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
Alice Ogden of Salisbury, New Hampshire, is a traditional black ash basket maker.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have news to share.
Tradition and Innovation VIII – July 14 – 19, 2015