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Virtually Woven 2022

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Thank you to everyone who participated, who spoke, who served on a panel and hosted the Lunch Basket events.

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The Basket Weaver’s Basket Song

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NBO member Sherri West sent along this wonderful story to share with the basketry community: The Basket Weaver by DeAnn Rasmussen August 1, 2022 I learned to weave baskets in the early 1980’s, when I lived in Minneapolis, Minnesota. There were a lot of little stores in the area that sold a large variety of …

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Nancy McKeown – “Coiled Pine Needle Basketry Stitch List”

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NBO member Nancy McKeown is pleased to announce the publication of her book, “Coiled Pine Needle Basketry Stitch List”.

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Gyöngy Laky: “Screwing With Order” Book

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NBO Member Gyöngy Laky is pleased to announce the publication of her new book, “Screwing with Order: assembled art, actions, and art practice”. “Renowned American textile artist and sculptor Gyöngy Laky (b. 1944) was once described as a ‘wood whisperer.’ Her highly individual, puzzle-like assemblages of timber and textiles helped to significantly propel the growth …

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Lissa-Jane de Sailles “Paper on Skin” Award Winner

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Congratulations to NBO member Lissa-Jane de Sailles for winning the runner up award in the 2022 “Paper on Skin Wearable Art Competition” held recently in Tasmania, Australia! Paper on Skin connects the papermaking heritage of the North-West coast of Tasmania to artists who embrace the challenge of designing a wearable garment made from at least …

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NBO Presents: How to Photograph Your Baskets

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A useful training session on how to best photograph your work to show it off to its best advantage.

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Janine Wang

NBO Presents: Janine Wang

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Janine Wang works professionally in the design and modern production of retail home goods and furniture, while keeping one foot firmly rooted in wood turning, weaving, and the hand-crafted world, believing that we need both in good design.

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Calendar

How to Add Your Events to our Basketry Calendar

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Our website includes a Basketry Calendar, listing conferences, workshops, classes, festivals and exhibitions of interest to the basketry community. You are invited to submit listings for your event or events you know about. It’s free and you can submit a listing at any time.

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Jan Thomas – Award of Excellence

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Jan Thomas’ work, VESPID VESSEL,  has been juried into The Ohio Craft Museum Best of 2022 Show and received an Award of Excellence. The show is on view at The Ohio Crafts Museum through June 26th and then will travel to Kent State University. Visit in person or view the exhibition online at Ohio Craft Museum …

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Lanny Bergner “Celestial Body” in the Renwick / Smithsonian Collection

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Congratulations to NBO member Lanny Bergner on his artwork, “Celestial Body” accessioned in to the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Museum.

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