Congratulations to Maine Passamaquoddy basket weaver Jeremy Frey for Basket Weaving Excellence! Best of Basketry at the Santa Fe Market 2014. Photo credits here are http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com.
Mr. Frey creates amazing baskets with patience and detail that has been recognized at the highest levels for basket weaving achievement. In 2011 he won Best of Show at both the Santa Fe Market and the Heard Museum Indian Fair and Market. This was the first time ever for a Basket to win Best of Show at Santa Fe.
Indian Country Today Media Network has an interview with him which we think you’ll enjoy reading. It also features photos of several of his fine baskets.
More Maine basket weavers: If you’re available today in Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Maine, The Maine Native American Summer Market and Demonstration is taking place with representatives of the Penobscot, Maliseet, Micmac and Passamaquoddy tribes. It’s an opportunity to enjoy demonstrations of some of the finest Maine basket weaving art- and purchase one for your collection too.
Basket Weaving Excellence