Judy Zugish

Judy is a basketry artist and educator whose work is experimental and sculpted from nature. She has experimented with plant materials from her fiber arts garden with keen curiosity for over 30 years.

In 1991, she dedicated her energies to starting a field school on her nursery property that hosts national and international instructors in the Northwest and helped create a fabulous new basketry experience.

A gypsy by nature, she has roamed widely since 1998, leading journeys in basketmaking to Japan, England, Denmark, France, and Germany. Recent explorations have focused on educational residencies and research in both New Zealand and Australia. When her magic slippers are home, she lives in Marysville, Wash. where she can be found deep in the foliage or working in her studio, surrounded by “ceiling bark.” Find details about her gardens, art, and school on her website.