Demystifying the Jurying Process

Since one of the best ways for an artist to show their work is through entering juried exhibitions, we recently asked three respected jurors to explain something about what they look for when jurying a show.  We posed… Read More

NBO Lifetime Achievement Awards

NBO Lifetime Achievement Award Winners: Flo Hoppe, Leona Wadell, John Garrett

As we await the announcement of the 2019 NBO Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients, take a look back and marvel at the artistry of past recipients! The Award recognizes the work of individuals whose work has influenced the field of American basketry and acknowledges superior achievement over the course of an entire career. Recipients are living role models that have made extraordinary contributions to the creation, support and growth of the field of American Basketry.

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Gail Rokotiubau at Mashantucket Pequot Museum

New NBO member Gail Rokotiubau will be participating in a landmark anniversary  exhibition at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum in the grand opening of their new multimedia art exhibit exclusively featuring Mashantucket Pequot artists. Gail is a Mashantucket Pequot… Read More

DRAFT: Tradition and Innovation in Basketry 10

National Basketry Organization’s 10th Biennial Conference Western Kentucky University – Bowling Green, Kentucky – July 16 – 20, 2019 2019 Conference Workshops *Please note – Workshop photos are of the instructor’s individual work and represent techniques taught. They… Read More

Danielle Bodine at MUSEO Gallery

NBO member Danielle Bodine will be exhibiting her fiber sculptures at MUSEO Gallery for the month of August. Please join the artists for the opening reception Saturday, August 4, 5-7pm. The show runs through August 26, 2018. Above:  Photo Credit: Michael… Read More

Contemporary Basketry: ATSIAA Prize – Selected Finalists and Winners

Work by Anniebell Marrngnamarrnga,  this week on Carol Eckert’s “Contemporary Basketry” blog.  

‘Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America’ opens at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

HOUSTON, TX.- This summer, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft presents Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America, an exhibition chronicling the history of American basketry, from its origins in Native American, immigrant, and slave communities …

NBO Members in HGA’s “Small Expressions” Exhibit

Above from left: “Sierra Rock” by Nancy Briemle, “Off Balance” and “Paint Brush One” by Peggy Wiedemann. Click on images for detail.   Small Expressions is an annual, international, juried exhibit featuring high quality, contemporary small-scale works. Small Expressions is sponsored… Read More

Tressa Sularz

I am a fiber artist who lives and works in Minneapolis. I create sculptural forms utilizing ancient basketry techniques. My work embodies motion and transitions. Some pieces are curving forms which suggest movement like ripples in water and… Read More