As a child, I dreamed of being an astronaut; as an adult, scuba diving the coral reefs of the Pacific has fulfilled that other-worldly vision. It was these treasured times with individuals from these island nations that… Read More
What a smashing success!
NBO members are invited to submit work for the NBO all-inclusive exhibition: Every 1. The exhibition will be held virtually due to Covid 19. This exhibition is being offered in conjunction with the online gathering Virtually Woven 2021,… Read More
Here is a resource to guide you through the process of adding your event to the NBO calendar. There is no charge for this service, and you can at listings at any time. We encourage you to post… Read More
Nagaland, a state in the north east of India, is home to the Naga tribes. The Nagas are known for their superlative skills in the craft of basketry.
THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021 4PM Pacific, 5PM Mountain, 6PM Central, 7PM Eastern Lindsay Ketterer Gates will be our host as we visit Charissa Brock’s Studio near Portland, Oregon. Rescheduled due to technical difficulties – please use the link… Read More
Take time out to enjoy archived issues of the NBO Magazine. More to come! (Above: Work by Tina Becker)
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
This has been an extraordinary year, with challenges we never anticipated. NBO is embracing this time to find opportunities to better serve our members and the larger basketry community across the country and around the world. Please help us with this important work by supporting the Annual Appeal.
Nan MacDonald, a traditional basket weaver and teacher of indigenous basketry, shares ancestral roots from Americas NE and SE Woodland peoples. Utilizing Oregon White Ash, Red Cedar and Natural Dyes allows Nan to explore the cross sharing of… Read More