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.

Recognizing A Lifetime of Artistic Achievement

NBO’s Lifetime Achievement Awards

Artist Profile: Pat Hickman

Pat Hickman is a prominent conceptual fiber artist who creates forms we have never seen before. Her work is even more challenging as her signature material is unfamiliar gut or hog casing. Pat thoughtfully offers titles, clues to… Read More

Artist Profile: Terrol Dew Johnson

by Catherine K. Hunter, Museum and Education Consultant Terrol Dew Johnson is a nationally-recognized, award-winning  Tohono O’odham basket weaver, community activist and museum consultant. His baskets have won major awards at the Santa Fe Indian Market, NM;  O’odham… Read More

A Glass Act: The Alchemy and Allure of Markow & Norris

Article about A Glass Act: The Alchemy and Allure of Markow & Norris from the pages of the National Basketry Organization’s Quarterly Review.

“Basketry as art is our main focus” Joanne Segal Brandford

Joanne Segal Brandford

At the NBO Conference in August, keynote speaker Lissa Hunter encouraged the NBO community — locally, nationally, individually — to create exhibits and publications that document our history.  The contemporary basketry field is very young, a post World… Read More

Generational Basketmakers of the Cherokee

by Michael Davis   On a steamy summer day last summer, Jo Stealey and I drove to Cherokee, North Carolina to interview Geraldine Walkingstick, her daughter Mary Thompson and Mary’s daughter Sarah.  My first stop was the home… Read More

David Chambers: Pine Needle Baskets

I first heard about pine needle baskets in the late 70’s when my sister-in-law was taking some classes.  The idea of making something by hand using natural materials was very interesting but it never occurred to me to… Read More