Basketry: The Art of Willow Craft
Book review by Lise Bech In 2007 Peter Juriga, a Slovak graphic designer and basketmaker published the book ‘Kosikarstvo’,- the culmination of many years of learning, practicing and writing about basketry. The book was of such a high standard… Read More
Willow Resource Guide
The Winter 2015 issue of the NBO Magazine included a resource guide for willow materials. Download this free resource, and visit our online shop to purchase a copy of this special issue! Download your copy of the resource… Read More
Willow Weaver Crafts a Life at Rose Hill Willow Farm
NBO member Howard Peller was recently featured in an article in the Daily Jeffersonian newspaper of Cambridge, Ohio. Peller grows about 50 species of willow, harvests it and creates baskets and containers of all kinds. He also sells… Read More
Katherine Lewis began weaving willow baskets in 1992 and now works full time as a basketmaker. She grows a large selection of basketry willows on her farm near Mount Vernon, Washington.
Donna Crispin : Cloth, Paper, Scissors Q&A
#NBObasketartist Donna Sakamoto Crispin has been featured in an artist Q&A by Cloth Paper Scissors published by Interweave.
A Measure of the Earth
Produced in conjunction with the exhibition “A Measure of the Earth: The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets” at the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum. “A Measure of the Earth” celebrates the generous gift of seventy-nine baskets to… Read More