Alice Ogden

Nesting Swing Handled Black Ash Baskets by Alice Ogden

Alice Ogden of Salisbury, New Hampshire, is a traditional black ash basket maker.

Jo Stealey : Smithsonian Interview

Paired for Life by Jo Stealey

Doug Litts recently interviewed NBO Board member Josephine Stealey for a post to Smithsonian Libraries’ Unbound. Stealey was awarded first prize for her work, Paired for Life at a national artist book exhibition, Outside the Margins held at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center. The work has now been added to the Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Library artists’ book collection.

Peggy Wiedemann : Fantastic Fibers 2015

Peggy Wiedemann has two pieces in Fantastic Fibers 2015, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky, April 11 to June 6, 2015.

Nancy Koenigsberg

Suspended by Nancy Koenigsberg

Nancy Koenigsberg has been engaged in one form or another with textiles for most of her life, from early knitting commissions to a needlepoint business and since the mid 70s working in art textiles.

Barbara Shapiro : Gallery Kanegae Commission

Barbara Shapiro. Memory Vessel III (detail)

Barbara Shapiro recently completed and shipped this commissioned work called Memory Vessel III to the Gallery Kanegae in Kyoto, Japan. The piece is plaited, dyed cane overdyed in indigo, 37.5 x 4.25 x 7H”

Sharon Stafford

Serendipity by Sharon Stafford

Sharon Stafford finds herself drawn to interesting objects with intriguing form, volume, tactile qualities, and visual textures, as well as unexpected details.

Penelope Sharp

Penelope Sharp, #NBObasketartist from Boulder, CO creates objects of power —personal and spiritual— that draw from the immensity of the amazing world we exist in and the force of the Muse working through her.