Nancy Koenigsberg in Material Attraction Gallery 61 ~ New York Institute of Technology Exhibition will run January 22 — February 25, 2015 Viewing hours Monday – Friday, 8 am – 6 pm
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.
Artists Pushing the Boundaries of Basketry
Basketry Workshops Coming Up At Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts led by NBO member instructors.
Candice DuCoin is the winner of the NBO AWARD presented at the “Stars of Weaving” exhibit at the TBWA 2015 Convention.
Katherine Lewis began weaving willow baskets in 1992 and now works full time as a basketmaker. She grows a large selection of basketry willows on her farm near Mount Vernon, Washington.
#NBObasketartist Peggy Wiedemann wrote to share where her coiled pineneedle sculpture is or will soon be on exhibit early in 2015.
The work of renowned Ohio artist Dorothy Gill Barnes will be showcased in the Ohio Craft Museum’s upcoming exhibition, “Beyond Materials: Artists Pushing the Boundaries of Basketry.” On view February 1–March 22, the show will also feature forms by seven contemporary basketmakers from across the country.
#NBObasketartist Pat Moritz was accepted in the Artist in Residence program in Blowing Rock, NC Aug 6-10, 2015.
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.