Stephen Zeh, Basketmaker


Excellence in Contemporary Art
Northern Virginia Arts Festival  2016

Excellence in Fiber Art
Philadelephia Museum of Art Craft Show,  2013

Traditional Craft Materials Award
Craft + Design - Richmond, Virginia  2012

Quality Craftsmanship Award
Southwest School of Art, Fiesta Arts Festival  2011

Best Traditional Design
Southwest School of Art, Fiesta Arts Festival  2010

Award for Superior Excellence and Originality
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair  2008

Award of Merit
Cherry Creek Art Festival  2002

Award of Excellence
Baltimore Craft Show  2000

Award for Superior Excellence and Originality
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair  1998

Best of Show - Baskets
American Craft Exposition  1995

Fellows Award
Baltimore Craft Show  1995

First Place
Winter Park Art Festival  1994

Award of Excellence
Central Pennsylvania Art Festival  1994

Best of Show
Piccolo Spoleto Craft Fair  1990

Best of Show - second place
Maine Woodwork 85  1985


The Smithsonian Craft Show 1987, 1995, 2000, 2013 - 2017
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show 1987, 1991, 2013 - 2016
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair 1991 - 2015, 2017
Baltimore Craft Show 1987 - 2005, 2014, 2015, 2017
American Craft Exposition 1991 - 2006
Cherry Creek Art Festival 2000 - 2003
Winter Park Art Festival 1994 - 1998
Central Pennsylvania Art Festival 1992 - 1995
Piccolo Spoleto Craft Show 1990


Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America
Museum of Art and Achaeology, University of Missouri 2017

Traditional Baskets, Contemporary Makers
Wilton Historical Society, Wilton, Connecticut 2016

21st Century Basketry
Nantucket Lighship Basket Museum 2014

A Measure of the Earth: The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery 2013

Baskets Around the World: Elemental Techniques - Artistic Vision
University of Southern Maine Art Gallery 2005

State of the Craft: Contemporary Interpretations of Tradition
Madison, New Jersey 2001

The Henninger Years
San Francisco Folk Art Museum 1995

Makers `93
Portland Museum of Art 1993

Garden Pleasures
Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution 1991

Maine Basketry—Past to Present
Colby Museum of Art 1989

Maine Woodwork 85
Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers, Portland, Maine 1985

Maine Crafts
Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution 1983


Love Handles: The Charm of Functional Decor
Town & Country Magazine, April 2017

Stephen Zeh Baskets
Martha Stewart Living, May 2013

Intertwining Tradition
Maine Home and Design, October 2007

The Zen of Zeh
Down East Magazine, May 2007

The Artful Home;
The Guild, Guild Publishing 2004

Country Icons
Country Living, October 2003

Working - Stephen Zeh, Basketmaker
Martha Stewart Living, April 2002

Miniature Baskets
Miniature Collector, December 2000

American Baskets,
Shaw; Clarkson/Potter Publishers 2000

Baskets: Tradition and Beyond,
Leirer, Peters, & Wallace; Guild Publishing 2000

Excellence Honored
American Craft, June/July 2000

Cover Photo
Martha Stewart Weddings, Spring 1999

The Washington Post
April 27, 1995

Split Ash Baskets Maine Style
Wood Magazine, September 1992

Baskets by the Bushel
Country Living, April 1992

Vogue Knitting International 1988