Hand dyed nylon is the material of choice for fiber artist Joh Ricci, who stretches the concept of traditional basket making with her knotted sculptural baskets.
[nonmember]This archived post is for Members Only. Click here to become a member or to get a one day pass. If you are a member, please login to view the post. [/nonmember] [private_archives]Ricci describes the process of making knots as a ‘tedious and rhythmic motion’. The results are contemporary, elegant, surprising, colorful and full of texture.
Spring From Darkness, 12″h x 6″w
See more (including a detail image) at Katie Gingrass Gallery
“I have found this form of expression both tedious & time intensive, yet there is a hypnotic rhythm to creating my work. I feel that the combination of positive energy and spiritual thought support my goals to bring creative life to an idea and to create fiber forms that transcend the boundaries of the concept of a traditional basket.” Joh Ricci