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

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

NBO Members: Every 1 Exhibition 2022

NBO members are invited to submit work for the second NBO all-inclusive virtual exhibition: Every 1. This exhibition is being offered in conjunction with the online gathering Virtually Woven 2022, taking place on July 28 to 30, 2022…. Read More

Shan Goshorn: Resisting the Mission

Enjoy the 2018 book, “Shan Goshorn: Resisting the Mission”,  online at Issuu. Shan used traditional Cherokee weaving techniques to create art with an unexpected purpose—to show the strengths and struggles of American Indian people. In addition to exhibition… Read More

Jeannet Leendertse

  Born in The Netherlands, I spent much of my childhood crafting with fabric, using my grandmother’s hand-crank sewing machine. I chose to study graphic design, and at 27 left for New York in search of an internship…. Read More

Candace Pratt

  As a child, I dreamed of being an astronaut; as an adult, scuba diving the coral reefs of the Pacific has fulfilled that other-worldly vision. It was these treasured times with individuals from these island nations that… Read More

Virtually Woven 2021

What a smashing success!

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

The Exquisite Basketry of the Angami Nagas

Nagaland, a state in the north east of India, is home to the Naga tribes. The Nagas are known for their superlative skills in the craft of basketry.

NBO Presents: Studio Tour with Charissa Brock TAKE TWO

THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021 4PM Pacific, 5PM Mountain, 6PM Central, 7PM Eastern Lindsay Ketterer Gates will be our host as we visit Charissa Brock’s Studio near Portland, Oregon. Rescheduled due to technical difficulties – please use the link… Read More