Intuitive Basket Weaving with Angela Eastman
Saturday, July 29th
11:00 AM -3:00 PM
Random weave is an intuitive and organic form of basket weaving, and can be employed to make both functional vessels and sculptural works of art. Learn this simple and meditative technique and explore using a range of natural materials to create a basket. Angela will share techniques for beginning your vessel by creating a template, and students will then be able to expand their design in an intuitive fashion. No experience necessary. All supplies provided.
About the Artist: Angela Eastman
Angela Eastman is an artist and teacher residing in Hillsborough, North Carolina. She holds an MFA in Sculpture from Cranbrook Academy of Art and completed the Core Fellowship program at Penland School of Crafts, and has participated in residencies at MASS MoCA (MA), Vermont Studio Center (VT), the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild (NY), Sitka Center for Art and Ecology (OR), Talking Dolls (MI), the Ragdale Foundation (IL), and SIM and Nes residencies in Iceland.
In addition to sculptural work, Angela creates jewelry, baskets, furniture, and other home goods through her design business Flag Mountain Studio. Angela also teaches art workshops to adults and youth. She is an advocate for craft education as a vital component of understanding the material world we live in.
Learn more about Angela by visiting her website.