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

Eric Taylor – “A Basket Life”

Congratulations to NBO member Eric Taylor on the publication of his book, “A Basket Life”! Eric shares story from making his first basket as a teenager, a lengthy apprenticeship, and then out on his own, developing his Cottage… Read More

Nancy Koenigsberg Named to the American Craft Council College of Fellows

Big Red by Nancy Koenigsberg

Congratulations to Nancy Koenigsberg on being nominated to the American Craft Council’s College of Fellows Since 1970, the American Craft Council has recognized significant contributions to the field of craft. Originally designated the Award of Merit, in 1975… Read More

Ed Carriere Honored with Community Spirit Award

Each year, First Peoples Fund honors and celebrates exceptional Native artists and culture bearers across the country through the Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Awards. These artists embody their People’s cultural assets in their creations and their way of… Read More

Journeys: The Life and work of Jackie Abrams

The much-awaited Journeys: The Life and Work of Jackie Abrams, edited by artist and friend Beth Hester, is now available! This 52-page, image-rich book…

Elizabeth Whyte Schulze at the Cahoon Museum

As part of the “Interwoven” exhibit at the Cahoon Museum, NBO member Elizabeth Whyte Schulze gives a talk about her work and her process.

Remembering Jackie Abrams

Photo by Jeff Lewis   We mark the passing of a beloved and talented teacher, artist, mentor, and so many other things to so many people. Jackie was most recently an instructor at the NBO Conference in Bowling… Read More

Judy Zugish Interview at Bainbridge Arts & Crafts

Take a break and enjoy this short interview with NBO member Judy Zugish about her recent exhibit at Bainbridge Island Arts & Crafts Gallery. Learn about her world travels, and how she grows and cultivates willow in her… Read More

Barbara Osborne and Jill Heir in Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show

NBO Members Barbara Osborne and Jill Heir have been juried in to the 2021 Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show. The show will be on view from November 5 to 7, 2021, at the Philadelphia Museum of… Read More