Spirits Headed to Gravers Lane

Jan Hopkins "Spirits" Lunaria seed pod centers, weathered Hydrangea petals, cedar bark, ostrich shell beads, Tibetan prayer beads; waxed linen looped and hand sewn 10.5"l x 16"w x 16"h

#NBObasketartist Jan Hopkins announces a shift of venue for her piece Spirits.

Video: A Playful, Sculptural Approach to Basketry

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Instructor Natalie Miebach leads students through a nontraditional process of creating beautiful woven sculptures based on stories each participant created at the most recent National Basketry Organization Conference.

Quad-Cities Basketry Gets Radish Write-up

Quad-cities in the Radish

Quad-Cities Basketry Guild recently got a write up about their activities in the Radish an online and print magazine. President Sue Tucker explained the activities of the nearly twenty year old group of basket makers from in and around the Quad City area.

Elizabeth Runyon In First Solo Basketry Exhibit

Critter by Elizabeth Runyon

The first solo exhibit of the work of #NBObasketartist Elizabeth Runyon, Twisted Traditions: The Contemporary Basketry of Elizabeth Runyon opens Oct. 30, 2014 at the Zanesville (Ohio) Museum of Art and continues through Dec. 6, 2014.

Video: Black Ash Weaving Class

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See and learn how JoAnn and Steve Catsos lead a class from black ash tree splitting to finished baskets in this workshop from the 2013 National Basketry Organization Conference.

World of Threads Weekly Fiber Artist Interview

Dorothy McGuinness - Chevron

Read the latest World of Threads Weekly Fiber Artist Interview about #NBObasketartist Dorothy McGuinness of Everett, WA. Dorothy will be exhibiting in the 2014 World of Threads Festival exhibition Solo Shows & Installations in the Corridor Galleries at… Read More

Video: Willow Bark Class

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Follow the processing and weaving steps as Jennifer Heller Zurick teaches a willow bark weaving class at the 2013 NBO Biennial Conference: Tradition & Innovation in Basketry VII

Lanny Bergner

Canister of Filtered Air by Lanny Bergner

Lanny Bergner

Lanny Bergner - Making Connections

Lanny Bergner is a mixed-media sculptor, installation, fiber and sculptural basketry artist. Lanny has been creating biomorphic and geometric constructions and installations out of metal mesh since 1983. He maintains a studio on Fidalgo Island near Anacortes, Washington.

NBO 8th Biennial Conference

NBO 2015 BaskeTrees

Tradition and Innovation VIII – July 14 – 19, 2015