Entwined – NBO Members at the MUSEO

Canister of Filtered Air by Lanny Bergner

Lanny Bergner, Dona Anderson, Danielle Bodine, Kathey Ervin, Katherine Lewis, Dorothy McGuiness and Polly Sutton are NBO members featured in this  show at the Museo gallery in Whidbey Island, Washington, through November 1, 2015.

BaskeTrees : NBO Mentor Program at NBO Conference

BaskeTrees : NBO Mentor Program at NBO Conference will feature Karen Gubitz, a Chicago-based fiber and mixed media sculptor who with the help of a mentee will create an outdoor, public art sculpture on the grounds of Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota during the NBO’s Tradition and Innovation VIII Conference, July, 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.

Lin Bentley Keeling

Flora Folklorico by Lin Bently Keeling

Lin Bentley Keeling creates contemporary coiled vessels with colored threads that reflect the harmonies, the melodies and counterpoint of her musical background.

NBO Member News

Jo Stealey - Saturnalia

There is always something exciting happening in the lives of NBO members. Whether it is press mentions, awards, exhibit acceptances, teaching plans, calls for entry or other breaking news you can find it on the News for Members page of the National Basketry Organization website. Visit the NBO Member News page often and let us know at nbonews@nationalbasketry.org if you have news to share.

Elizabeth Runyon

Greek by basket artist, Elizabeth Runyon

“I am inspired by nature, animals, space and the concept of home. I especially like to explore the limits of reed, a traditional basketry material. I feel like my work is a dialogue with reed.” __Elizabeth Runyon

Katherine Lewis Juried Into Northwest Designer Craftsmen

Congratulations to #NBObasketartist Katherine Lewis who has received word that she has been juried into Northwest Designer Craftsmen (NWDC).
She joins other #NBObasketartist members of NWDC, Dona Anderson, Lanny Bergner, Jill Nordsfor Clark, Dorothy McGuinness and Judy Zugish.