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

Nancy Loorem in “Northwest Designer Craftsmen” Exhibit

NBO member Nancy Loorem’s work is part of the 2016 juried “Northwest Designer Craftsmen” exhibit held at the Gallery in the Park, Allied Arts Association in Richland, Washington. Northwest Designer Craftsmen (NWDC) was founded in 1954 to promote excellence… Read More

Matt Tommey’s New Book: Every Basket Begins with a Walk in the Woods

Our hearty congratulations to NBO member Matt Tommey on the publication of his new book! “I’m excited to announce the publication of my 4th book “Every Basket Begins with a Walk in the Woods: Sculptural Works by MattTommey”…. Read More

NBO Artists in “Paper Translations”

“Paper Translations” is the third exhibition of the work of eight Western Washington artists who transform machine and handmade paper into artist books, sculpture, jewelry, baskets and other visual objects. Exhibiting NBO members Dona Anderson, Danielle Bodine, and Dorothy… Read More

Larry Page in “Serendipity” at Art Saint Louis

NBO member Larry page is one of the artists featured in Serendipity,  on view through September 15 at Art Saint Louis in St. Louis, Mississippi.  The juried artworks featured are in a variety of styles, techniques and media including… Read More