The National Basketry Organization is pleased to announce the 9th Biennial Conference, Tradition & Innovation In Basketry IX, will be held from July 18 – 23, 2017 on the campus of the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.
The works created by the twenty-two artists highlighted in the Hunterdon Art Museum’s newest exhibition, Interconnections: The Language of Basketry, include everything from stapled paper to fabricated metal. Some employ found objects, others utilize clay, linen, or wire…. Read More
To coincide with the exhibition Roots: Indonesian Contemporary Art at the Frankfurter Kunstverein, Indonesian artist Joko Avianto has wrapped the museum façade in a monumental bamboo weaving. More at Carol Ecker’s Contemporary Basketry blog.
Karen Gubitz is the solo artist in the exhibition, Beyond Craft, on display now through June 10th at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center in Birmingham, Michigan. Gubitz is a self-taught, award winning fiber and mixed media sculptor. Realizing that her passion… Read More