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.
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
Danielle Bodine’s piece, Moonlight Flight category winner for “Installation Works” and Jan Hopkin’s piece, Sturgeon Moon category winner for “Vessel Forms/Basketry” in the Fiber Art Now magazine’s Excellence in Fibers will be on exhibit at the San Jose Museum of Quilts… Read More
“Hand/Eye” – work by Ueno Masao, 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
As we await the announcement of the 2019 NBO Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients, take a look back and marvel at the artistry of past recipients! The Award recognizes the work of individuals whose work has influenced the field of American basketry and acknowledges superior achievement over the course of an entire career. Recipients are living role models that have made extraordinary contributions to the creation, support and growth of the field of American Basketry.