("Cherokee Baskets" written in the Cherokee Syllabary)
This beautiful all natural basket with lid is made of honeysuckle vine. After she gathered the vine, Mary boiled and then stripped its bark.
Mary is a member of the Cherokee Nation who is an established artist. She creates contemporary and traditional baskets using her unique personal touch. She has blended traditional Oklahoma Cherokee double-walled basket techniques with her own special methods she has refined over the years. Contact Mary at firstname.lastname@example.org for pricing information.
These baskets represent Mary's latest contemporary works. Each basket is named - from left to right "Southwest," "Sky and Earth," and "Kiva Steps."
Mary teaches the art of Cherokee basket weaving, which is a great way to relieve stress. Contact Mary at email@example.com for class times and pricing information.
Shown here is the side view of a more traditional basket, as beautiful as it is useful.
A view from the top of the same basket. Notice the level of symmetry that she achieves.
Mary at the annual Red Earth Festival in 1995.
Mary's work has been displayed all across Oklahoma and she has participated in many art shows, including: Tsa La Gi - Cherokee Nation Museum Tahlequah, OK; Five Civilized Tribes Museum, Muskogee, OK; Red Earth Festival, Oklahoma City, OK; Haskell Indian Nations Art Show, Lawrence, KS; Winter Expo Kirkpatrick Center, Oklahoma City, OK; Oklahomans for Indian Opportunity Art Show; Tinker Air Force Base Artist/Craftsmen Contest; "Global Oklahoma," Rose State College, and the Cheyenne Colony Art Show, Colony, OK.
Mary's Favorite Baskets and Celebrity Photos.
Send e-mail to Mary.
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Copyright © 2000 James Moore