NBO in Cuba!

Please Note: This may be your last chance to travel to Cuba working with our partner Peters Valley School of Craft! On June 5th, new regulations went into effect that dramatically curtail the ability for Americans to travel… Read More

Interconnections: The Language of Basketry

The works created by the twenty-two artists highlighted in the Hunterdon Art Museum’s newest exhibition, Interconnections: The Language of Basketry, include everything from stapled paper to fabricated metal. Some employ found objects, others utilize clay, linen, or wire…. Read More

All Things Considered VIII : Invited Artists

Shoal on ice by Donna Kallner

All Things Considered VIII Exhibition, gallery of invited artists, including the conference faculty, previous Lifetime Achievement Winners, staff members and board members.

Accepted and Invited Artists Announced for ATC VIII

Jurors JoAnn Kelly Catsos and Perry Price selected 55 objects by 45 artists for the All Things Considered VIII Exhibition. In addition, 16 invited artists, including the conference faculty, will be part of the show.

Basketry Workshops Coming Up At Arrowmont

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Basketry Workshops Coming Up At Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts led by NBO member instructors.

Reflections on the 7th Biennial NBO Conference

The 7th biennial NBO conference was held at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee October 8 to 13, 2013. NBO is pleased to announce that our 7th biennial conference will be held at Arrowmont School… Read More

All Things Considered VII – 2013

Juried and Invitational Basketry Exhibit ~ Arrowmont and Fuller Craft Museum The exhibition coincided with the NBO conference Tradition and Innovation, October 8-13, 2013. A second venue for the exhibition was held at Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton,… Read More

Cole-Ware Collection Celebrates Traditional Basketry

Although the opening of the exhibit, A Measure of the Earth: The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets at the Renwick Gallery in Washington D.C. did not open as planned because of the government shut down. The doors to… Read More

Conference Camaraderie

Check out photos from the conference. Our thanks to the faculty who were wonderful and to the “students” who were so eager to learn and so happy to be together. A heartfelt thanks to all who came and helped… Read More

Snow Farm Class: Baskets: Coiled, Covered & Embellished

May 19-25, 2013 Discover the simple yet versatile beauty of stitching pine needles, round reed, and paper rope into pots, bowls and cylinders.  Enhance and embellish the baskets with varied surface design techniques and materials.  Geometric design, collage… Read More