NBO Member News

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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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Jeremy Frey Wins Top Prize

Jeremy Frey, a Passamaquoddy basketweaver in Maine, recently won Best of Show at the Sante Fe Indian Art Market. He comes from a long line of native weavers. He specializes in ash fancy baskets, a traditional form of… Read More

Artist Profile: Wendy Durfey

Basketry allows many options for creating curves and complex shapes in three dimensions by utilizing the widest range of materials and applications.  I consider my work to be a combination of a traditional craft and a contemporary art… Read More

NBO member Aaron Yakim is awarded $50,000 USA Fellowship

USA Fellowships were launched by United States Artists (USA), the national grant-making and advocacy organization, with generous support from the Ford, Rockefeller, Prudential, and Rasmuson Foundations. They state, “Our mission is to invest in America’s finest artists and… Read More