Beyond Materials

Dorothy Gill Barnes - HAYSTACK RIVER BASKET

The work of renowned Ohio artist Dorothy Gill Barnes will be showcased in the Ohio Craft Museum’s upcoming exhibition, “Beyond Materials: Artists Pushing the Boundaries of Basketry.” On view February 1–March 22, the show will also feature forms by seven contemporary basketmakers from across the country.

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

Elizabeth Runyon : Fitton Center

NBO member Elizabeth Runyon is one of four artists whose work is included in the exhibition “home” at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts in Hamilton, OH. The event is on view January 10 – February 20, 2015.

Elizabeth Runyon In First Solo Basketry Exhibit

Critter by Elizabeth Runyon

The first solo exhibit of the work of #NBObasketartist Elizabeth Runyon, Twisted Traditions: The Contemporary Basketry of Elizabeth Runyon opens Oct. 30, 2014 at the Zanesville (Ohio) Museum of Art and continues through Dec. 6, 2014.