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Weaving became an obsession in 1980, when an artist friend taught me to make a simple melon basket. I consumed basketry books and materials, spending every waking hour weaving.

I also on etsy as jewelrydesignsbylois. Be sure to visit jewelrydesignsbylois on etsy.
http://www.etsy.com/shop/jewelrydesignsbylois

Having been a pianist since the age of five, I never imagined I could create visual forms. I love being able to create something in my mind and transfer it to a physical thing. Sound lasts only an instant and then is gone, except for the memory of the performance. My baskets, sculptures and paintings are still here tomorrow and next week and next year.

I still think of myself as a musician and creator of sound. Music seeps into my work as timbre, tone color, balance,…

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  • Joined July 22, 2012

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About

Weaving became an obsession in 1980, when an artist friend taught me to make a simple melon basket. I consumed basketry books and materials, spending every waking hour weaving.

I also on etsy as jewelrydesignsbylois. Be sure to visit jewelrydesignsbylois on etsy.
http://www.etsy.com/shop/jewelrydesignsbylois

Having been a pianist since the age of five, I never imagined I could create visual forms. I love being able to create something in my mind and transfer it to a physical thing. Sound lasts only an instant and then is gone, except for the memory of the performance. My baskets, sculptures and paintings are still here tomorrow and next week and next year.

I still think of myself as a musician and creator of sound. Music seeps into my work as timbre, tone color, balance, form and
dynamics. I am proud of my craftsmanship — 40 years of Hanon and Czerny have served me well!

In 1994 I returned to weaving with renewed vigor, new ideas. I am also working with paper, trying to create vessels that are strong and durable but look light and delicate. Colors and shapes are more daring - maturity brings its own rewards.

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