The National Basketry Organization is pleased to announce our 10th biennial conference will be held at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky, July 16 – 20, 2019.
A history of American basketry from its origins in Native American, immigrant, and slave communities to its presence within the contemporary fine art world.
You are invited to submit work for the NBO biennial juried exhibition: Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibition. This exhibit will be held in conjunction with the NBO 2019 Biennial Conference. The NBO biennial exhibitions have become an important… Read More
Join Kentucky basket maker Scott Gilbert and discover the cultural history of South Central Kentucky with its rich basket making heritage. Tour highlights include a visit to the Family Medical Clinic in Munfordville, Kentucky, where Dr. Jim Middleton has been… Read More
Above: Clasped Hands, 8″h x 13″w x 8″d NBO member Jackie Abrams collaborates with Deidre Scherer on an exhibition titled, “Human Textures”. This body of work expands my reflections on the opposites of tearing apart and piecing together, dividing… Read More
Work by Robin Neild, this week on Carol Eckert’s “Contemporary Basketry” blog. Enjoy each day a new variety of images that take a look at concepts, forms, materials, techniques, and processes related to basketry