Peggy Adelman has been weaving traditional reed and Nantucket baskets for 20 years. For the past seven years, Peggy has been creating and publishing original basket designs. Peggy loves functional baskets with vibrant colors. The hand-painted paper designs all have a durable finish, making them fully functional art.
Peggy teaches basket making at the Guilford Technical Community College in Greensboro, North Carolina. She is a member of the North Carolina Basket Makers Association.
Look for Peggy's name listed as an instructor at basket conventions in the "UPCOMING EVENTS" page and in the John C. Campbell Folk School catalogue. The folk school, located in Brasstown, NC, is a great experience for a weekend or week-long class and is great for the first-time basket maker or experienced artisans looking to add new skills.
Peggy has volunteered as a Guardian Ad-Litem in Guilford County for 21 years, advocating for the safety of children in foster care. Peggy is also a certified fitness trainer.
Peggy lives in Greensboro, North Carolina with her husband Rick and their 3 rescue dogs, Maggie, Quinn and Kenzie.