A Glass Act: The Alchemy and Allure of Markow & Norris

Article about A Glass Act: The Alchemy and Allure of Markow & Norris from the pages of the National Basketry Organization’s Quarterly Review.

“Basketry as art is our main focus” Joanne Segal Brandford

Joanne Segal Brandford

At the NBO Conference in August, keynote speaker Lissa Hunter encouraged the NBO community — locally, nationally, individually — to create exhibits and publications that document our history.  The contemporary basketry field is very young, a post World… Read More

Generational Basketmakers of the Cherokee

by Michael Davis   On a steamy summer day last summer, Jo Stealey and I drove to Cherokee, North Carolina to interview Geraldine Walkingstick, her daughter Mary Thompson and Mary’s daughter Sarah.  My first stop was the home… Read More

David Chambers: Pine Needle Baskets

I first heard about pine needle baskets in the late 70’s when my sister-in-law was taking some classes.  The idea of making something by hand using natural materials was very interesting but it never occurred to me to… Read More

NBO member Aaron Yakim is awarded $50,000 USA Fellowship

USA Fellowships were launched by United States Artists (USA), the national grant-making and advocacy organization, with generous support from the Ford, Rockefeller, Prudential, and Rasmuson Foundations. They state, “Our mission is to invest in America’s finest artists and… Read More