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

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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

Willow Bark Class

Follow the processing and weaving steps as Jennifer Heller Zurick teaches a willow bark weaving class at the 2013 NBO Biennial Conference: Tradition & Innovation in Basketry VII

Jacinthe LeCornu

I weave natural fibers to create baskets to gather provisions for life. Baskets were once used in our shared human history to collect more while foraging or for storing food for winter use. I connect to this history… Read More

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Danielle Bodine at the Bellevue Art Museum

Danielle Bodine is the current featured artist for the Bellevue Art Museum Vitrine in the museum’s lobby. Bodine’s work is inspired by the amazing parade of ships that pass by her studio windows on Puget Sound and the active… Read More

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

Christine French

As an artist, one of my art forms is basketry, and it is not traditional basketry. Baskets with Attitude is a series of non-functional vessels that I have invented. This series had its birth in the crafts classroom… Read More