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Baskets & Gourds: art, form and function

Bay Area Basket Makers Guild Exhibit

Opening Reception: Friday, January 6, 2017, 5 pm to 7 pm. Exhibit remains through January 29 Burnett Gallery.

Traditional techniques get contemporary interpretations as members of the Bay Area Basket Makers transform a variety of natural materials, handmade papers, found objects & uncommon fibers into vessels, baskets, and sculptural forms.

The Bay Area Basket Makers Guild (BABM) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1984 by two basket makers who saw the need for supporting and developing a growing interest in basketry as both craft and art form. The guild serves as a source of information and inspiration and provides a means of communication among basket makers.

he Gualala Arts Center, located at 46501 Old State Highway in Gualala, CA, is open weekdays 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and weekends from noon to 4:00 p.m., and serves the coastal communities of Northern Sonoma & Southern Mendocino Counties.