2019 NBO Lifetime Achievement Awardees Joanna Schanz and Jane Sauer

This 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. Those who win this award are living role models that have… Read More

Resources for Inspiration and Business Assistance

White oak ribbed basket in the hands of its maker, Leona Waddell.

Here at NBO we realize this is not only a personal issue, it is one that is shared on a global level. The entire world is sharing in some version of the same experience. We are all human… Read More

Contemporary Basketry: In the Studio

If you’re working in isolation because of the pandemic, post an image of your work-in-progress to Instagram, including #basketryjoinhands  —  then follow the link to connect with other artists in the same situation. We’re all in this together!… Read More

Members in Print – Summer 2020 DEADLINE EXTENDED

The National Basketry Organization announces the second, biennial exhibition, Members in Print. Works selected will be published in the Summer 2020 edition of the Basketry +, NBO’s full color magazine.This year’s theme is Patterns and Textures, a work of basketry that in some way celebrates pattern and texture. Entries are open from February 1 to March 29, 2020.