Every 1 2022 – Exhibition Open!

NBO is pleased to present the 2022 members-only exhibit, “Every 1”, online and viewable through December 31, 2023. View and Visit the Every 1  2022 Exhibition – Enjoy! 

Kadey Ambrose and Sarita Westrup Chosen for ACC Emerging Artists Cohort

Those familiar with NBO online programs and member exhibits will know the names of these two artists recently selected to be designated among the 2022 American Craft Council Emerging Artists Cohort. “Through facilitated workshops, presentations, and conversations, these… Read More

The Basket Weaver’s Basket Song

NBO member Sherri West sent along this wonderful story to share with the basketry community: The Basket Weaver by DeAnn Rasmussen August 1, 2022 I learned to weave baskets in the early 1980’s, when I lived in Minneapolis,… Read More

Nancy McKeown – “Coiled Pine Needle Basketry Stitch List”

NBO member Nancy McKeown is pleased to announce the publication of her book, “Coiled Pine Needle Basketry Stitch List”. Nancy is a prolific graphic artist who has worked producing projects for both print and web within a variety… Read More

Gyöngy Laky: “Screwing With Order” Book

NBO Member Gyöngy Laky is pleased to announce the publication of her new book, “Screwing with Order: assembled art, actions, and art practice”. “Renowned American textile artist and sculptor Gyöngy Laky (b. 1944) was once described as a… Read More

Elizabeth Runyon wins Louetta Heindl Kambic Award

(Photo by Zeke Runyon). NBO member Elizabeth Runyon has received the Louetta Heindl Kambic Award at Fiberart International 2022 for her work, “Dancing on Three Legs”. It seeks to exhibit the best of contemporary art and invites submissions… Read More

Lissa-Jane de Sailles “Paper on Skin” Award Winner

Congratulations to NBO member Lissa-Jane de Sailles for winning the runner up award in the 2022 “Paper on Skin Wearable Art Competition” held recently in Tasmania, Australia! (Photo by Grant Wells). Paper on Skin connects the papermaking heritage… Read More

Jan Thomas – Award of Excellence

Jan Thomas’ work, VESPID VESSEL,  has been juried into The Ohio Craft Museum Best of 2022 Show and received an Award of Excellence. The show is on view at The Ohio Crafts Museum through June 26th and then will… Read More

Lanny Bergner “Celestial Body” in the Renwick / Smithsonian Collection

Congratulations to NBO member Lanny Bergner on his artwork, “Celestial Body” accessioned in to the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Museum.

This Present Moment: Crafting a Better World

This Present Moment: Crafting a Better World showcases American craft like never before. The exhibition highlights the role that artists play in our world to spark essential conversations, stories of resilience, and methods of activism—showing us a more relational and empathetic… Read More