About Alice Ogden

Alice Ogden of Salisbury, New Hampshire is a traditional black ash basketmaker. Considered a master of her trade, she has been making baskets for more than 40 years. Her baskets are especially prized by collectors all over the country for their traditional craftmanship. None of her materials are store bought and each basket is crafted entirely of materials collected from the woods and swamps of New Hampshire and prepared by hand.  To learn more about Alice’s basket making please click here.

  • Nominated for the 2022 United States Artists Fellowship (2022)
  • Nominated for the 2021 United States Artists Fellowship (2021)
  • New Hampshire HOME, featured article (2020)
  • Martha Stewart Living, American Made, featured article (2018)
  • The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets, Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum- featured baskets (2013)
  • A Measure of the Earth: The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets- baskets featured in book (2013)
  • Recipient of the Individual Artist Fellowship, New Hampshire State Council on the Arts (2012)
  • Recipient of the Regional Art Fellowship, New England Foundation for the Arts (1995)
  • Member, New Hampshire State Council on the Arts (since 1992)
  • Member, League of New Hampshire Craftsmen (since 1980)

Ordering Information

A 50% deposit is required to schedule an order.
Alice is the sole maker of her baskets and every basket is a limited edition. Though a few baskets are in stock, orders may require several months to complete. Please call or email for availability and scheduling.