Sharon Robinson

 

 

Age: 79

 

Summary: noted artist and teacher who was the author of Contemporary Basketry (1978) that heralded the beginnings of the 'new' basketry movement of the 1980's up to now, whose work with paper and textiles was in the vanguard of fiber art, and who also taught pine needle basketry in Berkeley, California.

 

 

Cause of Death: Burned to death in a wildfire

 

Born: 1938

 

Died: October 9, 2017

 

Location: Santa Rosa, California