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

Jane Herrick at the McCray Gallery

NBO artist Jane Herrick has had two works selected for INTERWOVEN: Neo-Mimbreno Clay and Fiber Explorations.  The McCray Gallery at the Western New Mexico University is hosting this international exhibit, juried by artist, curator, lecturer, printmaker and professor Jaune Quick-to-See… Read More

Cathryn Peters at First Stage Gallery

The colorful antler baskets of Cathryn Peters were recently featured at the First Stage Gallery in Virginia, Minnesota. Peters began her weaving career repairing cane seat and wicker furniture.  She goes by the handle, WickerWoman and conducts workshops throughout the country…. Read More

Elizabeth Runyon: Vessels – To Have and To Hold

Elizabeth Runyon will have a solo exhibit, “Vessels: To Have and To Hold” at the Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati August 12-September 9, 2016. Elizabeth is one of only nine solo exhibition proposals selected from 151 entries for Manifest’s 12th… Read More

Danielle Bodine and Dorothy McGuinness in “Paper Transformed II” Exhibit

“Paper Transformed II” is the second 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. NBO members Danielle Bodine and Dorothy McGuinness are… Read More

Carol Eckert at Foothills Art Center

Carol Eckert is one of only six artists selected to be in, “Fine Craft Invitational”, on exhibit through September 4, 2016  at the Foothills Art Center in Golden, Colorado. “Fine Craft is known for high quality artworks created… Read More

Nancy Loorem in Fiber Fusion

NBO member Nancy Loorem received the Juror’s Choice Award for her work, The Birth of the Grid, in the Surface Design Association of Washington’s traveling show, Fiber Fusion. “The Birth of the Grid represents the complexity of the digital… Read More

Leona Waddell – 2016 NEA National Heritage Fellow

White oak ribbed basket in the hands of its maker, Leona Waddell.

NBO Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Leona Waddell has been named a recipient of a 2016 NEA Heritage Fellowship. The award is our nation’s highest honor in folk and traditional arts. “A revered leader in the white oak basketmaking community, Leona Trulock Waddell… Read More

GH Productions – “Basketweaving is Serious Business!”

NBO members Beth Hester and Scott Gilbert are featured in an article in the Bowling Green Daily News, highlighting their 30-plus years in the field of basketry making and supplies. “Scott Gilbert, his wife, Beth Hester, and their business… Read More