Kavango Weavers

Open Basket Bowl by Kavango weavers

Carol Eckert shares a post from her blog picturing the creations of The Kavango weavers of Namibia who create unique coiled baskets of naturally dyed palm fronds and gathered grasses.

Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art

Tanioka Shigeo - Wind From a Long Distance

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.

Tjanpi Desert Weavers

Image courtesy and © Tjanpi Desert Weavers and NPY Women’s Council http://www.mca.com.au/exhibition/string-theory-focus-contemporary-australian-art/

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.

Basket Case II Exhibition, National Gallery of Zimbabwe

Basket Case II Exhibition - National Gallery of Zimbabwe

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.

Campana Brothers

Campana Brothers

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.

NBO Member News

Jo Stealey - Saturnalia

There is always something exciting happening in the lives of NBO members. Whether it is press mentions, awards, exhibit acceptances, teaching plans, calls for entry or other breaking news you can find it on the News for Members page of the National Basketry Organization website. Visit the NBO Member News page often and let us know at nbonews@nationalbasketry.org if you have news to share.

NBO 8th Biennial Conference

Tradition and Innovation VIII – July 14 – 19, 2015

NBO Lifetime of Artistic Achievement Awards

Ribbed White oak baskets by Aaron Yakim

NBO’s Lifetime Achievement Awards

Make “Color Play”

For all level of weavers, create this basket from Flo Hoppe with different colors and number of spokes to create spirals, zigzags, and arrows.

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