Kristin Schwain, co-curator of “Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America” presents a lecture and slideshow, “Canastromania: Or How Basket Fever Transformed American Basketry from 1890 to 1940.” The event took place at the Whatcomb Museum in Bellingham, Washington,… Read More
NBO members Beth Hester and Scott Gilbert are featured in an article in the Bowling Green Daily News, highlighting their 30-plus years in the field of basketry making and supplies. “Scott Gilbert, his wife, Beth Hester, and their business… Read More
What an exciting year it has been for the National Basketry Organization! Since coming on as President, I have been a part of the continued momentum, started by our past President Lois Russell. It is a true pleasure… Read More
NBO works to support the many guilds throughout the country and in Canada. These guilds are the bedrock of basketry education, offering a local or regional welcome to people interested in basketry. Each guild is independent and plans… Read More
Carol Eckert shares a post from her blog highlighting Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art a touring exhibition featuring 17 artists, currently on view at Florida Institute of Technology and will be exhibited in Ukiah, California this summer.
Katherine Lewis began weaving willow baskets in 1992 and now works full time as a basketmaker. She grows a large selection of basketry willows on her farm near Mount Vernon, Washington.
Carol Eckert shares a post from her blog of an installation by Lithuanian artists Marijus Gvildija and Maret Khasianov for the Grindelwald Land Art Festival/Switzerland. Thirteen teams from ten countries participated in the 2014 edition, gathering natural materials to construct ephemeral works in the landscape.