Next Meeting: December 3, 2015
LARRY BENNETT (FIBER FROM NATURE ARTIST) AND OUR CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON
will be on December 3. Don’t forget a dish to share and your own place setting.
Larry is a local basket maker employed by the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife as the supervisor of the sport and commercial salmon and marine fish fisheries on the Olympic Peninsula.
He is a local award winning local basket maker and lifetime resident of Port Angeles .Larry’s pine needle baskets have been sold at local galleries, street fairs, and have been displayed at the Washington State Museum in Olympia. His baskets have won several awards in local juried art shows on the Peninsula for thirty five years. His baskets are made from pine needles gathered from the local area, eastern Washington, and the state of Georgia.
These baskets are skillfully sewn together using split raffia strands.