Spotlight: Paula Gron, Fiber Artist

NBO Member Paula Gron is a featured artist on the Create Whimsy blog. “Always an artist, Paula Gron has evolved from creating sculptural baskets to designing and constructing 3D fiber art. Inspired by nature, she explores life-giving seeds… Read More

Princeton University Art Museum Acquires Historic, Record-breaking Native American Basket

Shown: Wutoni (Tina Charlie), Opo (basket), 1928-29 Princeton University Art Museum. Museum purchase, Fowler McCormick, Class of 1921, Fund. “Nearly two feet wide, the rotund opo, or basket, boasts a tight weave of willow shoots, roots and redbud… Read More

Virginia Fisher

My art comes from questioning what is ‘natural’ and what is ‘made’. Made would reference any object that has a bit of human intervention. How can humans and our products be anything but a natural when we can… Read More

Submit Your Events to the NBO Calendar and Magazine

Submit your events, workshops, lectures, and exhibits at any time with this this free and easy-to-use calendar listing. Do a search first to see if you are already listed – if not, just click on the “Add New”… Read More

Susanne Thiemann

  “Susanne Thiemann opened her workshop for basketry 35 years ago in Munich after gaining her masters certificate as a basket maker. The workshop only a few years later became the studio for her first sculptures and objects…. Read More

Barbara Shapiro in “The Color of Water”

NBO member Barbara Shapiro has had a piece selected for “The Color of Water,” an exhibit at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts in Sebastopol, California. Her work, Troubled Water is made of hexagonally plaited sedori cane globe that supports… Read More