One of the wonderful things I've chosen to do in the last few years is end my day with reading inspirational books on a variety of topics that feed my soul and shape my inner conversation. As you're looking for some of the best books on creativity, art and spiritual inspiration, I would recommend the following:
Of course, I'd be remiss not to recommend my own 3 books to you as well for your 2015 reading, or as a wonderful gift idea for that artist in your life. These are all available in print or, if you're like me, on Kindle.
And lastly, if you're a basketry artist or naturally leaning artist who loves natural materials like I do, then I definitely have to recommend to you my most favorite basketry book and a new one that I just love and had the opportunity to endorse:
I hope you're year is full of great reading, inspiration and fulfillment as you live the life you were created to live!
Matt Tommey is a leader in the contemporary basketry movement and has been a maker for over 25 years. The focus of his work centers around the use of southern invasive plant species in basketry. He has served on the board of directors for the National Basketry Organization and taught at Arrowmont, the John C. Campbell Folk School and other locations both in the US and internationally.