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.
It has been a long wait for many of us, but Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America, a traveling exhibition organized by the National Basketry Organization in partnership with the University of Missouri, opens…. Read more
Work by Prisca Cosnier, this week on Carol Eckert’s “Contemporary Basketry” blog. Every day, a new look at contemporary interpretations and materials used in creating inspiring and thoughtful artwork as interpreted by artists all around the world.
NBO member and artist Karyl Sisson is being featured in a Craft in America solo exhibition. “Part scavenger, part collector, and wholly meticulous craftsperson, Sisson’s work delves deeply into the possibilities that exist within the discarded and overlooked…. Read More
Enjoy this article by Flo Hoppe and Cynthia Taylor: ” As we kept digging for examples, analyzing baskets, and looking at weave structures from different perspectives, we were a bit amazed by all the variations that could be… Read More