Helen Leaf

  I work with ply-split braiding and fibre basketry techniques, making bowls, baskets and vessels. Wool is my preferred weaving fibre, and I also work with bark and plant fibres. I make my own tools and draw on… Read More

Barbara Osborne and Jill Heir in Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show

NBO Members Barbara Osborne and Jill Heir have been juried in to the 2021 Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show. The show will be on view from November 5 to 7, 2021, at the Philadelphia Museum of… Read More

Basketry Dreams of a Brighter Future

For the Ro Ngao (a branch of the Ba Na ethnic minority), basketry is considered absolutely central to the very soul of their cultural identity. A Yak, 62, learnt to make baskets from his father as a young… Read More

Contemporary Basketry: Bamboo

Work by Tanabe Kochikusai, this week on Carol Eckert’s blog, Contemporary Basketry.

Jackie Abrams – Precarious Shelters

This video was created by Jackie Abrams to accompany her “Precarious Shelters” series. Both the series and the video …