Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Leon Niehues

Leon Niehues is a contemporary white oak basketmaker from Huntsville, Arkansas. I have been fortunate to meet Leon a number of times at the St. Louis Art Fair and during one of those visits I purchased this magnificent basket.
White Oak Basket by Leon Niehues
8" x 8.5"

Leon is featured in ionART–Art and Culture Magazine. Also you can visit his personal website to see more of his work. Leon has a distinctive style that mixes traditional techniques and materials with contemporary forms and embellishments.