Baskets at a Miniature Scale

Suzye Ogawa grew up immersed in traditional Japanese arts and crafts in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. Her father, Howard Ogawa, was a pioneering dental technician there with a lab full of tools. After taking a basket-making class in… Read More

NBO Conference Updates

FINAL SCHEDULE HAS BEEN POSTED!  Learn more about the conference schedule, getting to and from the airport, and soon to be in your inbox, a letter detailing suggested things to pack, information about the dorm (Trimble Hall), campus… Read More

Giuse Maggi

  Born in Milan and raised in Pavia, Italy, multidisciplinary artist Giuse Maggi draws inspiration from the susceptibility of organic and inorganic materials and their potential to manipulate, shape, form and introduce her to new techniques for creation…. Read More

Ed Eugene Carriere (Suquamish) Named 2023 NEA National Heritage Fellow

Congratulations to Ed Eugene Carriere (Suquamish) for being named a 2023 National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellow. “For more than 40 years, the NEA has annually presented these lifetime honors in recognition of the diverse cultural traditions… Read More

Shan Goshorn: Resisting the Mission

Enjoy the 2018 book, “Shan Goshorn: Resisting the Mission”,  online at Issuu. Shan used traditional Cherokee weaving techniques to create art with an unexpected purpose—to show the strengths and struggles of American Indian people. In addition to exhibition… Read More

Princeton University Art Museum Acquires Historic, Record-breaking Native American Basket

Shown: Wutoni (Tina Charlie), Opo (basket), 1928-29 Princeton University Art Museum. Museum purchase, Fowler McCormick, Class of 1921, Fund. “Nearly two feet wide, the rotund opo, or basket, boasts a tight weave of willow shoots, roots and redbud… Read More

Submit Your Events to the NBO Calendar and Magazine

Submit your events, workshops, lectures, and exhibits at any time with this this free and easy-to-use calendar listing. Do a search first to see if you are already listed – if not, just click on the “Add New”… Read More

Barbara Shapiro in “The Color of Water”

NBO member Barbara Shapiro has had a piece selected for “The Color of Water,” an exhibit at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts in Sebastopol, California. Her work, Troubled Water is made of hexagonally plaited sedori cane globe that supports… Read More

Donate to the NBO Annual Appeal!

Dear Friends, We have so much to be grateful for as we end 2022! The National Basketry Organization has thrived through tumultuous times because of our board and staff. This group is filled with creative thinkers working tirelessly… Read More

NBO Presents: Pat Hickman

During Virtually Woven 2022, Pat Hickman presented this lecture during our closing program. Pat and NBO have decided to make this seminal lecture widely available. This presentation will include the original recording with a live Question and Answer… Read More