Doug Litts recently interviewed NBO Board member Josephine Stealey for a post to Smithsonian Libraries’ Unbound. Stealey was awarded first prize for her work, Paired for Life at a national artist book exhibition, Outside the Margins held at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center. The work has now been added to the Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Library artists’ book collection.
#NBObasketartist Pat Moritz was accepted in the Artist in Residence program in Blowing Rock, NC Aug 6-10, 2015.
Dawna Ellis has been announced a winner in the 2015 NICHE AWARDS in the Professional Recycled Division. Dawna uses recycled kimono fabrics to coil her basket vessels. You can learn more about Dawna’s distinctive textile artworks by visiting her personal website, D. Ellis Originals.
Congratulations to both Lois Russell and Kari Lonning who have each received an AWARD of EXCELLENCE 2014 at CraftBOSTON 2014.
Three Professional level members of National Basketry Organization have received notice of their acceptance of Finalist status in the Basketry Category of the 2015 NICHE Awards competition. Congratulations and best of luck to all as the judging continues to Dawna Ellis of Poulsbo, WA, Dorothy McGuinness of Everett, Wa and Matt Tommey of Fairview, NC.
NBO’s Lifetime Achievement Awards
Heading Home Late Wins An Award : Handweavers Guild of America has announced award recipients for Convergence® Providence Exhibits. Small Expressions 2014 included a number of NBO member participants and Lois Russell has been announced the recipient of… Read More
At our conference in 2011, we had a great party, which included a very successful auction to raise money for our Scholarship Fund. It is now time to spend that money! There are a number of scholarships… Read More
At the NBO Conference in August, keynote speaker Lissa Hunter encouraged the NBO community — locally, nationally, individually — to create exhibits and publications that document our history. The contemporary basketry field is very young, a post World… Read More