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.
Elizabeth Runyon will have a solo exhibit, “Vessels: To Have and To Hold” at the Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati August 12-September 9, 2016. Elizabeth is one of only nine solo exhibition proposals selected from 151 entries for Manifest’s 12th… Read More
“Paper Transformed II” is the second exhibition of the work of eight Western Washington artists who transform machine and handmade paper into artist books, sculpture, jewelry, baskets and other visual objects. NBO members Danielle Bodine and Dorothy McGuinness are… Read More
NBO members Beth Hester and Scott Gilbert are featured in an article in the Bowling Green Daily News, highlighting their 30-plus years in the field of basketry making and supplies. “Scott Gilbert, his wife, Beth Hester, and their business… Read More
NBO Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Leona Waddell has been named a recipient of a 2016 NEA Heritage Fellowship. The award is our nation’s highest honor in folk and traditional arts. “A revered leader in the white oak basketmaking community, Leona Trulock Waddell… Read More