Artist: Mary & Jim Nelson
Mary is a prize-winning pine needle basket artist, and has been a Hospice Volunteer and Grief Counselor for 19 years. In the past, she has been a quilter and the creator of "Wish Pockets", intricate beaded fetish bags.
Jim is part Native American, with ancestry from the Otoe-Missourian tribe. He works with traditional materials in producing Prayer (smudge) Feathers, unique Dream-catchers, and also works with leather to decorate Mary’s burden baskets. He is also an author, with 13 books and numerous newspaper and magazine articles in print.
- Mary & Jim Nelson -