American Master Weaver Tina Puckett of Winsted, CT, pictured with some of her baskets, woven flower sculptures, and a handwoven tiki bar

AMERICAN MASTER WEAVER TINA PUCKETT is a self-taught artist who has been weaving since 1981.

Tina is much influenced by the bittersweet vine that grows locally in the northwest corner of Connecticut where she lives. The character of each piece of vine literally dictates what form each basket, bowl, wall sculpture or piece of furniture will take. As Tina then applies her imagination and sense of color to the structural form and to the weaving, indescribably dynamic and colorful works of art emerge.

Tina's working studio and showroom at Whiting Mills, Studio # 305, in Winsted, CT, is open to the public on Saturdays from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm and on Sundays from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm and also by chance or by appointment (860.309.6934) Monday through Friday. Unless away at a show!

Tina's next two upcoming shows are Spring Open Studios at Whiting Mills in Winsted, Connecticut, on April 29 and 30, and the May Market Benefit Event at the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, CT, on May 6 and 7.