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Zelma Loseke is a self-taught fiber artist and draftsman.  Loseke uses willow, a material readily available by her home near the Connecticut River, for its strength and flexibility in her woven basketlike sculptures.  Her freeform sculptures of paper and vine incorporate paper made by a process she's developed.  She has exhibited widely and has been selected for the prestigious annual craft shows in Philadelphia, The Smithsonian, and Washington D.C.  She has received grants from the Vermont Council on the Arts and the Vermont Arts endowment Fund.  Her work is included in the collections of Museum of Americas and the U of Mass. Mathematics Dept. GANG.


Among the Galleries and Museums hat have exhibited her work are The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, AVA Gallery and Art Center, Lebanon, NH, The Brattleboro Museum, T.W. Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT, Vermont State Craft Center, Frog Hollow, and Shelburne Farms Exhibition. 


She has taught workshopsat Caribbean Realities International Basketry, Berkshire Community College and the International Society of the Arts, Mathematics, and Architecture, University of NY. 


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