(Photo – Field Museum/Jay Young/Smithsonian Magazine) Now, after nearly five years of collaboration with Native American community members representing 105 tribes, the Chicago natural history museum is unveiling a new replacement, and permanent, exhibition that aims to right… Read More
Work by Pormpuraaw artists at the Pormpuraaw Arts and Culture Centre, this week on Carol Eckert’s blog, Contemporary Basketry.
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A useful training session on how to best photograph your work to show it off to its best advantage. A useful training session on how to best photograph your work to show it off to its best advantage…. Read More
(Shown above: Ferne Jacobs, Collar, 2005. Photo: Madison Metro) The Craft in America Center is pleased to present the first ever retrospective of Los Angeles artist Ferne Jacobs. Since the 1960s, Ferne Jacobs has been at the forefront… Read More
From the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, we share with you a short film by Clint McKay, Sherrie S. Clint McKay, and Sherrie Smith-Ferri on Pomo Basketmaking. Learn about the significance of historical and contemporary baskets… Read More
Take a break and enjoy reading a special selection from NBO’s Basketry+ magazine. ““The Japanese Bamboo Baskets of the Lloyd Cotson Collection” appeared in the NBO Basketry + Fall 2021/Winter 2022 issue.
If he ever did claim the title of World’s Smallest Basket Maker”, Francis of Eskasoni, Nova Scotia, figures it probably wouldn’t be long before he’d find a way to beat it again. “Each time I make a basket… Read More
Clay Burnette is a self-taught pine needle basketmaker who has has been coiling longleaf pine needles with waxed linen thread for over 45 years . He has exhibited his work in over 250 venues throughout the US and… Read More