by Michael Davis, 2012 On a steamy summer day last summer, Jo Stealey and I drove to Cherokee, North Carolina to interview Geraldine Walkingstick, her daughter Mary Thompson and Mary’s daughter Sarah. My first stop was the… Read More
#NBObasketartist Shannon Weber has been profiled by TextileArtist.org in an article entitled – All things wild and lost.
NBO’s Lifetime Achievement Awards
Pat Hickman is a prominent conceptual fiber artist who creates forms we have never seen before. Her work is even more challenging as her signature material is unfamiliar gut or hog casing. Pat thoughtfully offers titles, clues to… Read More
by Catherine K. Hunter, Museum and Education Consultant Terrol Dew Johnson is a nationally-recognized, award-winning Tohono O’odham basket weaver, community activist and museum consultant. His baskets have won major awards at the Santa Fe Indian Market, NM; O’odham… Read More
Since their debut in 2003, the enigmatic duo of Markow & Norris have taken the art world …
At the NBO Conference in August, keynote speaker Lissa Hunter encouraged the NBO community — locally, nationally, individually — to create exhibits and publications that document our history. The contemporary basketry field is very young, a post World… Read More
I first heard about pine needle baskets in the late 70’s when my sister-in-law was taking some classes. The idea of making something by hand using natural materials was very interesting but it never occurred to me to… Read More