Friday, 15 December 2017

Festivalet 2017 - the 10th year!

Leather cut, straps attached, plinths painted and baskets trimmed - see you tomorrow at this special 10th anniversary year of Festivalet - the specially curated Christmas craft fair in the beautiful location of the Martime Museum in Barcelona. See you there! 

Exposició de Mari Chordà, "Llots i torbes"

Some photos from our recent commission for the renowned Catalan artist Mari Chordà for her solo exhibition "Llots i torbes" in the contemporary art space Lo Pati - Centre de'Art Terres De L'Ebre. In collaboration with Tim Johnson we created this special projection space for a new film by Mari. The show continues until the 10th January 2018.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Weaving by the Sea 2017

Plans are well underway for Weaving by the Sea 2017 - our autumn school in Vilanova i La Geltru, Catalonia. Teaching alongside Mai Hvid Jørgensen and Tim Johnson  this year we offer six courses over seven days 29th September - 5th October. All details and course descriptions can be found on our dedicated blog here: Weaving by the Sea

Which basket will you take home? My classes this year will be the Fisherman's Nansa Basket (above) and the Catalan Cove - Fisherman's Landing Basket (below). All booking details and additional information can be found here: Workshops & Bookings 2017

See you in October!

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Certamen Internacional de Cistelleria Roser Albó (CICRA)

Per primer cop he participat al Certamen Internacional de Cistelleria Roser Albó (CICRA) i m'ha fel moltíssima il.lusió guanyar a la categoría de cistelleria contemporània amb aquesta peça.

I have entered for the first time in the International Basketry Competition Roser Albó (CICRA) and I have been very honoured to win the prize for contemporary basketry with this piece.

Saturday, 3 September 2016

Teaching in Jyväskylä, Finland

Following my recent participation in the New Spirals exhibition at the Höyry Gallery in Korpilahti, Finland I was delighted this month to be invited to teach in Jyväskylä hosted by the Finnish basketry group SPIRAL and home of The Craft Museum of Finland.

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Basketry of the year Competition 2016

Molt contenta de rebre el primer premi del concurs International Basketry of the Year 2016 amb aquesta peça "Blue Nansa".
Gràcies a  The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers i a The Basketmakers Association. (Associació Anglesa de Cistellers)

Very happy to have been awarded First Prize in the International Section of Basketry of the Year Competition 2016 with this piece "Blue Nansa".
Thank you to The Worshipful Company of Baskemakers and The Basketmakers Association.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Exhibiting at the Centre d'art Contemporani La Sala, Vilanova I la Geltru

"-ions" mostra de 10 artistes de Vilanova I La Geltru per la Nit dels Museus.  Les peces del Tim Johnson 'Field Packets' i meves es podran veure al Centre d'art Contemporani La Sala fins el 5 de juny.

"-ions" a collection of work from 10 different artists from Vilanova I La Geltru for the special Museum night event. My pieces and Tim Johnson's 'Field Packets' will be exhibited in Centre d'Arts Contemporani La Sala until the 5th of June.


Friday, 1 April 2016

Catalan trays to the USA

Aquesta setmana he enviat algunes de les meves peces per un craft show a Nova York.

This week I have sent some of my pieces to New York to be sold in a craft show there.

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Vineyard baskets ready for collection.....

Avui ens ho hem passat fent de models amb unes motxiles fetes amb vímet i olivera que ens han encarregat per un celler.

Today we had fun modelling a commission of willow and olive backpacks before they were collected by a local vineyard...

Friday, 11 March 2016

Urban harvest...

No saps mai quan es presentara la oportunitat de collir materials!! - collint branques d'olivera avui a Barcelona. 

You never know where the next harvesting opportunity will present itself ! - gathering olive stems in Barcelona today.