How to Add Your Events to the NBO Calendar

Here is a resource to guide you through the process of adding your event to the NBO calendar. There is no charge for this service, and you can at listings at any time. We encourage you to post… Read More

Sheri Smith

A passion for color, basketry, fiber and the outdoors has taken me on an exploration in the countless ways a pine needle basket can be created. I recently discovered wine bottle foil.  A new use for fine wine!… Read More

2019 NBO Conference Sponsors

Please join with us in thanking and supporting these fine organizations for sponsoring the 2019 Tradition and Innovation in Basketry 10 Conference:

Demystifying the Jurying Process

Since one of the best ways for an artist to show their work is through entering juried exhibitions, we recently asked three respected jurors to explain something about what they look for when jurying a show.  We posed… Read More

Contemporary Basketry: Paper

Work by Lynne Francis-Lunn, this week on Carol Eckert’s Contemporary Basketry blog. Every few days, a new look at different styles, textures and techniques being used in the craft of contemporary basketry.  

Award Winner Cathryn Peters

NBO member Cathryn Peters, from Angora, Minnesota, was awarded 1st place in 3-D and $500 by juror Sam Baardman, a multidisciplinary artist and photographer from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, for her antler basket wall sculpture shown above, “Silent Whispers… Read More

Visitor’s Day – 2019 NBO Conference

Shown:  Detail from “Ancient Modern” by Karen Woods. This year’s Visitor’s Day at the biennial NBO Conference in Bowling Green, Kentucky, will be Thursday, July 18th. Walk-in registration begins at 1PM in the NBO Office in the Western… Read More

Welcome to the New Look for NBO!

We’re excited about all the changes coming soon, but first we wanted to share the new logo with you. We hope you like it!  

Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibition

Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibition closes November 26, 2019 – See it Now!

Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibition

The Kentucky Museum will be hosting an international show, Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibition, from July 16-December 1, 2019.  The National Basketry Organization has assembled this show of contemporary and traditional basketry with artists employing a variety of… Read More