Nancy Loorem in Fiber Fusion

NBO member Nancy Loorem received the Juror’s Choice Award for her work, The Birth of the Grid, in the Surface Design Association of Washington’s traveling show, Fiber Fusion. “The Birth of the Grid represents the complexity of the digital… Read More

Donna Crispin Weaves New Baskets from Old and Natural Materials

Seaweed on the beach, cattails in a ditch, grapevines on a trellis, bark on a birch tree — it’s all ancient art waiting to happen for longtime basket weaver Donna Crispin of Eugene, Oregon. With a BLM permit,… Read More

Rewild Portland – Environmental Art and Craft

Welcome new NBO member Rewild Portland, an environmental education focused organization serving Portland, Oregon and the surrounding wild and rural communities. Their mission is to create cultural and environmental resilience through the education of earth-based arts, traditions, and… Read More

Stickworks at Peabody

NBO member, Lynne Francis-Lunn has been volunteering on Patrick Dougherty’s latest Stickwork sculpture at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. Patrick and a team of 50 volunteers has been working on the yet to be named work… Read More

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”

Karen Gubitz : In Threes

This installation by Karen Gubitz has been featured in Carol Eckert’s Contemporary Basketry blog post, In Threes. This installation was completed by Karen as part of her entry for ArtPrize – Grand Gathering, Installation for the Grand Rapids… Read More

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.

Elementals at Cavin-Morris

ELEMENTALS: WOMEN SCULPTING ANIMISM Nov 01, 2014 -- Dec 13, 2014

ELEMENTAL: Women Sculpting Animism Sculpture by Women Artists, November 1, 2014 – December 13, 2014 at Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY.

Jennifer Zurick

Jennifer Zurick is a self-taught artist who has been professionally producing willow bark baskets since 1980. Her work has been featured in many regional and national exhibitions and in several craft related publications. The recipient of a 2010… Read More