Every 1 2022

NBO Members Exhibition
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Art Evolved: Intertwined

A collaboration between the National Basketry Organization (NBO)
and Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA)

Jean Poythress Koon

Under the Scope
H: 12" | W: 8" | D: 8"

Disc coiled with pine needles, sewn with waxed linen thread. Styrofoam half balls glued to the discs. Cones made from soda cans are pinned to these. Mounted on salvaged copper cable

  • Jean Koon
Jean Poythress Koon
Morattico Va
For the last decade I have been exploring the potential of combining of salvaged metals and coiled pine needle basketry to create sculptural forms. It has been a good artistic fit and has become my voice – a vehicle for expressing my deep concerns for what Humankind is doing to our Planet and to one another.