Trained in sculpture, basket making and product design, I am a designer and maker of, baskets, furniture, and art works. These artefacts combine the techniques and often the forms of basketry with the detritus of consumerism and thenatural materials, of my immediate environment.

Lois Walpole 2021



Upcoming Exhibitions and Events


Publication of a guide to the traditional basketry of Shetland planned for Autumn 2021


16 -24 October 2021

Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven


Basketry: Rhythm, Renewal & Reinvention

25 September 2021 - 9 January 2022

Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin, Wales


Maker's Eye: Stories of Craft

7 July - 21 August 2021

Crafts Council Gallery
Islington, London