Watauga County, NC

Linda Spillane grew up on a farm in rural Ashe County working closely to animals and nature. These factors, along with Native American cultural influences significantly inspired and informed her art.

Wilkes County, NC

I have been making baskets since 1982 and challenging myself as an artisan to create and design one-of-a-kind baskets by taking creative risks, learning from my failures and stretching preconceived notions of what a basket is.