anna vittoria frattolillo

working outside always, it is all about practice and process

weaving in the grassy oak orchard

french rand and an ode to mendieta

Senior Thesis Exhibition at Reed College, 2011

Basketry and a Search for Authenticity in Arts and Crafts

Not just an installation but also a performance that included the invitation of basket making

handmade, like all baskets, willow baskets

Case Works, the vitrines of the Reed College Library

Basketry and a Search for Authenticity in Arts and Crafts

the culmination of study and collaboration between Anna Frattolillo, Stephanie Snyder, Colleen Gotze, and the women of the curatorial committee of the Columbia Basin Basketry Guild

an unconventional exhibit that questions the presumptions of the viewer and of presentation, challenging the norm of organization by origin and seeing from a more holistic perspective of a specific craft- basketry

harvesting wild willow for basketry

studying basket artifacts with women from the Columbia Basin Basketry guild and Margaret

harvesting cultivated willow, sorting, splitting, and weaving at the basket ranch

assessing the Reed College basket collection in the Cooley gallery with the help of the curatorial committee of the Columbia Basin Basketry Guild

practicing base making

Black Friday Ivy Harvest

in honor of anti capitalism and anti colonialism

the invasive ivy was bundled and used on a later day for basket making