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About the Artist

Sally Prangley (Bainbridge Island) received a 2007 GAP for research, materials and tools to create sculptural baskets that incorporate light. “I create sculptural wire basketry by blending traditional techniques of basketry with wire-working. As I continue to push the concept of basketry by changing materials, shapes and sizes, I want to explore yet another dimension: that of adding light. I want to integrate lighting as a part of my materials so as the basket takes shape, so does its inherent illumination. Conceptually, I want to create baskets that are swirls of light, that are suspended arrays of wire shapes, mobile-like, infused with light. I want to create larger, more sculptural wire forms that glow from within.”

Information included above was provided by artist at the time of application.