Bonnie Zimmer

  Learning to knit and sew as a child, Bonnie has been creating “baskets that hold ideas” since her early textile classes in undergraduate school where she majored in art with a fiber concentration. After her initial mastery… Read More

Peggy Wiedemann in “Accessories”

NBO member Peggy Wiedemann is featured in this exhibition that features artwork of accessories: bags, shoes, jewelry, hats, belts, eyewear, scarves. purses, man-purses, backpacks, etc. Jurors Andrea Caron  and Amy Smith defined “accessory” as “an object or device… Read More

Contemporary Basketry: Artists at Work

Work by Annemarie O’Sullivan, this week on Carol Eckert’s blog, Contemporary Basketry.

Sarita Westrup – “The Tension of Connection”

NBO 2023 Conference Instructor Sarita Westrup was recently featured in an interview with Glasstire, Texas Visual Art. In 2022, Arts Fort Worth announced its new Emerging Artist Residency Program. The program provides one artist with a non-residential studio… Read More

NBO Conference Updates

Workshop registration has closed,  but information and updates are available. Learn more about the conference schedule, getting to and from the airport, and soon to be in your inbox, a letter detailing suggested things to pack, information about… Read More

Going to the Conference? Check out “More Basketry – Celebrating our Community”

Conference attendees are invited to be a part of More Basketry, Celebrating our Community. This is an exhibition intended to encourage, inspire and connect. There is no judge, no jury, no awards. The work may be offered for… Read More

Giuse Maggi

  Born in Milan and raised in Pavia, Italy, multidisciplinary artist Giuse Maggi draws inspiration from the susceptibility of organic and inorganic materials and their potential to manipulate, shape, form and introduce her to new techniques for creation…. Read More

Ed Eugene Carriere (Suquamish) Named 2023 NEA National Heritage Fellow

Congratulations to Ed Eugene Carriere (Suquamish) for being named a 2023 National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellow. “For more than 40 years, the NEA has annually presented these lifetime honors in recognition of the diverse cultural traditions… Read More