Pamela Becker in Craft Forms 2017

  NBO member Pamela Becker has two coiled forms in this exhibit at the Wayne Craft Center. Established in 1995, Craft Forms is dedicated to enhancing the public’s awareness of fine contemporary craft while providing a venue for established and… Read More

Ann Coddington Rast Featured by ART/BTS

Fiber artist Ann Coddington Rast discusses being a maker and the innate connection to the natural materials in her sculptures and art installations.

NBO Artists in “Cut the Edge, Weave the Line”

“Masters in their field and emerging talents were invited to create extraordinary pieces using traditional techniques and materials, which are often combined with contemporary technology. The invited artists continually explore the various perceptions and possibilities of what a… Read More

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

UPDATE: 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