Contemporary Basketry: Red

Work by Katherine Lewis, this week on Carol Eckert’s blog, Contemporary Basketry. Each day, a look at concepts, forms, materials, techniques, and processes related to basketry.

Jeannet Leendertse

  Born in The Netherlands, I spent much of my childhood crafting with fabric, using my grandmother’s hand-crank sewing machine. I chose to study graphic design, and at 27 left for New York in search of an internship…. Read More

“Carriers of our Culture”

Enjoy a look-back article from the Smithsonian Folklife Festival written by C. Kurt Dewhurst, Marsha MacDowell and Marjorie Hunt. Across North America and throughout the Hawaiian Islands, Native people are engaged in artistic activities deeply rooted in the… Read More

Remembering Jackie Abrams

Photo by Jeff Lewis   We mark the passing of a beloved and talented teacher, artist, mentor, and so many other things to so many people. Jackie was most recently an instructor at the NBO Conference in Bowling… Read More

Judy Zugish Interview at Bainbridge Arts & Crafts

Take a break and enjoy this short interview with NBO member Judy Zugish about her recent exhibit at Bainbridge Island Arts & Crafts Gallery. Learn about her world travels, and how she grows and cultivates willow in her… Read More

Dorothy McGuinness: The Art of Contemporary Woven Paper Basketry

Congratulations to NBO member Dorothy McGuinness on the publication of her book “The Art of Contemporary Woven Paper Basketry: Explorations in Diagonal Twill”! Check out her new book here…