quite modern. I like the two lines [...]
"This headband design is based on a spruce-root basketry design. I made the decision to use a spruce-root pattern because patterns of this complexity are no longer seen in our modern baskets. I do not want them to be patterns that we [...]
“I am so excited to be on this journey with the supportive weaving community of Juneau and the ever-generous instructors Lily Hope and Kay Parker, who both offer their knowledge and wisdom freely. I feel as though I have found my medium [...]
Juror comment: A unique and powerful adaptation of the technique to jewelry. An instant classic design made possible by total immersion in life, art, and design. The elegant simplicity is simultaneously ancient and modern. Technically, with the tiny material, they are [...]
Juror comment: A truly great adaptation of tunic fringe … inspired and classical, new and familiar. Very unique and contemporary use of old and customary materials.