Nancy Loorem in Fiber Fusion
NBO member Nancy Loorem received the Juror’s Choice Award for her work, The Birth of the Grid, in the Surface Design Association of Washington’s traveling show, Fiber Fusion. “The Birth of the Grid represents the complexity of the digital… Read More
Donna Crispin Weaves New Baskets from Old and Natural Materials
We were saddened to hear the news of Donna’s passing on February 5, 2019. Our condolences to her family and friends. Seaweed on the beach, cattails in a ditch, grapevines on a trellis, bark on a birch tree… Read More
Stickworks at Peabody
NBO member, Lynne Francis-Lunn has been volunteering on Patrick Dougherty’s latest Stickwork sculpture at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. Patrick and a team of 50 volunteers has been working on the yet to be named work… Read More
Barbara Shapiro : Gallery Kanegae Commission
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”
Karen Gubitz : In Threes
This installation by Karen Gubitz has been featured in Carol Eckert’s Contemporary Basketry blog post, In Threes. This installation was completed by Karen as part of her entry for ArtPrize – Grand Gathering, Installation for the Grand Rapids… Read More
Shannon Weber Profiled by TextileArtist.org
#NBObasketartist Shannon Weber has been profiled by TextileArtist.org in an article entitled – All things wild and lost.
Elementals at Cavin-Morris
ELEMENTAL: Women Sculpting Animism Sculpture by Women Artists, November 1, 2014 – December 13, 2014 at Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY.
Jennifer Zurick is a self-taught artist who has been professionally producing willow bark baskets since 1980. Her work has been featured in many regional and national exhibitions and in several craft related publications. The recipient of a 2010… Read More