NBO Members in “Currents” at Museo

NBO members Nancy Loorem Adams, Lanny Bergner, Danielle Bodine,  Jill Nordfors Clark, Barbara DePirro, Sharon Kita, Dorothy McGuinness, Bill Roeder, Peeta Tinay, and Judy Zugish are all represented in “Currents 2020”, at the Schack Art Center in Langley,… Read More

Bob Gleason-Moore at World Wicker and Weaving Festival in Poland

NBO member Bob Gleason-Moore received an honorable mention for his work at the recently held World Wicker and Weaving Festival in Poland.

The event comprises a two-day competition for the title of Grand Prix of the Festival. For weavers from around the world it is an opportunity not only to allow an international jury to assess your work, but also to see design trends,

Leona Waddell in “Kentucky Craft Luminaries: Sharing the Stories”

NBO Lifetime Achievement Awardee Leona Waddell is currently featured in an exhibit at the Kentucky Craft History and Education Association exhibit called “Kentucky Craft Luminaries: Sharing the Stories.” Leona Waddell, a 2012 recipient of the Kentucky Governor’s Folk Heritage Award, will have some of her baskets in the display.

NBO Hands Announced!

We are excited to share with you the photos chosen for our new rack card! Thanks to everyone who entered the contest; we received almost 90 great images and had a tough time choosing only 8. Here are… Read More

Jackie Abrams in the National Museum of Scotland

The National Museum of Scotland, in Edinburgh, has recently acquired a piece by NBO member Jackie Abrams for their World Cultures Gallery. Shelter (2016) shown above, shows how Abrams “explores the container as a symbol of home. The… Read More

Members in Print – Summer 2020

The National Basketry Organization announces the second, biennial exhibition, Members in Print. Works selected will be published in the Summer 2020 edition of the Basketry +, NBO’s full color magazine.

Sue Williams Recipient of 2019 Governor’s Arts Award

NBO member and white oak basket maker Sue Williams  is the recipient of a 2019 Governor’s Arts Award. “The Folklife Heritage Award is presented to folk artists or organizations that have made outstanding contributions to Tennessee’s traditional arts…. Read More

Elizabeth Whyte Schulze at National Museum of Scotland

NBO artist member Elizabeth Whyte Schulze is currently featured at the National Museum of Scotland. “I want my artwork to inspire a complex range of personal emotions for the viewer. My goal is to carry on the tradition… Read More

Martha Bird Exhibits

NBO member Martha Bird is exhibiting at two concurrent shows in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Listen features Bird’s new work in sculptural basketry at the Kaddatz. In these new works, she uses basket weaving techniques as a jumping off… Read More

Jackie Abrams – Merit Award

NBO artist member Jackie Abrams has been presented with a Merit Award for her work, Standing Strength (shown above) at the International Fiber Arts IX exhibit held at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts in Sebastopol, California. This… Read More