Charleston Sweetgrass Basket Tradition Fights for Survival

In an article for “The State” newspaper, Caitlin Bird examines how, “Today, these makers, who call themselves sewers, speak of a discouraging reality intertwined with a personal quest to keep a Gullah tradition alive.” (Photo of Betty Manigault).

NBO Member Exhibition: “Every 1” CLOSING IN 3 DAYS!

 Every 1 is an all-inclusive, members-only basketry exhibition that demonstrates the breadth and scope of the basketry that NBO members create. Enjoy viewing over 160 baskets that range from traditional to contemporary to OH WOW! Baskets are shown… Read More

Jean Poythress Koon

For the last decade  I have been  exploring the potential of combining  of  salvaged metals  and coiled  pine needle basketry to create sculptural forms. It has been a good artistic fit and has become my voice –  a… Read More