Alice Ogden

Nesting Swing Handled Black Ash Baskets by Alice Ogden

Alice Ogden of Salisbury, New Hampshire, is a traditional black ash basket maker.

Katherine Lewis

Sorted Out by Katherine Lewis

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.

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.

Recognizing A Lifetime of Artistic Achievement

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NBO’s Lifetime Achievement Awards

A Measure of the Earth

Produced in conjunction with the exhibition “A Measure of the Earth: The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets” at the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum. “A Measure of the Earth” celebrates the generous gift of seventy-nine baskets to… Read More

Mary Ann and Bill Smith

White Oak Baskets by Mary Ann and Bill Smith

Mary Ann and Bill Smith have been making split oak baskets for more than 20 years. They began by apprenticing with 3rd generation basket maker, Jesse Thomason from Blount County, AL. The Smiths worked closely with Mr. Thomason… Read More

JoAnn Kelly Catsos

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JoAnn Kelly Catsos is an award-winning black ash splint basketmaker and teacher from Western Massachusetts. JoAnn’s designs are influenced by traditional Shaker and New England splint basketry, and woven on molds made with help from her woodworker husband,… Read More

Jennifer Zurick

Jennifer Heller Zurick Willow Bark Baskets

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