Jo Stealey : Smithsonian Interview

Paired for Life by Jo Stealey

Doug Litts recently interviewed NBO Board member Josephine Stealey for a post to Smithsonian Libraries’ Unbound. Stealey was awarded first prize for her work, Paired for Life at a national artist book exhibition, Outside the Margins held at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center. The work has now been added to the Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Library artists’ book collection.

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.

Jackie Abrams : Textile Magazine

#NBObasketartist Jackie Abrams has had a nice press mention in the Australian magazine, Textile Fiber Forum. Jackie will be returning to the land down under for a teaching engagement at Grampians Texture in March and then at Contextart in April, 2015.

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.

Press Mention : 2015 NICHE Award Finalists

Sponsored by NICHE magazine, the NICHE Awards program began in 1989 to celebrate excellence and innovation in American and Canadian fine craft. Artists are recognized in both professional and student divisions.

Shannon Weber : Encaustic Arts Mag

Congratulations go to #NBObasketartist Shannon Weber on being included in Encaustic Arts Magazine, The WINTER 2014 Issue

Kari Lonning : Press Mention

The work of #NBObasketartist Kari Lonning was featured on the cover of the Philadelphia Museum of Art November 2014 Members’ Calendar.

Shannon Weber Profiled by TextileArtist.org

Orbit 2, a rand weave basket by Shannon Weber

#NBObasketartist Shannon Weber has been profiled by TextileArtist.org in an article entitled – All things wild and lost.

Amanda Salm : Handful of Salt

Equilibrium, a coiled horsehair sculpture by Amanda Salm

Coiling horsehair? Painstaking doesn’t even begin to describe your work. Patience is a trait I seem to have been born with, and I actually enjoy (and sought out) work that would slow down my approach to production.

Contemporary Handweavers of Houston Award

Winner of the Contemporary Handweavers of Houston Award at HGA's Small Expressions, 2014

Heading Home Late Wins An Award : Handweavers Guild of America has announced award recipients for Convergence® Providence Exhibits. Small Expressions 2014 included a number of NBO member participants and Lois Russell has been announced the recipient of… Read More