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How to renew your NBO membership online

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If your NBO membership is expiring, you can renew your membership on our website. Here’s how to do it.

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Welcome to our new website!

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We’ve redesigned the NBO website from the bottom up to make it easier to use and to include more features and information.  See the post for a video tour!

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Cover of Basketry+ magazine, fall 2023-winter 2024

Basketry+ magazine – Fall 2023/winter 2024

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The Fall 2023/Winter 2024 issue of the NBO magazine Basketry+ just came out. Enjoy a sample article from the issue.

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Tradition and Innovation in Basketry 11

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The National Basketry Organization’s 2023 biennial conference is in the history books! We had a ball – enjoy the photos! 

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Capturing Your Work With Photography

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Here is a helpful guide authored by Marcia Young that appeared in a past issue of the NBO Magazine. You’ll find tips and ideas to really make photography a useful part of documenting and marketing your work.

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NBO Presents with SAQA: Art Evolved: Intertwined

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There is a continuum where beauty and function blend and diverge in the hands of the contemporary artist. Even when traditional materials such as thread, fabric, wood, reed, and paper are used, these artists combine skill, imagination, and vision to meld their materials into compelling and beautiful art which resonates in today’s world.

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Shan Goshorn: Resisting the Mission

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Shan Goshorn uses traditional Cherokee weaving techniques to create art with an unexpected purpose—to show the strengths and struggles of American Indian people. In addition to exhibition photographs, the book also features essays by Jacqueline Fear-Segal, Suzan Shown Harjo, Barbara Landis, Gina Rappaport, Heather Shannon and Richard West Jr. Enjoy reading “Shan Goshorn: Resisting the …

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Elizabeth Whyte Schulze – 31 Years of Vessels

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An an exhibition of over 70 vessels by Elizabeth Whyte Schulze created throughout her career of over 30 years has opened at the Mobilia Gallery in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on view through September 2, 2023. Congratulations to NBO member Elizabeth Whyte Schulze on her remarkable accomplishment!   Schulze creates vessels inspired by her travels throughout the …

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NBO PRESENTS: TEXTILE TALK – Art Evolved: Intertwined

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Art Evolved: Intertwined is a collaboration between SAQA Global Exhibitions and the National Basketry Organization. This exhibition is the first of its kind, featuring the best in art quilts and basketry. For this Textile Talk, we’re joined by Pam Morton, NBO Executive Director, and Martha Sielman, SAQA Executive Director. They will discuss the collaborative process …

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Baskets at a Miniature Scale

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Suzye Ogawa grew up immersed in traditional Japanese arts and crafts in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. Her father, Howard Ogawa, was a pioneering dental technician there with a lab full of tools. After taking a basket-making class in the 1980s, Suzye combined these influences into her signature miniature lost-wax cast-bronze vessels, which incorporate textured surfaces …

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