Charissa Brock

Beyond the Basket

Charissa Brock AdagioCharissa Brock Adagio DetailAdagio, 2012
Tiger bamboo, waxed linen thread: 33″ x 31″ x 24″
Lent by the artist

Charissa Brock, a natural-fibers artist since 1994, works and teaches out of her studio near Portland Oregon. She discovered bamboo as an art material in 1999, while earning her MFA at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. Her work has been featured in magazines and exhibited widely in the U.S. and is included in the Arizona State University Museum.
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Pat Courtney Gold

Living Traditions

Pat Courtney Gold Yuppie Indian Couple

Pat Courtney Gold Yuppie Indian CoupleYuppie Indian Couple, 2003
Acrylic yarn, Hungarian hemp: 9″ x 7″
Lent by the artist

Pat Gold is a member of the Wasco tribe and an accomplished fiber artist and basket maker. She is a well known teacher whose work appears in museums and collections around the world. She won the Oregon Governor’s Art Award in 2001 and a National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellowship in 2007.

Visit www. patcourtneygold.com for more information.