Julie Kornblum

I make art for the same reasons I breathe. It is not a choice, it’s automatic, and it is necessary for life. I was the artist of the family as a child, but the artworks I envisioned were… Read More

Contemporary Basketry: Lidded

Work by Beauty Ngxong, this week on Carol Eckert’s blog, Contemporary Basketry.

New Book by Dorothy McGuinness

NBO member Dorothy McGuinness announces the publication of her book, The Art of Contemporary Woven Paper Basketry: Explorations in Diagonal Twill.

NBO on Instagram

Enjoy the most recent posts about what is going on in the world of makers!

United States Artist Grant Awarded to Geo Neptune

Congratulations to Geo Neptune on becoming a recipient of a United States Artist Grant. “Geo Soctomah Neptune is a member of the Passamaquoddy Tribe from Indian Township, Maine, and a master basketmaker, drag queen, activist, educator, and two-spirit—an… Read More

Workshops for Online Learning

Due to the unusual number of workshop cancellations, NBO is providing a FREE, temporary resource for any basketry instructors to list their on-line workshops. To list your workshops, send an email to:  Basketry Workshops Online Please contact the… Read More

A Story of Selling: Bilum in the Marketplace

The story of bilum begins in the remote villages where they are weaved in small communities.

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

OVER UNDER E-Newsletter

Anyone can sign up for our FREE Over/Under monthly E-newsletter. Each issue is filled with member news and information of interest to the basket making community.

Members in Print – Summer 2020 DEADLINE EXTENDED

Above: Detail from “Petals” by Barbara De Pirro The National Basketry Organization announces its second biennial Members In Print exhibition. Works selected will be published in the Summer 2020 edition of Basketry +, NBO’s full color magazine. This… Read More