Shown above: “Akin”, (detail), Pat Hickman and David Soo. Photo by George Potanovic, Jr. Pat Hickman gives the closing lecture for All Things Considered IX: Basketry in the 21st Century, presented by the National Basketry Organization at the… Read More
NBO is introducing a new program called NBO Presents. Please join us for the first event in a series of interviews, lectures, get-togethers and other programming open to all NBO members and the greater arts community. FIRST UP: … Read More
Help the National Basketry Organization promote basketry! Send us close-up photos showing details of your work. The best images will be selected for NBO’s social media and printed materials: calendars, note cards, posters etc. Send your photo to… Read More
Due to the unusual number of workshop cancellations, NBO is providing a FREE, temporary resource for any basketry instructors to list their on-line workshops. To list your workshops, send an email to: Basketry Workshops Online Please contact the… Read More
Enjoy a wonderful (and colorful!) profile on NBO member Sally Metcalf in “What Women Create” magazine. (Click on image below).
Here at NBO we realize this is not only a personal issue, it is one that is shared on a global level. The entire world is sharing in some version of the same experience. We are all human… Read More
Above: Detail from “Petals” by Barbara De Pirro The National Basketry Organization announces its second biennial Members In Print exhibition. Works selected will be published in the Summer 2020 edition of Basketry +, NBO’s full color magazine. This… Read More
Work by Shan Goshorn, photo by Rose McCracken. Enjoy a wonderful article written by Rebecca Head Trautmann in “American Indian”, the magazine of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. “Some of the last creative efforts of… Read More
NBO members Nancy Loorem Adams, Lanny Bergner, Danielle Bodine, Jill Nordfors Clark, Barbara DePirro, Sharon Kita, Dorothy McGuinness, Bill Roeder, Peeta Tinay, and Judy Zugish are all represented in “Currents 2020”, at the Schack Art Center in Langley,… Read More
NBO member Bob Gleason-Moore received an honorable mention for his work at the recently held World Wicker and Weaving Festival in Poland.
The event comprises a two-day competition for the title of Grand Prix of the Festival. For weavers from around the world it is an opportunity not only to allow an international jury to assess your work, but also to see design trends,