NBO Members in “Mandatory Color”

Juried by Amie Adelman, Professor of the College of Arts and Design at the University of North Texas in Denton, this online SDA International exhibition examines the use of color as a response to world-wide social distancing and… Read More

Lissa de Sailles in “Containment”

Enjoy a tour with NBO member Lissa de Sailles as she takes us through her solo exhibition at Gallery76 in Sydney, Australia.

Canastromania: Or How Basket Fever Transformed American Basketry from 1890 to 1940

Kristin Schwain, co-curator of “Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America” presents a lecture and slideshow, “Canastromania: Or How Basket Fever Transformed American Basketry from 1890 to 1940.” The event took place at the Whatcomb Museum in Bellingham, Washington,… Read More

Pat Hickman – “Art Baskets: Breaking Boundaries” Event Lecture

Shown above: “Akin”, (detail), Pat Hickman and David Soo. Photo by George Potanovic, Jr.   Pat Hickman gives the closing lecture for All Things Considered IX: Basketry in the 21st Century, presented by the National Basketry Organization at the… Read More

NBO Presents!

NBO is introducing a new program called NBO Presents. Please join us for the first event in a series of interviews, lectures, get-togethers and other programming open to all NBO members and the greater arts community. FIRST UP: … Read More

Getting Close!

Help the National Basketry Organization promote basketry!  Send us close-up photos showing details of your work. The best images will be selected for NBO’s social media and printed materials: calendars, note cards, posters etc. Send your photo to… Read More

Sally Metcalf in “What Women Create” Magazine

Enjoy a wonderful (and colorful!) profile on NBO member Sally Metcalf in “What Women Create” magazine.  (Click on image below).  

Resources for Artistic Inspiration, Financial and Business Assistance

Here at NBO we realize this is not only a personal issue, it is one that is shared on a global level. The entire world is sharing in some version of the same experience. We are all human… Read More

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

Filling the Silence: Baskets Preserve Shan Goshorn’s Unique Talents

Work by Shan Goshorn, photo by Rose McCracken. Enjoy a wonderful article written by Rebecca Head Trautmann in “American Indian”, the magazine of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. “Some of the last creative efforts of… Read More