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Billie Ruth Sudduth: Baskets from the Collection of Hathia and Andrew Hayes
December 17, 2016 - February 26, 2017
Billie Ruth Sudduth is a widely acclaimed basket maker who lives in the mountains of North Carolina. A native of Sewanee, Tennessee, where she was born in 1945, she was raised in Birmingham, Alabama.
She is represented in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C., the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City, and the Mint Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina, as well as in numerous corporate and private collections. Her work has been featured in American Craft, Southern Accents, Colonial Homes, Southern Living, and Smithsonian magazine, among others, on the CBS program Sunday Morning, and on PBS and HGTV. In 1997 she was named a North Carolina Living Treasure, the state’s highest honor for creative excellence in crafts.