Clay Burnette

Clay Burnette has been creating pine needle baskets for over 35 years and has exhibited his work in over 225 shows throughout the US. Clay splits his time between his job as Director of Grants and Fellowships at the SC Arts Commission and his fibers studio in Columbia, South Carolina.

Lois Russell in Fall Fiber Art Now

Lois Russell Fiber Art Now Fall 2014

Fall’14 issue of Fiber Art Now magazine includes a feature article on Lois Russell’s twined waxed linen basketry titled Lois Russell: From Familiar Roots to Distinctive Style BY ADRIENNE SLOANE

Easy Flower Vase

A future Mother-In-Law, and friend of basketmaker and NBO Board Member, Beth Hester wanted something special for the family’s upcoming rehearsal dinner party. So, Beth suggested they weave a basket around their antique Blue Mason Jars.
Step-by-step instructions.

NBO Lifetime of Artistic Achievement Awards

Ribbed White oak baskets by Aaron Yakim

NBO’s Lifetime Achievement Awards

World of Threads To Include McGuinness

World of Threads to Feature Dorothy McGuinness

#NBObasketartist Dorothy McGuinness will be participating in the World of Threads Festival in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. She will have 5 pieces in the Corridor Galleries at the Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre.

McGuinness in TextileArt

Dorothy McGuinness TextileArt Around the World

Look for the basketry of Dorothy McGuinness in the book TextileArt around the World from Textile-link.

Clay Burnette

Coiled pine needle basket by Clay Burnett

Clay Burnette has been creating pine needle baskets for over 35 years and has exhibited his work in over 225 shows throughout the US. Clay splits his time between his job as Director of Grants and Fellowships at the SC Arts Commission and his fibers studio in Columbia, South Carolina.

2015 Niche Award Finalists

Three Professional level members of National Basketry Organization have received notice of their acceptance of Finalist status in the Basketry Category of the 2015 NICHE Awards competition. Congratulations and best of luck to all as the judging continues to Dawna Ellis of Poulsbo, WA, Dorothy McGuinness of Everett, Wa and Matt Tommey of Fairview, NC.

Recognizing A Lifetime of Artistic Achievement

NBO’s Lifetime Achievement Awards

Elementals at Cavin-Morris

ELEMENTALS: WOMEN SCULPTING ANIMISM Nov 01, 2014 -- Dec 13, 2014

ELEMENTAL: Women Sculpting Animism Sculpture by Women Artists, November 1, 2014 – December 13, 2014 at Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY.