Lanny Bergner, Dona Anderson, Danielle Bodine, Kathey Ervin, Katherine Lewis, Dorothy McGuiness and Polly Sutton are NBO members featured in this show at the Museo gallery in Whidbey Island, Washington, through November 1, 2015.
BaskeTrees : NBO Mentor Program at NBO Conference will feature Karen Gubitz, a Chicago-based fiber and mixed media sculptor who with the help of a mentee will create an outdoor, public art sculpture on the grounds of Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota during the NBO’s Tradition and Innovation VIII Conference, July, 2015.
Nancy Koenigsberg has been engaged in one form or another with textiles for most of her life, from early knitting commissions to a needlepoint business and since the mid 70s working in art textiles.
Barbara Shapiro recently completed and shipped this commissioned work called Memory Vessel III to the Gallery Kanegae in Kyoto, Japan. The piece is plaited, dyed cane overdyed in indigo, 37.5 x 4.25 x 7H”
Lin Bentley Keeling creates contemporary coiled vessels with colored threads that reflect the harmonies, the melodies and counterpoint of her musical background.
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“I am inspired by nature, animals, space and the concept of home. I especially like to explore the limits of reed, a traditional basketry material. I feel like my work is a dialogue with reed.” __Elizabeth Runyon
Congratulations to #NBObasketartist Katherine Lewis who has received word that she has been juried into Northwest Designer Craftsmen (NWDC).
She joins other #NBObasketartist members of NWDC, Dona Anderson, Lanny Bergner, Jill Nordsfor Clark, Dorothy McGuinness and Judy Zugish.
Congratulations to both Lois Russell and Kari Lonning who have each received an AWARD of EXCELLENCE 2014 at CraftBOSTON 2014.