The Box Project: Uncommon Threads

Organized by the Cotsen Foundation for Academic Research (CFAR) with RAM, this traveling exhibition presents works commissioned by Lloyd Cotsen between 2004 and 2013 together with 22 large-scale fiber art pieces on loan. All work fits within a… Read More

Interwoven: Art Meets Nature

A broad host of NBO members are exhibiting artwork in this contemporary fiber exhibition curated by Marcia Young, publisher of Fiber Art Now. The show of virtuoso works by national artists includes nearly every form of fiber art, including… Read More

Amanda Salm in “Miniartextil”

NBO member Amanda Salm has been notified her piece, “Cruz” (above image) was accepted into a juried show opening in October in Como, Italy, in the former church of San Francesco.  230 artists submitted to Miniartextil with this year’s… Read More

PET Lamp: Basket Weaving Culture

Take a break and visit PET Lamps to read a colorful and informative article on the history of basket making. “Basketry is one of the most ancient crafts older than pottery or the carving of stone and probably… Read More

NBO Members at MUSEO Gallery

NOW: Beauty and Paradox:  10 Northwest Artists explore contemporary issues through beautifully crafted paintings, sculpture, mixed media, and ceramic works designed to express deeper paradoxical meaning. Each artist employs her unique artistic expression: ironic, whimsical, even outraged to… Read More

Barbara Shapiro at 108 Contemporary Gallery

Barbara Shapiro’s coiled waxed lined teapot basket, “Not for All the Tea in China” appears in, “Steeped: The Art of Tea,” at 108 Contemporary in Tulsa, Oklahoma, April 7 to May 21, 2017. 108 Contemporary, in partnership with… Read More

Natural Craft: Sheri Smith

NBO member Sheri Smith is featured in a beautifully illustrated article in the Register-Guard Newspaper of Eugene, Oregon. “Sheri Smith always has been a creator, learning to knit as a child and adding more skills to her artistic… Read More

Award to Lois Russell in “Excellence in Fibers”

NBO member and artist Lois Russell’s “NZ”, twined waxed linen thread, was named the winner in the Vessel Forms/Basketry category of the “Excellence in Fibers” exhibition. Excellence in Fibers is an exhibition of selected works drawn from the second… Read More

NBO Members in “New Variations in Basketry”

Traditionally, baskets were multipurpose vessels made from available materials suited to their function. In more recent times, as borders were crossed and ideas exchanged, traditional patterns, styles, and materials came to be shared internationally by artists and designers…. Read More

Danielle Bodine in “Making Marks”

NBO member Danielle Bodine has been invited to exhibit her work in the “Making Marks” exhibition at Wayne Art Center. The show, curated by Mi-Kyoung Lee, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Fibers and Textile Studies at The University… Read More