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
Highlights of the inaugural member exhibition,”More to Consider 1″, at the 2015 NBO Conference in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Welcome new NBO member Rewild Portland, an environmental education focused organization serving Portland, Oregon and the surrounding wild and rural communities. Their mission is to create cultural and environmental resilience through the education of earth-based arts, traditions, and… Read More
Accepted Artists Announced
Carol Eckert shares a post from her blog highlighting Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art a touring exhibition featuring 17 artists, currently on view at Florida Institute of Technology and will be exhibited in Ukiah, California this summer.
Carol Eckert shares a post from her blog picturing the creations of the women of Tjanpi Desert Weavers in central Australia who create extraordinary sculptural works and baskets with gathered native grasses and raffia.
Carol Eckert shares a post from her blog picturing the Basket Case II Exhibition, National Gallery of Zimbabwe highlighting collaborative works blending Zimbabwean weaving traditions with contemporary art and design.
Carol Eckert shares a post from her blog picturing the work of Brazilian brothers Fernando and Humberto Campana who often employ basketry processes in their designs. TransNeomatic Bowls combine traditional wicker work with reused scooter tires.