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

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.

Contemporary Basketry: Verticals

“One Up,  Two Down” by Don Weeke, 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

Barbara Shapiro in “Shibori Mini”

NBO member Barbara Shapiro will be exhibiting her piece “Coiled Sakiori with Yuki Ball” in the …

Dorothy Gill Barnes at the de Young Museum

Five works by NBO member and 2015 NBO Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Dorothy Gill Barnes are currently on display in the Art of Craft Gallery at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, California. “These vessels are created… Read More

About NBO

Quad-cities in the Radish

The National Basketry Organization is a non-profit organization that unites people interested in basketry to provide education and to promote basket making. Founded in the late 1990’s, the organization now has …

Jan Thomas

The Feminist Art Movement of the 1970s in conjunction with the resurgent interest in Fine Crafts as art, elevated woman’s domestic crafts and decorative arts to a viable artistic means to express the female experience and to enact… Read More