Lynette Youson・ Baskets
Lynette Youson is a fifth generation sweetgrass basket weaver from the low country of South Carolina and a sweetgrass after-school instructor. She started weaving as a child, learning her craft from her great-grandmother and has continued to weave with her mother for over 45 years. Youson is dedicated to sharing the historical importance of this ancient art form. She has appeared on the CBS Sunday Morning and has been the subject of numerous newspaper and magazine articles. One of her Rice Fanner Basket is on display at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.