White Oak Coal Basket #15-99
Aaron Yakim (1949- ) was born in Charleroi, PA. Yakim, along with Cynthia Taylor, operate White Oak Baskets in Parkersburg, WV. They make baskets collaboratively and as independent artists. Yakim learned how to make traditional white oak baskets from an apprenticeship and refined his skills in workshops. Through these experiences, he has created his own interpretation of Appalachian basketmaking and developed his unique style.